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Deadline: September 8, 2011
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: Professional: $35 / Amateur: $12 (late entry $10 payable after AUG 22, 2011)

Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

The World in Focus Professional Photography Contest

pdnworldinfocus Photo District News presents World in Focus, the ultimate travel photo contest for both professionals and amateurs. Send us your photos of the places, portraits and travel moments that make our world worth exploring.

TRAVEL PORTRAITS
Photos of local residents at work, play and celebrating

OUTDOOR SCENES
Landscapes, aerials, wildlife and waterscapes

SENSE OF PLACE
Scenes in cities, towns and villages that convey a strong feeling of place

SPONTANEOUS MOMENTS
Photos that capture fun, quirky, surprising, and unrehearsed moments

PHOTO ESSAY
Up to six images that suggest a story around a particular travel theme

Independent Photo

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: One professional winner and one amateur winner will each receive a one-week, hands-on photo workshop in Maine, courtesy of Maine Media Workshops!

Five professional winners and five amateur winners will each receive:
Nikon DSLR camera
1-year PhotoServe portfolio
1-year subscription to PDN
$100 B&H gift card

Select professional and amateur winners will be featured in the World in focus gallery exhibit at the pdn photoplus international conference + expo in New York October 27-29, 2011. All winning images will be featured on the World in Focus contest Web site and in the March 2012 issue of PDN, which is distributed to over 5,000 industry creatives including art buyers, photo editors and art directors. That's over 25,000 total readers! ELIGIBILITY: All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: You retain copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee USAGE RIGHTS: By participating, all entrants grant the Sponsors and their designees, licensees or affiliates (the "Authorized Parties") a non-exclusive, worldwide license, through February 28, 2011, to post the entries online so that viewers may view all competing entries.

In addition, each winner grants to the Authorized Parties a license for use of his/her winning entry in connection with The World in Focus Photo Contest and promotion of The World in Focus Photo Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to: publication in PDN and/or Traveler magazines showcasing the winners; exhibit of the work at the PhotoPlus Expo 2011; The World in Focus Photo Contest live gallery; the World in Focus Photo Contest Web site (www.worldinfocuscontest.com) and on PDNonline.com; and in exhibits and promotions related to the World in Focus Photo Contest.

Such winners' license is a non-exclusive, worldwide, 24 months (beginning the date winners are notified) license to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

Photo Competition

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