The deadline for entries to the 2009 Master Photography Awards has been extended to August 12th, 2009.
All entries must be received at MPA – Jubilee House, 1 Chancery Lane, Darlington DL1 5QP – by close of business on Wednesday August 12th. Each entry should consist of an unmounted print (10 x 8 or A4) which either shows the image area only of a final print, to be mounted and sized appropriately on a 20 x 16 mount; or shows a 1/4 size reproduction of the finished 20 x 16 exhibition print. This must be made from the same image file to be used for the final print, on the same materials, with the same finish (but not mounted).
British Journal of Photography is calling for entries to its International Photography Award – a juried competition with a total prize fund worth more than £13,000. There are two categories, providing two opportunities to exhibit at a leading London gallery and have your work printed by one of Europe’s leading fine art printers. The winners will also win professional camera kit worth £5000 and a feature in BJP.
Single image prize: Last year Walter Astrada, an Argentinian World Press Photo award-winner picked up the single image prize for his stark shot of murder in Guatemala.
Portfolio prize: Beso Uznadze (©photo above) won the portfolio prize for his stunning series of portraits of Georgians, shot after the conflict with Russia in 2008.
The International Photography Award is judged by a panel of internationally-recognised photographers, picture editors and curators. Photographers may submit multiple entries into either category and the contest is open to all.
Entry is £5 (or $8 or €6) for the single image category and £25 (or $40 or €30) for the portfolio category. The deadline is 11 September. For more information and to enter, visit bjp-online.com/ipa.