Water, water everywhere, make your shutter blink, water, water everywhere, show us what you think (sorry Coleridge). This is the round to embrace H2O, whether you’re photographing cool splash art, misty waterfalls and milky seas or you have something meaningful to say about this life-giving substance.
Win prizes from Affinity Photo, Digital Camera Magazine, Apple, Sony, Rotolight and Cewe.
The expert judge's chosen winner of the 'Water - 25 and under' contest will win £100 cash and Affinity Photo + Affinity Photo Workbook. The winner of the crowd vote will receive Affinity Photo and a year-long subscription to Digital Camera magazine.
The top ten from the expert judge and the top ten of the crowd vote will each receive Affinity Photo.
The winners will be featured in Digital Camera magazine and www.digitalcameraworld.com as well as sister magazines including N-Photo and PhotoPlus, plus receive exposure through Digital Camera’s social media. There will be an exhibition at The Photography Show in the UK, March 2019, and winners will be invited to attend a special gala reception.
The overall winner of Young Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2019 will win £3,000 cash, Affinity Photo, an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, a Sony RX10 IV, a Rotolight Neo 2 kit and a Cewe print.
Every photo submitted will be available for the crowd to rate once the submissions period has ended. In this contest, the entries are hidden until 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.
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To keep photographers anonymous entries are hidden until expert judging has been completed.
Digital Camera Photographer of the Year is back for 2019 with an amazing £30,000 prize fund up for grabs. This year the awards are free to enter thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, mpb.com and Affinity Photo.