D-Photo Nikon Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition 2012 – Online Entry

Nikon and D-Photo are happy to announce we are now accepting entries to New Zealand’s premiere amateur photography competition. The D-Photo Nikon Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition 2012 gives you the chance to win over $6000 worth of prizes.

This year’s grand prize includes a Nikon D7000 kit with AF-S Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 ED VR lens, new Nikon SB-910 Speedlight, Manfrotto 190XB aluminium tripod, Manfrotto 496RC2 ball head and new Lowepro Urban Photo Sling, with a combined value of over $3700.

There are six categories again this year: Travel, Landscape, Monochrome, People, Creative and special themed category, ‘Nikon Motion’.

Entries close at 5pm Monday, June 25 – please read the terms and conditions carefully before entering.

Click here to submit your image

Terms and Conditions:

  1. The D-Photo Nikon Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition 2012 is only open to residents of New Zealand.
  2. Submitted images should not have been previously published (image sharing websites and personal blogs are alright).
  3. Only photographers not earning their primary income from photography will be eligible to submit entries.
  4. Previous D-Photo competition entries are not eligible.
  5. File naming: Please name your files firstname-lastname-category.jpg to avoid confusion and so we can easily find your photo, e.g. jane-smith-landscape.jpg.
  6. Each image may be entered into one category only.
  7. A maximum of one entry per category is allowed.
  8. Submit files in JPG format only
  9. 2000px high/wide maximum
    – anything bigger is automatically rejected by our system.
  10. 1.5Mb maximum (i.e. 1500kb)
    – anything bigger is automatically rejected by our system.
  11. To enter you must be the photographer of all submitted content and either the legal copyright holder or have permission from the copyright holder.
  12. You fully indemnify D-Photo and its sponsors against any claims arising from third parties in the event that your submitted image infringes intellectual, property or model rights if published by D-Photo and its sponsors for promotion or acknowledgment of the competition and/or exhibition.
  13. Entrants retain copyright to their images and agree that material submitted may be used in whole or in part by D-Photo and its sponsors for promotion or acknowledgment of the competition and/or exhibition.
  14. Entrants agree submitted material may be cropped for editorial and layout purposes and that such altered images may be credited to them.
  15. Winners will be chosen by a panel of industry experts, including representatives from Nikon.
  16. People’s choice will be awarded to the single image with the greatest number of ‘likes’ on its individual display page at www.dphoto.co.nz.
  17. Non-compliance with the competition criteria will disqualify entries.
  18. Award prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash. Special conditions (clearly stated in sponsors' award vouchers) may apply to non-cash prizes, e.g. they may be subject to availability.
  19. Deadline for entries is 5:00pm (NZDT) Monday, June 25, 2012. No entries will be accepted after this date.

Click on the categories below to view entrants

Creative

Landscape

Monochrome

Nikon Motion

People

Travel

Submit your images

D-Photo is now requesting submissions in six categories:
  • Creative
  • Landscape
  • Monochrome
  • Nikon Motion
  • People
  • Travel