Microsoft Future Pro Photographer Contest Deadline is May 31

Photo by Carly Short

Last call for entries to the Microsoft Future Pro Photographer competition. Deadline is May 31 and winners will be announced on July 11, 2007 at this year’s Microsoft Pro Photo Summit.

The contest offers a total of $46,000 in prizes, with $20,000 going to the grand prize winner and $2,000 for first placers in each of the three categories. Also to be given away: Dell workstation computers, Canon 30D SLRs, Epson Stylus Photo 2400 printers, and the Adobe Creative Suite 3. The grand prize star also gets a personal portfolio review by Corbis.

This contest is open to students 18 years old and above who are currently enrolled at a 2 or 4 year degree granting college or university. There are 3 categories in the contest, namely, Nature & Landscape, People & Portraits, and Fine Art.

Microsoft promises not to grab your rights to your own photos if you enter this contest. Cross my heart.

[Site: MS Pro Photo]
Photo: Carly Short

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.