Pan-orthodox photo contest
OrthPhoto together with its partners is organizing a photo contest which will highlight photos presenting the beauty of OrthodoxyOrganizers Rules
The contest include
7 categories, 3 photos can be submitted in each category
We welcome your photos in the following categories: Places, People, Reportage, Details, From the Archive, Covid and StoriesRules How to participate
OrthPhoto Awards will host
two special categories:
From Archive and Covid
Deadline for sending photos:
8th of July 2021
Award ceremony will be held in Poland in August 2021. Together with award ceremony we are planning a photo workshop and exhibition.How to participate Rules
A Photo album will be printed as result of this competition.
This will be 10th album from series Colours of Orthodoxy which is printed by the publishing department of the Orthodox Church in PolandOrganizers Promotion
Join us! Be a part of OrthPhoto Awards!
Please consider becoming part of the OrthPhoto Awards contest by sponsoring an award or by becoming a partner. Partner and Sponsor organisations will benefit from having their logo published in promotional materials and on the website.Organizers Promotion
The photo sharing website Orthphoto.net together with its partners is pleased to announce the launch of a new international photo competition entitled, “OrthPhoto Awards”. The contest, which is open to all professional and amateur photographers, provides an opportunity through visual image to communicate and share with a wider audience the beauty of the Orthodox Church and the culture of her people.
The contest will be judged by an international panel of experts
The best photos and those receiving awards will be published in an exhibition and album entitled “Colours of Orthodoxy” which will be edited and printed by the Publishing Department of the Church of Poland.
An award ceremony, together with a workshop on photography is planned for August in Poland.
The contest will accept photo submissions from May 2 to July 8, 2021 in the following four categories: Places, Reportage, People, Details. Submissions will also be accepted in three special categories: From the Archives, Stories, Covid-19. Participants are welcome to submit up to three photographs per category, with a series of 5-10 photos being accepted for the “Stories” special category.
Participation in the competition
The competition is open to all professional and amateur photographers from around the world. Participation in the competition is free. Organisers reserve the right to extend the duration of the competition.
Rules about sending photos
Only photographs depicting places of worship belonging to mutually recognised canonical Eastern Orthodox Churches will be accepted for upload/competition. Photos that are likely to present, create or develop tensions will be automatically rejected.
Participation in the contest does not transfer ownership of the rights of the images submitted. Participation through the submission of photography does automatically give license to the organiser and partners as provided herein. By entering the contest participants grant the organisers (OrthPhoto.net) the right to publish their photos in the organisers' publications including albums, calendars, photocast, and exhibitions.
200 photos photo submissions will be selected for the jubilee album "Colours of the Orthodox Church", which will be published by the Publishing department of Orthodox Church in Poland. Authors whose photos are chosen for inclusion in the album will receive a free copy of the new album.
The project is co-financed by the Municipal Office in Białystok and the Marshal's Office of the voivodeship Podlaski
Help us to promote the contest
Please consider supporting the OrthPhoto Awards contest by publishing a banner on your website, social media or blog. All entities who promote the contest and inform the organisers of this support will be included in the list of supporters.
For your convenience we have prepared and published banners which can be used to promote the contest in different ways. If you have a special request or need please do not hesitate to contact the organisers. The banners can be found below, and used by pasting the html code into your website, blog or social media channel.
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