Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 30th August 2017: The Nikon Photo Contest 2016-2017 Photo Exhibition, featuring all the competition winners’ works, will travel through nine major cities around the world. It has already begun in Japan, and will make its way to China, India, the Czech Republic, France and the United Kingdom.
The Nikon Photo Contest has been held since 1969 to provide an opportunity for professional and amateur photographers around the world to communicate and enrich photographic culture. This year’s Contest saw a record number of countries and regions from which works were submitted, receiving 76,356 entries from 21,511 people representing 170 countries and regions around the world. The award ceremony for the Grand Prize, the Nikon 100th Anniversary Prize, and the Award for the Most Popular Entry took place at the Shinagawa Intercity Hall, Tokyo, on Thursday, July 27, 2017.