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The International Aperture Awards is Running the World’s Richest On-Line Photographic Competition

With a Total Prize Pool Of USD$200,000 and a Massive USD$100,000 for the Winning Image!


MELBOURNE, Sept 10 /Medianet International-AsiaNet/ --


World's Richest Photographic Competition Proudly Supported and Sponsored By “Polaroid” “The Victorian

Government” And “Clean Ocean”


The International Aperture Awards on-line photography competition is open to ALL professional and aspiring

photographers, photographic students and anyone with a hidden gift for capturing a winning photograph.

Enter up to four images from the following categories for your chance to win - People and Portrait; Sport;

Landscape; Science and Nature; Commercial/Advertising; Abstract/Illustrative; Photojournalism/Press.


Peter Eastway, the editor of Australia’s Better Photography magazine and himself an international award

winning photographer, believes the International Aperture Awards have an amazing potential to bring together

the very best photography from all corners of the globe and showcase it to an international audience. 

 

In addition, there will be a People’s Choice Award so everyone can become involved, photographers and

viewers alike. The Entry voted the People’s Choice will receive USD$10,000 and four (4) Voters in the

People’s Choice Award, selected at random, will each receive USD$1,000. 

 

A team of a 100 international industry professionals will judge the photos. Along with an overall winner, the

top five entries from each category will be selected and the following prizes awarded:  USD$6,000 (1st prize),

USD$3,000 (2nd prize), USD$1,000 (3rd prize),  USD$500 (4th Prize), USD$250 (5th Prize).

And for the photographers just outside the winners circle, there are internationally recognized Platinum, Gold,

Silver and Bronze merit awards to be earned for high scoring images.


If you think you have what it takes to capture a winning photograph, get your entries in on-line at

www.internationalapertureawards.com from September 1st till October 29th 2008. The entry fee is USD$250

throughout September (the early bird special) and then rises to USD$290 during October.   


Polaroid will be a major sponsor of The International Aperture Awards in 2008 

You’re only a few clicks away from sharing in photography’s ultimate prize!



SOURCE:  Labtam – The International Aperture Awards Pty Ltd


Contact: Tony Oxley Director, The International Aperture Awards PTY LTD

         +61 3 8581 7636 

         Mob +61 414 314 454


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