NZ Landscape Open Photographer of the Year
The LANDSCAPE OPEN CATEGORY is for COMPOSITE or NON-COMPOSITE entries
Photographs in the Landscape Open section may be interpretive, representative, or a literal rendition of a real landscape.
Entries may be commissioned or self-commissioned;
An entry may be presented as a series, such as diptychs, triptychs, etc;
Aerial images are permitted. This includes images taken from equipment such as drones, aircraft, helicopters or even hot air balloons;
Except where specified as permitted above, entries must comply with all rules, entry terms & conditions, and the Open – Composite entry criteria;
When naming your entry, use the Category Code – LO.
Permitted post-production techniques:
All forms of post-production
Textures and borders (100% photographic)
Use of entrant-created presets and/or third-party presets/plugins, such as, Nik, Luminar, etc.
Permitted camera techniques:
All forms of in-camera techniques including any form of multiple exposure.
Third-party bought or downloaded digital backdrops are not permitted;
Third-party backdrops with identifiable elements created or sold for the purpose of being photographed are not allowed;
Excludes the use of computer generated elements, (eg. where the computer automatically renders an element such as a person, landscape, sky or other item that the camera did not capture).
The Landscape Open Category is proudly sponsored by Nikon.