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25 Jan 2021

Nikon Photo Contest 2020-2021

Entries are invited for the Nikon Photo Contest 2020-21 under themes of 'Connect' and 'Passion' in two categories for both the Photo Competition and Short Film competition. Please note there are different deadlines depending on the category entered.

The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for professional and amateur photographers around the world to engage with one another.

There are various cash, showcase exhibition and incentive prizes - see guidelines for full details.

Photo Competition

i. Open Category
  • Theme: “Connect”
  • Entry format: Single photo or photo story
    (two to five images)
  • Any equipment can be used
  • No age restrictions
  • DEADLINE: Monday, January 25th, 2021 (until 4:00am (UTC))​​​​​​
ii. Next Generation Category
  • Theme: “Passion”
  • Entry format: single photo or photo story
    (two to five images)
  • Any equipment can be used
  • Entrants must be 25 years of age or younger as of December, 31st, 2020
  • DEADLINE: Monday, February 1st, 2021 (until 4:00am (UTC)

Short Film Competition

i. Open Category
  • Theme: “Connect”
  • Entry format: 180 to 300 seconds long video
    (MOV or MP4)
  • Any equipment can be used
  • If any language is used within the video, English language subtitles must be included
  • No age restrictions
  • DEADLINE: Monday, February 8th, 2021 (until 4:00am (UTC)
ii. Next Generation Category
  • Theme: “Passion”
  • Entry format: 180 to 300 seconds long video
    (MOV or MP4)
  • Any equipment can be used
  • If any language is used within the video, English language subtitles must be included
  • Entrants must be 25 years of age or younger as of December, 31st, 2020
  • DEADLINE: Monday, February 15th, 2021 (until 4:00am (UTC)

Please note that entry deadlines differ depending on the category.