What are the requirements a photograph is considered as a good work? A photographer once was saying that there are no specific rules for determining the work of a great photo. If there is a photo contest, then so many photos are assessed by the jury. Every juror has a different taste and judgment. Assessment based on the theme of the photo competition, technical, artistic value, and other aspects of the purpose for the contest.
Well-known camera manufacturers Canon and Nikon are organized his photo competition in international, regional and local in a country. Feel free to participate. Consider every the competition as a means to practice and find a friend whose hobby is the same.
Photo contests are often held by a particular institution to sponsor a particular camera brand, so competitors must use a camera which is determined by the sponsor. When the winner's name was announced, then you will see who the photographer who succeeded in becoming champion. Then you will find out what series of camera used by the winners. Not always a picture of the champion is because the photographer has used the series of the most expensive cameras. Perhaps you also will not agree with the selection of the jury, but the jury has been trying very hard to select multiple photos as the winner from the hundreds or thousands of photos that go into the center of the competition.
A photo contest would have been more exciting if the participants are free to use any brand of camera. Thus can be sure that the winner is not determined from the photo what brand of camera used to take pictures. If a serious photographer, even if you do not have a camera of a famous brand, you have a high chance to win a photo contest.
You should become familiar with using your camera for a variety of activities, so if there is a photo contest, try to register as a participant. Do not think will win or lose. Winning or losing is not important. But you have to be serious in the contest. Remember, not all participants are photographer experienced, even among those there who just bought a new camera.
Perhaps Sony and Olympus and other digital camera manufacturers such as Panasonic, Pentax and Samsung also will host a photo contest in the near future. If the manufacturer other than Canon and Nikon cameras often hold a photo contest in a variety of themes, the camera users than both brands will get the chance to show their talents. Let us find information on the Internet, hopefully there is a photo contest of the camera factory, photography magazine, airlines, local governments, state ministries, and so on.
You can get information on the photo contest photography magazines, newspapers, digital camera stores and on various websites on the Internet. Let us be a participant photo competition, and then we will be more skilled as a photographer.