both emerging + professional levels
30TH AUGUST 2019
MEET THE JUDGES
Andreas Romijn is an enthusiastic and self-driven dog photographer from The Netherlands.
With his wide knowledge about dog behaviour, he effortlessly connects with dogs, capturing portraits that are authentic and full of personality.
With a skilful use of studio lighting, Andreas creates extraordinary photographic artwork.
Nicole Begley, M.Photog.Cr., CPP, is a zoological animal trainer turned pet photographer and educator. She is the founder of Hair of the Dog, an online community in which she empowers pet photographers to turn their dreams into reality and helps them create successful and profitable businesses. Nicole has authored a book “Pet and Equine Photography for Everyone”, available on Amazon.
She established Nicole Begley Photography in Pittsburgh, PA in 2010 but now serves the market of Charlotte, NC. Nicole shares her home with her husband, two small humans, and her Puerto Rican rescue dog Zoey. Oh yes, she is also Chief of Staff to Emma the cat. She is the creator of the #selfiedog series, a travel addict, and chocolate martini connoisseur.
Charlotte is an award-winning Australian photographer based in Brisbane with 12 years experience photographing pets and 6 years teaching pet photography. Her style incorporates creative use of natural light, location and expression to produce vibrant and emotive work highly praised by her clients.
Addicted to creating lightbulb moments for students, Charlotte relishes simplifying tricky concepts, and helping people achieve their goals by making the learning fun, practical, and positive.
INTERNATIONAL PET PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE
EMERGING PET PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
OVER $2500 IN PRIZES
ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP TO THE PET PHOTOGRAPHERS CLUB (VALUE $120)
ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP TO THE HAIR OF THE DOG ACADEMY (VALUE $588)
LEARNING PET PHOTOGRAPHY REAL SHOOTS EPISODE 1 (VALUE $99)
one year premium membership to photobiz xposed (value $240)
the design aglow pet marketing suite (value $97)
contracts for photographers by the lawtog (value $100)
the photobizx fb ads course for photographers (value $197)
PRODUCTIVITY FOR PET PHOTOGRAPHERS BOOTCAMP (VALUE $599)
DOGS THROUGH THE DOOR MARKETING GUIDE (VALUE $199)
PLUS GO INTO THE DRAW TO WIN OUR GIVE-AWAY PRIZE!
HUGE THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS FOR THESE INCREDIBLE PRIZES!
ENTRIES NOW CLOSED
MAXIMUM OF 1 ENTRY PER CATEGORY (MAXIMUM FOUR ENTRIES PER PHOTOGRAPHER IN TOTAL).
NO ANIMALS MAY BE HARMED IN THE MAKING OF THE IMAGE.
IMAGES MUST FEATURE DOMESTIC ANIMALS (NOT WILDLIFE).
NO STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY.
THE USE OF TEXTURE OVERLAYS IS ALLOWABLE PROVIDED THE ORIGIN IS PHOTOGRAPHIC AND PRODUCED BY THE ENTRANT.
REMOVAL OF ELEMENTS INCLUDING THE REMOVAL OF BLEMISHES, STRANDS OF HAIR, LEASHES OR BACKGROUND ELEMENTS IS ALLOWABLE.
PLEASE DO NOT ADD ANY WATERMARKS TO YOUR ENTRIES AS THE JUDGING IS ANONYMOUS. ALL ENTRIES WITH WATERMARKS ON WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
JPG FILES ONLY, UNDER 5MB.
EACH IMAGE SHOULD USE A DIFFERENT FILE NAME.
AVOID SPACES AND NON-ALPHANUMERIC CHARACTERS IN FILE NAMES.
IT IS RECOMMENDED TO ENTER USING A DESKTOP/LAPTOP COMPUTER.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
BY ENTERING THIS COMPETITION, YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE THE CREATOR AND COPYRIGHT OWNER OF THE ENTERED IMAGES
YOU AGREE TO THE COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
ENTRIES SUBMISSION BY MIDNIGHT AEST, MONDAY 22ND JULY 2019.