Tell us about a fellow human being. Whoever you document, your shots should show them in a creative way and reveal something of their personality. Originality, technical competence and artfulness will serve you well in this round!
Only open to photographers 25 and under. One free entry available.
£4700 GBP prizes including Fujifilm cameras and lenses, MPB voucher and Digital Camera subscriptions...
The expert judge's chosen winner of the 'Character Study - Young DCPOTY' contest will receive a Fujifilm Instax camera worth £250 GBP. The winner of the crowd vote will receive a year-long subscription to Digital Camera magazine.
The overall winner of Young DCPOTY 2018 will receive prizes worth £2200 GBP: Fujifilm X-T20 with XF 18-55mm Lens Silver (Kit), FujionXF 55-200mm f/3.5-4.8 R LM OIS, MPB voucher worth £500 GBP, subscription to Digital Camera magazine.
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Digital Camera Photographer of the Year is a major competition to discover and reveal exciting and talented photographers. With enticing prizes to be won and a separate contest for photographers 25 and under, a line-up of professional judges will choose winners across a range of themed categories, as well as selecting the overall winners. The crowd can also join in with special Crowd Vote awards – pick your favourites!Find out more