The Themes

Our contest winners are now posted online.
See who won!

About The Contest Themes
The Art of Photography Contest, presented by Sony, is comprised of four thematic categories. Two themes are hosted by Outdoor Photographer, and two by Digital Photo. You can enter as many of the themes as you like. Winners will be selected for each theme. Note that if you have not already, you will need to register separately on both websites.
Theme 1 Action Storytelling
David McLainSeizing the decisive moment, the peak action that suggests the narrative before and after. What happened, and what will happen.

Theme 2 Conservation In Focus
Cristina MittermeierPhotography can be a powerful tool to protect places and cultures at risk from development and population pressure.

Theme 3 Environmental Portraits
Brian SmithCapturing people in illustrative surroundings and situations creates the total picture of the person and personality.

Theme 4 Light Is The Subject
Andy KatzComposition defines the image space, but exceptional light and contrast turn subjects from ordinary to extraordinary.


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