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premium contest
expert judged
1.5x ranking points
Pal Szilagyi Palko

Polluted Landscapes

In association with Photocrowd

Open Rating Results

Landscape photography is increasingly embracing a more honest representation of the world we live in, where very little is untouched by man, and often with poor consequences. This contest invites images of landscapes that might be described as ‘polluted’. They might be more literal, as in the images of Burtynsky (https://www.edwardburtynsky.com/projects/photographs/tailings) or of litter-strewn beaches, or could be of some other way in which the natural landscape has had a harmful or poisonous substance introduced into it.

This Premium Contest is worth 1.5x the standard points towards your Leaderboard ranking. It’s Expert-judged AND crowd-rated, with your score from each combined. Find out more about ranking points here. Our Experts are some of the world’s finest photographers, who select the best images, and provide valuable feedback to help you improve.

How it works

Every photo submitted will be available for the crowd to rate once the submissions period has ended. You can see all the images uploaded to a contest, but will need to rate them to see how they’re ranked once the rating period begins.

Some contests on Photocrowd also have a judge. After the submission period closes the judge chooses their favourite images and writes some image reviews. The crowd and judge results will be announced on the same day.

Entries closed
14 December 2021

14 December 2021 to 23 December 2021

Winners announced
23 December 2021

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