Thursday, August 13, 2009

National Geography Photo Contest 2009

Photography is my passion and in past few months I have come across many good photographers among us. To all of photography passionate folks, there is a news. National Geographic contest is up. Those who have a superfine photographs, they can participate in the competition Worldwide International Photography Contest.

Here are some basics about the contest -
1. The contest ends on October 31, 2009 (After that late fees will be charged, additional $10)
2. Entry fee is  U.S. $12 per photo
3. Maximum 6 entries per contestant are accepted
4. Categories are People, Places, and Nature
4. In photo-prepossessing minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable
5. Judging Criteria is  (1) Creativity 50%; (2) Photographic quality 50%
6. Images should be 5 MB or smaller, must be in JPEG or JPG format & must be at least 1,600 pixels wide (if a horizontal image) or 1,600 pixels tall (if a vertical image).

Checkout the Rules in detail -

Understand past Winning photographs -

National Geographic is the world of professional photographers. But those who are comfortable with photography and have some good shots and confidence can give it a shot. So who all are going for it ?


  1. ahhhh national geographic. so intimidating!!

  2. @Gigi
    Thanks for stopping by

    @ani_aset & Floreta
    We may not be professional photographers. But at least we can participate. You never know.
    Also after international contest the pics are eligible for national contest too.

  3. Wow, thanks for posting this info! I wish my photography was good enough to enter into this competition. Are you going to enter? Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  4. @Ashley
    I really don't know if Ill enter in this competition. But I am definitely going to look out for that perfect shot. Who knows it may bring the best out of us.


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