XII International Nature Photography Competition ASFERICO 2018

Total prize value will be higher than 15.000 €


Send your images to partecipate in Asferico 2018, one of the most important contest of naturalistc photography, arrived at its 12th edition.

Subjects must be photographed in their natural environment. Photos of pets and animals bred in captivity, birds in their nest as well as photos of cultivated plants or landscapes including human elements, will not be accepted. The jury reserves the right to reject images which may be in contrast with the ethic of the contest.


In this edition of Asferico 2018, the total prize value will be higher than 15.000 €. Participants may enter their images into eight categories. The overall winner, selected from the pool of winners of the eight categories, will receive 3.000 € cash + a 10 days trekking in Malawi * (value of approximately 1.600 € **) offered by AFRICA WILD TRUCK + carbon gimbal type Carbon Z (approx. value of 1.000 € **) offered by ZENELLI. Each of the remaining 7 winners will receive a prize of 500 € cash,while the runner up of each category will receive a 250 € prize. Furthermore, 8 more photographer will be selected in each of the eight categories. In the young photographers category will be awarded the two pictures of the age groups with a 200 € gift card offered by ONNIK.IT . The runner up of each age group will receive the competition catalog. All winners and selected photographers will receive the catalogue of the contest, are invited to participate in the awards ceremony and to attend the gala dinner during Asferico 2018 Photofestival.


The competition is open to amateur or professional photographers of any age or nationality.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

All the rights on photos entering the competition must be author’s property and be without bonds with agencies or publishers.

AFNI and Asferico, will be entitled to a free use of the winning and selected images, that will eventually be published in the magazine, in the competition catalogue, on websites or in brochures and calendars. Furthermore, photos may be showed in exhibitions related to the competition and whenever the organizers of the competition will deem it necessary. The names of images authorswillalways be mentioned.


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