Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2023

Montier Wildlife Photo Competition 2023

AFPAN “L’Or Vert” (Association for the Montier Wildlife and Nature Photo Festival) organizes a free photography and filmed sequences contest for its International Wildlife Photography Festival which taking place from 16th to 19th November 2023 in Montier-en-Der (Haute-Marne, France).

This annual photography competition is now in its 26th edition and is part of the International Wildlife and Nature Photo Festival in Montier, France. Its aim is to show still or filmed images of wild flora, fauna, landscapes, as well as accounts supporting the conservation of habitats, species and biodiversity.

There are ten categories:

➜ Wild birds in nature (3 photos maximum)
➜ Wild mammals in nature (3 photos maximum)
➜ Other wild animals in nature (3 photos maximum)
➜ Wild plants (maximum 3 photos)
➜ Graphics, form and matter of nature (3 photos maximum)
➜ Natural landscapes of the world (3 photos maximum)
➜ Still image sequences representing a homogeneous sequence, chronological or harmonious of 3 to 5 images on the previous themes
➜ Film sequence showing a short video of nature
➜ Man and nature (militant or documentary images, 3 photos maximum)
➜ Nature revisited (3 photos maximum)

Entrants must be able to supply the original image (RAW files or files from the same series or film rushes), explain their work truthfully and accurately and make sure IPTC fields (caption, shooting location …) are filled in.

A judging panel comprising of wildlife photography experts and naturalists will shortlist the competition images for the festival exhibition and award prizes for each category.

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION

5-1 Submission of photographs on the platform

Each participant will deposit the photographs according to the modalities indicated on the platform of the contest with a resizing to 3000 pixels for the biggest side (ex 3000×1995 pixels to 72 Dpi), without margins nor inscription, 6Mo maximum and in sRGB.
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5-2 Preselection and submission of originals

A pre-selection of works in competition will be carried out by a technical committee composed of photographers and organizers before presentation to the jury. The author of a pre-selected image will be invited to deposit the original digital file via the competition platform in mid-June.

5-3 Passed for print

The author of an award-winning or selected image for the annual competition edition will be invited to deposit a digital file in high definition (minimum 10 million pixels, without resampling) on the platform of the contest for the realization of prints for the exhibition towards the end of July.

5-4 Submission of video

Each participant will be able to submit a video clip on the theme of the contest, including a slow motion or timelapse, a single take or a montage of between 30 seconds and 90 seconds maximum in FULL HD 1920×1080 / MP4, landscape format. The presence of titles, subtitles or captions must be informative and anonymous, excluding any distinctive sign: logo or signature in the credits. The video will be silent or accompanied by natural sounds or comments recorded by the director, excluding musical accompaniments.

From 1er march to the 30 april 2023

Link for apply: 26th International Wildlife Photo Competition Rules – Festival Photo Montier (photo-montier.org)

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Event Details
  • Start Date
    April 1, 2023 8:00 am
  • End Date
    April 30, 2023 12:00 am
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Event Details
  • Start Date
    April 1, 2023 8:00 am
  • End Date
    April 30, 2023 12:00 am
  • Status
    Expired
  • Location
  • Price
      free
  • Category
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