WIN A SOLO EXHIBITION. The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards invites professional and non-professional photographers, as well as photography students worldwide, working in all media and to submit their work to the 4th Edition of The WPGA Annual Pollux Awards. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements are welcome. Digital or traditional photography or combinations of both are acceptable. Submissions are accepted only online.
The juror for this year’s Award is the Indian Photographer Dilip Bhatia
Based in Mumbai, India, Dilip Bhatia is an alumni of the Brooks Institute of Photography. After topping the class of 1992, he joined the Playboy Studio, and once back in India he has set up ‘D studio n Gallery’ one of the most premium commercial photo studio in the heart of South Mumbai, Now in its 16th year of operation. He has freelanced for all the top most advertising agencies throughout India, and has contributed in giving shape to thousands of layout’s for various brands. The Indian Film Industry is another area where there has been deep involvement in fashion, the right look and premium imagery. He recently won the WPGA portrait Award juried by Steve McCurry; was Photographer of the year 2011 at the PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris; finalists of the Hasselblad Master of Photography 2010, and Photographer of the Year of the first edition of the Pollux Awards in 2009.
Professionals First 3 single images: $45; each additional image: $10 Series or Portfolio (composed of 3 to 5 images): $50; each additional series: $30 Non-Professionals First 3 single images: $35: each additional image: $8 Series or Portfolio (composed of 3 to 5 images): $40; each additional series: $20 Students will have 30% discount, and will participate in the Non Pro section. In order to get the discount students should email email@example.com to receive the discount code.
Contest Prize & TERMS
Photographer of the Year (Non-Professional Section): Collective Exhibition, jointly with 2-3 runner ups in this section, in the Borges Cultural Center in Buenos Aires in June 2013
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Photographers will receive photo credits with each use, and will allow WPGA to sub-license their photographs to the press for reproduction in connection with the contest and WPGA exhibitions.