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Renaissance Photography Prize 2017

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Now in its 10th edition, the competition is once again on the hunt for outstanding photography. 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.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 is now accepting submissions until 26 June 2017.

By entering you will support charity, and you could enjoy valuable international exposure and excellent prizes. With judges from The Photographers’ Gallery, HOTSHOE Magazine, Foam, The Guardian and many more, entering gives photographers the chance to have their work seen by a panel of some of the industry’s most influential photography critics.

Submit series and/or single images.

Single image categories: LIFE / IDENTITY / BORDER

Series: Open/no theme

The prize is open for all. Enter by 10 April for a 30% early bird discount.

Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer.

Judges 2017: Melissa DeWitt – HOTSHOE Gem Fletcher – Getty Images Clare Grafik – The Photographers’ Gallery Marloes Krijnen – FOAM, Amsterdam Dewi Lewis – Dewi Lewis Publishing Fiona Rogers – Magnum Photos International Simon Roberts – Photographer Fiona Shields – The Guardian

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 – Best Single Image:
£1000 Cash Prize
+ £800 Metro Imaging Printing/Framing
+ 3 X 20 min. Portfolio Reviews
+ SELF PUBLISH, BE HAPPY – 2 hour 1-to-1 Mentoring Session
+ Mentoring from an award-winning Getty Images Photographer
+ Professional Editing Session with Metro Imaging
+ HOTSHOE Magazine – 1 Year Subscription

Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 – Best Series:
£1000 Cash Prize
+ £800 Metro Imaging Printing/Framing
+ 3 X 20 min. Portfolio Reviews
+ SELF PUBLISH, BE HAPPY – 2 Hour 1-to-1 Mentoring Session
+ Mentoring from an award-winning Getty Images Photographer
+ Professional Editing Session with Metro Imaging
+ HOTSHOE Magazine – 1 Year Subscription

Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 – Single Image Category Winner x 3:
£500 Cash Prize
+ 1 X 20 min. Portfolio Review

Renaissance Photography Prize 2017 – 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 2017:
Your work in HOTSHOE magazine
Renaissance Photography Prize has teamed up with media partner HOTSHOE to offer a fantastic publishing opportunity to one of the finalist or shortlisted photographers in the 2017 prize. Nominated by HOTSHOE’s Editor-in-Chief Melissa DeWitt, one chosen artist will be selected to have their work featured in the magazine. The lucky photographer will be announced at the award ceremony.

Promising Book Project – Dewi Lewis Publishing Advice Session
Dewi Lewis will choose one of the finalist or shortlisted photographers with a promising project that could be suitable for publishing, to offer them a 30 minute advice session with specific focus on publishing work. The selected artist will be announced at the awards ceremony.

Eligibility:

International / 18+

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

You retain copyright of your images.

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.

Theme:

Wildlife People Nature