Deadline: Sep 02, 2017
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: This varies on number of images. Young photographers entry is free.

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British Life Photography Awards

British Life Photography Awards

A showcase of contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life.
Winners and commended entrants will have their work on show at the Royal Albert Hall and be included in a book.
The awards are a unique visual celebration of British life, in all its richness and diversity, creating an enduring visual record of the spirit and essence of our nation. Whether an intimate portrait, a poignant moment, or sequence of innovative and illuminating images that tell an important story.

The awards recognises and showcases the work of established and emerging photographers, both professional and amateur, while also highlighting the relevance and importance of photography to raise awareness and inform.

Documenting daily life has been a tradition for over a century, so just like the great documentary photographers of the past and present, we want to encourage photographers to elevate the commonplace and familiar into something compelling or fascinating through the craft, creativity and discipline of photography.

There are ten categories:
Rural Life, Street Life, Portraiture, Urban Life, Life at Work
Brits on Holiday, British Weather, Historic Britain
Documentary Series and Young British Life Photographer

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: In addition to the prestige and exposure there is a £15,000 prize fund from lead sponsor Sony.<br />
The Overall winner ‘British Life Photographer’ will receive Sony products worth approximately £7,000.<br />
Each category winner will receive a Sony camera:<br />
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COPYRIGHT: Entrants retain the copyright to images submitted.<br />
By submitting images to the competition, each entrant confirms and warrants as follows.<br />
They are the sole author of each entry and that it is their original work;<br />
They own the copyright and any other intellectual property rights of each image. USAGE RIGHTS: By entering the competition, each entrant grants BLPA and its sponsors and supporters a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence to reproduce, enlarge, publish or exhibit, on any media, the images for any purpose directly connected with the competition. This may include, but is not limited to: inclusion in a book of winning and commended images; display at exhibitions; display on a web browser for judging purposes; on the BLPA website and on the websites of sponsors and supporters; on social media used by BLPA, its sponsors and supporters; for use in releases to be distributed to national, regional & specialist press and other media giving information about or promoting the competition.BLPA can sub-license images for reproduction in connection with the competition and exhibition only.<br />
BLPA will make every reasonable effort to ensure that name credits are given to any photograph published in any medium.<br />
Free usage of any photograph will not be permitted by BLPA, or any of its partners or sponsors outside of the scope of the competition and exhibition.<br />
There is no plan envisaged by BLPA, or any of its partners or sponsors, to create a general commercial library of the images entered into this competition.<br />
Entrants retain the copyright to images submitted.<br />
Images used on merchandise commissioned by the organisers will be discussed individually with the photographer concerned and a separate agreement made.

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