OPPO officially launched the imagine IF Photography Awards 2023, a mobile photography competition open to OPPO users.
With the vision of “Beyond the Image, Beyond Imagination”, OPPO is committed to drive progress through technological innovation and igniting the creativity of users worldwide. OPPO’s professional mobile photography technology is designed to inspire maximum aesthetics and inspiration. This empowers non-professional users to create timeless masterpieces.
As a testament to OPPO’s commitment, the awards offer one of the highest prizes in the industry. The OPPO imagine IF Master of the Year (Golden Award) includes a prize of CNY 160,000 (approx. PHP 1.3M+), participation in the Hasselblad Image Training Camp, and international photo exhibition opportunities. There are also 4 Silver Awards (CNY 60,000, approx. PHP 489k+), and 10 Bronze Awards (CNY 20,000, approx. PHP 163k+). They all also offer attractive prizes as well as opportunities for training and exposure. Additionally, there are four Honorable Mentions in each of the eight categories as well as Partner Channel Awards and Monthly Activity Awards.
Prestigious Global Judges
OPPO has assembled a prestigious panel of judges composed of well-renowned photographers. They bring diverse perspectives and extensive experience to the competition.
Among them is Alec Soth, one of the most famous contemporary photographic artists and a member of Magnum Photos. Pete Lau, Senior Vice President, and Chief Product Officer of OPPO, and Hasselblad Master, brings his wealth of experience to the judging process. Tina Signesdottir Hult, and internationally recognized art photographer and Hasselblad Master, also graces the panel with her discerning eye. Wand Jianjun, a top landscape photographer and member of the Chinese Photographers Association, lends his expertise to the competition. Yin Chao, a top Chinese fashion photographer, and Hassleblad ambassador also brings his expertise to the judging process.
Eight Categories to Explore Artistic Expressions
The competition features eight different entry categories. This includes The Distant View, Portrait, Night Scenery, Colors, Landscape, The Taste of Memories, Light & Shadow, and Chapters of a Life.
Submission for the OPPO imagine IF Photography Awards 2023 are open until July 25, 2023 24:00 (12:00 AM) GMT. You can submit your entries through the official website (link below), or partner channels-500px.