Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), Nielsen Expositions sponsor the WPPI Online Competition.
By entering you will have your work critiqued and judged by renowned photographers at 2013 WPPI Conference & Expo and a chance to be recognized during WPPI 2013 awards ceremony. Awards of Excellence 16 x 20 Print and Album Competition judging will take place on March 9 to 10, 2013 and will be open to all 2013 WPPI attendees with a Full Conference Pass.
Bride and Groom Together-Wedding day
Bride and Groom Together-Other than Wedding Day
Bride or Groom Alone-Wedding Day
Bride or Groom Alone-other than Wedding Day
High School Senior
* denotes tear sheets/comps MUST accompany entries in this category.
COMPOSITE (New Category)
(an entry comprised of multiple images or layers to create a single image)
Fist time entrants in a professional print competition
Contest Prize & TERMS
$2,000 cash prize (in U.S. dollars)
Complimentary Full Conference Pass for 2014 WPPI Conference & Expo
Complimentary entry into 2014 Awards of Excellence Print Competition (10 print maximum)
Grand Award, First, Second, and Third Place Award winners will receive custom-designed, engraved crystal awards.
Winners will receive a press release to be used to publicize their winning efforts and a certificate of participation.
Print competition winners receive award ribbons.
All of the first, second and third place winning images will be featured on the WPPI website. In addition, all first place images will be highlighted in an issue of Rangefinder® Magazine.
ELIGIBILITY: All / 18+ Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: Each submitted photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
USAGE RIGHTS: By participating, ALL ENTRANTS grant the Sponsors and their designees, licensees or affiliates (the "Authorized Parties") a non-exclusive, worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, display and post the entries online so that viewers may view all competing entries. In addition, each WINNER grants to the Authorized Parties a license for use of his/her winning entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to, print or digital publication in Rangefinder® magazine showcasing the winners; and promotions related to the contest. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
Winners authorize The Nielsen Photo Group to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the photograph entry in connection with WPPI 16x20 Print Competition and promotion of WPPI 16x20 Print Competition, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to: publication in Rangefinder® showcasing the winners; exhibit of the work at the WPPI show; The WPPI 16x20 Print Competition live gallery; the WPPI 16x20 Print Competition Web site and on Rangefinderonline.com and wppionline.com; and in exhibits and promotions related to the 16x20 Print Competition.