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Worldwide Photography Prize for Google +

December 3rd, 2011

Google + is no stranger to photography – over 3.4 billion photos were uploaded in just it’s first 100 days.

The Google Photography Prize was launched to inspire and identify photographers from universities the world over.

As posted on the company blog:
“We challenge you to come up with photographs that will make us laugh, cry, listen, hop on a plane, start a conversation, or start a revolution,” says Google on the official competition site.

The contest is open to participants 18 and above, studying in a higher education institution. “We’re really excited about this, and think great art deserves great exposure. The contest is open to university students around the world … From far-away places to up-close faces, there are 10 different categories to spark your imagination,” said Obi Felten, director of Consumer Marketing, Google EMEA.

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Categories include: Me, Food, Travel, Fashion, Action, Street, Sport, Night, Sound/Silence and Point of View.

Google’s jury of renowned photographers will choose 10 finalists at the Saatchi Gallery, London for two months next year, alongside Out of Focus, a major photography exhibition, along with a free trip to London to attend the exhibition opening event, and the eventual winner gets a ” once-in-a-lifetime trip to an amazing destination with a professional photography coach.” (Technology, MensXP.com)

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