OPEN TO ALL PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO PROFESSIONALS, AMATEURS AND STUDENTS
THIS IS THE BIGGEST PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST AND VIDEO ABOUT THE NAZARÉ CANYON AND PRAIA DO NORTE, WHICH AIMS RAISE COMMUNITY AWARENESS AROUND THIS AMAZING PHENOMENON OF NATURE, WHICH DON'T LET ANYONE INDIFFERENT
Formed in the emblematic Canyon, the giant wave will test the best big riders in the world , in a season that is expected to be very intense and heavy.
However, the coming months will not only be special for those who dare to descend those impressive mountains of water with a surfboard under their feet. Photographers and videographers, who are an indispensable part of this whole machine, will have a new and exciting challenge ahead of them, thanks to the Mercedes-Benz Nazaré Winter Sessions Contest 2022/2023 .
Open to all professionals, amateurs and photography students, the Mercedes-Benz Nazaré Winter Sessions Contest 2022/2023 will run from 4th November of 2022 to 30th April of 2023. During this long period, photographers and videographers have the possibility of doing work at sea, land and air in five different categories: Wave, Wipeout, Rescue, Nazaré and Mercedes-Benz.
ALL WORKS SUBMITTED CAN BE VOTED BY THE PUBLIC UNTIL 15th MAY OF 2023
In this way, the public will be the sovereign judge of the contest, which will accompany the entire new season of big waves in Nazaré. Final results will be announced on 25th May of 2023.
After a long scrutiny, the prizes will be awarded to the photographs and videos that received the most votes from the public until 15th May of 2023.
For each of the winners of the five categories in competition, both in photography and in video, there is a prize worth 2.500€, bringing this competition a total monetary prize of 25.000€. The runners-up with the most votes will be awarded the sporty driving experience (AMG Driving Experience) of Mercedes-AMG models at the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve. For those who reach third place, the prize will be the experience at the Mercedes-Benz Oceanic Lounge, which will include sailing on the Tejo River.
In addition to these awards, authors will be able to have their works approved in a photography exhibition to be presented at the Mercedes-EQ Lounge in Nazaré and at the Mercedes-Benz Oceanic Lounge in Lisbon, as well as being part of the non-profit book entitled Mercedes-Benz Nazaré Winter Sessions Contest 2022/2023.