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SPIE Day of Light Photo Contest 2020

The SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest is held annually to raise awareness about IDL and to demonstrate the impact light has on cultural, economic, and political aspects of our global society. The theme of the photo contest is A World of Light: The Vital Role That Light and Light-Based Technologies Play in Daily Life. Examples of content include, but are not exclusive to, artistic images that depict: • Various properties of light and how it interacts with the atmosphere, nature, and materials • Light technology such as lasers, LEDs, etc. • Images created with light technology such as telescopes and microscopes • People interacting with light and/or light technology • The betterment of the human condition with light Amateur and professional photographers alike are encouraged to submit photos for a chance to win cash prizes. New in 2020, SPIE has created a Youth Category for young photographers age 13-17 years old. See details below and submit your photo today!
 
DEADLINE: Sep 16, 2020
WINNER IS: Judged
ENTRY: Free Entry
 

Contest Prize & TERMS

 

PRIZE DETAILS: First prize: US $2,500 Second prize: US $1,000 Third prize: US $500 Technology and Science prize: US $750 Not eligible to enter?  
 
COPYRIGHT:
Each entrant grants SPIE a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, copy, and reproduce in any medium images submitted to the photo contest, and to use the images in derivative works such as posters, articles, or via any means or form of dissemination. SPIE will include full credit to the photographer any time an image is used. No images will be used for commercial purposes.
 
USAGE RIGHTS:
Each entrant grants SPIE a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, copy, and reproduce in any medium images submitted to the photo contest, and to use the images in derivative works such as posters, articles, or via any means or form of dissemination. SPIE will include full credit to the photographer any time an image is used. No images will be used for commercial purposes.