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Photography Masters Cup Contest - Deadline January 28, 2011

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Type:  Traditional print and digital, color only

Theme:  General

Categories: 

PROFESSIONAL:

  •          Abstract
  •          Advertising
  •          Aerial
  •          Americana
  •          Architectural
  •          Fashion
  •          Fine Art
  •          Food
  •          Nature
  •          Nude
  •          People
  •          Photojournalism
  •          Portrait
  •          Silhouette
  •          Sport
  •          Still Life
  •          Wildlife
  •          Children of the World (new)

NON-PROFESSIONAL:

  •          Abstract
  •          Aerial
  •          Americana
  •          Architectural
  •          Fashion
  •          Fine Art
  •          Nature
  •          Nude
  •          People
  •          Photojournalism
  •          Portrait
  •          Silhouette
  •          Still Life
  •          Wildlife
  •          Children of the World (new)

Special new Americana Award Categories

PROFESSIONAL:

  •          Architecture
  •          Cars
  •          The South
  •          The Midwest
  •          The Native Americans
  •          New York
  •          California
  •          Cowboys
  •          Landscape
  •          People
  •          Portrait
  •          Photojournalism
  •          Hollywood
  •          Sport
  •          Nature
  •          Wildlife

NON-PROFESSIONAL:

  •          Architecture
  •          Cars
  •          The South
  •          The Midwest
  •          The Native Americans
  •          New York
  •          California
  •          Cowboys
  •          Landscape
  •          People
  •          Portrait
  •          Photojournalism
  •          Hollywood
  •          Sport
  •          Nature
  •          Wildlife

Deadline:    FINAL DEADLINE: January 28, 2011 must be received by midnight to be eligible

                    Watch for these entry fee deadlines if you enter next year.

                    EARLY ENTRY DEADLINE: Extended to October 15, 2010 End "2 for 1" Special

                    EARLY CLOSING DEADLINE: Extended to January 7, 2011 End "Pack" Specials

Eligibility: International, professional and non-professional, published and non-published photos. No age restriction listed - information requested, update when available.

Link:  FAQ/rules:     http://www.thecolorawards.com/howto/faq.php

          Submissions: http://www.thecolorawards.com/howto/

Entry Fee:    Professional single entry: USA $35, UK £20, EURO €30

                    Non-professional single entry:  USA $30, UK £18, EURO €25

                    Cost breaks for multiple entries were offered but expired at the time of this listing.  Watch early for next year. These discounts are still available:

Trade Discount

Members of photography clubs and groups receive an extra 10% discount off entry fees!

Portfolio Rewards

Receive 10% of your entry fees back as Portfolio Rewards!

Prizes:  Photographer of the Year Grand Title Award

  •          Recipient of the title:
    1st Place, Outstanding Achievement "Masters Cup Photographer of the Year"
    2nd Place, Merit of Excellence "Masters Cup Photographer of the Year"
    3rd Place, Honor of Distinction "Masters Cup Photographer of the Year"
  •          $1,000 Prize Money (1st Place only)
  •          Creative Excellence Prize, presented by Blinkbid (Professional)
  •          Rising Star Award (Non-Professional)
  •          Exhibited at International Exhibition
  •          Publication in The PHOTO PAPER Magazine
  •          Featured in movie presented by World Photographic Arts Films
  •          Showcased at the online Winners Gallery
  •          Promoted in global PR Campaign

Americana Photographer of the Year Award

  •          Recipient of the title:
    1st Place, Outstanding Achievement
    "Masters Cup Americana Photographer of the Year"
    2nd Place, Merit of Excellence
    "Masters Cup Americana Photographer of the Year"
    3rd Place, Honor of Distinction
    "Masters Cup Americana Photographer of the Year"
  •          $500 Prize Money (1st Place only)
  •          Creative Excellence Prize, presented by Blinkbid (Professional 1st Place only)
  •          Rising Star Award (Non-Professional 1st Place only)
  •          Exhibited at International Exhibition (1st Place only)
  •          Publication in The PHOTO PAPER Magazine
  •          Featured in movie presented by World Photographic Arts Films
  •          Showcased at the online Winners Gallery
  •          Promoted in global PR Campaign

Category Award Winners

  •          Recipient of the title:
    1st Place, "Masters Cup Outstanding Achievement in Category"
    2nd Place, "Masters Cup Merit of Excellence in Category"
    3rd Place, "Masters Cup Honor of Distinction in Category"
  •          $500 Prize Money (1st Place only)
  •          Creative Excellence Prize, presented by Blinkbid (Professional 1st Place only)
  •          Rising Star Award (Non-Professional 1st Place only)
  •          Exhibited at International Exhibition (1st Place only)
  •          Publication in The PHOTO PAPER Magazine
  •          Featured in movie presented by World Photographic Arts Films
  •          Showcased at the online Winners Gallery
  •          Promoted in global PR Campaign

Honorable Mention Awards

  •          Recipient of the title: "Masters Cup Honorable Mention in Category"
  •          Publication in The PHOTO PAPER Magazine
  •          Featured in movie presented by World Photographic Arts Films
  •          Showcased at the online Winners Gallery
  •          Promoted in global PR Campaign

Nominee Awards

  •          Recipient of the title: "Masters Cup Nominee in Category"
  •          Publication in The PHOTO PAPER Magazine
  •          Featured in movie presented by World Photographic Arts Films
  •          Showcased at the online Winners Gallery

Size/Format:  Digital: RGB mode, 72dpi resolution, 1024 pixels longest side, JPEG format,                                 Maximum quality, Filename: lastname-firstname_title

                        Print:  Maximum size of 11" x 14", not framed or mounted

Electronic Submission:  Yes

USPS Submission: Yes, note deadline date is "received", not "postmarked" date.

Description:  Photography Masters Cup is an annual competition in its 5th year.

                      Winners and nominees will be announced at the live Photoshow, May 15, 2011

                      Last year's Photoshow attracted over 40,000 viewers from 154 countries who logged on live to see the Winners Gala.

Additional Info: See past professional and amateur winners movie  http://www.thecolorawards.com/movie/professional.php

http://www.thecolorawards.com/movie/amateur.php

See gallery of last year's winners

http://www.thecolorawards.com/gallery/index.php?gaid=6

1 Comment

I received a reply back from the folks at this contest and there is no age restriction.

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