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Deadline: January 6, 2012
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

The Sony World Photography Awards 2012

sony2012 The Sony World Photography Awards 2012 competitions are now open for entries. This year we have more competitions on offer than ever before, these are the Open Competition, Professional Competition, Youth Award,Moving Image Award and Student Focus DEADLINE EXTENDED JANUARY 06

Entries for the 2012 Sony World Photography Awards close on 04 January 2012 and the vast majority of winners will be presented with their trophies at a ceremony in London in late April 2012.
A display of entries and winning work – the Sony World Photography Awards Winners’ Showcase – will be exhibited at Somerset House in April and May 2012 as part of the World Photography Festival 2012.

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The winner of the L’Iris D’Or Sony World Photography Awards receives $25,000

The overall Open competition winner will receive $5,000 plus Sony digital SLR camera equipment. ELIGIBILITY: Open to all members of the public Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: WPO recognizes You, the author of the image, retain full ownership of the copyright in each Entry. USAGE RIGHTS: All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by WPO, and its Event Partners, for marketing and promotional purposes of the event only, for a maximum of three years after the awards ceremony on 26th April 2012. You hereby grant WPO a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence in each Entry throughout the world for three years in all media for any use connected to the promotion of the SWPA event and/or competition, including, but not limited too:
(a) judging the Competition
(b) displaying the winning entries and runners up at public exhibitions promoting WPO and organised by WPO
(c) inclusion within the Website, a World Photography Awards book, magazine or similar
(d) inclusion within any materials promoting of the Competition and / or any exhibition organised by WPO, in the promotion of the WPO
(e) inclusion on Competition- and exhibition-related products to be sold by the WPO or any third party following the individual agreement by the author
(f) sub-licencing the Entries to the press for reproduction in connection with the Competition and any exhibition
(g) allowing viewers of the Website to view images on a computer screen, PDA or mobile telephone and store such pages in electronic form on disk or on a PDA or mobile telephone (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for their personal, non-commercial use only

Any photograph used by WPO shall carry a credit line. Any failure to provide such credit line shall not be deemed to be a breach, as long as WPO uses its reasonable endeavours to rectify such failure within a reasonable period from the date of notice of such failure.

Photo Competition

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