International Humanitarian Photography Award

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Médicos del Mundo presents the Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award to denounce the situation of millions of people in the World.

The competition is open to adult amateur and professional photographers of any nationality.

Photography Award Eligibility:

  • Entries must be related to humanitarian action, international cooperation and social exclusion –human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations, socially excluded groups, etc. –and/or to efforts aimed at building a fairer, more egalitarian world.
  • Each participant will be able to submit a maximum of ten photographs, which can be part of a series or standalone.
  • The photographs may be in black and white or colour. Only photos which have not been previously entered, will be accepted.
  • The photographs must be submitted in digital format.

    Award Prizes:

    The following prizes will be awarded:

    1st Prize:

  • 1st Prize : a project grant of 8,000 euros
  • The winner of the first prize will receive a project grant worth € 8,000 to develop a photo project related to the work of Médicos del Mundo (1), whether in Spain or another country, subject to the approval of the Organisation.
  • The winner will define the project’s objectives and further development jointly with Médicos del Mundo.
  • The grant will cover all project expenses.
  • Once terms of the project have been settled, Médicos del Mundo will not require proof of spending.
  • The grant will be paid in three instalments: 50% when the winner has been announced; 25% at the beginning of the project; and the remaining 25% at the end.
  • The project will have to be finished before 30th November.

    Runners up:

  • Runners up: two prizes of 1,000 euros
  • The runners-up will each receive a cash prize of €1,000.

    Application Deadline; 15th October.

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; International Humanitarian Photography Award Website

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