DEADLINE: 12 June, 2018.
A competition for photography and peace has been launched, as part of the unique Tomorrow’s Peace-builders awards. These global awards for local peacebuilding are offering $1,000 as a prize for the photo that best illustrates local peacebuilding in action, or best communicates this theme.
We are looking for photos that illustrate the theme of ‘local peacebuilding’.
They should capture the essence of local people actively building peace in their communities or localities, anywhere in the world. This means people who are: preventing conflict…resolving conflict as it happens…healing the effects of conflict…engaging in nonviolent action (sit-ins, marches), or creative actions (theatre, handing out flowers to oppressors) ….activities that are building long-term peace.
Photographs can also be symbolic, communicating these themes.
Photo equipment worth $1000.
Publication on the Peace Direct website and in publicity material relating to the awards.
The following are disqualified:
- Non-photographic work of any kind. Video, animation, artworks.
- Images that have been significantly manipulated or altered in post-production (see above).
- Images taken before 2016.
- Images previously published in mainstream media. (Images published on entrants’ personal digital platforms/channels are eligible.)
The following are eligible:
- Colour, black and white, and panoramic images.
- Images shot on smartphones and tablets, provided that they have been taken on a 5 megapixel or higher phone camera. (Image metadata will be checked to ensure compliance.)
Entrants who are shortlisted will be emailed to ask for hi-res versions of their image. Hi-res means the original images must be high enough resolution to be printed at 30cm x 25cm (3600 pixels along longest length) at 300dpi. We will also ask shortlisted entrants for a short biography.
How to enter
- Deadline for submission is 12th June 2018.
- Please submit up to 3 images. All must be taken by yourself.
- Send images as attachments in one single email, to email@example.com. No other way of submitting will be accepted.
- The filename of each image must include the surname of the entrant.
- Images should be lo-res jpegs, with a maximum file size of 1 MB.
- We will request hi-res versions of any shortlisted images in due course. So please do not submit images for which you do not have hi-res versions. See ‘Shortlist’ section below.
- Images should be accompanied by brief caption info, stating the entrant’s full name, photo location and date, what is happening in the image and, if you like, a title.
- Images that have been significantly manipulated or altered in post-production (e.g. with Photoshop) will be disqualified. See below. The judges’ opinion on this is absolute.
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