FC Barcelona Photo Awards 2016
The FC Barcelona Photo Awards aim to identify the work that reflects in a conscious way the positive intrinsic values to sport. It is established with the aim of giving recognition to these values, seen through the lens of contemporary photographers.
Highlighting these positive values, common in sport and culture, the photography award of FC Barcelona seeks to grow a global photographic platform which communicates the importance and the contribution of the said universal values to the current society, as well as giving its support to the photography industry, generating a creating a favourable environment for the development of high-level projects.
FC Barcelona will organize an exhibition with the winning entries of both categories, as well as the finalists of the Photo Award category.
It will also make utmost efforts to publicize globally the winners, carrying out various activities to promote the awards in different cities in Europe, USA and Asia.
The Awards have 2 categories - PHOTO AWARD and PROJECT AWARD PHOTO AWARD DESCRIPTION: The single picture that shows the positive values of sport, giving priority to non-professional sport. REQUIREMENTS: Photographers proving experience in media channels, photography agencies or within the art world. AWARDS 1 first prize of €40,000. 29 finalists of €1,000. PROJECT AWARD DESCRIPTION: The photography project idea that shows the positive values of sport, giving priority to non-professional sport. REQUIREMENTS: Photographers proving experience in media channels, photography agencies or within the art world, as well as experience in development of projects.AWARDS 1 unique prize of €40,000 for developing the Project.
The Individual Image Award category is open to all photographers and/or photography groups 18 years of age or older and of any nationality. The Participants must be professional artists, photojournalists or documentary photographers or photography groups with a record of work of a period of two (2) years minimum and must submit a curriculum that includes the exhibitions, publications and recognition they have received for their work.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
By submitting an entry to the Awards, Participants declare that their photograph does not infringe the copyright or intellectual property rights of third parties and does not affect rights to personal and family privacy, honour and one’s own image.