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Istanbul Photo Awards 2018

Call for Entries are open for professional photographers

Anadolu Agency   /   Deadline: 01/31/18

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Istanbul Photo Awards is an international news photography contest organized by Anadolu Agency. Although it is only the fourth edition of the contest, Istanbul Photo Awards has become one of the most widely known news photography contests in the world. 






Istanbul Photo Awards is an international news photography contest for professionals.


Photographs must be taken in 2017


Total prize 165,000 USD for 10 categories; news, sports, portrait, nature&environment daily life in single and story. A total of $10,000 award will be given to the winner of the Photo of the Year, which is the Single News 1st prize winner. In the contest, an additional $3,000 Young Photographer award is given to a winner under the age of 28. Winners of all categories will be given $8,000 for the first prize, $5,000 for the second and $3,000 for the third. Along with the generous awards of the contest aiming to support the hard work and dedication of news photographers worldwide, the application is totally free. 

Evaluation Criteria

Jury selection; Every photograph is handled from several aspects such as technical features, perspective, how they use the equipment, the way news handled and if the content has the great importance for that year.

Contact Information

istanbul photoawards
Maletep Çankaya
Ankara, 06570

P: 3129992474

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