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Deadline: June 12th, 2015
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: Single Image Competition • £18 for 1 image • £27 for up to 3 • £45 for up to 6 Series Competition • £55 for 5 - 8 images

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Renaissance Photography Prize 2015

Renaissance Photography Prize 2015

Call for Entries for Renaissance Photography Prize 2015.  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. 

Now in its eighth year, the prize is looking to discover talent and celebrate the best in photography, giving image makers access to new opportunities and world-wide audience for their work.

Entering gives photographers the chance to have their work seen by a panel of some of the industry’s most influential photography critics, as well as being exhibited at Getty Images Gallery in London, UK.

The prize is open to everyone and welcomes entries from all countries. Renaissance Photography Prize is a not-for-profit organisation and all profit from entry fees is donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK. 

Closing date 12 June 2015

Judges:

Gregory Barker – Commissioning Editor, HOTSHOE Magazine                                   

Louise Clements – Artistic Director, QUAD and FORMAT

Emily Graham – Cultural & Education Manager, Magnum Photos

Tom Hind – Senior Director, Content Development, Getty Images

Chris Littlewood – Photography Director, Flowers Gallery

Madeleine Penny – Freelance Picture Editor, The Sunday Times Magazine

Simon Roberts – Photographer

Diane Smyth – Deputy Editor, British Journal of Photography

Categories:

Single Image: Journey – Human – Line

Series category: Open

Photographers can enter single images and/or series of work; 5-8 photographs from a body of work + project statement.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Best Single Image winner gets:
£1000 Cash Prize
£800 Metro Imaging printing/framing
Renaissance Photography Prize - 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

Best Series winner gets:
£1000 Cash Prize
£800 Metro Imaging printing/framing
Renaissance Photography Prize - 3 x 20 min Portfolio Reviews
Self Publish Be Happy - 2 hour one-to-one mentor session
Mentoring from a top Getty Images contributor
Professional editing session with Metro Imaging
HOTSHOE Magazine - 1-year subscription

Each Category Prize Winners (SINGLE) gets:
£500 cash prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 1 x 20 min Portfolio Review
HOTSHOE Magazine - 1-year subscription

Runner Up Best Series winner (SERIES) gets:
£500 cash prize
Renaissance Photography Prize 1 x 20 min Portfolio Review
HOTSHOE Magazine - 1-year subscription

All photographers selected will receive the 2015 catalogue.

IN ADDITION:

HOTSHOE FEATURE - OPPORTUNITY OPEN TO ALL SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHERS 2015
In addition to the above prizes, one of the selected photographers in the show will be nominated by HOTSHOE's Commissioning Editor Gregory Barker, for a feature of their work in the magazine. The chosen artist will be announced at the award ceremony and notified in writing shortly after. This is a fantastic opportunity that we are able to offer together with our media partner HOTSHOE. ELIGIBILITY: Worldwide Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: 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.
USAGE RIGHTS: 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.

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