Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2023

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Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2023

Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2023 now is over!

Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2023: Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2023 has been recently opened for entries inviting all young photojournalists aged 18 to 33 with aim to promote and support them in their strive for professional perfection.

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Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2023, photography competition, organized by International Information Agency, Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists, now is opened for entries!

The aims of this competition is to promote young photographers aged 18 to 33 and support them in their strive for professional perfection. Every year, the contest allows young photojournalists from around the globe to show what moves and concerns them.

The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest was established on 22 December 2014 by Rossiya Segodnya under the patronage of the Russian Federation’s Commission for UNESCO. The Stenin Contest is the only competition in Russia that discovers new names in international photojournalism and develops quality standards for documentary photography.

The number of contest participants and the countries they come from has been growing every year. The contest itself is gaining popularity also thanks to the exhibitions of the winning entries, which have become an integral part of the event. They have been held in dozens of countries, including China, South Africa, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Turkey, Lebanon, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, Hungary and Poland.
The main themes of the contest include global humanitarian challenges, national identity, social equality and the environment.

The contest categories for 2023 are:

Top News - one photo image/series of images
Sports - one photo image/series of images
My Planet - one photo image/series of images
Portrait. A Hero of Our Time - one photo image/series of images

Who may enter?

Professional photographers aged 18-33 can submit their work.

Prize:

The Grand Prize for 2023 is RUB 700,000 and there are three other monetary prizes for the best work in each competition category. Contest Sponsors may also offer additional prizes.

Entry fees

There is no entry fee to participate!

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