With more than 1 million photographs shared via the Internet every day, the world of photography is undergoing tremendous change. And so, on its 34th anniversary, the historic, worldwide Nikon Photo Contest is changing as well. In this exciting new phase, we’re changing its name, adding a photographic video category and opening up the judging to expert photographers selected from all over the world.
A :Single photo
B: Photo story (each consisting of a series of from two to five photographs)
C: Photographic video (45 seconds long)
D: Motion Snapshot (shot with the Motion Snapshot feature on Nikon 1)
Contest Prize & TERMS
1st place: 1 award per category. The winners will receive a trophy, Nikon products equivalent to 500,000 yen and the opportunity to show their portfolios on the Nikon Photo Contest Website.
2nd place: 5 awards per category. The winners will receive a trophy and Nikon products equivalent to 200,000 yen.
3rd place: 10 awards per category. The winners will receive a trophy and Nikon products equivalent to 100,000 yen.
NIKKOR Award: This prize goes to the photographer producing the best work using a NIKKOR lens. The winner will receive a trophy and 1,000,000 yen.
Category D 1st place: 3 awards. The winners will receive a trophy and Nikon products equivalent to 200,000 yen.
Participants Award for Most Popular Entry will receive a trophy and 500,000 yen
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Entrants retain the copyright and other equivalent rights to their entries
USAGE RIGHTS: The organizer reserves the right to publish all entries onto its website after first round of judging.
With the objective of publicizing the contest, the organizer reserves in perpetuity the non-exclusive right to publish, reproduce, make public, display, print, distribute and screen winning entries on websites, in photo exhibitions and in facilities managed by the organizer, its affiliates, and overseas subsidiaries without further compensation to or the additional prior consent of the entries' creators.
The organizer will display the names of the winners and the titles of the winning entries on its websites, at photo exhibitions and in other locations where the works are shown. With the objective of accomplishing the goals outlined in the foregoing clause, the organizer may (a) display the winning entries in whole or in part on websites under its administration, with or without the addition of graphical effects, sound effects or music and (b) employ the winning entries in whole or in part in the creation of posters, tickets and pamphlets promoting photo exhibitions and other events. The winners agree not to exercise rights to works so used.
Upon agreement with the creator, the organizer reserves in perpetuity the nonexclusive right to publish, reproduce, make public, display, print, distribute and screen winning entries with labels identifying them as winners of the Nikon Photo Contest, without further compensation