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RISE INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
Now entering it’s 3rd evolution, the RISE International Photography Awards is a unique, online photography awards system aimed at seeing entrants elevate their work from one award year to the next. Every entry receives feedback from our panel of highly trained international judges.
The overall objectives of the awards are:
• to elevate the entire photography industry,
• to create an industry of highly skilled photographers with a passion to grow and learn, and
• to give them the tools they need to develop a sustainable business for years to come.
At the conception of the RISE International Photography Awards, it was clear there was a noticable gap between the high achievers in the photography industry, and the newer, less experienced photographers in regards to awards and recognition of their work. The talk amongst these newer photographers, used phrases like, “pipe-dream”, or “I’m nowhere near that”, “I couldn’t do that, that would be scary.”
RISE aims to turn this connotation around to one of being fearless and being confident.
The concept of The RISE International Photography Awards was originally devised by Kelly Brown, one of Australia’s most recognised and successful portrait photographers. Kelly and her team have commited to the RISE Awards to close the gap evident in the photography industry. We wish to see the standards RISE throughout the industry, allowing photographers at all stages in their photography career to become the best they can be.
In 2018, the first Rise International Photography Awards received 2000 entries from over 30 countries. With 6 categories focussing on the domestic portraiture genre, from maternity to family.
And in 2019, we introduced the Pet, Portrait and Wedding categories. This saw the competition double to just over 4000 entries. We also developed a custom built website to host the competition, to simplify the entry process and make it easier for the judges to provide their invaluable feedback.
In 2020 the Rise International Photography Awards open July 1st and close September 1st.
Contest Prize & TERMS
FIRST – $750 AUD Cash PLUS a Trophy
SECOND – $250 AUD Cash PLUS a Trophy
THIRD – A Trophy Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: The copyright for all images entered in the RISE International Photography Awards will remain the property of the entrant, but it is a condition of entry that the entrant or their representatives agree unconditionally that the RISE International Photography Awards by Newbornposing.com may reproduce any works, free of charge, for the purposes of marketing, promotion, discussion and education in direct connection with the RIPA. RIPA also reserves the right to reproduce selected images free of charge for core non-commercial purposes, for example in the past competitions page of the RIPA website, indefinitely, as a public record.
The entrant warrants that the work submitted is original and does not infringe the copyright, moral rights or other rights of any third party and that he or she owns all rights and interests in the work submitted. The entrant will indemnify and keep indemnified the RISE International Photography Awards against any claim by a third party in relation to the work. USAGE RIGHTS: It is also a condition on entering the competition that the entrant agrees that visitors to the print competition are permitted to take photographs of their work for personal, non-commercial use during the run of the exhibition. The RIPA will install notices indicating that photography is permitted provided it is for personal, non-commercial use but will not be responsible if any images of the work taken are exploited commercially.
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