Deadline:

14th January 2020.

Location:

Online (Application) United Kingdom (The Exhibition).

(Award)

Description

Sony World Photography Awards Professional competition.

The Professional competition rewards and showcases the world’s most outstanding bodies of work. Judges are looking for series that are technically brilliant, exciting and offer a fresh perspective on what contemporary photography can do. They want to uncover work that would otherwise be unseen, and share it with a worldwide audience.

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For emerging photographers, the Awards can open doors to publishing deals, gallery representation and worldwide exhibitions. For established artists, the Awards offer a global platform to share personal projects and recognition for your passion for the medium.

Artists can enter multiple series of works to the following categories: Architecture, Creative, Discovery, Documentary, Environment, Landscape, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, and Sport.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Photography.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

The deadline for applying is January 14, 2020 at 13.00 (GMT) and Entries will be judged between January 15, 2020, and January 31, 2020 and the Awards Ceremony in April 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Professional competition is judged on a body of work. Photographers must submit a minimum of five (5) and a maximum of ten (10) images and all submissions must be accompanied by a series description.
  • If you enter the Professional competition you cannot enter the Open or Youth competitions.
  • All Entrants must be over 18.
  • By entering the Competition You hereby accept these Competition Rules and the Terms and Conditions.
  • The Professional competition is open to all Photographers entering a body of work.
  • The Competition is free to enter.
  • Image Entry criteria:
    • Un-published work entered into the competition must have been taken between the dates of January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2019, or taken at any point in history but never been shown publicly. Once unpublished work has been entered, it cannot be entered again as published work in the future year of the Awards’ competition.
    • Published work may have been taken at any point in history, but must have been commissioned or acquired or first published between the dates of January 1, 2019, and December 31, 2019. Eligible publications include books, magazines, newspapers, online and print editorial, self-publishing websites, including personal sites as well as commissioned gallery exhibitions. Images included in past photographic competitions, advertisements, marketing material, blogs, social media and all other visible platforms prior to January 1, 2019, will be considered published and not permissible within this competition.
    • Images should be no smaller than 1MB and no larger than 5MB. Images should be JPEG files.
    • All images must be saved in the sRGB color model and EXIF data must be left in the image file.
    • All Entrants, if they are selected amongst the shortlist, must be able to supply a high-resolution image suitable for printing in exhibitions should the image be required.

Opportunity Cost

(Award/Fully Funded)

  • Photographer of the Year receives $25,000 (USD), a range of Sony digital imaging equipment and inclusion in the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London.
  • Ten category winners receive flights and accommodation to the Awards ceremony in London, a range of Sony digital imaging equipment, publication in the Sony World Photography Awards book, inclusion in the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London.
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners receive Awards ceremony ticket, publication in the Sony World Photography Awards book, inclusion in the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London.
  • Shortlisted photographers – works shown on digital screens at Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London.

How to Apply

First Step: Sign up or log in into the competition site from here.

Second Step: After Log in, enter the competition from here. choose your category and upload your photos according to the described criteria.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Hesham Galal / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Eman Fadel Ali / Egypt
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