International Loupe Awards 2012

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     Category:  Photography
     Deadline:  November 15, 2012  (expired!)
     Contest's Website:  [link]


    The 5th Annual International Loupe Awards are now open. The Loupe awards are a showcase of the best photography from around the world. Featuring the Amateur, Open and Medium Format section of the awards there is the opportunity for all photographers to challenge themselves, get creative and have the chance at some of the big prizes on offer.

    The competition is judged by 25 leading photographers from around the world with diverse experience and backgrounds. The judges come from a range of different Photographic fields that support the categories being judged.

    The Open Award features eight categories:
    • People and Portrait
    • Sport
    • Landscape
    • Science and Nature
    • Commercial, Advertising & Fashion
    • Illustrative
    • Photo Journalism
    • Wedding

    The Amateur Award features three categories:
    • People and Portrait
    • Landscape
    • Illustrative

    The Medium Format Fine Art Prize features three categories:
    • People and Portrait
    • Landscape
    • Illustrative

    Please note: Regular Entries close on 31st October 2012. Late Entries close: 15th November 2012.

    Eligibility


    These awards are open to Professionals, Amateurs and students.

    Prize


    • The competition prize pool is over $80,000 USD
    • The Open Award first prize is valued at $30,000 USD
    • The Amateur Award first prize is valued at over $5,000 USD

    The top 20 images selected from the shortlist of Medium Format Fine Art Prize Entries will be exhibited with event partners Sofitel Hotels. The major winner of the Art Prize will also win a prize valued at over $5,000 USD.