The 38th Photo Contest Japanese Nature Scenes Worth Preserving Forever Photo ExhibitionMain Sponsor / The Asahi Shimbun, The All Japan Association of Photographic Societies, The Forest Culture Association
Friday, August 13 - Thursday, August 19, 2021
11:00 - 18:00 Sony Imaging Gallery will close at 18:00 until further notice.
This year's contest is the 38th 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, 59 printed photographs, including the First Prize, were selected from 5,375 competition entries submitted in the Print Category. For the Digital Category submitted online, 37 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 8,492 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.