THEME: VISUAL STORYTELLING Deadline: 31 January 2020
The art of visual storytelling encompasses a wide range of possibilities with at its heart, the will to tell a story.
From classic social documentary to imaginative storytelling: this month we are seeking visual artists aiming to captivate and share their stories with conviction.
Portrait, street, documentary, landscape: All approaches are valid. Enter now and show us YOUR stories!
|1st Prize||2nd Prize||3rd Prize||Finalists||All|
|Monthly Cash Prizes||$1000||$600||$400|
|Home Page Exposure|
|International Gallery Exhibitions|
|Published in the Talents of the Year|
|International Exposure with Media Partners|
|The Independent Photographer
Portfolio Account ¹
|Consideration for Online Stories ²|
|Submission to #tipstories ³|
The Judge Ed Kashi / VII
Represented by the prestigious VII agency, Ed Kashi is an acclaimed photojournalist who uses photography to explore geopolitical and social issues that define our times.
A leading voice in the photojournalism world, Kashi frequently lectures on a wide range of topics for arts institutions, universities and professional organisations.
His work has been published and exhibited worldwide, receiving numerous awards and honors. Through his editorial assignments and personal projects Kashi has published nine books and he is also a dedicated educator and mentor to photographers around the world.
Celebrated as one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography, American photographer Steve McCurry has created a unique collection of work featuring some of the most famous images of our time.
Based in Milan, Alessia Glaviano is the Brand Visual Director of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue. She is responsible for Photo Vogue and was a 2015 World Press Photo jury member.
Two-time World Press Winning Photographer, 2000 Robert Capa Gold Medal Winner, member of Magnum Photos, Christopher Anderson is the author of four monographs of photography.
A celebrated figure in the photographic community, Maggie Steber works for National Geographic and is part of the renowned VII Photo Agency. She has earned prestigious honors, including the Leica Medal of Excellence, the World Press Foundation Award & a Pulitzer prize.
Founder of Webistan Photo Agency and Explorer of National Geographic, internationally acclaimed Iranian-French photojournalist Reza is a three times world press winning photographer and recipient of the ICP Infinity award.
Represented by the prestigious VII agency, Ed Kashi is an acclaimed photojournalist and educator who uses photography to explore geopolitical and social issues that define our times.
Swedish documentary photographer and member of Agence VU’ Loulou d’Aki specializes on the influence of borders, the idea of freedom and how human beings are affected by the society in which they live.
American photographer Cheryl Dunn has dedicated her career to documenting city streets. She is widely recognized for her 2013 film Everybody Street that documents the lives and works of New York’s iconic street photographers.
Member of Magnum Photos since 2012, French photographer Jérôme Sessini has covered most of the international current events. In 2015 two series of photographs taken in Ukraine won him first and second Spot News Stories prizes World Press Photo Contest.
Each month the competition winners and finalists are rewarded with $2000 cash prizes and direct online exposure. At the end of the year all images are published in the 'Talents of the Year' book and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners are printed and exhibited during our annual group shows in Berlin and Barcelona.
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