There is one week left to get your best kids images in to us for a chance at winning an exquisite Moleskine Photo Book Plus, get your image published in New Zealand's favourite photography magazine, and have it critiqued by a pro. You have until 5pm, Sunday, June 22 to submit images to the latest round of D-Photo's Kids Photo Comp: email them to email@example.com with the subject 'Kids Photo Comp' and be sure to read the terms and conditions below.
Last issue's winner was Stacey Cavalier, a regular in this competition's pages. Her beautfiul monochrome image, Forest Boys, was chosen by our esteemed guest judge, wedding and portrait photographer Catherine Cattanach. She says the image immediately grabbed her attention:
I love the unusual composition, which I feel really works — the kids are balanced nicely by the patch of light between the trees at the top of the frame. The expressions are full of personality, these two look like such little characters. I like the way they are not both looking at the camera, as this emphasizes the relationship between them and adds interest.
Technically the image has been well handled, with good separation between subject and background. It’s a simple and strong image that I enjoy coming back to — very well done.
Congratulations also go out to our runners-up, who's excellent images are displayed below.
For your chance to have your favourite kids portrait critiqued by a pro, see your mage published in D-Photo and possibly win an elegant Moleskine Photo Book Plus, get your entries in for the next round by 5pm, Sunday, June 22.
Send entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Kids Photo Comp’
Details to include: image title, camera used, focal length, aperture, shutter speed, iso, any additional equipment
Image requirements: around A4 size at 300dpi, JPEG file
Deadline: 5pm, June 22
Terms and conditions
To enter you must be the photographer of the submitted content and either the legal copyright holder or have permission from the copyright holder
Images should be around A4 size at 300dpi – file size is a clue, if it’s less than 1MB it’s probably not print quality
Images should not be watermarked
Images should not have been previously published (personal blogs, websites and social media sites are fine)
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 exhibition
Entrants retain copyright to their images and agree that D-Photo may use material submitted in whole for promotion or acknowledgment of the competition and exhibition
Entrants agree submitted material may be cropped for editorial and layout purposes and that such altered images may be credited to them
Non-compliance with the competition criteria will disqualify entries
Prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash
No entries will be accepted after stated deadlines
For further inquiries please contact email@example.com
Second place: Jo McCarthy, Grassroots Determination
Third place: Glenn Elvy, Fire and SMoke