The Dallas Morning News Amateur Photographer of the Year

Photographer of the Year Awards 2014 Frequently Asked Questions

How many images can I enter in the Awards? You can enter up to 27 photographs in the Awards across all nine categories. You can enter up to three images in each category.

How many times can I enter? Each photographer can enter the Awards just once. You can enter 1 to 27 photographs.

How do I resize an image? 4,800 pixels is the maximum size you can enter in the Awards. Your image will need to be smaller than 4,800 pixels wide and 4,800 pixels tall. The smallest size is 900 pixels. Your image will need to be bigger than 900 pixels wide and 900 pixels tall.

If you need help resizing a photograph the following websites explain how to resize an image:

Windows PC:
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Resize-a-picture-using-Paint

Apple Mac:
http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-13727_7-20034984-263.html

Is there a fee to enter the Awards? Yes, there is fee to enter the photography awards.

We charge per category. You can enter up to three images in each category. The costs are as follows:
$20 One category
$34 Any two categories
$48 Any three categories
$58 Any four categories
$68 Any five categories
$76 Any six categories
$84 Any seven categories
$90 Any eight categories
$96 All nine categories

Can I avail of a discount to enter the Awards? Yes you can. You can save 25% of the entrance fee if you enter the awards before November 26. The costs are as follows:
$15.00 One category
$25.50 Any two categories
$36.00 Any three categories
$43.50 Any four categories
$51.00 Any five categories
$57.00 Any six categories
$63.00 Any seven categories
$67.50 Any eight categories
$72.00 All nine categories

Do I have to be 18 years or older to enter? Yes - the competition is open to all residents of the U.S. who are over 18.

I’d like to add another photograph to my entry, can I do that? Once your entry is finalized and you pay the entrance fee, you will not be able change your entry.

Will the system remember my entry and me if I go away and come back? Yes, the system will remember the images that you’ve uploaded and any information that you’ve entered. You can log in, and out, at any time and complete your entry at your leisure.

Can I enter images that I’ve uploaded to my own website and onto my Flickr Account, or Facebook page? Yes.

Can I enter a photograph that has been entered in another photography competition? Yes. However entrant’s original photo may not have won a prize in another competition.

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