PART I – INTERNATIONAL IMAGING COMPETITION
CATEGORY AND CLASS AWARDS
The IIC Annual Awards consists of the Category
and Class Awards and the Mentorship Awards. The IIC Announces the top 6
Photographers of the Year, one in each of the 6 Categories. The POY winning in
a Category is selected by the entrant highest 4 scoring images in that
category. To be eligible, entrants must enter 4 or more images in a category to
be eligible for POY. Entrants are allowed to enter as many categories as
they would like.
The highest scoring of the 6 POY win’s the
overall title and is awarded the MPI IIC International Photographer of the
Year. All winners are based on their scores and another reason why
judging is conducted privately and independently by each judge.
To be eligible for the Mentorship Awards, the
entrant must be an educator or have conducted workshops or presentation. Please
read the rules. To be eligible for the Mentorship Awards, 4 or more images need
to be entered.
PART II –
INTERNATIONAL IMAGING CUP
International Imaging Cup was restructured in 2022 to include more as per
members’ feedback. With members in over 184 Counties, we felt the restructure
of the IIC Cup would give MPI Members more to achieve. The IIC Cup now names
the 3 TOP Winning Countries earning GOLD, SILVER, and BRONZE. Successful
photographers take the cups home for their countries. Earning the cup for your
country, is something every photographer should be extremely proud of.
PART III – TOP 100 IMAGES
the announcements for the International Imaging Competition and International
Imaging Cup have been announced. MPI then announces the TOP scoring 100 images.
Earning a TOP 100 is another milestone to be proud of. This is certainly not an
with the IIC is conducted by each judge in private. We believe that private
judging facilitates the best feedback with each image receiving a non bias
review from 5 experience judges.
image are images that have a earned a Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum Seal.