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All About Photo Awards 2017

Prizes:
Winners will receive $15,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition.
The grand prize is $10,000, the 2nd prize is $2,000, the 3rd prize is $1,500, the 4th prize is $1,000 and the 5th prize is $500!

All winners will have their work published/showcased on Lenscratch, ViewFind, Be-Art Magazine, Daylighted and All About Photo in 2017. (details below)
A selection of entrants of particular merit will also be invited to display their work in the Winners Gallery of www.all-about-photo.com and on Daylighted

Who are the judges?

Beatrice Chassepot: Founder & Editor be-Art magazine
Julien Chatelin: Photographer & All About Photo Photographer of the Year 2016
James Dooley: Executive Administrator Alexia Foundation; Former Director of Photography, Newsday: former assistant photo editor, The Los Angeles Times.
Susan Dooley: Photographer, Educator &Curator
Eileen Gittins: Founder and Executive Chairman of Blurb
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel: Photographer, Founder & Editor All About Photo
Ann Jastrab: Gallery Director RayKo Photo Center, Photographer & Educator
Aline Smithson: Photographer, Founder & Editor Lenscratch
Judy Walgren: Pulitzer Prize Winner, Photographer, Founder & Editor ViewFind.com,
Sabine Weiss: Photographer

Schedule:
Competition opens: November 1st, 2016
Competitions closes: January 31st, 2017
Judging process starts: February 8, 2017
Judging process ends: March 15, 2017
Winners will be notified by email around March 31, 2017
Winning images will be available online at www.all-about-photo.com after March 31, 2017.

Who can enter?
All About Photo Awards, The Mind’s Eye is open to all individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. It is open to professional and amateur photographers alike.

How many photos can I enter?
Up to 20 images

What is the cost of participating?
$30 for 3 images.
$5 for each additional image.

Is there a theme?
No. What your mind sees and decides to photograph is totally up to your intuition.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

The First Place winner will receive:
US$10,000 cash prize.
Title: All About Photo Photographer of the Year 2017
Story along with a body of work or portfolio published on ViewFind*
A body of work showcased on Lenscratch*
An exclusive interview on be-art Magazine*
Ten photographs showcased during the Daylighted's digital exhibition in San Francisco in May 2017
Winning work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Portfolio published on All About Photo

The Second Place winner will receive:
US$2,000 cash prize.
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on ViewFind*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on Lenscratch*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on be-art Magazine *
Five photographs showcased during the Daylighted's digital exhibition in San Francisco in May 2017
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Portfolio published on All About Photo

The Third Place winner will receive:
US$1,500 cash prize.
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on ViewFind*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on Lenscratch*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on be-art Magazine *
Five photographs showcased during the Daylighted's digital exhibition in San Francisco in May 2017
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Portfolio published on All About Photo

The Fourth Place winner will receive:
US$1,000 cash prize.
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on ViewFind*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on Lenscratch*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on be-art Magazine *
Five photographs showcased during the Daylighted's digital exhibition in San Francisco in May 2017
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Portfolio published on All About Photo

The Fifth Place winner will receive:
US$500 cash prize.
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on ViewFind*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on Lenscratch*
Winning image along with work from runner ups showcased in a collective story of top images published on be-art Magazine *
Five photographs showcased during the Daylighted's digital exhibition in San Francisco in May 2017
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Portfolio published on All About Photo

* Dates to be determined by both parties after the winners are announced

The next twenty winners (from 6 to 26) will have one of their photographs showcased via Daylighted at the Hotel Phoenix in San Francisco in May 2017.
In addition, a selection of entrants of particular merit will be invited to display their work on the website http://www.all-about-photo.com.

Eligibility:

Open to all 18+

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

All photographers retain full copyrights for their own work.

Theme:

Open Theme