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The 37th Photo Contest Japanese Nature Scenes
Worth Preserving Forever Photo Exhibition
Main Sponsor / The Asahi Shimbun, The All Japan Association of Photographic Societies, The Forest Culture Association

This year's contest is the 37th since The Asahi Shimbun held its first photo contest in 1983 commemorating 100 Locations to Conserve for the 21st Century. Under the theme of Preserving Nature and Places in Japan Forever, 79 printed photographs, including the First Prize, were selected from 4,961 competition entries submitted in the Print Category. For the Digital Category submitted online, 32 photographs, including the First Prize for Sony 4K Award and Sony Next Photographer Award (for photographers who are 30 years of age or less), were selected from 8,134 competition entries.
May the natural splendor of japan be re-discovered in the landscapes, flora, fauna, people at work and other directly expressed subject matter.

Organizer

Judges

Print Category

  • lkuo NakamuraPhotographer
  • Kentaro FukudaPhotographer
  • Takayuki MaekawaPhotographer
  • Shin YoshinoPhotographer
  • Michiko YonePhotographer
  • Akira OnoPhoto & Multimedia Editor of Asahi Shimbun Tokyo Head Office
  • Yoichi TachikawaSecretary General of The Forest Culture Association
  • Miyuki FushimiChief Editor of Asahi Camera

Digital Category

Kentaro Fukuda, Takayuki Maekawa, Sony Marketing (Japan) Inc

Main Sponsor
The Asahi Shimbun, The All Japan Association of Photographic Societies, The Forest Culture Association
Corporate Sponsor
Sony Marketing (Japan) Inc.

The All Japan Association of Photographic Societies Website

Review of Winning Works from the 37th Photo Contest Japanese Nature Scenes Worth Preserving Forever
Photographer Kentaro Fukuda (In Japanese)

The scene inside Sony Imaging Gallery can be viewed online on the YouTube channel of the All Japan Association of Photographic Societies.