Photography Contest

The Winners Take It All!


Congratulations to the 20 finalists of our ‘Pirates & Sea dogs’ competition, and of course especially to the 4 lucky winners.

Nazarova Daria, from Russia: Winner of the two-year subscription of the European Photography Magazine

Oliver Parzer, from Berlin: Winner of the PhotoIreland PF Review Submission Fee

Antal Thoma, from Switzerland: Winner of the two-year subscription of Camera Austria Magazine

and Mary Ellen Bartley, from New York: Winner of the Workshop in Madrid, in the framework of the European Master of Fine Art Photography.

Here goes a massive thank you to Camera Austria, European Photography Magazine, IED Madrid, and PhotoIreland Festivalfor the fantastic prizes!!

Let’s not forget to mention the students of the European Master of Fine Art Photography and Andreas Mueller-Pohle who had the difficult task choosing the winning submissions, and our team, for managing the contest.

You can still urge your friends to vote for your image on the Picturk platform until 24 Jan to win the People’s Choice Award, and become a proud ship owner, thanks to Premier Ship Models.
Again, CONGRATULATIONS to the lucky winners !

All the best from the Curator Ship Team

Winner of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘asol’ © Nazarova Daria

Winner of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘The Book of Kissing and Swimming’ © Mary Bartley

Winner of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘The land we never reached’ © Oliver Parzer

 

Winner of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘HotSquat’ © Antal Thoma

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Lay Down the Heart at the sea’ © camilla rodriguez

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘The Captain’s Papers’ © D.T. Smith

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘THE TREASURE ISLAND AND MY PALM TREE’ © Mariona Puig

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Untitled’ © Youngsam Kim

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘ODYSEE, AHOJ!’ © Sonja Steppanskj

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Fantasme’ © Conor McMahon

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Barry Island Pirates (South Wales, UK)’ © João Bento

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Untitled’ © Steven Beckly

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘dead little fish on Brittas Bay’ © Willemein Koelink

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Serpentine WaterDogs’ © Maurice Gunning

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Collodion Wetplate Ambrotype on Glass’ © Stefan Sappert

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘The house’ © Denis Davydov

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘ARRRRRRR’ © Dominic Curtis

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘home’ © Ecotono Foto

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest_original

‘in the middle of the vietnamese sea a man acting like he was home’ © Alessandro Stellari

Finalist of the Curator Ship Photo Contest

‘Save me!’ © Paulo Martins


The Curator Ship Photography Contest is a celebration of our visitors on board to date with nearly 100.000 hits from artists, curators and professionals from around the globe. The submission is free of charge with the opportunity to win some pretty amazing prizes! The Jury consists of the students of the European Master of Fine Art Photography in Madrid, guided by the renowned photographer and publisher Andreas Müller-Pohle.

The theme of the contest is “Pirates and Sea Dogs”. Let your imagination sail away and have some fun on board!

Prizes include a three-day workshop with Paul Kranzler, at the IED Madrid, two-year subscriptions to Camera Austria Magazine and to European Photography Magazine, and a free participation in the PhotoIreland Festival 2013 Portfolio Review. The special prize that will make you a proud shipowner is a gift voucher of Premier Ship Models.

Furthermore, ten finalists will get the opportunity for their work to be showcased on The Curator Ship website and at a screening at PhotoIreland Festival 2013.

Look at all the images!

Further information on the Contest and Prizes

The European Master in Fine Art Photography is a referential course based on the excellence of its faculty and the focus of an artistic project in the European environment. The program is based on the experience of the course directors, the visiting professionals and the project tutors. Faculty include: Martin Parr | Simon Roberts | Alejandro Castellote | Javier Vallhonrat | Jean-François Chevrier | Elger Esser | Andreas Müller-Pohle | Dinu Li | Irina Tchmyreva | Joan Fontcuberta. The first prize of the Curator Ship Photography Contest is a workshop with Paul Kranzler, in May 2013, in Madrid, Spain.

Paul Kranzler
Paul Kranzler was born in 1979 in Linz, Austria. He is a freelance photographer whose work has published in magazines such as Dazed & Confused, Hotshoe, Camera Austria, Neon, Vogue and Brand Eins Magazin. He is also widely acknowledged for his personal work, especially the projects Land of Milk and Honey (2005), and Brut (2011), which have been shown in festivals and exhibitions worldwide.

European Photography Magazine
European Photography is an international art magazine for contemporary photography and new media. It was founded in 1980 and is published biannually by Andreas Müller-Pohle. Its number 92 will appear in late December 2012. The second prize of the Curator Ship Photography Contest is a two years subscription to this fantastic magazine, including shipment anywhere on this planet.

Camera Austria Magazine
Established 1980 by Christine Frisinghelli, Seiichi Furuya, and Manfred Willmann the bilingual (German/English) published magazine continues to occupy a special, internationally respected role in the scope of discourse on photography as a contemporary art practice. The third prize of the Curator Ship Photography Contest is a two years subscription to Camera Austria, including shipment anywhere on this planet.

PhotoIreland Festival
PhotoIreland is an Irish organisation dedicated to promote critical thinking around Photography, and a deeper engagement with the Visual Arts, to enhance a wider visual literacy. The organisation celebrates a festival every year in July, highlighting through a proposed theme, the works of national and international artists. The event involves a wide range of artists, galleries and cultural institutions in a celebration of Photography, with many participative events for all types of audiences. The fourth prize of the Curator Ship Photography Contest is a free entry to the Festivals Portfolio Review submissions, to be in a chance to get your work reviewed in Dublin in June 2013.

Premier Ship Models
Premier Ship Models is one of the longest running specialist ship model companies in the UK, and a proud member of the British Marine Federation. We now offer a range of 600 different model ships including historic vessels, classic model boats, modern yachts, model boat kits and radio controlled boats. We are certain that no other wholesaler or retailer offers as wide a range of model ships and boats as ourselves. The people’s choice prize of the Curator Ship Photography Contest is a gift voucher from Premier Ship Models, worth 100 Euros.

The Jury

The head of the judging panel is formed by Moritz Neumüller and Andreas Müller-Pohle and consists of the students for the European Master of Fine Art Photography and the Photobook students: Paola Acata Diaz, Nejat Cifci Ibrahim, Aleksandra Gajda, Han Shuo, Muhammad Hassan Ibrahim Hegab, Marina Iarevskaia, Dalia Kavaliauskaite, David Rojas Castillo, Katariina Salmi, Alicia Keme, Felix Fernandez, Juan Herrero Rodriguez, and Mercedes Rodrigo.

Please Note:

There is no entry fee for the submission of works. The organisers shall not be held responsible for any losses, false submissions or damages during the contest. We reserve the right to reject any submitted photo featuring inappropriate content. For any questions or suggestions feel free to contact competition (at) the-curator-ship.org

Many thanks also to our technical team at picturk for keeping our vessel’s engine room in check!

The Curator Ship Photography Contest is listed with PhotographyCompetitions.NET

8 Responses “Photography Contest” →
  1. where is this secret , ‘Enter the Competition’ on the bottom right corner of the page,” button?

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  2. would be nice to know who the other 16 finalists are – there is no title, description or link at the photos to the photographers!!

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    • Lieber Stefan,

      meine Kollegin Claudi Nir hat sich der Sache angenommen und hat sicher bald alle Namen eingetragen. Bitte um Verzeihung für die späte Antwort, wir sind ein Wenige-Hände-Betrieb ;-)

      Alles Liebe,

      Dein Moritz

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