British Journal Awards entry open now

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.

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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.

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