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Dates: 01/05/2012 - 01/12/2012
The International Photography contest of the North and Arctic pictures
For the first time in Russia the project is supported by the accreditation of the international
photographic associations: FIAP, PSA, UPI.
The contestants works will represent the beautiful variety of the North nature and wildlife, depict
the peculiarities of the “icy” world of the Arctic, and narrate unforgettable photo stories about the
culture, life and centuries-old customs of the North minorities . Through the prism of photographic
lenses the coldest, deeply frozen Earth regions, covered with ice and snow, will appear in a new
The «Global Arctic Awards- 2012» organizers will submit the entrants colour images to jury and
spectators for approval in 8 nominations
-The nature of the North
-Human and nature
-Portraits of northern inhabitants
Special nomination: “National Geographic choice”
Entries are accepted: May, 1st - December, 1st, 2012.
To conquer the cold Arctic “heart” is a great challenge. But nothing is impossible for those truly in love
with northern territories….
The best prints will be determined by the jury, which will include the Russian and the world known
professionals such as Sergey Mayorov, Nils-Erik Jerlemar, Chris Hinterobermaier, Mikhail Bondar, Chris
Coe, Bryan Alexander, Mike Reyfman, Sergey Frolov , Sergey Lidov and Sergey Anisimov.
The exhibition will take place in February, 2013. You are welcome to admire them in the Arctic and
Antarctic Museum of Saint-Petersburg.
The winners of the «Global Arctic Awards- 2012» in all nominations will be solemnly awarded with 40
medals and 12 ribbons and 10 certificates of the international photo associations, and with valuable
trophies and prizes.
At the end of the competition the catalogue, including the works of the winners and the most
captivating images will be issued.
The «Global Arctic Awards- 2012» reveals the genuine beauty of the North and the Arctic.
Contest website: arcticawards.ru
Contact email (support service): firstname.lastname@example.org