ARCHITECTURE- Any image that depicts the design of a man-made structure or building.
CELL PHONE - Any image taken with a cell phone; non-cell phone entries will be disqualified based on the metadata automatically assigned to the image.
CREATIVE - Any image that depicts a unique perspective, including digital manipulation.
MACRO / FLOWERS - Macro entries MUST be at least 1:1 size ratio to be considered as true macro. Flower images can be any size depicting the blossoming part of a plant or tree
B&W / MONOCHROME - Any image depicting the tints, tones and shades of a single hue.
NATURE - Any image taken outdoors which depicts natural elements as the subject(s). Man-made elements included in the photo can disqualify the entry.
ROYAL BLUE: Any image depicting the tints, tones, and/or shades of the color ROYAL BLUE (not turquoise, baby blue or sky blue)
PORTRAITS - Any image depicting a living being, either in a formal setting or casual candid
SCENICS / LANDSCAPES - Any image depicting either landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes or nightscapes.
SPORTS / ACTION - Any image depicting a sport or action and movement.
AGRICULTURE - Any image depicting the art and science of cultivating the soil, growing crops and/or raising livestock.
WILDLIFE / ANIMALS - Any image depicting living animals, including insects, birds and fish.