Microsoft and Thomson Reuters Foundation are inviting photographers around the world to take part in this year’s annual Trust Women Photo Award, which aims to advance women’s rights, in return for some amazing photo career opportunities.
This is an invitation for aspiring photographers and photojournalists to submit images capturing the lives and stories of remarkable women around the world achieving incredible things in their communities.
The competition consists of two rounds:
- Submit your best photograph that captures the theme: “Women Make It Happen” (one photo per participant)
- Thomson Reuters Foundation and Microsoft’s internal visual and creative teams will select 9 finalists; The Highest Voted is automatically the 10th finalist
- Each of the 10 finalists will be provided with a Microsoft Lumia 930 (known as a Lumia Icon in the U.S.) and will be required to submit a portfolio of 5 photos based on a new brief
- One photographer will be selected by Thomas Reuters Foundation, Microsoft and their judges to receive the prestigious Trust Women Photo Award along with additional prizing
The winner will have their work showcased at the Trust Woman Conference in London, be featured in an interview published on the Thomson Reuters Foundations website and be awarded the esteemed Trust Women Photo Award. They will also have their portfolio reviewed by the Thomson Reuters Foundation multimedia team and receive a Mobile Journalism training course.
Deadline: Thursday 19 February 2015
For more information and to enter visit: talenthouse.com
Calling young, amateur and professional photographers worldwide, the 51st competition is now open for entries until 26 February 2015.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year harnesses the power of photography to inspire greater understanding of the natural world, challenging perceptions and encouraging change to preserve the beauty and diversity of Earth for future generations.
We champion ethical wildlife photography, specifically the representation of the natural world as faithfully as possible, free from excessive digital manipulation, with honesty in all captioning, and total regard for the welfare of the animals and their environment.
We are at the forefront of contemporary photography, recognising and rewarding artistic composition, narrative form and technical excellence.
So put nature in the frame and take part in the world’s most prestigious nature photography event.
Deadline: Thursday 26 February
For more details and to enter visit: nhm.ac.uk
ITALIANS OF LONDON and THE ITALIAN PROJECT, under the auspices of the Consulate General of Italy in London, announce the fourth edition of their photographic competition.
The theme this year will be: “REBIRTH” : a change in your life, a move to a different country, a fresh love or a passion that has added a richer dimension to your daily routine. Or just a new indulgence for your well-being.
Try to represent, with a photo, what you would define as a Rebirth : in your life or in someone else’s existence.
The competition is open to all photographers, professionals or amateurs, of any age, living in London or in the surrounding areas.
Deadline: Sunday 30 November 2014
For all the details and to enter, visit: italiansoflondon.com
The Terry O’neill Photography Award 2014
Calling Brave, Brilliant Photographers!
All formats and all nationalities welcome.
The Terry O’Neill Award is one of the world’s most respected and leading photography prizes. It attracts thousands of entries every year from around the globe. Our distinguished judges offer a unique opportunity to showcase your talent to titans of the industry, many of whom operate in the commercial world and commission work.
The chance to win £6500 in cash prizes, the winners work featured in The Sunday Times Magazine and also showcased in Terry O’Neill exhibitions in the UK and overseas.
How To Enter
Award entrants must submit a minimum of 3 up to a maximum of 10 images as an exhibition series together with a short narrative (100 words) about the series. Images must have been shot between 30 November 2013 and 30 November 2014.
Images must fall into one or more of the set categories – reportage, fashion, documentary, landscape, wildlife, portraiture, or fine art photography. When completing your entry indicate which category your work is being entered for.
Entrants must be aged 18 years or over.
Deadline: Sunday 30 November 2014
For all the details and to enter, visit: oneillaward.com
Photography Course London Competition
The new theme for our latest competition is ‘The Portrait.’
This is a classic theme that has so many different variations and we want to see what you can create with all of the different styles and approaches out there.
Don’t be scared to experiment and go for something out of the ordinary and break the rules!
The winner will receive a Mounted 20″x24″ Fuji C-Type print of their choice, from the Print Space.
Second and Third place winners will receive a print of their choice printed on any of the fuji c-type papers, up to 20″x24″ from the Print Space.
How To Enter
In order to enter, you must be a fan of Photography course London on Facebook: you can do so by clicking here – www.facebook.com/photographycourselondon
Once you are a fan, return to this page, then go ahead and click ‘add photos’.
Please add no more than 3 IMAGES per person.
(If more than 3 images are added only the first 3 will be considered.)
All forms of photography are allowed, (the more experimental the better!) so whether you shoot on your iphone, enjoy the art of film or want to go all professional on us, we want to see what you produce!
Deadline: Friday 3 October 2014
This competition is now closed. Keep an eye out, winners will be announced shortly! To check out all of the entries and find out about future competitions visit – www.facebook.com/groups/pcl.competition