2009 Microsoft Future Pro Photo Competition -

Just 2 Days Left to Enter....

By Jeff Greene /

Pin Pan Ricefields by Arjan Koetsier


Only two days left to enter the 4th annual Microsoft Future Pro Photographer Competition


Entry deadline is Thursday, April 30th, 2009 at 11:59:59 PM (PDT)


Judges for this years competition are:

Art Wolfe world renowned travel & nature photographer

Peter Read Miller Sports Illustrated staff photographer.

Joyce Tenneson, acclaimed portrait artist.


This is the most lucrative and influential international student photo contest in the world. The Grand prize is $20,000 and some great photo gear, but more importantly, it provides all four winners the opportunity to kick-start their careers.


Full time college and university students from around the world are invited to submit their three best photos in one of three categories;

  • Nature & Landscape,
  • People & Portraits,
  • Sports & Photojournalism.


There are no entry fees and all rights remain with the photographer.


Prizes include a $20,000 Grand Prize and three 1st Place prizes of $3000 for each category.  In addition, winners will receive an Epson printer and a five year membership in the Professional Photographers of America (PPA).


Untitled by Whitney DafoeDust Bowl by Colin MillerBreak Dance by Ed Salter

The 2009 Microsoft Future Pro Photographer Competition is open to ALL full time college and university students world-wide (except where prohibited by law - not our fault... read the rules) For more information including complete Rules and requirements, please visit the Microsoft Pro Photo website...



Microsoft Future Pro Photographer Competition

Past Winners Galleries page.

See last year winners at the Summit



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Microsoft Pro Photo Communtiy Website Icons of Imaging