International Filter Photo Contest 2022 

International
Filter Photo
Contest
2022 10th anniversary

This contest is sponsored by Kenko Tokina Co.,Ltd. and is open to photos that have been taken with the aid of a filter with the aim of expanding creative possibilities.
Kenko Tokina Co.,Ltd. looks forward to receiving your entries that explore the full expanse of the unknown possibilities of filters.

Grand Prix of International Filter Photo Contest
International Filter Photo Contest 2021
Grand Prix "Everything in motion " Christopher Slagle(USA)
Filter : ND / Light pollution cut

Theme

Photos that make effective use of filters.

  • Filters may be from any manufacturer.
  • Filters such as protectors whose effects cannot be seen in the photograph are not permitted.
  • Photos that have been heavily edited using retouching software (color swap, etc.) cannot be accepted.
Special Recognition Award of International Filter Photo Contest

International Filter Photo Contest 2021
Jury Special Prize
"Dongdaemun History Museum " Jiang Yangxiao(China)
Filter : C-PL

Application period

Application period August 22, 2022 ~ October 31, 2022

Special Recognition Award of International Filter Photo Contest

International Filter Photo Contest 2021
Jury Special Prize
"Flow of time and space" Kazutoshi Matsuo(Japan)
Filter:ND

Application Qualification

The competition is open to anyone regardless of age, gender or nationality.

Entries are restricted to unreleased and unpublished original photos for which the copyright is entirely owned by the applicant. Photos that have won prizes or are being screened in other competitions are not eligible. (Photos that have been entered in another competition but have not been awarded a prize are eligible.) Photos that have been published in non-commercial publications such as club exhibitions for which the photography was not remunerated, or websites operated by individuals are eligible.

Entries will be disqualified if the sponsor deems that the subject matter is in breach of the law, public order and morals, or the purpose of this contest.

Applicants who are under the age of 18 must obtain approval of their parent or guardian before applying. If an applicant is under the age of 18, it will be assumed they have already obtained approval of a parent or guardian.

Special Recognition Award of International Filter Photo Contest

International Filter Photo Contest 2021
Jury Special Prize "120 seconds " Andrea Zappia (Italy)
Filter:C-PL / ND

Prizes

Grand Prix 1 500,000 yen
(or U.S. dollar equivalent to 500,000yen) *1
Certificate and photo panel of the work
Jury Special Prizes 5 100,000 yen
(or U.S. dollar equivalent to 100,000yen) *2
Certificate and photo panel of the work
Kenko Tokina Special Prize  1 50,000yen(or U.S.dollar equivalent to 50,000yen) *3
Certificate and photo panel of the work
Kenko Tokina Special Prize of the 65's anniversary 3 50,000yen(or U.S.dollar equivalent to 50,000yen) *3
Certificate and photo panel of the work
Excellent works 30 Certificate and photo panel of the work
*1,*2,*3 Please note that if a winner lives in a country other than Japan, the system or procedures unique to the winner’s home country may prevent overseas remittances.  In this case, Kenko Tokina Group products of the equivalent value to the prize money will be sent instead.
Special Recognition Award of International Filter Photo Contest

International Filter Photo Contest 2021
Jury Special Prize
"Yoga and nature " Maxim Sayapin(Israel)
Filter:ND

Special Recognition Award of International Filter Photo Contest

International Filter Photo Contest 2021
Jury Special Prize
"Lonely challenge" Naoki Matsumoto(Japan)
Filter:ND

Sponsor
Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd.
Partner companies
Slik Corporation, Kenko Professional Imaging Co., Ltd. Formatt Hitec Ltd. COKIN KT France s.a.s.u.