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NME Music Photography Awards 2014
The NME Music Photography Awards 2014 is now accepting entries. The best rock photographers know that with just one click of a shutter, they’ve got the power to capture a moment that can define a generation and live forever in music history. Whether its Arctic Monkeys first ever gig in the murky back room of a Sheffield pub of the moment Mick Jagger swaggers onstage for The Rolling Stones’ first every Glastonbury performance, the winners of the NME Photography Awards with Nikon know that great rock photography can plant an image in people’s minds that will stay with them for a lifetime. But you don’t have to be a master of the craft to capture an amazing rock photo. With Nikon’s range of compact cameras and DSLRs, specially designed for high-action shooting, you’ll be well kitted out become one of NME’s legendary photographers – and they’re giving NME readers the chance to win one.
Nikon knows that it’s all about catching those iconic moments – such as David Bowie thrashing Mick Ronson’s guitar with his teeth to Peace’s Harry Koissner throwing himself into an incendiary crowd – and turning them into a shot you’ll want to keep forever.
Contest Prize & TERMS
The winner in the professional photographer of the year category will win a Nikon D610 camera and 24-85mm lens worth £2299.99 (RRP).
Also readers who vote for the Readers' Choice winner will be entered into a draw to win a COOLPIX S9700 camera.
The winner of the Outstanding Contribution Award will win an NME accolade. ELIGIBILITY: Open to All
Images should be submitted as an SRGB JPEG files no larger than 400kb. Images should be no larger than 700 x 700 pixels Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: By submitting images to this competition you confirm that for each image submitted:
You alone are the author of your image, that it is your original work and that it was produced within the last 12 months;
You are the sole copyright holder;
You have not licensed any rights in the image that conflict with the usage rights required by IPC;
IPC respects photographers’ rights and does not claim copyright for images you submit to this competition. You will retain full copyright in each image you enter. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering this competition you agree that any winning or shortlisted image submitted by you may be used by IPC (and its partners) solely for marketing and promotional purposes connected with this competition or future versions of this competition and no other purpose. Such uses may include:
judging the competition;
displaying the entries on the competition website (and websites of partners);
displaying the entries at public exhibitions to promote the competition;
displaying the entries in books, magazine or similar;
publishing the entries on posters to promote the competition;
publishing the entries on postcards to promote the competition;
publishing the entries on a calendar to promote the competition;
cropping and re-sizing the image as necessary to fit pre-defined formats to promote the competition;
sub-licensing the entries to the press for reproduction in connection with the competition and any related exhibition; and
inclusion within any materials promoting the competition or any exhibition of images from this competition organized by IPC.
You hereby grant IPC a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence to use your entry throughout the world in or on all forms media as described above, from the date of entry until 2 years after the date of announcement of the winners.
Should the necessity for any image use beyond those needed to promote the competition arise you will be contacted and given the opportunity to negotiate any such use with the parties concerned independently of the competition.
In addition your moral rights are respected. Whenever your image is published by IPC (and its partners) you will be credited. Failure to publish a credit due to error or oversight shall not be deemed a breach of this condition.
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