American Photography OPEN 2023
Territory |North America
Eligibility |Open to residents of USA and Canada only.
Entry Fees |FREE
Host |American Photography
We are also happy to announce we are working with Vital Impacts this year, whose mission is supporting organizations who are protecting people, wildlife and habitats.
All Open winners will receive prizes including selected products/ services from our partners. The Open Grand Prize winner will receive $5000, a Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 (model A063) for Sony mirrorless cameras ($899 value), a SanDisk 1 TB Extreme Pro Portable SSD, the choice of an 8x10 open edition print with a certificate from Vital Impacts, a PhotoShelter 2 year Pro account and a 2 hour business consultation with The Photo Closer .
The Open finalists will receive a PhotoShelter 1 year standard account and a SanDisk 128GB Extreme Pro SD card
In addition to the 2023 Open prizes, our partner Tamron Americas is once again sponsoring our Landscape and Travel category Grand Prize and runners up winners.
The Tamron Grand Prize winner will receive a Tamron 35-150mm F2-2.8 Di III VXD (model A058) for Sony mirrorless cameras ($1899 value).
Two Runners Up each receive a Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 Di III VXD G2 (model A063) for Sony mirrorless cameras ($899 value).
To enter the Tamron competition, select the Tamron Landscapes and Travel category and follow the instructions there. All Tamron entries will also be eligible for the Open prizes so there is no need to enter twice. You can enter both competitions as many times as you wish.
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