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31 Jan 2017
Current Prize US$500

2016 Wedding Photography Awards

International Competition

Seeking the best in classic, contemporary and creative wedding photography

Weddings are joyous occasions and it is always a privilege to capture beautiful memories for the loving couple. With so many beautiful moments and emotions, intricate and personalised details, not to mention breath-taking landscape backdrop, wedding photography presents endless opportunites to push the boundary of creativity. TZIPAC's 2016 International Wedding Photography Awards aims to celerate this creativity, and exploration of new and bold imagery from weddings, as well as stunning and timeless classic and photo-journalistic wedding photography.

  • EligibilityTOP

    Opened to any photographers 18 years and over, the competition will not distinguish between professionals and non-professionals.

  • Closing DeadlineTOP

    31-Jan-2017 ( GMT -05:00 )

  • Categories TOP

    Bridal Portraits:
    Portraits photography of the bridal party, including bride or groom alone as well as together, and the bridal party (i.e., bridemaids, grooms men, best man, maid of honour).
    Details/Abstract/Creative:
    Details make wedding unique. From the rings to shoes and table settings there are endless elements of a wedding which help distinguish it from any other. This category showcase the importance of capturing such important but sometimes overlooked details in creative, memorable and meaningful ways.
    Non-Wedding Day Creative:
    This category is specifically for images that were not created on the wedding day/s. In many cultures, pre- and post-wedding photography are as important as those taken on the day itself and we want to celebrate and honour the specialized skills and creative visions required for such shoots.
    Photojournalism/Documentary:
    Capturing the moments as they happened. Every submission into this category must feature spontaneous subject or event that did not undergo posing, instructions, interruptions or interference from the photographer or third party.
  • Images TOP

    Images must be in JPG/JPEG format, 8 bit, 2000pixels on the longest side, 72 dpi, and have maximum file size of 500KB. Colour space should be RGB or sRGB. Images must have no border, nor marks or logos identifying the artists.

    Except for the "Non-Wedding Day Creative" category, all images submitted must have been taken on the wedding day/s. 

  • Prizes TOP

    Current Prize US$500 (last updated 26-Oct-2016)

    This competition set its prize based on the amount of entry fees received, so the prize amount will increase when more entries are submitted. Our system regularly updates the prize amount based on entry fees received.

    TZIPAC's 2016  International Wedding Photography Awards will be offering a very unique prize package: 50% of the entry fees we receive will contribute towards the final cash prize for our Grand Winner, and the cash prize is guaranteed to be at least $500US regardless of the level of entries. In other words, the grand cash prize can grow as great as the level of interest you all have for the competition.  

     

    Grand Prize

    Minimum US$500 cash prize

    Our prestigious TZIPAC Medal

    The title of TZIPAC 2016 Wedding Photographer of the Year

    4 x Full Packs of Concepter Iblazr 2 wireless LED Flash  

    Full featured editorial in the 43mm Magazine and international exposure

     

    Category WInners
    Each category will have up to three winners, 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place, at the discretion of the judges.

     

    1st Place

    • Will receive 1 x Full Pack of Concepter Iblazr 2 wireless LED Flash
    • Will receive a 10 page editorial feature in the 43mm Magazine
    • Will get our 1st Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork
    • Will be featured in the 2016 TZIPAC International Wedding Photography Awards E-Book
    • Will be showcased in our Online Winners Gallery

     

    2nd Place

    • Will receive a 6 page editorial feature in the 43mm Magazine
    • Will get our 2nd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork
    • Will be featured in the 2016 TZIPAC International Wedding Photography Awards E-Book
    • Will be showcased in our Online Winners Gallery

     

    3rd Place

    • Will receive a 4 page editorial feature in the 43mm Magazine
    • Will get our 3rd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork
    • Will be featured in the 2016 TZIPAC International Wedding Photography Awards E-Book
    • Will be showcased in our Online Winners Gallery

     

    Finalists

    • Will get our Finalist E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork
    • Will be featured in the 2016 TZIPAC International Wedding Photography Awards E-Book
    • Will be showcased in our Online Winners Gallery

     

    Our TZIPAC Medals

    The prestigious TZIPAC medals are 3" silver plated brass medal, 5mm thick and weighs a substantial 200g. Under the lucious black transparent enamel border layer are engraved texts and detailings, while at the center is our embossed dual-colour-tinted TZIPAC logo.

     

     

    E-badges for winning images

    All Finalists, Category Winners, and Grand Award Winners will be able to showcase their winning images with our official TZIPAC E-badge. Sharing your winning images with the world and dressing-up your awards and accolades page is easier and more special than ever before.  You will be able to proudly exhibit winning images with our official E-badge on your website, and wherever else you choose in a few quick steps - more details on how to do this and where to access the E-badge can be found in our news section.  We want to help showcase your images with the world, and the E-badge that accompanies your images will forever be a testament of your achievements. 

     

    Until the final results are announced, each Stage 1 Accepted image will carry a simplistic Acceptance E-badge which you can share and save. 


    TZIPAC E-badge

     

    Our E-book featuring ALL incredible winners

    In addition to exhibition in our online Winners Gallery, all winners will be featured in a special edition E-book which commemorates the remarkable images selected by the judges. With a superb layout and pages which you can flip through like a magazine on your coffee table, our E-book offers an engaging new way to alert others to your success at TZIPAC. 

     

     

     

          

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    A Full Pack of Concepter iblazr 2 wirelss LED light consists of: iblazr² Wireless LED Flash + 15.75″ (400 mm) Flexible Charger + Cold Shoe Mount for DSLR + 5 Colored Diffusers

    iblazr2 full pack

     

     
     

     

     

  • Fees TOP

    just $20 per image
  • Judging PanelTOP

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