Luis Valtueña Photography Award 2016 - PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

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Médicos del Mundo presents the new photography competition titled Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, now in its 20th consecutive year, with the aim to denounce the situation of millions of people in the World.

Photography competition Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award comes as a tribute to and in recognition of Luis Valtueña, Flors Sirera, Manuel Madrazo, and Mercedes Navarro, Médicos del Mundo aid workers killed in Rwanda in 1997 and in Bosnia in 1995 while performing their duties as international humanitarian aid workers. Their memory serves to ensure that each year victims of injustice are brought to light, give them a voice through your gaze.

Entries must be related to any of the following themes:

• Humanitarian action
• International cooperation
• Social exclusion

Each participant can submit a maximum of ten photographs, which can be distinct as well as part of a series. Only photos taken between January 2015 and October 2016, which have not been previously entered, will be accepted. Photos must be submitted in digital format.
The photographs may be in black and white or colour.
Photographs must be sent in digital format with a minimum resolution of 300 PPP in the format JPEG and compress in high-quality 12 with RGB color profile. Digital images also must have a minimum size of 40 cms in their smallest side. The digital image’s original structure only could be manipulated through darkroom techniques such as adjusting the brightness, contrast and color, the underexposure and the overexposure.
Any other change in the original digital image will not be allowed.

There is no entry fee for this photography competition.

This competition is open to adult amateur and professional photographers of any nationality.

The first prize winner will receive a project grant worth 6,000 Euro that's approximatly 6,635 USD to develop a photo project related to the work of Médicos del Mundo, whether in Spain or another country. The project will have to be finished before December 15, 2017.

Along with the winning entries, other photos will be selected from all those submitted to form part of a travelling national and international exhibition.

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