Nikon Photo Contest 2020-2021

Overview

Announcement Nikon Photo Contest 2020-2021
Organizer
TOKYO – Nikon Corporation
Eligibility All Professional & Amateur Photographers
Prize Cash Prizes
Last Date February 15th, 2021
Official Website https://www.nikon-photocontest.com/en/

Nikon Photo Contest

TOKYO – Nikon Corporation is pleased to announce that entries for the Nikon Photo Contest 2020-2021 will be accepted from 1:00 p.m. on October 22nd, 2020.

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Who Can Participate?

The Contest is open to all professional and amateur photographers, regardless of age, gender, or nationality.

Categories

Photo Competition

Open Category:
a. Theme: Connect
b. Entry format: Single photo or photo story (two to five images)
c. Any equipment may be used
d. No age restrictions

The Next Generation Category:
a. Theme: Passion
b. Entry format: Single photo or photo story (two to five images)
Ac. ny equipment may be used
Ed. ntrants must be 25 years of age or younger (as of December 31, 2020)

Short Film Competition

Open Category:
a. Theme: Connect
b. Entry format: 180- to 300-second-long video *If any language is used within the video, English language subtitles must be included
c. Any equipment may be used
d. No age restrictions

Next Generation Category:
a. Theme: Passion
b. Entry format: 180- to 300-second-long video *If any language is used within the video, English language subtitles must be included
c. Any equipment may be used
d. Entrants must be 25 years of age or younger (as of December 31, 2020)

How To Participate?

1. Enter the contest by providing the required information in the entry form on the Nikon Photo Contest 2020-2021 website.
2. The form will be available from October 22nd, 2020, 1:00 p.m. (all dates and times JST).
3. Visit the Nikon Photo Contest 2020-2021 website for further details regarding Contest eligibility, submission rules, judging, etc.

Awards & Prizes

A total of 24 works will receive Excellence Awards and Special Encouragement Awards presented for each category in the two competition formats (Photo and Short Film). In addition, one Grand Prize winner will be selected from among the Excellence Award winners in each category. Nikon’s Selection Award winners will be selected by employees of the Nikon Group from works that pass the initial judging phase.

Note:
1. The Grand Prize winner will be selected from Excellence Award winners in each category.
2. A Grand Prize winner may not be selected.
3. Nikon’s Selection Award winners will be selected by Nikon Group employees from among works that pass the first round of judging.
4. Next Generation category winners will be requested to submit official documents proving their date of birth. In the event that such documentation is not provided, winning status will be revoked.
5. Lenses and accessories will be decided by Nikon.
6. Prizes to be awarded are subject to change without prior notice, and cannot be exchanged, transferred, or redeemed for cash.

Important Dates

1. Photo Competition Open Category: October 22nd, 2020 1:00 p.m. to January 25th, 2021 1:00 p.m.
2. Photo Competition Next Generation Category : October 22nd, 2020 1:00 p.m. to February 1st, 2021 1:00 p.m.
3. Short Film Competition Open Category : October 22nd, 2020 1:00 p.m. to February 8th, 2021 1:00 p.m.
4. Short Film Competition Next Generation Category : October 22nd, 2020 1:00 p.m. to February 15th, 2021 1:00 p.m

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