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Deadline: Nov 08, 2019
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23nd Luis Valtueña Humanitarian Photography Award

23nd Luis Valtueña Humanitarian Photography Award

The Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, granted by Médicos del Mundo Spain recognizes the work of professional photographers who, through their images, denounce inequities, injustices and abuses, or testify to the situations that propitiate them or that fight.

By giving this prize the proper name of the photographer and cooperator Luis Valtueña, tribute is paid to his memory and that of three other cooperating members of the association who were murdered in Rwanda (1997) and in Bosnia (1995) when they were carrying out actions humanitarian

This award also wants to highlight human values and evidence all kinds of violations of people’s rights. Doctors of the World is firmly committed to documentary photography to raise awareness among the general public and promote social mobilization, in order to contribute to the eradication of the worst of diseases: injustice.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: The winner will receive a project grant of 6,000 Euro to develop an in-depth report composed of at least 50 photos and pertinent video/audio pieces — related to the work of Médicos del Mundo, whether in Spain or in other countries.

Along with the winning entries, the organizers will select other photos from all those submitted to form part of a traveling exhibition. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Médicos del Mundo is committed to always include the name of the author in all copies of the work. USAGE RIGHTS: The winner and other finalists, in agreeing to the conditions of entry, afford MdM-Spain and its international network, the worldwide, non-exclusive right to make use of the winning entries until they revert to the public domain. Specifically, they transfer the right to reproduce, distribute, transform and publicly communicate their work.

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