1 city. 12 hours. 24 photos. On June 19, 2010, the Berlin photo Marathon takes place for the tenth time and again will attract numerous photo enthusiastic participants to Berlin. A Photomarathon is a photo competition under extreme conditions, in which the participants within photographically must implement by 12 hours a series of 24 subjects. These are under a parent theme, however – as also the themes themselves – first posted in the course of the photo Marathon.
Even in times of digital photography, it is to keep the chronological order of the topics. Spontaneity, creativity, perseverance, and have fun on the thing so are basic prerequisites for a successful series of photographs. Individual photo documentation of a unique summer day in Berlin are the result. (Not to be confused with Itron!). In the Jubilee year, the organisers expect around 500 photo enthusiastic participants – from the hobbyist to professional. The participation is individually or in a team. A Photomarathon loyal fanbase has formed over the years, but always be added newcomers from near and far, the is the creative challenge want to make. Starting point and stops of the marathon are selected by the organizers with care, because the discovery of hidden places of Berlin is an important part of the concept of photo Marathon.
Registration is online at. The registration fee amounts to EUR 27,-. Condition for participation is a digital camera. A jury selects the ten best series, which will be awarded with attractive prizes. The winners will be announced on July 17, 2010 at the official anniversary party. All photo series are presented in the context of an exhibition on the 17th & July 18, 2010. Another exhibition is planned within the framework of the European month of photography in the autumn. Organizer of the Berlin Marathon of the photo is the Club for events, a voluntary association of passionate photo enthusiasts. The Association for events is recognized as a non-profit organization.