WORLD
PHOTOGRAPHIC
CUP

WORLD PHOTOGRAPHIC CUP 2022

 

Svenska Mästerskapen (SM) används även för att ta ut deltagarna i Svenska Landslaget i Fotografi samt Sveriges bidrag till World Photographic Cup (WPC). Nedan finner ni WPC länkar, WPC kategorierna, Sveriges tre bidrag per klass, landslagsfotograferna som tog bilderna, samt deras hemsidor. Frågor om landslaget kan skickas till förbundskapten John Hellström, email: john[at]hellstrom.com.

Swedish National Team in Photography & WPC
 

Dates and Timeline WPC 2022
 

  • Registration of Entries: open

  • Registration of Entries will close: October 15, 2021

  • Judging will open: November 2021

  • Judging will close: December 2021

  • Finalists and Best of Nation Award will be announced at Imaging USA 2022 (January 16-18, 2022)

  • Winners will be announced at the WPC Awards Ceremony in Rome, Italy, on March 28, 2022

     

 

WPC 2022 Categories

 

 

Commercial
Images with an intended use by a commercial client to promote or brand a product or company. Advertising, fashion, beauty, still life, food, architecture, corporate photography are all included in this category. Composite and non-composite images, and highly manipulated images (Photoshop or similar), as well as the use of computer generated images (CGI), are allowed as relevant in this category.

Illustration / Digital Art
An Illustration is a graphic depiction of any concept or subject. The main principle of an Illustration is to elucidate or define a concept, story, literature, activity etc. in such a way as to provide a visual representation of the story, title or concept. Composite and non-composite images, and highly manipulated images (Photoshop or similar), as well as the use of computer generated images (CGI), are allowed as relevant in this category.

Nature (Landscape/Wildlife)
The Nature (landscape/wildlife) category consists of images intended to show the beauty of nature and wildlife. Wildlife images should be captured in their natural habitat. Panoramas are allowed in this category. Composite and non-composite images are allowed in this category.

Portrait
Entries must reflect the appearance, essence or personality of those portrayed. Images of families, groups and domestic animals are included in this category. Composite images are allowed as long as the digital postproduction is not a significant part of conveying the personality of the subject(s). Commercial, Illustrative and Fashion images are not permitted in the Portrait category and instead must be entered into Commercial or Illustration categories. Judges will consider the relevance of highly manipulated images and the spirit of intent of the rules as it relates to the category.

 

Reportage / Photojournalism
Images that illustrate an actual public or non-public event, life, an area of human interest, telling news that have meaning on the context or record of events, high impact and/or lasting emotional response. Images that illustrate sporting events are included in this category. Basic color and brightness adjustments, cropping, dodging and burning in are allowed. Only single-capture images will be accepted. Composite and multiple exposure images will not be accepted. The original captured image (in RAW or jpg) must be available if requested by the WPC.

Wedding
Entries in Wedding must be done in connection with an actual wedding event (not a commercially created image). Images must reflect the personality of the subject(s) and/or illustrate the story of the event. They must include some visual reference(s) that defines the wedding event (traditional clothing, church flowers etc.). Composite images are allowed as long as the digital postproduction is not a significant part of displaying the essence or the personality of the subject(s). Commercial, Illustrative and Fashion images are not permitted in the Wedding category and instead must be entered into Commercial or Illustration categories. Judges will consider the relevance of highly manipulated images and the spirit of intent of the rules as it relates to the category.

Vad krävdes för att vinna WPC 2021?

Se WPC 2021 vinnarbilder i virtuelt galleri på 

https://www.worldphotographiccup.org/3dgalleries2021/