Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2020: ENTRIES CLOSE THIS SUNDAY
The call for entries for Australasia's preeminent contest for emerging photographers, Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2020, is closing soon, with a final deadline of 16 February (11:59pm, AEDT).
Now in its 12th year, the competition has uncovered and helped boost the careers of numerous emerging photographers from Australia and New Zealand.
The prize pool for 2020 is particularly impressive, and currently stands at over $26,000 in cash and prizes. This will grow as more amazing sponsors come on board. The overall winner, Australasia's Top Emerging Photographer 2020, will receive $1,500 along with a Fujifilm X-T3 and XF18-55mm lens valued at $3,298, from our major sponsor, Fujifilm. The competition's overall runner-up will receive a Fujifilm X-Pro2 Graphite Edition with XF 23mm f/2 lens valued at $3,099, also from the very good folks at Fujifilm. A full list of all the prizes up for grabs can be seen by visiting this link. Please note that this will be updated as additional competition sponsors sign on.
As always, one of the things that sets this competition apart from most others around the world is that it's judged by an impressvive array of some of the most respected professional photographers from Australia, and around the globe. Last year, more than 30 judges were involved in helping to determine the winners.
Each year, we run the most useful and helpful comments that our amazing panel of judges shares with us. We've split the very best advice for photographers entering in 2020 into Part One and Part Two. Across the two articles, you'll find 35 invaluable tips to help you put the best possible submission together.
Please be sure to follow the entry instructions closely, and ensure your submissions comply with the terms and conditions.
Click here to enter Australasia's Top Emerging Photographer 2020, or select a category above.
For some inspiration, check out the winners and runners-up from the 2019 competition.
STANDARD: 11 December to 31 January 2020, 11:59pm AEDT
$35 (portfolio of 3 images or Single Shot category)
LAST MINUTE: 1 February to 16 February 2020, 11:59pm AEDT
$40 (portfolio of 3 images or Single Shot category)
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