MILPHOG (2013)

MILITARY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

DINFOS EVENTS

MILPHOG

The following categories are established for the MILPHOG Competition.

Combat Documentation (Operational)

Depicts real-world operations to include combat operations, disaster relief, and any contingency event not related to training, exercise, or simulation.

Combat Documentation (Training)

Depicts training, exercise, or simulation of contingency support.

Feature

A storytelling picture not news-related; usually a found situation that has strong human interest or a fresh view of a commonplace occurrence.

Hardware

A photograph of DoD assets such as aircraft, tanks, guns, etc., that are not news-related and emphasizes objects rather than human subjects.

Illustrative Photography

A photograph produced to illustrate a pre-conceived theme, concept or idea and does not include text or graphics.

News

A scheduled or unscheduled news event.

Pictorial

A photograph that exploits the visual qualities of the subject with primary emphasis on composition and aesthetics.

Portait/Personality

A picture that identifies and captures a subject's character.

Picture Story

A series of pictures that reveal a storyline or a single theme. Specifications as to how to submit the Picture Story are found in Section XII, Electronic Image Specifications. All picture stories submitted without all components will be disqualified.

Sports

A photograph of sports participation or of a sports-related activity.

Military Photographer of the Year (portfolio)

A portfolio entry may consist of no more than 10 entries, with at least one entry in the Combat Documentation category, one in the Picture Story category, and at least one entry in four of the remaining six categories. No more than two picture stories may be included. All entries in the portfolio will be judged in their respective categories and count towards the maximum of 20 entries per entrant.

Multimedia

Multimedia is separated into two categories. Each must illustrate the use of multiple (more than one) media in telling a story. All forms of media are allowed; audio, video, still photography, graphics, and/or animation Specifications as to how to submit the Multimedia Story are found in Section XII, Electronic Image Specifications. This Category is not eligible for portfolio entry. Multimedia categories:

Operational

Storytelling piece news or documentation related.

Feature

Storytelling piece not news-related; usually a found situation that has strong human interest or a fresh view of a commonplace occurrence.