This year marks the competition’s 50th anniversary, and there’s plenty to celebrate with close to 100,000 submissions from 170 countries
First held in 1969, the Nikon Photo Contest is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year as is one of the largest photo competitions in the world, achieving a record 97,369 submissions from 33,000 participants in 170 countries and regions for the 2018- 19 contest. Submissions were invited in three categories: Open, Next Generation and Short Film.
Nikon Photo Contest 2018-2019 winners
Open Award Single Photo Gold Prize:
Alma and Alzheimer’s, Jason Parnell-Brookes (United Kingdom)
Open Award Photo Story Gold Prize:
Hope, Thaib Chaidar (Indonesia)
Next Generation Single Photo Gold Prize:
Ayimpoka, Sara De Antonio Feu (Spain)
Next Generation Photo Story Gold Prize:
Moments in Our Youthful Days, Fanghua (China)
The announcement of the Grand Prize winner will be made at the official award ceremony in Tokyo on 23 August 2019.
All winning photos and videos, as well as submission details, can be found on the Nikon Photo Contest 2018-2019 website.