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Deadline: Mar 15, 2018
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
Entry Fee: 30$

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Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award 2018

Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award 2018

The 17th edition of KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO AWARD, the biggest and the most prestigious photo contest in Georgia, is ready for you. The main goal of the AWARD is to link international photography to Georgia and to local photography. Announcement of the Photo Award worldwide intends to foster its international position. For the last several years the best photos of the contest were presented in Germany, Cologne, at Lichtblick Gallery and were shown projected in Arles and shown at Plovdiv Photomeetings.

Within the framework of KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO 2018, the city will host KOLGA AWARD the best photo selection exhibition on May 4-10, 2018 as well as several international and local exhibitions, series of workshops, lectures and portfolio reviews delivered by international professional photographers, curators and art critics.

This year mobile and tablet photo lovers can again join KOLGA AWARD celebrating the art of photography.
This year’s categories include:

1. Documentary Series
2. Reportage
3. Conceptual Photo Project
4. Best Shot
5. Mobile One Shot
6. Mobile Photo Series

The names of the winners will be revealed by the international jury members:

Lars Lindemann (Germany) :: Image editor and deputy creative director of the GEO magazine
Richard Bram (USA) :: Photographer
Tina Schelhorn (Germany) :: Gallerist, Curator
Nikolaj Laoutliev (Germany) :: Professor of Photography

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Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The KOLGA AWARD prize fund is 7 000 USD. The sum will be equally divided between the winners in the first four categories. The winners of these categories will get 1500-1500 USD each. As for the Mobile Photo category (with sub-nominations: one shot and photo series) the winners will get a 500 USD each.
Kolga Newcomer Photo Award. This award will be conferred on a young photographer (under the age of 25), whose photo series will be chosen from the following nominations: Documentary Series, Reportage and Conceptual Photo Project. The €500 will be granted to the winner of the nomination. The aim of the award is to facilitate professional development of young photographers and help them to pave the way in the world of photography.
Special Prize for Georgian photographers: Internship at the international photo agency Prospekt in Milan. This award will be given to the Georgian photographer whose photo series will be chosen by Prospekt Photo Agency from the following nominations: Documentary Series, Reportage, Conceptual Photo Project and Mobile Photo Series. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Copyright holders retain copyright of their work. USAGE RIGHTS: For shortlisted pictures, copyright holders grant Kolga Tbilisi Photo unlimited non-exclusive use of high- resolution pictures for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest, the exhibition, the yearbook, the public archive, and all promotional and educational activities of course with indicating the name of the author.

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