Competitions

TotalitySource Issue 5 – Call for submissions

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Totality, on behalf of Source magazine, would like to invite photographers of any level to submit work/s for our Words X Images project where the chosen work will not only inspire a creative writer to write a short story, but also be published in Source issue 5 alongside the short story it inspired.

Five photos will be selected as the shortlist and sent out to writers to inspire a short story piece. Three overall winners will be chosen based on the best short story and photo collaboration, chosen by Totality. Each published winner (three photographers, three writers) will receive a £100 prize.

Source Magazine is a celebration of the lifestyle that can be enjoyed in and around north London’s Woodberry Down (Finsbury Park). For this reason the photographer must either reside in, or belong to a club located within the key boroughs (Haringey, Islington, Hackney); if not, the subject matter must be placeable within the key boroughs (eg. a recognisable landmark in the background)

Deadline for entry: 9am on 27th February 2017 (so get snapping!!)

For full information visit: totality.com

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Expressions International Art Photography Portrait Competition and Exhibition – open for entries now!

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With huge success in the past two years expressions are continuously committed to changing our exhibition experience. In 2017 they are turning Longford Town into an open air Gallery of Photography. 

Finalists pieces will be enlarged to 1 metre by 2 metre and hung outdoors around the town.

 The Expressions Photography launch will also open the Cruthú Festival which is running alongside Expressions.

Deadline for entry: Wednesday 5 April

Entry fee is 10 euro

For further information visit: longforddigitalarts.ie

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Nikon Photo Contest International is open for entries!

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Elegy of Autumn | Dina Bova

The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike.

In the last 10 years, with the wide penetration of digital cameras with video capabilities, the environment surrounding image-making has dramatically changed. Adapting to this change, the 34th contest was reconceived, changing its name and its structure, and it continues to evolve to create new standards and provide new opportunities for discovery.

The Nikon Photo Contest nurtures an aspirational community that supports photographers and filmmakers who wish to share important stories and influence the way people think through images.

For further info visit: nikon-photocontest.com

Deadline for entry: 27 Feb 2017

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Life Framer: Open Call now accepting submissions!

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Inspirational photography | Andrea Hamilton

You are free to investigate everything, and to capture anything! Landscapes, portraits, reportage, conceptual, personal documentary, travel… From spontaneous street moments to meticulous studio set-ups… Inspire us with your technique, vision and creativity.

A picture is worth a thousand words as the old saying goes. Show us that picture…

For further info visit: life-framer.com

Deadline for entry: 28 Feb 2017

 

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RHS Photographic Competition 2017 open for entries!

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If you’re passionate about capturing the beauty of plants and gardens, why not take part in the newly-relaunched RHS Photographic Competition?

We want to inspire young and old alike to get outdoors with a camera and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be. The nine categories are designed to have broad appeal, including Celebrating RHS Gardens, Pure Plants and Greening Grey Britain. There are also categories for Young Photographer (11–17 years) and Children’s Photographer (under 11s).

There are a host of great prizes and the winning photos will also form an exhibition that will go on tour to the four RHS Gardens next year.

For further info visit: rhs.org.uk

Deadline for entry: 28 Feb 2017

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The British Wildlife Photography Awards 2017 is now open for entries!

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Hitchhikers | George Stoyle

This is your chance to win a prestigious award, cash prize, nationwide exposure reaching millions in the media and your work showcased in a touring exhibition and book.

There are fifteen separate categories including animal behaviour, urban wildlife, habitat, wild woods, animal portraits, marine life, the hidden secret world that lies in the undergrowth and a special award for wildlife in HD Video. Also two junior categories – to encourage young people to connect with nature through photography.

For further info visit: bwpawards.org

Deadline for entry: 3 June 2017

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Weekly opportunity to have your travel photographs published and win a camera worth £500!

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Enter The Telegraph’s weekly travel photography competition ‘The Big Picture’ for your chance to win a £500 camera. Send your picture, which must be at least 1Mb in size, along with a brief description, your name, address, telephone number, the date and location of the photo to thebigpicture@telegraph.co.uk.

For further info visit: www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/the-big-picture

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