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Istanbul Photo Awards 2018

Minimum pixel dimensions: 6000x4050
Landscape, Portrait, Square, Panorama; colour or B&W
Deadline: Monday, January 1, 2018; 12:00 GMT
To submit images to Picture Calls in fotoLibra, simply click on the Picture Call megaphone icon below a thumbnail in your Collections, and select the relevant Istanbul Photo Awards 2018 picture call from the drop-down menu which appears. Pictures must be marked as Rights Managed, and should not be sent direct to me.
The Istanbul Photo Awards may be the largest annual cash awards for a photographic competition currently running, with $149,000 to be shared between the winning photographers in eight categories.

If you want to submit any of your photographs please upload them to fotoLibra in the usual way by 20180101 and add 'ISTPHOTOAWARDS' to your keywords.

Photographs must have been taken in 2017 (between 20170101 and 20171231).

The categories are
  • news single (one shot)
  • news story (series of shots)
  • sports single
  • sports story
  • nature & environment single
  • nature & environment story
  • portrait single
  • portrait story
In each category, the first prize will be $8,000, second $5,000 and third $3,000, except for News Single, where the first prize is $10,000 and will be awarded Photo of the Year.

An additional $3,000 Young Photographer award will be given to a winner under the age of 28.

There is no entry fee.

Last year there were almost 25,000 submissions to the contest, and 22 photographers from 17 countries received awards.

The quality is outstanding — before deciding whether to enter please check out the competition. Here are the winners from previous years.

Come on, if you think you're hard enough!

All submissions must have the necessary IPTC metadata embedded into photographs such as: title, description, creation date, city and country.
No digital manipulation or any kind of Photoshop effects are allowed, only basic colour corrections.
Photographers must be the copyright owner of the submitted photographs.

Kind regards,

Jacqui Norman

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