Macquarie Photography Prize 2013

     Category:  Photography
     Deadline:  February 28, 2013  (expired!)
     Contest's Website:  [link]

    The Macquarie Photography Prize is an international photo competition open to anyone from any country.

    There four categories:

    • Arthouse
    • Nature
    • Live Action
    • Macro

    Photographs in the ARTHOUSE section may be enhanced, manipulated, retouched or altered in any way. Subject matter can be anything. All changes to photographs must be undertaken solely by the entrant.

    Photographs in the sections for MACRO, NATURE and LIVE ACTION must be single capture with no retouching that affects the authenticity of the photograph. Digital
    adjustments for exposure and contrast and colour are permitted. Scenes photographed must have been found and not staged. The images must have fabricated in any way by the photographer. Cropping is allowed. Entries will be judged in the context of a documentary image and the print quality.

    Entrants may enter either online or by postal entry. Photograph images submitted are to be resized to 1024 pixels on the longest side of the image, be 300DPI and in JPEG format.

    Entrants will retain copyright in their photograph. The photographs submitted must have been taken since 1st July, 2011 and must have been solely the work of the entrant. There is no limit to the number of entries each entrant can submit.

    Entry fees are $6.00AUD (approx. 6.30 USD) for each photograph entered.


    Entrants in the Macquarie Photography Prize can be from any country and be of any age.


    • Best in Show - $10,000AUD (approx. 10,500 USD)
    • 4 x Best in Section - $500AUD each
    • 4 x Highly Commended - $250AUD each
    • People’s Choice – Camera Equipment to value of $3,000