As part of our partnership with Surfing Australia, we’re celebrating with our latest My Nikon Life photo assignment that’s open to all members of the My Nikon Life community, no matter what stage of the photography journey you’re in.
‘I AM STOKED’ is all about capturing the essence of surfing. We want to see your photos that revel in the culture of surfing – from the ecstatic feeling of catching a barrel, to the first ever time a grommet stands on their board, we want you to show us surfing as you know it.
Your shots can be taken anywhere in the world – but you need to be an Australian Citizen or Resident to enter and win. You’ll also need to be a member of My Nikon Life – it’s free and easy to sign up, so why not sign up now? Just click here to join.
h2. The Prize
Just in time for the Aussie Summer and in celebration of the release of our new limited edition Nikon Summer collection merchandise, the winner of the ‘I AM STOKED 2012’ assignment will win a special Nikon merchandise prize pack, valued at over $300 RRP.
The prize pack includes:
- 2 x I AM COMFY Deck Chairs
- 1 x I AM COVERED Beach Umbrella
- 2 x I AM THIRSTY Water Bottle
- 1 x I AM INSPIRED iPad Case
- 1 x I AM ORGANISED Notebook
To see the full summer merchandise range, click here.
h2. The Brief
Upload between 1 and 5 photos that you believe captures the essence of surfing.
We’ll be judging entries based on the following criteria:
* Quality of image: for example composition and lighting
* Judges emotional reaction: laughter, surprise, disbelief
* Immersion: make us feel like we’re there sharing the moment
It’s free to enter – so why not head down to your local beach and start capturing those winning pictures!
h2. Who can enter?
If you own a camera you qualify. We want everyone with a passion for surfing to be able to enter this assignment – it doesn’t matter if you own a Nikon or not – we want to celebrate photography and sport! You don’t have to be a professional photographer with a DSLR; we’re looking for your creativity, passion and ability to capture a moment.