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 - http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/photo-contest/rules

Understand past Winning photographs - http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/photo-contest/past-winners

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 ?

6 comments:

  1. ahhhh national geographic. so intimidating!!

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  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.

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  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!

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  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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