TOGETHER, Maine Media and Carl Zeiss USA PARTNER TO sponsor the Precision Image Competition, “PiC”.
PiC is an opportunity for all MMW students to experience the unparalleled image quality of Zeiss lenses while challenging themselves to create new still and moving pictures for a dynamic competition.
Zeiss provides a wide selection of lenses for still and cinema cameras for students to “test-drive” while on campus. Students are invited to submit their work made with these lenses to the competition, in two categories:
- Documentary and narrative short films
- Still images ranging in genre from fine art to documentary and commercial photography
The grand prize winner in each category wins a Zeiss lens of their choice from the Batis, Loxia, Touit, Milvus, Classics, or ZM line, plus a voucher for a free Workshop at Maine Media.
Congratulations to our 2021 Winners & Finalists:
Videos will be available to view on YouTube starting at 3pm EST on Friday, January 14th.
I Wonder, directed by Kurt Sneddon and photographed by Karen Eggers
Created for the 8-Week Cinematography Intensive with Amy Vincent, ASC
Untitled, directed by Ben Zäch
Created for the 8-Week Cinematography Intensive
Sherman’s Point, directed by Gideon Baeza
Created for the 8-Week Directing Intensive
WINNER, PHOTOGRAPHY: Tanya Russell
Routine, taken during the Fall semester of the Professional Certificate in Visual Storytelling Program
FINALIST, PHOTOGRAPHY: Skip Klein
Renaissance of Gloria Swanson, taken during The Environmental Portrait with David Hilliard
FINALIST, PHOTOGRAPHY: Alaric Beal
Skin, taken during The Intuitive Portrait with Andrea Modica
Submission Guidelines: 2022
Any work created on-campus in 2022 with a Zeiss lens is eligible for submission.
- 300 dpi
- 8 inches on the long side
- Adobe RGB color space
- File name must be as follows: FirstName-LastName_ImageTitle.jpeg
- Image must be shot with Zeiss glass
You may submit up to 6 images. Please email [email protected] with your submission. Include your name, the Zeiss lens you used, the workshop you attended, and your image(s) as an attachment.
For Short Films:
- Please upload your film to your own personal Vimeo account
- Please make sure that your video is viewable through a hyperlink
- Video must be shot with Zeiss glass
You may submit up to 3 short films or clips. Please email [email protected] with your submission. Include your name, the Zeiss lens you used, the workshop you attended, and a Vimeo link to your film(s). If your film is selected, you will be asked to provide a .mp4 or .mov file for Maine Media to share on our YouTube channel.
To see past years’ photo submissions, visit precisionimagecomp.photoshelter.com