Get your children and camera at the ready this weekend, as entries for the latest round of the D-Photo Kids Photo Comp close at 5pm this coming Monday, August 11. To be in with a chance to win an exquisite Moleskine Photo Book Plus from Milk Books, as well as have your image critiqued by a pro and published in the next issue of D-Photo, simply email the best images of your children to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject 'Kids Photo Comp', following the terms and conditions below.
Last issue's winner was Palmerston North photographer Cathy Tuthill, with the stunning outdoor group portrait pictured here. Guest judge Amanda Reelick, an Auckland-based professional family-portrait and commercial photographer, says a beautiful image is hard to achieve with young children, but this shot is technically perfect with all three subjects sharply in focus, backlit by gorgeous soft golden light.
"I love how they have been posed. Standing together, relaxed with warm, real expressions (look at those eyes, they pull you in)," enthuses Reelick. "Wardrobe has been well thought out and separates the subjects from the background, with a gorgeous splash of yellow in between. Love the boy’s hat too, so cute."
Congratulations also go out to our runners-up, who's excellent images are displayed below.
Read the terms and conditions of entry carefully to submit your images into the next round of D-Photo's Kids Photo Comp:
Send entries to: email@example.com 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, August 11
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 may enter as many images as you like, but entries must not have been submitted in previous D-Photo competitions
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 firstname.lastname@example.org