Launched in 1969 by Nikon Corporation, the Nikon Photo Contest is an international competition in which both amateur and professional photographers have the opportunity to shine and enrich image-making culture. Over the years, the goals of the contest sharpened to the turning point of this 2014-2015 Contest: this year is in fact the first time that entries from any digital devices – including smartphones – are accepted. This attests Nikon’s awareness of the shifting nature of photography today, an awareness of the multiple practices and conception of the medium.
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