Cast Your Vote for the People's Choice!

The Equine Photo Contest is now open for People's Choice voting. Come vote for your favorite amateur image and your favorite professional image. The Peoples' Choice Award is determined by popular vote.

The photo with the most votes in each category will win a software package from Alien Skin, 5 free entries in the next photo contest and the professional winner will also win "The Lazy Photographers Guide to Workflow" - eBook from Shelley Paulson and the amatur winner will also win the Horse Photography Tutorial Series from www.learntotakephotos.com

Click here to vote and enjoy the pictures!

Images to compete in an international equine photography online contest to illustrate the equine ideal in professional and amateur imagery. This contest is your chance to show your talent in capturing images that exemplify the equine ideal to the world! Entry Deadline: June 28, 2015
Late Entry Deadline: July 2, 2015
Peoples' Choice Voting: June 29 - July 15
Winners Announced: TBA

JUDGES FOR EQUINE IDEAL SPRING 2015 The 2015 judges, Gail Bates, Mary Cornelius, Christina Handley, Tina Thuell and Rachael Waller, are widely accomplished and recognized for their fine art and commercial photography of the horse.

PEOPLES' CHOICE - The Peoples' Choice voting will be held in July (tentative). All accepted entries will be included in the Peoples' Choice voting. Members of the public are invited to cast their vote for their favorite amateur and professional photo. Prize will be awarded to the Peoples' Choice in each division (Professional and Amateur).

Further Questions to equinephotocontest@gmail.com

 


For purposes of entering this contest, the professional division is defined as:
Entrants who have earned income from sales of photographic products and services in the past five years or advertise photographic services and products.
  • Performance - Horse(s) in competition, training or work. Under saddle or in harness. Horse(s) must be in motion
  • Horses Human Bond - Illustrating the bond between horse and human. Must show a horse with a person, or parts of horses and humans interacting and showing a connection.
  • Horses Human Portrait - Portraits of horses and humans together. Must show a horse with a person in an environmental, contemporary or formal portrait.
  • Head Study - The horses head only, no people. May be one or multiple heads and show at least the whole face of the horse.
  • The Horse at Liberty - Showing the horse in its natural environment: pasture, in the wild, etc. May or may not be in motion, and may be one or multiple horses.
  • Extreme Action - Rodeo, racing, jumping, obstacles, or running free, must depict extreme action and the athleticism of the horse.
  • Black & White - Black and white photos of horse(s) Sepia also allowed. No color!
  • Artistic - Your artistic treatment, may include photoshop or darkroom manipulation or creative use of camera controls.
  • Details - Close up detail studies of the horse: eyes, body parts, horse related gear and equipment also qualifies
Professional Winners
Placings will be awarded through tenth place in each of the nine professional categories in addition to "Best of Show-Professional". Prizes will be awarded through third place. The Best of Show winner will receive an award. All winners will be featured on www.equinephotographycontest.com with photo credit.

 


For purposes of entering this contest, the amateur division is defined as:
Entrants who DO NOT receive payment for their photos or advertise photographic services and products.
  • Performance - Horse(s) in competition, training or work. Under saddle or in harness. Horse(s) must be in motion
  • Horses Human Bond - Illustrating the bond between horse and human. Must show a horse with a person, or parts of horses and humans interacting and showing a connection.
  • Horses Human Portrait - Portraits of horses and humans together. Must show a horse with a person in an environmental, contemporary or formal portrait.
  • Head Study - The horses head only, no people. May be one or multiple heads and show at least the whole face of the horse.
  • The Horse at Liberty - Showing the horse in its natural environment: pasture, in the wild, etc. May or may not be in motion, and may be one or multiple horses.
  • Extreme Action - Rodeo, racing, jumping, obstacles, or running free, must depict extreme action and the athleticism of the horse.
  • Black & White - Black and white photos of horse(s) Sepia also allowed. No color!
  • Artistic - Your artistic treatment, may include photoshop or darkroom manipulation or creative use of camera controls.
  • Details - Close up detail studies of the horse: eyes, body parts, horse related gear and equipment also qualifies
Amateur Winners
Placings will be awarded through tenth place in each of the nine professional categories in addition to "Best of Show-Amateur". Prizes will be awarded through third place. The Best of Show winner will receive an award. All winners will be featured on www.equinephotographycontest.com with photo credit.

 

Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!
Good stuff, details here

 
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