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Fine art

This category should feature images where the intention is aesthetic, revealing the subjective, creative vision of the artist, photos that express an idea, a message, or an emotion through the image and the technique used to create it.


Non-objective, experimental, or conceptual photography depicting a visual image not immediately associated with the object world.


Any image that illustrates an idea showing the perfect way to express the photographer creative freedom.

Nature & Landscape

Photography featuring environment and landscapes in an artistic way, often enhanced, showing scenes in nature through the creative eye and techniques of the photographer.


Photos depicting the nude human body with an emphasis on form, composition, emotional content, and other aesthetic qualities.


Images featuring people and activities relating to wedding or engagement ceremonies, celebrations or traditions.


Photography featuring architecture in an artistic way: abstract, bridges, buildings, cityscapes, historic, industrial, interior, other.


Photography featuring the animals’ life through the creative eye of the photographer. Unethical treatment of the animals are not allowed.


Artistic images of a person or group of people, capturing the personality of the subject by use of lighting, backdrops, poses, etc.

Still Life

Photos depicting inanimate subject matter, typically a small group of objects or with a single object in focus.


Images showing how a subject or scene can be interpreted or captured by the artist using special effects or techniques (manual or digital included).

Open theme

Fine Art photography which falls outside the scope of the above categories.


This category is for commercial images used to sell, market, promote or advertise a product, service, or person(s).


Glamour-style portraiture, either artistic or commercial, emphasizing someone’s or something’s beauty.


Featuring clothing, other fashion items/accessories, makeup or styling.


Relating to music, musicians, records (album art), concerts and musical events.


Images that accurately and attractively represent products for commercial purposes and pictures to advertise or promote a specific brand.


Images that promote the photographer’s personal brand, style, personality, etc.


Photographs featuring food.

Open Theme

Advertising or commercial photographs which fall outside the scope of the above categories.


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