Istanbul Photo Awards 2023
Calling for professional photographers to submit best shots!
Istanbul Photo Awards is an international news photography contest organized by Anadolu Agency, global news agency for more than 100th years . The contest aims to contribute to the sphere of news photography and offers a perspective shaped by the region’s unique position at the center of diverse cultures. The awards reward endeavors of courageous and talented professional photographers from around the world on merit. Istanbul Photo Awards has become one of the most widely known news photography contests in the world.
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.
Istanbul Photo Awards receives a lot of attention from photojournalists from all around the world. Around 14,000 photographers registered to the contest in eight years.
All the winning photographs have the power to engage people against wars and conflicts, and to familiarize them with different cultures. The jury, consisting of prestigious names from different fields of photography, had a very tough time selecting the most powerful photos of the year from such a strong field. Every year international jury meets to select the winners.
Every year online applications are accepted via http://istanbulphotoawards.com. The results of the contest announced by the end of jury gathering each year. Award winning photographs will be published in photobook which will be send almost everywhere all around the world to the photography professionals and displayed at exhibitions in significant galleries around the world such as Istanbul, Shanghai, New York, Vienna, Tokyo and Moscow.
CATEGORIES FIRST SECOND THIRD
SINGLE NEWS *6,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
STORY NEWS 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
SINGLE SPORTS 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
STORY SPORTS 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
SINGLE NATURE & ENVIRONMENT 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
STORY NATURE & ENVIRONMENT 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
SINGLE PORTRAIT 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
STORY PORTRAIT 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
SINGLE DAILY LIFE 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
STORY DAILY LIFE 3,000 USD 1,500 USD 1,000 USD
Submitted photos must be taken in 2022 (between 1 Jan. 2022- 31 Dec. 2022).
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
Copyrights remain on the photographer and Istanbul Photo Awards will use photographer’s credit for all photographs used.