Amateur Photographer of the Year 2016

Amateur Photographer of the Year 2016

Amateur Photographer of the Year 2016 – Your chance to enter the UK’s most prestigious competition for amateur photographers – sponsored by Sigma.
Theme/Categories & dates:

  Theme Synopsis Announced Closes
1. Sense of Doubt Abstract Images 5 Mar 28 Mar 30 Apr
  2. Width of a Circle Creative Wide angle 2 Apr 1 May 28 May
  3. Soul Love Portraiture 7 May 29 May 25 June
4. Scary Monster Wildlife at Home and Abroad 4 June 26 June 30 July
5. Little Wonder Macro (insects/flowers/plants) 2 Jul 31 Jul 27 Aug
6. A Small Plot of Land  Landscapes and Cityscapes 6 Aug 28 Aug 24 Sept
7. Big Brother Street Photography 3 Sept 25 Sept 29 Oct
8. Blackout Black & White 1 Oct 30 Oct 26 Nov

Image detail /Rules:

  • Entrants may submit only one photograph per month, as an sRGB JPEG file that is 2700-3000 pixels along its longest dimension, an unmounted print (max size 210 x 297mm) or slide (no glass mounts please), in colour or black & white.
  • There is no age limit for entering and international entries will be accepted.

Awards: – Prizes are awarded to the first-placed entrants for each round. This year we have great Sigma lenses, cameras and accessories on offer, worth a total each month of around £1,000. We also have a top prize of Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (£799.99), Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art (£849.99) and Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro (£649.99) lenses worth more than £2,000. That’s a grand total of over £10,000 for APOY 2016 in association with Sigma.

Deadline:- 31-10-2016

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