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Renaissance Photography Prize 2016

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Early Bird Deadline 18 April - Save 20%
Closing date 14 June

Enter Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 to get your work seen by some of the most highly regarded photography critics, get exhibited in London - over £6,000 worth of prizes in total.

In addition to valuable international exposure prizes include cash, professional printing, portfolio reviews and subscriptions. The annual prize discovers talent and celebrates the best in photography, giving image makers access to new opportunities and a world-wide audience for their work. 

60 finalist and shortlisted photographs will be selected by the judges to be exhibited at Getty Images Gallery in London, UK this September and the winners will be announced at the 2016 award ceremony.

Photographers can enter single images and/or series of work. The competition is open to everyone and welcomes entries from all countries. And the good news is it's all for a good cause. All profit from your entry fee is donated to Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK.

JUDGES 2016
Gregory Barker - HOTSHOE Magazine
Emma Bowkett - FT Weekend Magazine
Louise Clements - QUAD and FORMAT
Tom Hind - Getty Images
Marloes Krijnen - FOAM
Chris Littlewood - Flowers Gallery
Shoair Mavlian - Tate Modern
Fiona Shields - The Guardian            

CATEGORIES
Single Image: Earth - Relation - Private
Series category: Open (No theme)

For more information and to enter, go to renaissancephotography.org

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

Selected photographers; all finalists and those shortlisted for one of the six prizes will get exhibited at Getty Images Gallery in London, in September 2016.

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 – Best Single Image
£1000 Cash Prize
+ £800 Metro Imaging Printing/Framing
+ 3 X 20 min. Portfolio Reviews
+ SELF PUBLISH, BE HAPPY Book Club – 1 Year Membership
+ Mentoring from a top Getty Images Contributor
+ Professional Editing Session with Metro Imaging
+ HOTSHOE Magazine – 1 Year Subscription

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 – Best Series
£1000 Cash Prize
+ £800 Metro Imaging Printing/Framing
+ 3 X 20 min. Portfolio Reviews
+ SELF PUBLISH, BE HAPPY – 2 Hour One-to-One Mentoring Session
+ Mentoring from a top Getty Images Contributor
+ Professional Editing Session with Metro Imaging
+ HOTSHOE Magazine – 1 Year Subscription

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 – Single Image Category Winner x 3
£500 Cash Prize
+ 1 X 20 min. Portfolio Review

Renaissance Photography Prize 2016 – Best Series Runner Up
£500 Cash Prize
+ 1 X 20 min. Portfolio Review

All Exhibited Photographers
Exhibition Catalogue
Complimentary ticket to Awards Ceremony

Special feature open to all selected photographers 2016
Renaissance Photography Prize has teamed up with HOTSHOE to feature work from one of this year’s shortlisted photographers as an online portfolio on hotshoeinternational.com. The photographer will be nominated by HOTSHOE’s Commissioning Editor Gregory Barker and announced at the award ceremony.

Eligibility:

Open to all, worldwide.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

COPYRIGHT AND PERMISSIONS

By submitting images to the Competition, you confirm and warrant that:

you are the sole author of each Entry and that it is your original work;
you own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights of each image;
you have the permission of those pictured in the image (or, where the image shows any persons under 18, the consent of their parent/guardian) for the usage rights required in the section on licensing below and will indemnify Renaissance against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement;
you have not licensed or disposed of any rights in the image that would conflict with uses to be made in the licensing section below; and
you have received any necessary permissions from the owner(s) of buildings included in submitted images for the usage rights required by the licensing section below and will indemnify Renaissance against any claims made by any third parties in respect of such infringement.
You retain copyright of your images.

LICENSING

By entering the Competition, you grant Renaissance and its supporting partners a non-exclusive, irrevocable license to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the images for any purpose solely and exclusively to promote the Competition, Exhibition and Awards Ceremony from the time of entry and for a period of 5 years after the close of the Competition. This may include, but is not limited to:

magazine coverage of the Competition and Exhibition;
inclusion in a catalogue;
display at the Exhibition or any connected exhibitions;
on renaissancephotography.org website and on the websites of sponsors and supporters;
in advertisements used to promote the Competition;
for use in press releases to be distributed to national, regional & specialist press giving information about or promoting this and subsequent Renaissance competitions.

Theme:

Aerial Abstract Architecture Conceptual Digital Art Documentary Environmental Fashion Fine Art Landscape Macro/Micro Multi-categories Nature Nudes Open Theme Other Panoramic People Portrait Photomanipulation Photojournalism Self-Portrait Seascapes Sports Street Travel Underwater Urban Wildlife