Nikon announces winners of its $4,500 Photo Contest

Nikon Photo Contest
(Image credit: Nikon / Amin Nazari)

The winners of the 2020-21 Nikon Photo Contest have been announced, with Grand Prize awards for photo and short film categories each winning ¥500,000 (approximately $4,565 / £3,348 / AU$6,300). Other prizes on offer included mirrorless Nikon Z-series cameras and lenses. 

The recipient of the photo competition Grand Prize was a piece entitled “Radiance”, entered by Amin Nazari, from Iran. Meanwhile, the short film competition Grand Prize winner was a piece entitled “Escaping from Karma”, entered by Rei Kuroda from Japan. The winners were selected from the 65,062 entries submitted by approximately 26,000 people from 150 countries and regions around the world.

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Adam Waring

Adam has been the editor of N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine for almost 12 years, and as such is one of Digital Camera World's leading experts when it comes to all things Nikon-related. 

Whether it’s reviews and hands-on tests of the latest Nikon cameras and lenses, sharing his skills using filters, tripods, lighting, L brackets and other photography equipment, or trading tips and techniques on shooting landscapes, wildlife and almost any genre of photography, Adam is always on hand to provide his insights. 

Prior to his tenure on N-Photo, Adam was also a veteran of publications such as PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, so his wealth of photographic knowledge isn’t solely limited to the Big N.