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World Press Photo FotoEvidence Book Award 2017 for documentary photographers

Application Deadline: December 15th 2017

The annual FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo will recognize a documentary photographer whose project demonstrates courage and commitment in addressing a violation of human rights, a significant injustice or an assault on human dignity. The selected project will be published as part of a series of FotoEvidence books dedicated to long-form projects of documentary photographers working in the humanistic tradition.

The FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo winner and two other selected finalists will be exhibited during the World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 in Amsterdam in conjunction with the launch of the book. In addition, the book will be shown during the World Press Photo exhibition in many of the 100 cities worldwide to which it travels each year. FotoEvidence will also exhibit the work of the winner and finalists at 2018 FotoEvidence Book Award exhibit at the Bronx Documntary Center in New York. Opening May 12, 2018.

The winner of the Book Award will be invited to New York to participate in EXPOSE, a one-day workshop that will meet students with the winner, to learn from his or her experience and to receive feedback on their long-term projects.

Submission Requirements:

•    Professional, amateur photographers and photographer’s collectives could apply for the Book Award.
•    Submit up to 15 images from one project. If you are selected for the Book Award you will be asked to submit 100-120 photographs on the same topic.
•    $50 entry fee, payable to FotoEvidence during the online entry process.

Please review the World Press Photo Contest Code of Ethics and ensure your work is consistent with their provisions before submitting your application.

The FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo is governed by FotoEvidence’s terms and conditions.  Please review the terms and conditions before submitting.  During the submission process you will be asked to confirm that you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions

If you experincendificulties submitting your work please contact technical support at Nabeel@fotoevidence.com

How to Submit:

To enter the Book Award register here.

Once your registration has been confirmed, you will be asked to provide the following:

•    Up to fifteen photographs with titles and captions. Photographs without captions in the file info field will be rejected.
•    Each image should be 72 dpi and 1024 pixels on the longest side. (The system will reject bigger files).
o    RGB mode
o    JPEG format
o    Maximum quality
o    Filename: LastnameFirstname_title e.g. SmithJohn_Trumpsfuneral
•    A statement of up to 250 words about your work. Please list any exhibits, awards or previous publications of the work you are submitting.
•    Resume/CV
•    $50 entry fee, payable to FotoEvidence during the online entry process.

Photographers may submit two separate portfolios of up to 15 images each. A separate application and entry fee is required for each entry.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the World Press Photo FotoEvidence Book Award 2017

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