Allard Prize Photography Competition 2017 (November Cycle)

Allard Prize Photography Competition 2017 (November Cycle)

Deadline: November 1, 2017

The Allard Prize Committee enthusiastically invites photographers from around the globe to submit entries for the Allard Prize Photography Competition. This is a bi-annual contest which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize. It is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design.

Photographers are enouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. They also particularly welcome entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world.

Prize

  • Each winning Entrant will receive CAD $1,000;
  • His/her winning photograph will be featured on the website;
  • Inclusion of his/her name and a brief description of the photograph on the Allard Prize website and
  • Inclusion of the photograph in the website’s archive as a past winner.

Eligibility

  • The Competition is only open to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their country of residence at the time of entry;
  • Members of the Allard Prize Photography Competition Jury, the Allard Prize Committee and the Allard Prize Advisory Board are not eligible to participate during their terms as Jury, Committee or Advisory Board members and for one year following the end of their terms.

Application

To enter the Competition, Entrants must upload their photograph and complete the online submission form including:

  • A brief description (up to 1200 characters) of the photograph, describing how the photograph reflects the themes of the Allard Prize of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law, or of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally; and
  • A brief biography of the Entrant.
  • Photographs submitted are to be digital photographs, submitted at the highest resolution reasonably possible. Horizontal images should be at least 1180 pixels wide and vertical images should be at least 740 pixels tall. The photograph should have no borders and no white or black framing. The file name must contain the name of the photographer.
  • Photos can be submitted here.

The current deadline for the Allard Prize Photography Competition is November 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time. Any submissions received after this date and time will automatically be considered for the May 2018 cycle.

For more information, visit Allard Prize Photography Competition.

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