Olympus has launched its Global Open Photo Contest 2017-18, which is open to both amateur and professional photographers.

Entries are open from now until 15:59 JST on 26 February 2018, regardless of where you live or what camera you shoot with.

The third iteration of the contest follows a year in which it received more than 100,000 entries. This year the contest boasts six categories: “Getting Outside”, “Art”, “Power of Life”, “Light”, “Stories” and “Connections to Cherish”.

Each entrant can submit up to 5 images per category in JPEG format with a maximum 15 MB file size. Click here to enter your images.

Winners will be selected by a jury of six renowned photographers and will be announced in early June 2018.

The Grand Prize (one winner, receiving an OM-D E-M1 Mark II digital camera with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens and 1 million Japanese Yen) will be chosen across all categories and entries.

Further prizes will be awarded for each category (1st, 2nd and 3rd Prize receiving Olympus cameras, and Honorable Mentions each receiving a Moleskine Custom Edition notebook).

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