Professional, semi-professional, freelance and student photographers can apply.
Pictures of the Year International (POYi) recognizes excellence in photojournalism, multimedia and visual editing that engages citizens worldwide.
Categories and awards include freelance, photography, spot news, multimedia, sports, interactive editing, documentary, world understanding, community awareness, environmental vision and photography book.
Winners will receive plaques, trophies and cash prizes. Top premier winners will receive cash prizes.
Photographs entered must have been taken or published for the first time, either in print or online, between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016. The entry fee is US$50.
The deadline for entries is Jan. 12, 2017.
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