UMENCIA ART PHOTO® CONTEST

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITON

 

The image must not be created by AI (artificial intelligence).

 

PORTRAIT CATEGORY (full body or three quarter ¾ or head shoulder)

  • Boudoir and Nude (full body or parts, capture sensuality, light, poses, composition)
  • Child portrait (e.g., one or more children, newborn ect. )
  • Couple portrait -Maternity
  • Family / group portrait (three people or more)
  • Man Portrait (e.g., lifestyle, business portrait, ect.)
  • Woman Portrait (e.g., lifestyle, business portrait, ect.)

 

ANIMAL PORTRAIT CATEGORY
(e.g., animal, farm animal, wild animal, horses, birds, dog, cat, underwater ect.)

 


WEDDING PORTRAIT CATEGORY

  • Wedding portrait (e.g., photo taken on the spot, bride, groom, etc.)
  • Group/Family Wedding (three people or more)

 

The image must not be created using AI (artificial intelligence).

 

COMMERCIAL PUBLICATION AND ILLUSTRATION

(e.g.,xamples: cars, motorcycles, trucks, parts, beverages/liquids, beauty products, culinary, jewelry/watches, fashion, lifestyle, medicine (any product or person related to medicine), miscellaneous products, travel, etc.)


MACRO and CLOSE UP

(e.g.,animals, insects, floral, underwater photography, …)


ARCHITECTURE

(Photos taken with artistic rules in mind, such as lighting, composition, color, line, etc.)

(e.g., abandoned architecture, building, house, structure, industrial, interiors….)


NATURE / LANDSCAPE

(e.g.,  landscape, aerial/drone, panorama, nature,….)

 

PHOTOJOURNALISM

Digital retouching should be limited to basic adjustments (contrast, cropping, etc.). Excessive manipulation or montages are not allowed.

(e.g., photos submitted in this category must be authentic, unposed, and capture raw moments of truth. They should highlight social, political, economic, or cultural aspects of our world, public personalities, documentaries, and reportage, showcasing current events or everyday life situations that deserve to be seen and understood by a wide audience.)


MISCELLANEOUS

A photograph that does not fit into any of the other sub-categories.


SPORTS

(e.g., individual sports (badminton, boxing, cycling, golf, skiing, tennis, gymnastics, squash, surfing, swimming, skating, ice climbing, rock climbing, any individual sport), races (car, bike, motorcycle, boat, various races), team sports (basketball, volleyball, handball, baseball, football, hockey, any team sports).

 

The image must not be created using AI (artificial intelligence).

 

FINE ARTS ARTIST

(Unlimited creativity such as adding effects, textures, artistic manipulation… creating an artistic vision of a portrait, product, or subject…)

  • Illustration (e.g., still life…)
  • Experimental / Special Effects
  • Impressionist (e.g., abstract, long exposure…)

 


RETOUCH ARTIST

(e.g., colorization of a photo – apply color to a black & white photo in the colors of your choice)

(e.g., retouching an old or recent photo – present the before and after photos together, retouch the image by changing the environment, clothing, lighting,….)

(e.g., restoration of an old photo – present the before and after photos together, restoring a damaged, torn, discolored, or otherwise impaired photo)


COMPOSITES PHOTOS

Combine two or more photos to create a final image. All photos must be included either below, on the side, or above the final image.