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Deadline: September 30, 2011
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: From $35


The Pollux Awards 2011

logo wpga 2 The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards invites professional and non-professional photographers, as well as photography students worldwide, working in all media to submit their work to the 3rd Edition of The WPGA Annual Pollux Awards.

Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements are welcome. Digital or traditional photography or combinations of both are acceptable.

This month juror (and juror in the final selection) is David H Wells, recent Photo District News, Readers’ Survey, “Best Intructor.”

When this portion of the Pollux Awards is concluded. the six jurors of the monthly contests (Tim Anderson, Dina Bova, Amber Terranova, Julio Hardy, Larry Padgett and David H Wells), will be doing the final selection to select the overall awardees of the Pollux Awards. Winning images will be exhibited in Buenos Aires at The Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires. It will be a venue of 25,000 sq feet and will indeed be one of the most important (and large) photography exhibitions of this type.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Best of the Month (September): $1,000
Photographer of the Year (Professional Section): $ 10,000 and Pollux Statue
Photographer of the Year (Non-Professional Section): $ 5,000 and Pollux Statue

Exhibition, Pollux Award Gala, and Artists Reception:

Best of the Month of each of the six contests, the prize winners of the Pollux Awards, and the first prizes of each category in the final selection of the Pollux Awards will be invited to exhibit their prize-winning images on January, 2012 at The Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The opening reception will be on January 19th. ELIGIBILITY: Professional and non Professional photographers worldwide Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: All participants of the WPGA competitions warrant that they own the work submitted and they have exclusive copyright. WPGA recognizes that the authors retain full ownership of the image copyright. USAGE RIGHTS: Participants warrant that their photographs may be reproduced for the purpose of marketing and promoting WPGA contests, in catalogues, posters, postcards, publications, and on the Internet. Such use is granted for not more than two years after the announcement of the awards, and without payment to the photographer or featured models. Photographers will receive photo credits with each use, and will allow WPGA to sub-license their photographs to the press for reproduction in connection with the contest and WPGA exhibitions.

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