The Epson Pano Awards just opened for entries for this years competition. Starting in 2009 this competition has grown to be one of the industries most sought after awards.
The total prize pool is worth over $50,000 USD, including $20,000 cash.
Currently at the date of this post (April 30th), early bird entries are being accepted, allowing you to submit 5 images at once and receiving a 20% discount off the total.
Speaking of cost to enter, the fee is $22 USD per image.
There are two categories: Nature/Landscape and Built Environment/Architecture. Also, in addition to the two categories are two sets of awards: Open and Amateur. Also this year they are hosting the Virtual Reality/360 Awards with a cost of $16. per image.
To enter, click here: Epson Pano Awards
Last year’s winner for Open Photographer Of The Year was Jesus M. Garcia of Spain.