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Raymond Weil International Photography Competition

Raymond Weil opened its 7th Annual International Photography Competition October 1, 2012.

Photographers that possess a talent and passion for shooting photographs are being invited to submit one JPG format photograph that captures an artistic image with an idealic theme and focus of “Precision is my Inspiration” (the acclaimed Swiss luxury watchmaker’s brand slogan).

Raymond Weil annually seeks out an aspiring artist whose passion of artistic expression rivals the very precision it dedicates in its watchmaking. This year’s competition is no exception and what better theme than Raymond Weil’s brand slogan, Precision is my Inspiration, to caveat its 7th annual photography competition.

The competition opened October 1, 2012. Interested contestants can register and find the requirements for a photograph submission on Raymond Weil’s website (or click on this direct link to register http://www.raymond-weil.com/EN/Photography-Competition-2012/All-About.html ). The registration deadline is November 30, 2012 at precisely 11:00 GMT.

The photograph artworks submitted will be reduced to a selection of 20 pictures, which will be presented online at Raymond Weil’s official Facebook page. Raymond Weil followers will have an opportunity to vote for the photographs they favor best. The winning photograph that garners the most votes wins an amazing $5,000 USD case prize, exhibition in a renowned gallery and international media coverage – the highlights of this year’s contest.

Past international contestant winners of the 2011 International Photography Competition included:

  • Silvia Pogoda in the Europe and Africa region for his artistic photo artwork of a man in a hotel room.
  • Omar Gamez from the Americas region photo of a man suspended in mid-air while hugging a tree trunk.
  • Yuan Weifa from the Asian region with a photo of a traditional hump-backed bridge photographed in the rain.

(These three contestants were Raymond Weil Watches Public’s Choice Award recipients based on votes received from Facebook fans.)

Mathieu Benard-Reymond, was however, the 2011 International Grand Prize winner with his artwork, “Crude Oil Prices”.

Contestants may submit one photograph which best revolves around the challenging theme that give rise to interesting ideas: ‘Precision is my Inspiration’. Below are Raymond Weils photograph requirements:

Theme: Precision is my Inspiration

– Number of photos: 1
– Format: JPG only
– Dimensions: 1600 x 1600 pixels maximum
– Weight: 1Mo maximum
– Resolution: 72 dpi (smaller resolution will not be accepted – Please note the winner will be asked to provide a 300 dpi version of the submitted picture)
This is an international competition so photographers grab your cameras, aim and shoot your best artistic expression that best exhibits precise inspiration. Good Luck!

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