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Global Arctic Awards 2012
- Published 11th July 2012
For the first time in Russia the project is supported by the accreditation of the international photographic associations: FIAP, PSA, UPI.
The purpose of the Global Arctic Awards - 2012 contest is to show the magnificence of the diverse North and Arctic world through the photo art. The contestants works will represent the beautiful variety of the North nature and wildlife, depict the peculiarities of the “icy” world of the Arctic, and narrate unforgettable photo stories about the
culture, life and centuries-old customs of the North minorities. Through the prism of photographic lenses the coldest, deeply frozen Earth regions, covered with ice and snow, will appear in a new perspective.
The Global Arctic Awards - 2012 organizers will submit the entrants colour images to jury and spectators for approval in 8 nominations
-The nature of the North
-Human and nature
-Portraits of northern inhabitants
-Special nomination: “National Geographic choice”
Entries are accepted: May, 1st - December, 1st, 2012. To conquer the cold Arctic “heart” is a great challenge. But nothing is impossible for those truly in love with northern territories….
The best prints will be determined by the jury, which will include the Russian and the world known professionals such as Sergey Mayorov, Nils-Erik Jerlemar, Chris Hinterobermaier, Mikhail Bondar, Chris Coe, Bryan Alexander, Mike Reyfman, Sergey Frolov, Vladimir Neskoromniy, Sergey Lidov and Sergey Anisimov.
The exhibition will take place in February, 2013. You are welcome to admire them in the Arctic and Antarctic Museum of Saint-Petersburg. The winners of the Global Arctic Awards- 2012 in all nominations will be solemnly awarded with 40 medals and 12 ribbons of the international photo associations, and with valuable trophies and prizes. At the end of the competition the catalogue, including the works of the winners and the most captivating images will be issued.
The Global Arctic Awards- 2012 reveals the genuine beauty of the North and the Arctic.