Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18


26th February 2018

Who may enter
The contest is open to everyone, amateur and professional photographers alike.

The contest is organised by Olympus Corporation.

The Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18 has six categories:

Getting Outside
Enter a photo that conveys the joy, freedom, or excitement of discovery you feel when you are outside.

Enter a creative photo that showcases your unique artistic visions.

Power of Life
Enter a powerful photo that conveys how beautiful, vibrant, healthy, and full of energy life can be.

Light can take on many characters. It can be vivid, faint, warm, spontaneous... Enter a photo showing one of the many faces of light.

Enter a photo that tells a whole story all in a single image.

Connections to Cherish
Enter a heart-warming photo that expresses the love and peace of mind that family and friends provide you with.

Each entrant may submit up to 5 photo entries for each category.

There are no restrictions whatsoever on photographic equipment used to shoot photos to be entered. Any photographic device from a DSLR to smartphone may be used.

Entry fee
Entry is free.


Grand Prize
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
+ M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
+ 1,000,000 Japanese Yen

First Prize (one per category)
Olympus PEN-F + M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm F2.0

Second Prize (one per category)
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III + M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Third Prize (one per category)
Olympus PEN E-PL8 + M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Please visit https://gopc.olympus-global.com/2017/?lang=en_GB to learn more about the competition.