It’s time to reveal the details of our 2012 Amateur Photographer of the Year competition, and this year looks set to be bigger and better than ever. We are proud to announce Samsung and Jessops as the official APOY 2012 sponsors. As always, we have thousands of pounds worth of fantastic camera equipment up for grabs across ten fiercely contested rounds, as well as the chance to be crowned Amateur Photographer of the Year 2012.
1. Water in the Landscape
2. Classic Portraiture
3. The World up Close Macro
4. At Dawn and Dusk
5. The Beauty of Plants
6. Exploring the city Architecture
7. On the streets
8. Wildlife at home or Abroad
9. The great outdoors
10. Life in monochrome
Contest Prize & TERMS
The top 30 highest scoring images will be published in the last issue of each month of AP and on the website.
The names of the top 50 finalists and their points scores will be posted on our website after each round.
The person with the most points after the final round will be crowned Amateur Photographer of the Year 2012. The overall prize for the APOY 2012 competition will be to win Jessops and Samsung products to the value of £5,000 RRP as at the date of notification.
ELIGIBILITY: International / Amateur photographers Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Copyright of all entries remains with the photographer,
USAGE RIGHTS: IPC, the Jessop Group Limited, Samsung Electronics Co Limited and their associated group companies reserve the right to use, publish and republish entries in connection with the competition, without payment.
By entering this competition you grant permission to IPC, the Jessop Group Ltd, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and their associated group companies to reproduce your photos in electronic format and hard copy including for display at an exhibition, in IPC's Amateur Photographer magazine and on IPC's, the Jessop Group Ltd's and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's websites and social media should they be selected to promote the competition.
You grant IPC, the Jessop Group Ltd and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd the right to use your name and town or city of residence for the sole purpose of identifying you as the author of your photos and/or as a winner or runner-up of the APOY competition.