Definition of Categories Edition 2018/2019

Brasilia Photo Show 2018 has news. From 2018, the festival will be divided into categories: photos should be entered in one of the 16 (sixteen) categories with specific themes. The festival organization may, without prior notice, include, change or delete a category, even if the festival is already open. If this occurs, the photos entered can be placed in another category.

CATEGORIES 2018/19 EDITION

1. Best Cityscape / Travel

Urban landscape photographs encompassing monuments, sets of buildings, bridges, scenarios where the city appears as a whole or that portray touristic situations in general, including urban beaches.

2. Best Landscape / Adventure

Photographs of natural landscapes that encompass fields, waterfalls, mountains, trails, lakes, oceanic coasts, secluded beaches, grottos and forests.

3. Best Nature (portrait and details) / Animal

Photos that involve nature whose vision is more objective such as flowers, gardens, trees, water eyes, streams and animals inserted in this context.

4. Best Photo of Agribusiness / Fruits and vegetables

Photographs that portray agriculture, livestock and their small, medium and large-scale producers. It ranges from the production of fish, fruits, vegetables, eggs, milk and dairy products, to large-scale harvesting such as plantations, tractor operation, wine production, cheeses, meat processing, juices, sweets and beverages such as cachaça and broth of cane.

5. Best Architecture

Photographs showing constructions in general such as buildings, bridges, houses or parks where urbanism has been the differential.

6. Best Portrait of People

Photographs that show people and their facial expressions or body, in leisure, work or simply reflection or admiration. Requires image use licenses of the people registered in the photos.

7.Best Astrophotography

Photographs showing images of celestial bodies like stars, planets or constellations. They can be presented with natural or urban scenarios.

8. Best Sports Photo

Photographs that portray the practice of sports, from the most radical ones, like surf, to the more quiet ones, like chess.

9. Best photo journalistic / documentary

Photos published in communication vehicles that portray a real event of public interest, a catch, a unique and historical moment. Photographers do not need to present a license to use the images of people represented in the photos.

10. Best Pregnancy / Babies / Family Photo

Photos of professional or amateur rehearsals portraying pregnant women, babies and families.

11. Best Wedding Photo

Professional or amateur photos that register marriages, previous essays or honeymoons. This category requires licenses to use the image of people portrayed.

12. Best Sensual Photo

Photographs of sensual essays with female or male clothes, lingerie or nudes. This category requires licenses to use the image of people portrayed.

13. Best Advertising Photo

Specialized publicity photographs of services or products. This category requires licenses to use the image of people portrayed.

14. Best Edited Photo / Editing

Abstract photos or not, with montages, special treatments and edition. Requires permission to use the image if there are people registered in the photos.

15. Best Street View Photo

Casual photographs made in urban environment. If there are people recognizable in the photos, the organization will assess the need for image use licenses.

16. Best Random Picture

Photos that do not fit into the categories above.

In each of the 16 categories the contest will have 6 (six) finalist photos to compete for 20 (twenty) statuettes.

The 16 (sixteen) winning photographs from each category earn a statuette.

The 2nd place in each category wins a Platinum medal (16 photos).

The 3rd place in each category wins a Gold medal (16 photos).

The 4th place in each category wins a Silver medal (16 photos).

The 5th and 6th place of each category win a Bronze medal (32 photos).

The best digital camera photo, which will win a statuette with this mention; the best cell phone camera photo, which will win a statuette with this mention; the photo of the cover of the commemorative book of the 2018 edition of the Festival, which will win a statuette with this mention; and the best black and white photo, which will earn a statuette with this mention.

The 304 (three hundred and four) best photos placed shortly after the bronze medals will receive the honorable mention prize.

The authors of the award-winning photos described above will receive their statuettes, awards, and certificates at the annual BPS award ceremony.

All winning photographs of statuettes, medals, and mentions will be printed in the official book of the Festival, which will feature 400 award-winning images.

Among the 16 winning photographs of the statuettes, will be selected:

  1. A) Cover photo for the commemorative book of the 2018 edition of the Festival, which will win a statuette with this mention
  2. B) Best digital camera photo, which will win a statuette with this mention
  3. C) Best cell phone camera photo, which will win a statuette with this mention
  4. D) Best black and white photo, which will earn a statuette with this mention.

The 304 (three hundred and four) best photos placed shortly after the bronze medals will receive the honorable mention prize.

The authors of the award-winning photos described above will receive their statuettes, awards, and certificates at the annual BPS award ceremony.

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