Open Call Award December 2018


  • film color portrait of a black man by Marcus Maddox

    Winning Photographer Marcus Maddox

    Winning Photographer Marcus Maddox

    Title: "Awaken, My Friend"
    A black man shields himself from the outside world. He wears all white and is engulfed by primary colors. © Marcus Maddox
  • Second Prize Pieter Henket Eva Vonk

    Second Prize Pieter Henket

    Second Prize Pieter Henket

    Title: "The woman on the moon"
    This beautiful image is part of “Congo Tales,” a collaborative project aiming to raise awareness on the ecological importance of the Congo Basin, which is the second-largest tropical forest in the world after the Amazon. © Pieter Henket
  • Third Prize Julia Fullerton-Batten

    Third Prize Julia Fullerton-Batten

    Third Prize Julia Fullerton-Batten

    Title: "Bathers at Tower Bridge"
    In the 18th Century, Tower Bridge, London, was a popular bathing spot for all classes of society. It was only possible to bath for short periods of time as high tide on the Thames was every 3-4 hours. © Julia Fullerton-Batten
  • Finalist Arturs Strikis

    Finalist Arturs Strikis

    Title: "Pitbull" - Istanbul, Turkey © Arturs Strikis
  • Finalist Daniel Molina Robles

    Finalist Daniel Molina Robles

    Title: "I am in here" © Daniel Molina Robles
  • Finalist Tim Franco

    Finalist Tim Franco

    Title: "Fisherman's house"
    A fishermen's house in Sorvagen, Norway, during the winter Cod Fishing season. © Tim Franco
  • Color photography portrait of two girls by Justin Aversano

    Finalist Justin Aversano

    Finalist Justin Aversano

    Title: "Kiarah and Kayah Agudo" - NYC, 2017 © Justin Aversano
  • Finalist Snezhana von Buedingen

    Finalist Snezhana von Buedingen

    Title: "Twins" - Russia © Snezhana von Buedingen
  • Finalist Fee Groenemeyer

    Finalist Fee Groenemeyer

    Title: "The Fan" © Fee Groenemeyer
  • Finalist Riccardo Dubitante

    Finalist Riccardo Dubitante

    Title: "Csenge" © Riccardo Dubitante

Finalists

Jury's Feedback

  • portrait of vogue brand director Alessia Glaviano
    © © Marco Glaviano

    Judge: Alessia Glaviano

    Alessia Glaviano is the Brand Visual Director of Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue.

    Born in Palermo, Italy, she has worked with a wide range of international fashion photographers over the years and she is responsible for Photo Vogue, an innovative online platform where users can share their own photographs under the curatorial supervision of professional photo editors. She also curated the very popular video-interview series Vogue Masters and she is responsible for the artistic direction of events and exhibitions for Vogue Italia and L’Uomo Vogue.

    In addition to her editorial and curatorial activities, Glaviano teaches master courses at the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan, and lectures regularly at other academic institutions. She was a 2015 World Press Photo jury member, and has participated in several portfolio review sessions, including the New York Times Portfolio Reviews.

Carlo Demicheli
© Carlo Demicheli
color photo of a boy in a train in India by Jose Carpintero
© Jose Carpintero

Current Theme:
Travel Deadline: 31 August 2022

Competition Judge: STEVE MCCURRY

When traveling, the only way to discover the rhythm of life of a place is to experience it. Each place we visit has its own particular look, ambiance, and atmosphere. Understanding its people, customs and traditions is vital and there’s always something unique to capture.

This summer we want to see images that communicate the life of a place in all its splendor and trigger our memories. Whatever the subject may be: Street, Portrait, Landscape, Documentary… We want to share your journey, visually and intellectually – Let’s travel together!


1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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