SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest
Organized by SPIE -- The International Society for Optics and Photonics
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The SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest has added a new Youth Category for young photographers age 13 - 17 years old. Three winners will receive a surprise gift box of SPIE merchandise suitable for youth, and top ranking photos will be displayed on SPIE.org.
The SPIE International Day of Light Photo Contest is held annually to raise awareness about IDL and to demonstrate the impact light has on cultural, economic, and political aspects of our global society. The theme of the photo contest is A World of Light: The Vital Role That Light and Light-Based Technologies Play in Daily Life. Examples of content include, but are not exclusive to, artistic images that depict: • Various properties of light and how it interacts with the atmosphere, nature, and materials • Light technology such as lasers, LEDs, etc. • Images created with light technology such as telescopes and microscopes • People interacting with light and/or light technology • The betterment of the human condition with light New in 2020, SPIE has created a Youth Category for young photographers age 13-17 years old.