The theme for the fifth round of the 2023/24 Digital camera Jabber Photographer of the Year (CJPOTY) competitors is ‘Water’. Water is crucial to life and we’re naturally drawn to it, constructing cities and cities alongside rivers and lakes, and flocking to water our bodies for walks and recreation. It’s additionally fascinating for photographers who’ve the selection of whether or not to freeze or blur its motion by their shutter velocity choice.
For this round of CJPOTY, we wish to see your greatest photographs of water whether or not it’s within the pure or city atmosphere; an ebbing tide, a mirror-smooth lake, a meandering river, flowing from a faucet, spraying from a hose or trickling down a decorative fountain.
This round of our month-to-month competitors is open for submissions till 23:59 BST (00:59 CET and 15:59 PST) on thirty first Might 2023.
To submit your entry observe the hyperlink to cjpoty or click on on the CJPOTY button on the prime of any of our web site pages. You’ll be able to submit as much as three entries for £2.00 plus fee processing prices (£0.26). Photos must be Jpegs at the very least 1920 pixels alongside their longest aspect however no bigger than 2MB.
Digital camera Jabber Photographer of the Year prizes
On the finish of the month, the Digital camera Jabber crew will decide one profitable picture and 9 runners-up from the Might entries. The photographer of the profitable picture will obtain a voucher from MPB.com to the worth of £500 which will be spent on something from an enormous vary of equipment from the World’s greatest platform for used photographic gear.
All 10 of the chosen photographs will go into our shortlist for the year.
We’ll do that every month in 2023 in order that by the tip of the year, there will likely be 120 shortlisted photographs. These will then go earlier than our improbable panel of judges who will resolve the first, 2nd and Third-placed photographs.
The photographer of the first-placed picture general, as determined by the panel of judges, will obtain a voucher to the worth of £1000 from MPB.com in addition to a trophy and the title ‘Digital camera Jabber Photographer of the Year 2024‘. The photographers who come second and third will obtain vouchers price £500 and £250 respectively.
You don’t should enter the competitors each month, however you might be welcome to take action and the extra shortlisted photographs you might have on the finish of the year, the higher the possibility of profitable the highest prize.
CJPOTY VIP Judges
On the finish of the year, our illustrious panel of judges has the onerous job of choosing the primary, second and third-placed photographs general from the shortlist of 120. Our judges are:
Benedict Brain – Photographer, journalist & Sigma ambassador
Sophie Collins – Chief Advertising and marketing Workplace at MPB, Trustee of Royal Photographic Society
Donna Crous – Meals photographer, writer, Nikon Europe ambassador and Rotolight Grasp of Mild
Ross Hoddinott – Panorama photographer, wildlife photographer, writer, tutor, conservationist
Tracy Marshall-Grant – Arts Director, curator and producer
Denise Maxwell – Multi-genre photographer and lecturer
Carolyn Mendelsohn – Artist and portrait photographer
Paul Sanders – high quality artwork photographer
Jemella Ukaegbu – Photographer & founding father of UK Black Feminine Photographers (UKBFTOG)
Christina Vaughan – Founding father of Cultura Artistic, the house of inclusive inventory images
Observe the hyperlink to seek out out extra concerning the CJPOTY judges.
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