Beware of Fake Photography Contests
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Beware of Fake Photography Contests

We shoot and share our photographs. We want our images seen by other people, as a way of expressing ourselves. Entering photography contests leads to a great way of showing our images to more people with a chance of being approved by a selected jury, but what if some contests are just scams? Photography is much more popular than it was 10 years ago, and so are the photography contests. There are many contests out there run by respected magazines, photography organizations, photography clubs, photo agencies, and also some photographic brands. On the other side, there is an increase in the contests run by websites, e-magazines, and even by some Instagram accounts. But, do they really tend to make a contribution to the photography world or attract notice to a specific problem? Actually, according to entry fees, photography contests may look like an easy way of earning money by the organizations. First of all, I don’t intend to denigrate the worldwide known contests like Nat Geo Photo Awards, Sony World Photo Awards, or some other similar big organizations which also require entry fees. It is quite obvious that entry fee is obligatory for limiting down the applications to serious […]

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