Celebrating Innovation in Imaging

Juni 19, 2009

Industry-leading excellence will be on display during the 2009 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 7–9), showcasing the entries of SGIA’s award competitions. Imagers are encouraged to submit their best work or nominate their deserving colleagues for the awards. Honored are technological advancements and innovative ideas that move the imaging industry forward,  said Michael Robertson,  SGIA’s President and CEO.

This year’s competitions include:

Golden Image (including André Schellenberg) (Entry deadline: September 25) — Printer members receive one free entry and can enter almost any kind of imaged product.

Product of the Year (Entry deadline: September 25) — Suppliers can submit leading equipment and supplies that have impacted wide-format digital imaging.

Howard Parmele Award (Entry deadline: July 15) — SGIA’s highest honor recognizes ongoing commitments of a professional who has advanced specialty imaging’s products, services or overall image.

Innovator Award (Entry deadline: September 1) — Industry professionals who have made a strong, lasting impact on the industry. They must work or have worked at a printing/imaging company or a company that supplies materials, equipment or technical information.

ASPT Student Awards Competition (Entry deadline: July 17) — Students in secondary or post-secondary schools holding SGIA membership can enter a variety of screen and digital imaging categories.

All award entries are showcased and evaluated during the 2009 SGIA Expo in the Golden Image Gallery.
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SGIA Award Competition

SGIA Award Competition

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Jury of Small World Photomicrography Competition

Mai 20, 2009

Nikon has announced the judges for the Small World Photomicrography Competition 2009: Gary G. Borisy (Director and CEO of the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole MA, US ), Charles Krebs (Photographer, Washington State, US), James Shreeve (Science Editor at National Geographic), Clive Thompson (Journalist) and judges consultant Michael W. Davidson (Director of the Optical and Magneto-Optical Imaging Center at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University, US). Nearly 2,000 images from around the globe have been submitted. The winners are anticipated to be announced in October 2009.
www.nikonsmallworld.com


Small World Photomicrography Competition

Februar 19, 2009

For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers who make critically important scientific contributions to life sciences, bio-research and materials science. The competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography. Participants may submit their images in traditional 35mm format, or upload digital images directly. The first and second of 20 prize winners will receive a selection of Nikon products and equipment worth $3,000 and $2,000 respectively.

The deadline for entries is April 30, 2009.
www.nikonsmallworld.com

Pleurosigma. Taken by Michael Stringer, award winner of 2008.Pleurosigma. Taken by Michael Stringer, UK, award winner of 2008.