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Deadline: November 1, 2011
Entry: Free Entry
Entry Fee: Free

Art of Building Photo Contest

2011 EYEcon Photographic Competition

EYEcon Canon EYEcon is a photography competition created especially for New Zealand’s emerging photographers to showcase their talent and gain valuable experience.

This is the ultimate photo opportunity to inspire and be inspired. Explore your creative directions, pitch yourself against the best in your field, and boost your career in photography.

There are some very attractive Canon prizes to be won including the unique opportunity to spend three days gaining invaluable experience with three of New Zealand’s most prominent photographers.

Your submission will need to include:

* A selection of four original photographic images of professional quality created after 01/01/2011.
* Explain in 500-1000 words what your brief for your portfolio was, and what, and who inspires you as an emerging photographer.
* Confirmation of eligibility from your photography institute or current photographic employer by way of entry application form.

CATCH THE JUDGE’S EYE

Entrants will be judged on demonstration of your ability as a photographer to think laterally. Creativity, originality, print quality and technical expertise will all form part of the judging criteria.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The overall winner will receive: * $4,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon). * Canon PIXMA Pro 9500 Mark II Printer RRP $1599. * $1,000 cash. * An experience day with three Canon EYEcon mentor photographers (flights and accommodation included). * A2 large format print of an image of choice. * NZIPP membership for one year. * AIPA membership for one year

Second place will receive: * $2,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper and inks (direct from Canon). * Canon PIXMA Pro 9000 Mark II printer RRP $1149. * NZIPP membership for one year. * AIPA membership for one year.

Organisation/institute of first place photographer will receive: $2,000 Canon dollars (RRP incl GST) to spend on any Canon Digital SLR, lenses, Canon printer and/or Canon photo paper or inks (direct from Canon). ELIGIBILITY: Open to all tertiary students studying photography in 2011 and all assistant photographers within New Zealand. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Entrants must be the legal copyright owner of photographic works entered and copyright of the work remains with the holder. USAGE RIGHTS: Canon New Zealand, reserve the right to use the photographs and reproduce illustrations of selected works for publicity specifically relating to Canon EYEcon for a period of two years after the event.

Any photo used in the publicity of Canon EYEcon that is not from the winning portfolios will be paid $100NZ dollars in return for the use of the photo. The photographer will be noted against all photos used.

Any other use will need to be agreed in writing with copyright holder

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