A photo competition can be a springboard to success.

We photographers want to show our work. One of the best ways to gain wider publicity is to do well in photo competitions. The feedback from competitions and audiences helps us develop our artistic eye and technical skills. The publicity can also work in favor of nature conservation. In theory, getting your images out to the public can be quick and easy, but in reality it’s more difficult. After you’ve shot the material, you need to go through it, select those worth saving (be brutal) and delete the rest, process the RAW files, then archive, edit, save, and publish them. This entails quite a bit of work. As described earlier, your channels for showcasing ...

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