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Deadline: August 05, 2013
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry

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The Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize

Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize Getty Images is dedicated to excellence in photography and recognizes the skill and dedication portrait photography requires. Therefore, they are excited to offer this prize in support of emerging talent in the field of portrait photography. To celebrate excellence in portraiture by emerging talent, Getty Images are launching their first Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize.

Applicants must submit 10-20 images from their portrait work (either individual images or a series) along with a biography, brief explanation of their approach to portraiture, and description of what they would like to accomplish in their careers, (each in 1000 words or less).

The judges have been selected by Getty Images for his or her expertise and industry experience:

Peter Lindbergh, Fashion Photographer

Georges Mohammed-Chérif, Founder and President, Buzzman

Alain Genestar, Founder, Polka Magazine and Gallery

Jean-Jacques Naudet, Founder and Editor-In-Chief, La Lettre de la Photographie

Laurence Vecten, Director of Photography, Glamour

Selection will be based on judges’ determination of the applicants’ ability to execute compelling portraiture photography, taking into account the caliber of portfolio, professional ability, approach and goals.

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: $10,000 grant
Work exhibited at the renowned Polka Galerie in Paris
Work and emerging talent exposed to the judges and to the industry
Receive recognition in the media ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Photographers with less than five years experience in the field of portrait photography Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Applicants retain the copyrights to any imagery submitted for the judges’ review. Only imagery to which the applicant holds the copyright may be submitted. USAGE RIGHTS: No materials and ideas contained within the application will be used by Getty Images or grant judges for any purpose other than the grant review and selection process and for publicity. Each grant applicant allows Getty Images the right to use his or her name, likeness and biographical information, as well as the right to select and use portfolio images in connection with any and all Getty Images promotions and publicity, including the website and exhibitions of the Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize program.

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