Monday, April 24, 2017

25/04/2017: International Aquafeed’s aquaculture digital photography competition

Photographers everywhere are invited to submit digital photographic work on the theme of ‘Create, Nurture and Grow Aquaculture’

Submissions are being accepted from April 1, 2017 – June 1, 2017.

ternational Aquafeed is holding it’s second ‘Aquaculture digital photography competition’ to promote and support the charity Aquaculture without Frontiers CIO UK.

Roger Gilbert, publisher of International Aquafeed explains, “Aquaculture is becoming an increasingly important food source for our rapidly growing world population.”

He continues, “Our magazine aims to reflect the best image of our industry and what better way to do that than through photography. Funds raised through the 2017 competition will go to the charity we support, Aquaculture without Frontiers CIO UK, to support small-scale aquaculture production in communities in developing countries.”

Terms and Conditions

Entry: Free of charge
Eligibility: Open to all photographers, amateur to professionals worldwide
Submissions: Your entries must be sent by email to:

Submission specifications, format and reproduction
• All entries must be submitted online to the email address: by midnight on June 1, 2017 UK time.
• Each artist may submit a maximum of two photos
• Work may be in colour or black & white, in portrait or landscape format
• Your photos should be of a 2 x 3 ratio, 300dpi RGB JPG or JPEG file (Note: Photos outside these specifications will be accepted, but may be cropped and adjusted to comply with these specifications) Works will be enlarged and reproduced to the scale of approximately 20” x 30”.

Therefore, the submitted work must be of sufficiently high quality (eg. sharp, clear, good contrast, well-exposed) for reproduction and printing process.

Acceptance notice: Everyone who submits an entry will receive an email notification of receipt.

Following the judging process a second email will be sent notifying you of the outcome.

Judging and selection process
An industry panel will carry out an initial judging. The final 20 works will be viewed by a ‘Judges Panel’ comprised of three judges who will be looking for images that illustrate the aquaculture theme in interesting ways that engage the viewer; originality and creativity, image quality and overall artistic merit.

If your entry is judged in the top three by the Selection and Judges Panel you will be awarded one of three prizes.


1st Prize – iPad Pro 12.9-inch (128GB)
2nd Prize – US$500
3rd Prize – US$300

Winning photographs will be printed as posters and showcased at the EuropeanAquaculture Society’s Dubrovnik 2017 Conference to be held in Croatia on October 17-19, 2017.

Use rights
Please note: Each artist retains all copyright to their own images BUT it is a condition of entry that the contestants grant Perendale Publishers Limited the full rights to use their images for the purpose of promoting aquaculture in published articles and in social media and web sites. With any use of images Perendale Publishers Limited will acknowledge the artists, however this will be without further contact or compensation. Winning photographs will be on display at the EAS17 Conference venue in Croatia.

Read more HERE.

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