£10,000 photography competition now open

The 2009 Digital Camera Photographer of the Year competition is now open for entries.

Open to both amateur and professional snappers, it offers three cash prizes of £500, £250 and £100 in each of 10 categories with a £10,000 prize to the overall winner.

In addition, all 30 prize winners will received a year’s subscription to Digital Camera magazine while the first place candidates in each category will get one year’s membership to the Royal Photographic Society.

The categories are: this is Britain; world in motion; man-made; planet earth; destination everywhere; fashion; landscapes; people and portraits; black and white and digital vision.

The deadline for entries is 30 September — for more information visit the awards website.

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