Thursday, September 19, 2013

EXPOSURE Photography Competition

www.exposureaward.com/#category

What’s this about?

Powered by See.Me, EXPOSURE is an international search for compelling images, awarding over $30,000 in prizes including a New York City Gallery Reception at the Aperture Foundation.
The goal is simple – to find amazing photographic talents and expose them to the world in the most potent way possible. This opportunity is open to photographers of all backgrounds who speak in the language of lenses and aperture.  Photography is power – share your best images with the world and have a chance at life changing awards.  Click Here to Join >>
We’ve worked to build a system for entry that is easy and fluid.  Below is a brief overview of how the competition works.  For more detailed information, visit our Knowledge Base.

Who is Eligible to Enter?

EXPOSURE is open to photographers 18 and older from anywhere in the world!  We are looking for all types of digital and film photography, including (and definitely not limited to): Fashion, Landscape, Travel, Candid, Digitally Manipulated, Artistic / Conceptual, Self-Portrait, and more!   This is your opportunity to capture the moment and share your talent with the world. Click Here to Join >>
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What are the awards?

GRAND PRIZE AWARD

An esteemed panel of jurors will review all Premium Entrants and name one Grand Prize photographer to receive:
  • + $10,000 cash grant
    + A Gallery Reception at Aperture Foundation
    + Online feature published by See.Me
    + Printed Feature in the limited edition EXPOSURE 2013 photography book
(Premium Entrants only; determined by the Judges)

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

One selected photographer will selected from amongst the highest voted entrants and will be deemed the People’s Choice award winner with a $2,500 cash grant and a Dream Getaway to New York City or Paris. (Available to all entrants; determined by public votes.)

EARLY ENTRY AWARD

One Premium Entrant who registers before March 29, 2013 11:59pm Eastern Time will be chosen by the jurors to receive a $1,000 cash grant, an online feature published by See.Me and a printed feature in the Exposure 2013 photography book. (Premium entrants only; determined by the judges.)

CATEGORY AWARDS

Ten Premium Entrants will be selected by the jurors to each receive a Category Award of $500, a printed feature in the Exposure 2013 photography book as well as an online feature published by See.Me, exposing their work to tens of thousands of the most influential eyes in the photographic and arts communities. The ten categories are: (1) People & Portrait, (2) Documentary / Photojournalism, (3) Cloudscape/Landscape/Aerial/Cityscape, (4) Travel/Vacation, (5) Action & Adventure, (6) Events (Parties, Weddings, Celebrations), (7) Art/Conceptual, (8) Nature (Plants & Animals), (9) Commercial (Fashion, Product & Food), and (10) Analog. (Premium entrants only; determined by the judges.)
Premium Entrants will receive a free See.Me Premium Account along with a “Thank You” package with over $70 in freebies and discounts.
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How do I submit work?

We only accept submissions through our online system. All entrants will receive a free See.Me profile and will be eligible for the People’s Choice Award (does not affect the selection of the juried awards).  Profiles are fully editable (you can change/add images and modify your bio) until the final deadline.
After you complete your submission, you will be sent a confirmation email with your username and a direct link to your profile, which you will be able to start using immediately. Click Here to Join >>
Participants can submit a Basic Entry for $29, or a Premium Entry for $69. There is no limit on the number of submitted photos. For details regarding each entry level, see below.
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What are the Entry Levels and how much does each cost?

Basic Entry is $29. Basic Entrants are eligible only for the People’s Choice Award.
Premium Entry is $69. Premium Entrants will be reviewed by the judges in consideration for the Grand Prize, Early Entry and Category Awards, including a Photography Exhibition at Aperture Foundation in NYC. Premium Entrants are also eligible for the People’s Choice Award.
Entrants may submit up to 25 photos.
All Premium Entrants will receive a free See.Me Premium Account and a $70 ‘Thank You’ bag of exclusive freebies and discounts from our partners.
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What are the deadlines?

The Early Entry Deadline is March 29, 2013 11:59pm ET

Premium Entrants who sign up before the Early Entry Deadline will be eligible for the $1,000 Early Entry Award, an online feature, and printed inclusion in the limited edition EXPOSURE 2013 photo book.

The Standard Entry Deadline is April 30, 2013 11:59pm ET

Premium Entrants who join before this date will be among the first to be reviewed in consideration for special features and projects.

The Final Entry Deadline is May 22, 2013 11:59pm ET

All members who join before this date are eligible for the People’s Choice Award. Premium Entrants who join before this time will be considered for the Grand Prize and Category Awards.
At 5pm Eastern Time every day, a number of members will be hand-chosen to be featured across our Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter.

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