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Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest 2023

Description

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Posted on 8 September 2023

Deadline
30 November 2023

Who may enter
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over.

Short description

This photo contest is organized by Smithsonian Magazine.

There are 6 categories:

• Natural World: Animals, plants and landscapes; geological or climatological features; and scientific processes and endeavors.

• Travel: Locales, peoples or activities in the United States and abroad that convey a sense of place.

• People: Portraits and photos of groups or individuals.

• The American Experience: Events, objects or activities connecting the American people to their history or their cultural heritage; photographs that tell us what it means to be an American and provide a sense of what it is like to live in this country.

• Artistic Images: Visuals that use photography as a creative and imaginative platform to express an idea or concept. These images can be manipulated in any method, either through photo editing software or other techniques.

• Drone/Aerial: Any photograph captured using an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone. Images shot from planes/helicopters are also accepted.

To be eligible for any category, a photograph must have been shot by the entrant since January 1, 2020.


Entry fees
The competition is free to enter.

Prizes
• Grand Prize: $2,500
• The winners of each of the six categories will receive $500.
• Readers' Choice winner: $500

Competition website
For further information visit the official competition website.