The Advertising Photographers of America (APA) celebrates its silver anniversary this year by reflecting on how the photographic industry has evolved over the past 25 years: â€œSilver to Pixelsâ€ is the theme for the 2007 National Photo Competition, which officially kicks off August 17.
The competition offers photographers a great way to showcase their work and win national recognition from leaders in the photographic and advertising industry. APA welcomes your submissions via online entry at apanational.com beginning August 17; the deadline for entries is September 17.
Competition winners will receive great exposure and valuable prizes including equipment from leading manufacturers, liveBooks packages, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, collection of Think Tank Photo Gear, one year Agency Access membership, Blinkbid Estimating and Invoicing Software, one year Digital Railroad membership, and promotion through the APA online Winners Gallery.
Winning images will also be featured in a multi-page spread in the â€œPictures of the Yearâ€ December 2007 issue of Rangefinder: The Magazine for Professional Photographers.
Winners will be announced on October 19 at PhotoPlus Expo 2007 in New York City, with images showcased over the duration of the tradeshow. Competition images will also be showcased at the mega APA 25th anniversary celebration, co-hosted by APA and Digital Railroad on October 19.