Professional photojournalists can compete for Fujairah Photojournalism cash prizes

Professional photojournalists can compete for Fujairah Photojournalism cash prizes

Feb 19, 2015

The Fujairah Culture and Media Authority, in partnership with Agence France-Presse and National Geographic, organizes the Fujairah International Photojournalism Competition (FIPCOM).

The categories include news single, news report, sports single and sports report.

The overall winner will receive a trophy and a prize of EUR15,000 (US$16,966). The winner in each category will receive EUR3,000 (US$3,393). Their work will be displayed in two exhibitions, one in Paris, the second in the Emirate of Fujairah.

1. Application

The competition is open to all press photography professionals. A professional will be considered as long as he/she is over 18 and if his/her work as a photographer provides him more than half of his/her annual revenues.

2. Dates

Registration will close on February, 28th 2015 at 11:59 PM (Paris time, GMT+1). Registration can only be done through the official website

Terms and conditions are available for downloading at the “Competition/Rules” section of the website

3. Themes

Each photographer can only sign up for one theme.
News single: 1 picture

News report: 15 to 20 pictures

Sport single: 1 picture

Sport report: 15 to 20 pictures
Each picture must have been produced in 2014.

For further details, please consult the “Themes” section in the “Competition” menu.

4. Required picture format

All pictures must be in TIFF or JPEG. The minimum resolution has to be 3000×2000 pixels / 300 DPI 17 Mb and 20Mb maximum.
For further details, download the rules.
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