National Geographic travel prize

Sydney, Australia (July 29, 2009) – WorldNomads.com announces the launch of a once in a lifetime travel photography scholarship – the opportunity to join an on-assignment National Geographic photographer in Antarctica for two weeks.

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Win €3000 in South Tyrol photo contest

Following on from the success of last year, the second South Tyrol Young Photographers’ Award is back and is calling all up-and-coming photographers from all over Europe to show-off their work. Sponsored by the South Tyrol Marketing Corporation (SMG), the award offering a prize worth over £2000 together with a chance to shoot and travel in the area.

Interested? Here’s the lowdown on all you need to know….

Who’s eligible: Photo journalists from the print and on-line media, photographers (travel and photo journalism), photography students, trainee photographers and design students from the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Italy, the Benelux countries Poland and the Czech Republic. Entrants should be aged 30 or under.

What to do: Get clicking… a maximum of 8 photographs on ANY theme to be submitted by 30th April 2008

Entry: Log on to: www.suedtirol.info/press where you can find further information on the competition, register your details on the online entry form and email your photos (low resolution JPG format). In addition to your online entry and in order to be considered you MUST send postal prints to the following address (ensuring all your contact details are included).

Südtirol Marketing Gesellschaft (SMG)
South Tyrol Photography Competition 2008
FAO Ruth Torggler
Pfarrplatz 11
I-39100 Bolzano/Bozen
Italy

Format: A panel of international judges will make a preliminary selection from the pictures submitted. Six finalists will be chosen to travel to Italy’s beautiful and most northerly province, South Tyrol, from the 24th- 28th July 2008, to carry out research based on an overarching theme. The finalists will then have until the 16th August 2008 to submit their photo reports for assessment.

Prize: The six finalists will all be invited to South Tyrol in September 2008 where the overall winner will be announced and awarded a prize of 3000 Euros.

Fuji Velvia 50 contest winner

Fujifilm Professional has announced the winner of its ‘Views on Velvia’ photographic competition. Barney Wilczak was awarded first prize and he will be shortly enjoying a photographic holiday-of-a-lifetime to Turkey, courtesy of Light & Land. The judges were Charlie Waite from Light & Land, Damien Demolder from Amateur Photographer magazine and Jerry Deeney from Fujifilm. Continue reading

Fujifilm Distinctions Awards

The overall winner of the Fujifilm Professional Distinctions Awards 2007 was Afshin Dehkordi, who collects a cash prize of £1,000. Lou Bradbury was runner-up and picks up £500, while Indre Serpytyte was given third place and £250. Continue reading