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Deadline: 5th June 2011
Entry: Varied Entry
Entry Fee: Free for first screening

2nd edition Portraits and People (free for first screening)

a02_Kerekes_M. Istvan_Yelena.jpg WPGA invites photographers worldwide to submit work for the edition edition of the Portraits and People non-entry-fees-unless-you’re-accepted contest.  Selected images will be featured online and published in the book; Portraits and People – 2nd Edition .
Theme: Portrait, Self Portrait, Figure, Nude, and any image where people is the predoiminat subject. There’s no limitation regarding the date your images were taken. Previously awarded images are welcome, except those awarded in the first edition of People and Potraits.

Color and B&W, 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.

Judging will be in two stages, the first to choose the images that will go on to the second stage. The second stage will decide which images go into the book and those images will be subject to a fee payable by the photographer; $15 each for the first three images and $10 each for subsequent images.

Notifications of the first screening will be sent out on within 7 days of reception of your work. (Jurors of the first screening: WPGA Artistic and Editorial Team). Notifications of the final result of the second judging stage will be sent out on May 9th. (Juror of the Second and final screening: Julio Hardy, Executive Director of WPGA)

Every photographer who submits work that is rejected will receive a brief explanation by email.

The Book
The book will be published and on sale on or before the 15th July 2011. Price; $79 for the hardback edition and $59 for the paperback, plus S&H. Being featured in the book is at no cost, and purchase is optional.

Contest Prize & TERMS

PRIZE DETAILS: Best image, the book cover and $500
Runner up, the back cover and $300
All images accepted for the book will be published online ELIGIBILITY: All photographers, pro and amateur, worldwide Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.

COPYRIGHT: Copyright remains solely with the photographer, any approaches made by a third party to WPGA for the use of any image in the book or on the website will be referred to the photographer immediately. USAGE RIGHTS: Participants warrant that their photographs may be reproduced for the purpose of marketing and promoting WPGA contests, in catalogues, 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.

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

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