2014 International Loupe Awards

The International Loupe Awards (formerly known as the International Aperture Awards) was established in 2008 with a mission to deliver opportunities that ensure wider exposure for photographers and allow them to gauge the perception of their work on the world stage. The Awards are not solely centred on the cult of ‘the winner’ or ‘the competition’ but also offer an educational aspect for participants, such as detailed feedback from the judges. The judges – all high-profile photographic identities – are selected from 10 countries across the globe, and are unable to judge their own nationality to remove regional biases from the judging process. Today, the International Loupe Awards average 4,800 individual entries from 103 different countries, and that number continues to grow with every year.

Closing Date

7 November 2014 (late entries accepted through to 21 November 2014)

Categories

Open Award Categories: Commercial, Advertising & Fashion; Illustrative; Landscape; People and Portrait; Photojournalism; Science and Nature; Sport; Wedding.
Amateur Award Categories: Illustrative, Landscape, People and Portrait.

Prizes

Photographers entering images in the Open Award are eligible for cash prizes across categories, as well as a major award of approximately US$15,000.
Amateur Award entrants are offered a prize pool in Photographic Gear and Software. 

Entry Fee

For the Open Award the Entry Fee is USD$35.00. The entry fee allows you to enter one image. You may enter as many images as you wish, each additional image entered is USD$35.00.
For the Amateur competition the entry Fee is USD$15.00 per image, and there is no limit on the number of images that can be entered.

Entry Requirements

The International Loupe Awards is open to all photographers.

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