Category Archives: Prize / Award

Ian Parry Scholarship. Deadline: July 5, 2019

Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. He was just 24 years of age. Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor, and Ian’s friends and family created the Ian Parry Scholarship in order to build something positive from such a tragic death.

This years Ian Parry Scholarship is divided into two categories: The Sunday Times Award for Achievement and The Canon Award for Potential.

The entry criteria for both is the same and the judges will make their decisions based on the individual merits of the entries.

Entrants must submit a portfolio and a clear proposal of a project they would undertake if they won the scholarship.

There is no entry fee.

Benefits include:

  • Each winner will receive $3,500 towards their chosen project.
  • Canon Europe continues to support the Scholarship and loans equipment to the winners.
  • Attend a portfolio review day with leading industry experts in London.
  • Mentorship Programme, we offer a year-long personal Mentorship to the winner of The Canon Award for Potential. The 2019 mentor is former Ian Parry Award recipient and highly respected Magnum photographer Jonas Bendiksen.
  • The winner of The Canon Award for Potential will have the opportunity to take part in the Transmissions Programme at Visa Pour L’Image in Perpignan.
  • World Press Photo, automatically accepts the winner of the Achievement Award into its final list of nominees for the Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam.
  • Your work will appear in The Sunday Times Magazine, our media sponsor.
  • Anyone who enters the 2019 scholarship will be eligible to join us for a portfolio review day in London with leading industry experts.

 

To enter this year’s Ian Parry Scholarship, you will need to meet the following entry criteria:
1)      A covering letter including your name, date of birth, permanent address, personal email address, personal telephone number, and if applicable, college, course title and course tutor.
2)      A detailed project proposal explaining your proposed project to us and outlining what the $3500 would enable you to shoot. It should be noted that this written section is considered extremely important. The judges will need to be impressed by your ability to produce a convincing project proposal as well as your photography skills.
3)      A portfolio of 12 (low resolution) photographs, either a photo essay or individual photos.
4)      Extended captions  for each image as a word document.
Please follow the instructions on our submit form carefully.

Entries must be received by the 5th of July 2019 

For details go to www.ianparry.org 

 

LBS Photography Awards. Deadline: March 22, 2019

The LBS Photography Awards are now accepting entries for their second edition. A new theme, When Worlds Collide, highlights the power of business innovation to join together previously disconnected ideas. Conceived by an MBA student, the Awards aim to showcase the ways that business shapes lives, communities and the environment.

 

We invite submissions of five to ten images from both professional and amateur photographers aged over 18 in the UK and worldwide. Eight photo-series will be shortlisted for exhibition at LBS’S London Campus, where the winner will be announced as part of the exhibition’s opening night on 8 May, 2019. The winning entry will receive £ 2,000 cash prize and feature in the London Business School Review (LBSR).

 

The Awards team are delighted to announce the 2019 jury members; Fiona Rogers, Chief Operating Officer at Magnum Photos and founder of Firecracker, a platform supporting female photographers; Mona Boshnaq, Photo Editor at The New York Times; Andrew Dunnett, Director, Vodafone Foundation; and Michael Benson, Founding Director, Candlestar/Photo London. They will be joined by representatives from the LBS Photography Club.

 

The submission deadline is Friday 22 March 2019 (23:59 GMT). Applications must be submitted by completing the online application form at lbsphotographyawards.com.

Grand Prix Images Vevey and Book Award. Deadline: Feb. 28, 2019

Over CHF 50,000 in creation-support grants and the opportunity to be exhibited at the next Festival Images Vevey in 2020!

Professional artists and photographers, as well as those in training, have until February 28th, to participate to the Grand Prix Images Vevey and the Images Vevey Book Award 2019/2020.

The Grand Prix Images Vevey is a creation-support grant for photography projects. The award, worth some CHF 40,000 (approx. EUR 35,000), enables one artist to develop an original project over a year that will be presented at the next Festival Images Vevey 2020. The grant represents unique support for contemporary creation, with complete freedom of choice over subject and genre

The Images Vevey Book Award is a grant worth CHF 10,000 (approx. EUR 9,000) that supports the creation of a book project which showcases an optimal and original balance between publication format and photographic content. It provides a financial contribution that aims to encourage artists to take risks and to innovate, in order for them to develop a suitable and sophisticated publication format for their photography project.

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Plus de 50’000 CHF de bourses d’aide à la création et la possibilité d’exposer au prochain Festival Images Vevey en 2020!

Artistes et photographes professionels ou en formation ont jusqu’au 28 février pour participer au Grand Prix Images Vevey et au Prix du Livre Images Vevey 2019/2020.

Grand Prix Images Vevey Jury

L’artiste indienne de renommée internationale Dayanita Singh présidera le jury du Grand Prix Images Vevey 2019/2020, composé d’Emma Bowkett, directrice de la photographie, Financial Times FT Weekend Magazine; de Lesley A. Martin, directrice artistique, Fondation Aperture; de Christoph Wiesner, directeur artistique, Paris Photo et de Francesco Zanot, commissaire d’exposition indépendant.

Ce jury de professionnels de l’image se réunira à Vevey du 3 au 5 mai 2019 pour examiner les projets soumis dans le cadre du Grand Prix Images Vevey et du Prix du Livre Images Vevey.

Grand Prix Images Vevey

Le Grand Prix Images Vevey est une bourse d’aide à la création photographique. Ce prix de quelques CHF 40’000 (env. € 35’000) permet à un artiste de développer un projet inédit en un an pour ensuite le présenter au Festival Images Vevey 2020. Ce concours représente un soutien unique à la création contemporaine avec une liberté de choix du sujet comme du genre.

Images Vevey Book Award

Le Prix du Livre Images Vevey est un soutien de CHF 10’000.- (env. € 9’000) à un projet éditorial proposant une adéquation optimale et surprenante entre la forme de la publication et le contenu photographique. Il vise à apporter un complément financier incitant l’artiste à prendre des risques et à innover afin de donner à son projet photographique la forme éditoriale la plus aboutie et la plus adéquate possible.

MARGARET CAMERON AWARD. DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 27, 2019

RULES OF ENTRY

The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to 13th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This Award is open to women photographers, professional and amateur, working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome.

DATES

Early Bird Deadline (20% off on entry fees): January 30, 2019 at 11:59pm PST (Los Angeles Time)
Apply the coupon 20OFFJAN30 when checking in the registration form to get the 20% discount

Finale Deadline: February 27, 2019 at 11:59pm PST

Jurors’ announcement: 45-60 days after the final deadline.

AWARDS AND EXHIBITION SELECTION

The Jurors of the 13th Julia Margaret Cameron Award will select one Winner in the Professional Section and One Winner in the Non-Professional Section.

The Gala Awards will organize a solo exhibition for each overall Winner in the respective sections (Pro and Non Pro) taking care of all exhibition expenses, including printing and framing of up to 20 photographs each. The exhibition will be held in the Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona on October 2019. The organization will have the right to change the venue and date in case of unforeseen circumstances. A curator designed by The Gala Award will assist the Winners in the selection of the work to be exhibited and will take care of the exhibition setup.

The two overall winners in the Pro and Non Pro sections will receive -on top of the fully-paid solo exhibition- US$1,500 each to cover travel and lodging expenses to attend the opening reception.

Collective exhibition of category winners and category honorable mentions. The Jurors will also select, in both Pro and Non-Pro Sections, runners up and honorable mentions, as well as a short list of finalists. All these selected photographers will be invited to exhibit (with the category winners) in a collective exhibition in a space contiguous to the solo exhibition of the two the overall winners. In the collective exhibition, the exhibition organization and venue costs will be borne by The Gala Awards, while the exhibitors will be charged for printing and framing as well as setup costs (hanging, labelling, and insurance) in the amount of $250, approximately, per piece. To participate in the exhibition artists will have to be able to submit high resolution files of 300dpi suitable for fine art printing.

Images of all awardees (Winners, Runner Ups, Honorable Mentions, and Finalists) will be exhibited online in The Gala Awards’ website during a minimum of two years.

All winners and honorable mentions will receive certificates of award.

 

Call and Regulations

Photobook Award – Spain. Deadline: Jan. 8, 2019

Unfortunately this call is only open for Spanish citizens or collectives. Maybe mixed collectives with at least one Spaniard in it might also be accepted. Try it…

Aloha and…

¡buena suerte!

 

CONVOCATORIA
CONCURSO FOTOLIBRO<40
La Comunidad de Madrid convoca la II edición del concurso Fotolibro<40, un certamen que tiene como objetivo apoyar y promocionar la joven fotografía de autor española a través de la edición, publicación y distribución de un libro de referencia con el proyecto ganador

Bases para participar en la convocatoria:

  1. Podrán participar cualquier fotógrafo o colectivo de nacionalidad española menor de 40 años
  2. El tema de los trabajos presentados es libre y el trabajo debe ser inédito, no habiendo sido publicado nunca en formato libro.
  3. Los participantes deberán enviar un dossier que contenga:
    • Breve explicación del proyecto e imágenes de la sobras y un CV del fotógrafo
    • Una serie de fotografías ilustrativas del proyecto
  4. No se aceptarán propuestas que no cumplan los requisitos solicitados en las bases de la convocatoria

Importante: esta comunicación es solo un resumen. Descarga el documento completo de las bases de la convocatoria para conocer detalles de participantes, publicación, documentación y jurado –clic aquí-

Más información y envío de solicitudes: fotolibro40@gmail.com

Calendario de la convocatoria:

Plazo de envío de proyectos: Hasta el 8 de enero de 2019

Comunicación del ganador: antes del 18 de febrero de 2019

Publicación del proyecto ganador: segundo cuatrimestre de 2019

 

Belfast Photo Festival. Deadline: March 9, 2019

2019 OPEN SUBMISSION

WHAT DO YOU WIN?

All submitting photographers will benefit from:

  • Submission review by Photo Industry Professionals
  • Opportunities for Immediate Exposure

 

Between 20 and 40 photographers / artists will benefit from:

  • awards and cash prizes (See Awards listed below)
  • exhibition exposure at the Festival’s main city centre gallery
  • exhibition exposure at the 2020 Photo Schwiez Festival (Switzerland)
  • inclusion in the special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine
  • long term Festival representation and promotion
  • an opportunity to participate in an Instagram Residency
  • exhibition alongside some of the biggest photographic names as part of the major photographic event
  • publication and inclusion in the Festival programme
  • inclusion in the Festivals marketing & PR campaign, which has an estimated reach of 20+ million
  • international press exposure
  • being seen by a substantial number of visual arts professionals and the media
  • dedicated feature on the Festival website and online gallery

All finalists who submitted photographs will have their work produced by the Festival for exhibition outdoors

AWARDS

Spotlight Award – €1,127 (e.s.t $1,286 / £1,000)

Years Free RPS Membership – Free membership for one year to the prestigious Royal Photographic Society

GUP Editorial Award – Full editorial presentation in an upcoming printed/digital issue of GUP photographic magazine

Abridged Editorial Award – Presentation in a special Festival issue of Abridged Magazine

COMPETITION DESCRIPTION

Being described as “One of the best photography festivals in the world” (Capture Magazine), the biennial Belfast Photo Festival provided the perfect platform for gaining exposure to an international audience, with previous editions having welcome over 100,000 visitors from all over the world.

Belfast Photo Festival is offering artist’s/photographers the opportunity to exhibit their work in the main Festival gallery alongside some of the biggest names in the field of photography and have their work taken on tour to be exhibited at the 2020 Photo Schwiez (Zurich, Switzerland), with a number also having the opportunity to be featured in the arts magazines Abridged and GUP. The winners will be eligible for a number of awards, including a cash prize of €1,127 (est $1,286 / £1,000).

The theme has been left open to remove any restrictions; submissions must be photographic or lens-based but can include incorporations of other art forms with the photographic medium (i.e. performance, painting, sculpture, music, literature etc).

Individuals and collectives are welcome to apply; individuals should select and enter between 1 and 15 photographs from a particular series or body of work AND/OR submit their Photo-book for exhibition by providing a link to a single PDF (stored on for example: Google Drive or Dropbox)

(Note: You can submit both a photo-book and photographs of the same project, but a fee will need to be paid for both. If submitting only a Photo-book and not photographs, it will be your photo-book that will be selected for presentation and not photographic prints for exhibition)

Collectives are also welcome to apply; as a collective, you can submit up to 15 photographs (a €22 / €29 submission fee will apply for every 15 images submitted)

JURY

The Belfast Photo Festival has invited a panel of influential international experts in the field of photography to assist in the shortlisting and selection of artist’s alongside the Festival team. The Jury consist of:

Sarah Allen – Assistant Curator: TATE Modern (U.K.)

Michael Famighetti – Editor: Aperture Magazine (U.S.A.)

Emily Graham– Cultural Commissions & Partnerships Manager: Magnum Photo’s (U.K.)

Elizabeth Renstrom – Senior Photo Editor: VICE Media (U.S.A.)

Diane Smyth – Digital Editor: British Journal of Photography (U.K.)

Alexa Becker – Acquisitions Editor: KEHRER Verlag (Germany)

Deirdre Robb – Director: Belfast Exposed Photography Gallery (U.K.)

PRESS EXPOSURE

Each year our Open Submission award-winners receive international press coverage from publications and media outlets around the world. Winners, finalists and entrants have been featured in major publications such as, The Guardian, TIME Lightbox, Foam, The Financial Times, British Journal of Photography, The Telegraph, among many other national and international outlets. This kind of press exposure can lead to viral, global recognition of your work.

SUBMISSIONS

This year the Open Submission will be hosted by Picter. All submissions must be made via Picter.com. After registering on Picter, please ensure you follow the instructions outlined carefully otherwise your submission may not be valid. Submissions cost €22 / €29*

*The submission fee charged is in aid of the 2019 Belfast Photo Festival and directly contributes to the organisation and delivery of the Festival for the benefit of all participants. Belfast Photo Festival is a registered charity and non-profit organisation.

DOCfield Dummy Award. Deadline: Oct. 29, 2018

EN

Photographic Social Vision Foundation, in collaboration with Banc Sabadell Foundation invite you to participate in the 5th annual edition of its photobook dummy award.
Summit your dummy and win 3.000 € to produce it!

Open call until october 29.

CAT

La Fundació Photographic Social Vision i la Fundació Banc Sabadell obren la convocatòria i us conviden a participar a la 5a edició del premi anual de maquetes de fotollibres DOCfield Dummy Award Fundació Banc Sabadell.

Presenta la teva maqueta i guanya 3.000 € per produir-la!

Convocatòria oberta fins el 29 de octubre

ESP

La Fundación Photographic Social Vision y la Fundación Banco Sabadell abren la convocatoria y os invitan a participar en la 5ª edición del premio anual de maquetas de fotolibros DOCfield Dummy Award Fundación Banco Sabadell.
¡Presenta tu maqueta y gana 3.000 € para producirla!

Convocatoria abierta hasta el 29 de octubre