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Nikonians Photography Awards 2017


January 24, 2017


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Participate in the 1st Ever Nikonians Photography Awards!

The Nikonians Photography Awards 2017 is an opportunity for photographers of all levels to enter their work and engage with peers in the photo industry, be eligible for awards including an online exhibition of your photos, and get professional reviews and critiques of your work. With prizes including $10,000 in camera gear, online learning programs and exposure of your work to a global audience. Our international jury panel will select 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners as well as 25 finalists. You're invited to enter your photography! Open to all photographers and all camera types.

For the first time ever Nikonians is offering opportunities for recognition, exposure, opportunities for learning with professionals and amazing awards that can help you further develop your creativity and passion for photography. Plus through a partnership with LensCulture you will receive direct feedback on your entry from a photo industry professional through a FREE written submission review, one of their most popular service offerings. Don't delay in entering your work!

Awards and Benefits

  • 1ST PLACE: $5,000
  • 2ND PLACE: $3,000
  • 3RD PLACE: $2,000

Plus, 25 Finalists will be selected.

$10,000 in Camera Equipment

Winning photographers will receive vouchers to purchase the camera equipment of their choice from B&H Photo Video. Cameras, lenses, drones, tripods, flashes, lighting, filters, accessaries & more are available from brands including Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, Leica, Olympus, Sony & so many more. You can select whatever equipment you are looking for from the brand of your choice, or get the cash.

Online Workshops and Learning Opportunities

Winning photographers and finalists will receive vouchers to select a series of their choice in classes from CreativeLive's Camera & Gear curriculum. Plus, enjoy a 10% off discount good for a full year of Nikonians in person learning events including workshops in Galapagos, Iceland, Sri Lanka, Cuba, Tokyo, and more as well as the twice yearly Annual Nikonians Photo Adventure Trip.

Nikonians Platinum Membership

All winning photographers will receive a free one-year platinum membership to Nikonians.


Submission reviews are optional and will be sent AFTER the Nikonians Photography Awards deadline (it takes time to write a thoughtful review!). You need to submit your entry by January 24th, 2017 to get a free submission review, you will be contacted after the deadline.

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To Submit Entries please go to the official website by clicking "Further Official Information" below.

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