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Top Photographer with Nigel Barker
Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography, video, audio, imaging and electronics retailers, announced today the launch of a brand new reality web series competition for every type of photographer: TOP PHOTOGRAPHER WITH NIGEL BARKER. Open to all photographers across the nation, from professional shooter to hobbyist to iPhoneographer, five contestants will be hand-picked by Nigel Barker himself to compete in the AdoramaTV original series, where they will be challenged to prove they have not only the skills, but the vision to become the next Top Photographer.
Enter now for your chance to compete in AdoramaTV’s TOP PHOTOGRAPHER WITH NIGEL BARKER today!
“We will be casting a large net across the country looking for photographers from all walks of life and interested in all types of photography,” states Nigel. “Obviously technical ability will be assessed but most importantly I will be looking for passion, drive and the illusive ‘eye’ that all top photographers have. Top Photographer is going to pit a few of the best shooters we can find from all around the country with the aim of singling out just one to win the title of Top Photographer. And in a world of photographers, that’s no small feat.”
“Technology these days is so advanced, yet so accessible, it gives everyone the ability to become a photographer and share their own unique vision with the world,” comments Lev Peker, chief marketing officer, Adorama. “But not everyone has the platform to get their work noticed. Through this competition, we hope to give all photographers out there the opportunity to let the world see what they see behind the lens. We’re very excited to see how they tackle the challenges Nigel and Adorama have created for them, and to let others tune in to the fun on AdoramaTV.”
Airing in November, the finale of TOP PHOTOGRAPHER WITH NIGEL BARKER will conclude with the final two contestants competing for the title and the grand prize, valued at $50k, which includes a photography equipment package as well as a photo exhibition event in New York City hosted by Nigel Barker, to take place after the finale airs.
About the Judges:
Nigel Barker is an internationally renowned photographer, author and filmmaker. Best known for his participation on America’s Next Top Model with Tyra Banks, Barker has created a prominent presence in the fashion and entertainment industry. He currently is the host of a weekly radio show called SiriusXM’s Gentleman’s Code as well as the host of Oxygen’s The Face with Naomi Campbell. Drawing on his many years of experience, Nigel has published two books: The Beauty Equation and his latest book, New York Times best-seller, Models of Influence. After 20+ years in the industry, Barker is definitely one of the ultimate influencers in the photography world.
Additional judges, including internationally known, award-winning photographers, will be announced soon – stay tuned for more details!
Enter Now for a Chance to Compete in TOP PHOTOGRAPHER WITH NIGEL BARKER
Interested in competing for a chance to become the next TOP PHOTOGRAPHER? To enter, upload an authentic image taken within the last five years. 1,000 entrants will make it through to the final phase, when they will be asked to submit a 30-second video addressing a question from Nigel. Five finalists will then be chosen to move on to the filmed competition, which will take place in New York City this September.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Canon 1DX II
Canon 70-200 2.8L Lens
Canon 24-70 2.8 L Lens
Canon 50mm 1.2 L Lens
Canon 16-35 2.8L Lens
Canon LP-E4N Battery Pack
SanDisk Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 Reader
SanDisk 128GB ExtremePRO CFast 2.0 Memory Card (QTY 2)
Canon Professional Bag
Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT
Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT
ProOptic Complete Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
Profoto B2 250 AirTTL Location Kit
Manfrotto 3 Light Stand Kit w case
Profoto B2 Location Bag
Canon WFT-E6A Wireless Transmitter
3Pod Orbit 4 Section Carbon Fiber Tripod Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: All Entrant Artwork must be original and may not infringe upon the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party. Entrants will retain ownership in their works and may therefore register the copyrights in them, make and sell prints of them and otherwise exploit them for their own artistic and commercial purposes. USAGE RIGHTS: All still photographs, videos and other artwork created by any entrant shall remain the property of that entrant, whether submitted as entries or created on or in connection with participation on the Program (together, “Entrant Artwork”). By entering this Contest, the entrant grants to Adorama the perpetual, royalty-free, sublicensable, worldwide right and license to use, publish, display, market, create derivative works from, and otherwise commercially use any Entrant Artwork, in any form or format now known or later devised or perfected. On request, each entrant shall provide Entrant Artwork to Adorama in the maximum resolution and file size in which they were created. All Entrant Artwork must be original and may not infringe upon the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party. Entrants will retain ownership in their works and may therefore register the copyrights in them, make and sell prints of them and otherwise exploit them for their own artistic and commercial purposes.
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