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Deadline: 31st January 2011
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: Early Bird: US$60 for the first portfolio; US$30 for each additional portfolio. After the Early Bird deadline:US$80 for the first portfolio; US$40 for each additional portfolio


Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

2nd Edition of The Jacob Riis Award

nermine hammaam The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards organize the second edition of THE JACOB RIIS AWARD (named after the Danish-American photographer, 1849-1914) benefiting Save the Children Foundation.

It will focus in portfolios (minimum of 8 and maximum of 12 images) inviting photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome.

The Award is open worldwide to all professional and amateur photographers working with digital or traditional photography or combinations of both.

The Award will be juried by Chris Steele-Perkins, UK (Magnum Photos), Tim Anderson, USA (publisher Red Dog Journal), Larry Padgett, USA (founder and former Managing Director of The Center for Fine Art Photography), Sucheta Das, India (Photographer), and Julio Hardy, Argentina/Spain (Managing Director, WPGA).

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Cash Prize of $3,000; Book publishing (cover for the first prize, and back cover for the first runner up); exhibition. ELIGIBILITY: Pro and non Pro, worldwide, +13 Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: WPGA recognises that the authors retain full ownership of the image copyright. USAGE RIGHTS: 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. Submitted photographs may be reproduced for the purpose of marketing and promoting WPGA contests, in catalogs, posters, postcards, publications, and on the Internet. Such use is granted for not more than two years after the announcement of the awards, and without payment to the photographer or featured models.

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