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The Photomatix HDR Challenge is a photo contest that accept entries in two categories: Realistic HDR and Creative HDR.
The Fall 2015 Photomatix HDR Challenge Contest is now open. Entries will be accepted until the 31st of December 2015.
The winners will be announced by the end of January 2016.
st Prize Creative HDR: US$500 Amazon Gift Card + Photomatix Pro Plus bundle license
1st Prize Realistic HDR: US$500 Amazon Gift Card + Photomatix Pro Plus bundle license
2nd Prize Creative HDR: US$200 Amazon Gift Card + Photomatix Pro license
2nd Prize Realistic HDR: US$200 Amazon Gift Card + Photomatix Pro license
Amazon Gift Card may be replaced by an Apple Gift Card, if preferred.
The Creative HDR category applies to images of any scene processed with HDR settings in the style of Photomatix Presets such as Vibrant or Painterly for instance.
The Realistic HDR category applies to images of a high contrast scene made up of several exposures and processed with HDR settings in the style of Photomatix Presets such as Balanced or Natural.
If your image is processed in a style on the border between creative and realistic, you may choose whichever category you find the most appropriate. HDRsoft reserves the right to change the category you have selected, if necessary.
The Prize winners and Honorable Mentions will be determined by a panel of judges made up of a guest judge and ten photographers from the HDRsoft team. The guest judge of the Fall 2015 Photomatix HDR Challenge Contest will be announced in November.
The judges will review the entries for each category and pick two 1st Prize winners (one for the Realistic HDRand one for the Creative HDR category), two 2nd prize winners for each category, and up to 20 Honorable Mentions.
The 1st Prize, 2nd Prize and Honorable Mentions photos will be published on the HDRsoft.com website and posted on HDRsoft social media sites.