Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2018

Apply for the Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2018 and win amazing prizes.

Throughout their nearly 100-year history, Olympus has been recognized as a pioneer and innovator focused on contributing to society by making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling.

In line with these contributions, the Olympus Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18 will feature the following six categories. The competition is open to everyone, amateur and professional photographers alike. Entries are welcome from any country or region around the world.

Host Organisation:
  • Olympus
  • Getting Outside: Enter a photo that conveys the joy, freedom, or excitement of discovery you feel when you are outside.
  • Art: Enter a creative photo that showcases your unique artistic visions.
  • Power of Life: Enter a powerful photo that conveys how beautiful, vibrant, healthy, and full of energy life can be.
  • Light: Light can take on many characters. It can be vivid, faint, warm, spontaneous… Enter a photo showing one of the many faces of light.
  • Stories: Enter a photo that tells a whole story all in a single image.
  • Connecting to Cherish: Enter a heart-warming photo that expresses the love and peace of mind that family and friends provide you with.
  • Prizes will be presented to one Grand Prize winner and 13 winners per theme.
  • Grand Prize: Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark 2 + M. Zuiko Digital Ed 12-40mm F2.8 PRO +1,000,000 Japanese Yen
  • First Prize (one per category): Olympus Pen-F + M.Zuiko Digital ED 12mm F2.0
  • Second Prize (one per category): Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark 3 + M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
  • Third Prize (one per category) : Olympus PEN E-PL8 + M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
  • Runners-Up (ten per category): Moleskine Custom Edition Hard Cover Notebook with Olympus camera cover design

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Eligibility Criteria:
  • Anyone who registers to enter can participate.
  • Go to Enter or My Page to register.

Those who entered past Olympus Global Open Photo Contests must register again.

  • Each entrant may submit up to 5 photo entries for each category.
  • Each image must be in JPEG or JPG format, and be 15 megabytes or smaller.
How to Apply:
  • Only online entries will be eligible.
  • Enter from the Categories section.
    *Anyone submitting an entry is asked to register a username
Application Deadline:
  • February 26, 2018