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FMoPA International Photography Competition

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The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) is now accepting submissions for its 8th annual “International Photography Competition.”

Photographers from all over the world are invited to submit their work. All styles and levels of experience are welcome. Winners will be selected by a jury and announced on May 4. The winning selections will be printed and framed by FMoPA and exhibited in the Community Gallery from June 1-Aug. 17. There will be a formal opening reception from 5-7 p.m. June 22 at the museum.

This year’s categories include: People/Portraits, Places/Landscape/Drone, Nature/Science/Animals, Documentation/Social and Political Photojournalism, Still Life, Abstract Photography and Conceptual Photography.

Each category will have first, second and third place winners. First-place winners will receive $100-cash prizes. One submission will be awarded Best in Competition over all seven categories and receive a $1,000 prize. Finally, one submission will be awarded People’s Choice and is decided by public votes on the competition website.

Images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit.

Entries must be submitted online at All entries must be received by 5 p.m. on April 13. Non-refundable entry fees are $10. Multiple submissions are permitted.

Creative Loafing is the media sponsor for the 2018 International Photography Competition.

DEADLINE: All entries must be received by 5 p.m. on April 13, 2018

Submitted by: Anna Castellano, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. The listing of the opportunity does not imply endorsement by the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. Please contact the submitter for more information.

This post expires on Tuesday April 10, 2018.