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A photo contest from the BBC

posted by jzlomek, Jul 10, 2007 12:56 PM — 4 comments

The categories and their deadlines are: "Hidden," July 22; "Concentration," Aug. 5; "Look Down," Aug. 19; "Heritage," Sept. 2; and "Time," Sept. 16. As with contests conducted here at SXC, the BBC encourages photographers to "interpret (each category) as widely as you can - don't just think of the obvious." Up to three images may be submitted per photographer per category.

There are only two prizes. First place wins a Nikon D40x and lens; a runner-up "whose image catches our eye," according to the BBC, will be awarded "an extra prize."

BBC News, 2007-07-09.

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1. posted by andrewatla, Jul 19, 2007 2:39 AM

According to the BBC web site, this competition has been canceled. See this link:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/6904516.s- tm



2. posted by andrewatla, Jul 19, 2007 2:42 AM

See also:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/672321- 1.stm



3. posted by amzb87, Jul 19, 2007 11:35 AM

Its due to skewing of the votes by some BBC producers - all interactive, phone and web votes/competitions have been cancelled! Wah - I wanted a go :(


4. posted by jzlomek, Jul 20, 2007 3:16 PM

@1 and @2: Andrew, thanks very much for making readers aware of these updates. It's greatly appreciated.

And @3: Yeah, Amy, I agree. I wanted a go too!

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