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Nov112011

Saatchi Gallery, London and Google Kick Off ‘Google Photography Prize’ Competition

Google Photography Prize competitionMore than 3.4 billion photos have been uploaded to the Google+ platform in the first 100 days, reveals Google in a blog post announcing Google Photography Prize: Looking for the photography stars of the future.

Obi Felten, Director of Consumer Marketing, Google EMEA notes, “We’re teaming up with Saatchi Gallery, London for the Google Photography Prize, a chance for students around the world to showcase their photos on Google+ and have their work exhibited at a major art institution.”

To enter the competition: “After you pick a category, upload your photos to Google+ and share them with the world as a public post, then visit the submission form on google.com/photographyprize by January 31, 2012 to enter,” explains Felten.

“The contest is open to university students around the world. From far-away places to up-close faces, there are 10 different categories to spark your imagination.”

“There are some great prizes to be won: 10 finalists chosen by a jury of renowned photographers will show their work at Saatchi Gallery, London for two months in 2012 alongside Out of Focus, a major photography exhibition, and win a trip to London to attend the exhibition opening event with a friend. One winner will go on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to an amazing destination with a professional photography coach,” stated Felten.

Saatchi Gallery, will share updates on their Google+ page for the contest.

Google Photography Prize, Saatchi Gallery, London

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