Maghreb Photographer of the Year 2020

Competitions

Photo

Location (s):

  • Online

Overview

No matter where you're from, do you have photos that evoke the Orient and especially the Maghreb ? Our competition will help you obtain exposure, win 2000$ and achieve international recognition.

Details

FINAL DEADLINE IS MAY 15TH 2020 - SUBMIT YOUR WORK NOW

2000 $ CASH PRIZE

Five grand prizes awarded:

  • The best photo project from the Maghreb (for all participants)
  • Maghreb photographer of the year (participants linked to Maghreb*)
  • The emerging talent of the year (for all participants)
  • The Maghreb « picture » of the year (for all participants)
  • The best photoproject outside Maghreb* (for all participants)

You have a photo project realized in one of the countries of the Arab Maghreb (Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya), or in one of the following islamic regions: Egypt, Middle-East, Turkey or Iran ? Do not hesitate, take part in our contest and give your project a chance to be rewarded by professionals and to have a world exhibition.

MPA creates new opportunities to showcase the best photographic work and introduce leading talents to the world of contemporary photography. We celebrate creativity, ambition and support artists to develop and present their work through competition.

MPA 2020 CATEGORIES

You may enter your images in one or more of the following categories. Entries will be judged separately in each chosen category.

AVAILABLE CATEGORIES

Architecture

  • Buildings
  • Cityscape
  • Other 

Editorial

  • Daily Life
  • Culture & Hobbies
  • Out of Maghreb
  • Reportage / News
  • Sport & Street
  • Other Look

Fine Art

  • Abstract
  • Fashion
  • Conceptual / Aesthetics
  • Graphics
  • Drawing / Illustration

Nature

  • Landscape
  • Wildlife
  • Other

People

  • Children
  • Outdoor
  • Studio
  • Other 

Documentary

  • StreetPhotography
  • Photo Essay
  • Concert / Music
  • Unusual / Snapshot

Travel

  • Inside Maghreb
  • Outside Maghreb
  • Another Vision

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

MPA is open to all amateur and professional photographers worldwide. Entrants should be at least 18 years old at the date of entry.


Dates:

Deadline: May 15, 2020


Cost/funding for participants:

MPA 2020 PRIZES

The following prizes will be presented to the MPA - « Mahgreb Photography Awards » winners:

Winner of the « Maghreb photographer of the year » - (1):

  • 1000$ Cash Prize (delivered by Paypal transfer) - (2)
  • Projection of the photography project at photo festival « Les Rencontres de la Photographie de Marrakech »

The best photo project from the Maghreb:

  • 500$ Cash Prize (delivered by Paypal transfer) - (2)
  • Projection of the photography project at photo festival « Les Rencontres de la Photographie de Marrakech »

The emerging talent of the year:

  • 250$ Cash Prize (delivered by Paypal transfer) - (2)
  • Projection of the photography project at photo festival « Les Rencontres de la Photographie de Marrakech »

The best photoproject outside Maghreb:

  • 150$ Cash Prize (delivered by Paypal transfer) - (2)

The Maghreb « photo » of the year:

  • 100$ Cash Prize (delivered by Paypal transfer) - (2)

The photo out of Maghreb of the Year:

  • 50$ Cash Prize (delivered by Paypal transfer) - (2)

For all winners:

  • Extensive press coverage
  • Publication of the winner's work in a photo book dedicated to the « Photography of Art and Author » - (3)

(1) Category reserved for photographers born in the Maghreb, or having Maghreb roots, or Maghreb resident for more than ten years.

(2) Important: All laureates agree to assign the image rights of their pictures that will be used later in the promotion of MPA on social networks or on the website of the competition and only for this purpose. Authors will retain their inalienable right to intellectual property.

(3) This book publishing project will take place during the 10th edition of the competition, once the competition has enough budget and photographic material to give birth to this project.

HONORABLE MENTION WINNERS OF EACH CATEGORY WILL RECEIVE:

  • Publication of the winner's work in a photo book dedicated to the « Photography of Art and Author »
  • A Showcase at the online Winners Gallery
  • A Gold Medal certificate for the first place
  • A Silver Medal certificate for the second place
  • A Bronze Medal certificate for the third place
  • An honorable mention for the others distinguished projects
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