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This category invites images with an intended use by a commercial client to promote or brand a product or company. Advertising, still life, food, events, architecture, corporate and industrial photography are all included in this category. 

commercial client or promoting a brand or company

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commercial

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obviously the MORE, the merrier

It includes an artistic statement. The manipulation of a subject and the work is created purely for its aesthetic or imaginative nature.

So Photoshop can be used, but a good concept  is key!


Conceptual Art Photography is the intentional use of photography as your artistic medium of choice, used to further your conceptual idea.

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conceptual art

CONCEPTUAL ART inspo

Cityscapes, Plants, Flowers, Trees and Close-ups of natural scenes and textures can be included in a lanscape image. Aerial, macro and astrophotography can be used in this category.


This category is for photography that is devoted to displaying natural elements.

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landscape & nature

Images must illustrate the astonishing diversity of wildlife from all parts of the world in a natural habitat. Images made in a controlled environment (e.g. a zoo) or using “baiting techniques" are not allowed.


Wildlife photography captures images of animals in their natural habitats, showcasing their behaviors and interactions with the environment.

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Martin Steenhaut

Entries in this category can include natural portraits but also composite images and images that have been stylized.

Our fluffy best friends, the 'Domesticated Animals' belong in this category.

All shapes or forms. Natural or staged. Bring us your caracter.

Images must tell a story about the personality of the subject(s) including their culture and/or traditions if applicable.

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portrait

wildlife

PORTRAIT inspo

It's an art form that brings clothing, accessories, and fashion concepts to life, transforming them into visual narratives that captivate and inspire. If you have a flair for the dramatic and a always onto the latest trends your images fit here!


Fashion photography is where creativity meets style, capturing the essence of trends and the allure of aesthetics. 

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fashion

This category is dedicated to capturing moments of significance, from breaking news and social issues to everyday life and human experiences. It's a catgeory for true visual storytellers with a talent for good timing!

Use your lense to tell powerful stories

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reportage // photojournalism

Transcend traditional boundaries by blending photography with digital artistry. This category celebrates the innovative fusion of real-world imagery and digital enhancements, where creativity and technology converge to produce extraordinary visuals.

Transforming imagination into stunning visual masterpieces & composits


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illustration // digital art

illustration // digital art inspo

Whether it’s the explosive power of a sprinter, the graceful precision of a gymnast, or the intense focus of a team in the heat of competition, every shot should convey the spirit of sportsmanship and the drive for victory. We're ready to get sweaty by watching your pictures!


the thrill, passion, and intensity of athletic excellence. And we know you can capture that!

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sports

Delve into the heart of one of life's most cherished moments, capturing the beauty, emotion, and joy that define this special day. From the intimate exchange of vows and the radiant smiles of the newlyweds to the vibrant festivities with family and friends, every frame should tell a story of love and commitment. 


Capturing the magic of love and celebration in timeless elegance.

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wedding

Step into the "Urban Jungle," a theme that blurs the lines between the bustling cityscape and the untamed wilderness. This unique fusion captures the raw energy of urban life intertwined with the vibrant, lush elements of nature. 

Urban Jungle, think busy streets and people in motion or the mix of greenery and concrete.

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theme of the year:
urban jungle

urban jungle inspo

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