Deadline September 17th: 2012 FotoWeek DC International Foto & FotoBook Awards Competitions

FotoWeek DC
International Awards Competition
Deadline Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:59 pm PDT

“FotoWeekDC’s 5th Annual International Awards Competition is looking for extraordinary images – we’re looking for yours! The 2012 competition will honor professional and emerging photographers from our region and from around the world.

  • Cash prizes totaling $20,000
  • Winning images will be exhibited and/or projected during FotoWeekDC, November 9-18 as well as online.
  • Winners will be selected by a distinguished panel of world-renowned judges
  • Winners will be notified on or about October 5, 2012.

Photographers worldwide may enter the FotoWeek DC International Awards Competition. All entrants must be 18 or older as of the final deadline of the competition. Students who are enrolled in an accredited academic program and who are 18 years of age at the final deadline are also eligible to enter the Student Portfolio category. All works must have been created within the last five years.”

Click here for the full prospectus and fee schedule for single image, portfolio and student portfolio entries.
Click here to enter the competition.

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FotoBook Competition
Deadline Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:59 pm PDT
Fees: e-book, $45 | Print Book, $45

“As part of the 5th Annual International Awards Competition, FotoWeekDC is seeking extraordinary self published photography books. The 2012 FotoBook Competition will honor self-published books by professional and emerging photographers from DC, and the national and international community.

  • Print and eBooks will be accepted in 2 main categories – Fine Art & Documentary/Photojournalism
  • FotoBook cash prizes totaling $6,000 and complimentary annual FotoPage subscriptions
  • Award winning printed books, e-books, and selected prints will be exhibited at the Goethe Institut, Washington, DC (a primary Festival hub) during FotoWeekDC, November 9-18, 2012, and shown through 12/18/12. This work will also receive extensive online exposure on the FotoDC website
  • An expert panel of judges will select the winners
  • Winners will be notified by October 8, 2012

General Guidelines

  • Multiple entries are accepted
  • Each book may only be entered once. Example 1: A book title may be entered in the Fine Art OR Documentary/Photojournalism category – but not both. Example 2: A Fine Art book title may be entered as a print book OR an eBook – but not both
  • Books may be self published through a commercial service, publisher, or they may be handmade
  • Each book counts as a single submission.  Multiple entries must be submitted and paid for separately
  • Entrants will receive confirmation once their print or ebook has been received and catalogued
  • Hand delivered submissions will not be accepted
  • You may enter both the FotoBook Competition as well as the single image/series/multimedia Foto Competition.”

Click here for the complete guidelines.
Click here to enter the FotoBook competition.


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