Nikon offers 1.5 million Yen in kit and cash as top prize in annual photo contest

work1Nikon has opened the doors to entries for the company’s annual photo contest, and is offering a top prize of 1m Yen (approx. $9200/£5600/€7100) in equipment with 500,000 Yen cash for the overall top prize. Running since 1969 the competition this year will feature 7 categories including a new ‘Home’ theme and a ‘Generation N’ section for 10 entrants aged 19 and under. With themes that include work in video as well as stills, Nikon has for the first time opened the competition to digital images captured on any digital imaging device – including smartphones, camcorders and medium or large format cameras. MORE…