Tokyo, Japan—Nikon Corporation announced the 37th Nikon Photo Contest. Held since 1969, the Nikon Photo Contest is a premier international photography contest that provides an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich photographic culture. The competition is open to professionals and amateurs alike.
It has been almost 50 years since the first contest was held in 1969. Moreover, during the competition’s long history, photographers from around the world have participated and shown their support for it. To date, more than 410,000 photographers have submitted in excess of 1.62 million photographic works to the contest.
In addition, a total of 21,511 photographers from 170 countries and regions submitted 76,356 works to the previous (36th) contest. As a result, that competition marked a record in terms of the number of countries/regions from which entries were submitted.