This competition is open to bona fide amateur photographers and students only. That is, entrants should not earn more than 10% of their total annual income OR £5,000 annually from photography.
There is no age limit for entering, and international entries will be accepted.
The contest is divided into eight monthly rounds.
|1. Sense of Doubt||Abstract Images||5 Mar||27 Mar||30 Apr|
|2. Width of a Circle||Creative Wideangle||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|
Entrants should submit only one image per round.
Prizes are awarded to the first-placed entrants for each round. Winners will receive Sigma lenses, cameras and accessories, worth a total each month of around £1,000.
The overall winner will receive 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.