ENTRY INFO: WEDDING

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DEADLINE: 11.59PM AEDT, SUNDAY 31 OCTOBER 2021

Australasia’s Top Wedding Photographers is the region’s widest search for the most talented and creative wedding photographers. A prize pool worth over $15,000 is up for grabs, including $7,000 in cash.

Winners and runners-up, as well as a selection of the top entries in each of the categories will be published in a special Australasia's Top Wedding Photographers edition of Capture magazine in the February–April 2022 issue.

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WHO CAN ENTER?

Australasia's Top Wedding Photographers is open to Australian and New Zealand photographers, from enthusiasts to professionals. The competition is open to citizens and residents of Australia and New Zealand. 

Check the Terms and Conditions for more information.

ENTRY PRICING AND DEADLINES

Entry fee: $39

Deadline: 11.59pm AEDT, Sunday 31 October 2021.

All prices in Australian dollars (AUD).

ARE THERE ANY DATE RESTRICTIONS ON IMAGES I CAN ENTER?

You can enter any images created on or after 1 January 2016.

PORTFOLIO AND SINGLE-IMAGE CATEGORIES

Australasia’s Top Wedding Photographers has two categories: Single Shot and Portfolio

SINGLE SHOT CATEGORY

Enter one image. Judges are looking for striking images that boast strong technical and aesthetic qualities in a single frame. Your image must be from an actual wedding or civil ceremony.

PORTFOLIO CATEGORY

Enter five images. Judges are looking for portfolios where the images work together as a cohesive series. You should aim to submit images that relate to each other on some level, for example aesthetically or thematically. Your portfolio can include images from one or more weddings. Each image must be from an actual wedding or civil ceremony.

IMAGE PREPARATION

• Images must be in JPEG (.jpg) format (High Quality or Maximum Quality). Do not submit TIFF, PSD, DNG, or other file formats.
• Images must be at least 2,700 pixels on the longest side.
• Individual images must be no larger than 5MB.
• Image file names should not include unusual characters such as !, @, ", ', #, $, %, ^, &, *, (, ), ©. These characters can result in images not uploading properly. Hyphens (-) and underscores (_) are fine.
If you find that one or more of your images has not uploaded correctly, please e-mail us at: weddingphotographer@capturemag.com.au
• Please ensure images are free of text and logos. This includes watermarks and added text. Images with text or watermarks will not be shortlisted.
• You may enter both categories, and/or the same category multiple times.

IMAGE MANIPULATION

Please check out the Terms and Conditions for detailed information about what post production techniques may be applied.

JUDGING

Once entries close on 31 October 2021, images will be shortlisted by staff of Capture magazine.

A panel of leading photographers and industry experts from Australia and around the world will judge the shortlisted entries. In the event of a tie for first or second place, the relevant images will be returned to the judges for an additional round of voting.

The results of Australasia’s Top Wedding Photographers, presented by Sony, will be revealed in the February–April edition of Capture. An announcement will also be made in February 2022 at www.capturemag.com.au.

PRIZES

The total prize pool for Australasia’s Top Wedding Photographers is valued at more than $15,000, with over $9,000 in prizes from our sponsors and cash prizes of $7,000. Click here for more details.

RECOGNITION

Winners, runners-up, and top-ranked entries will be revealed in the February–April 2022 edition of Capture magazine. A simultaneous announcement will be made at www.capturemag.com.au. Also in February, Winners, Runners-up, Top 10, Top 20, Highly Commended, and Commended photographers will be notified via e-mail confirming their placing in the competition.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The full terms and conditions for Australasia's Top Wedding Photographers 2021 can be found at this link.

NEED HELP?

If we can be of any assistance, please e-mail us at weddingphotographer@capturemag.com.au

 

 

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