Images of natural landscapes at any time of day, including nightscapes and images of urban cityscapes.
This category excludes close up images, including those of architecture, animals/wildlife and people.
While people and wildlife can be present in these images, they should not be the focus of attention or the subject of photograph.
Composite imagery is not allowed, aside from straightforward bracketing (HDR) and panoramic stitching.
Basic burning, dodging, and color correction are allowed.
The Judging Criteria weights for Landscapes & Cityscapes is as follows:
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