Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2021

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Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2021

Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2021 now is over!

Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2021: Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards, now in its 13th year, continues to engage the global photographic community with the 2021 call for entries inviting all photographers from all over the world, including professionals, amateurs, keen hobbyists and students seeking for fresh and innovative photography.

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Now in its 13th year, the Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards continues to engage the global photographic community with the 2021 Call for Entries, seeking fresh and innovative photography from new, emerging and established photographers from around the world.

The categories of this year competititon are:

Single Image (theme: Sense of Self) - 1 to 10 images
Single Image (no specific theme) - 1 to 10 images
Project Grant - Projects must contain minimum 6, maximum 12 images

Portraits may be interpreted in its widest sense, in relation to photography concerned with portraying people with an emphasis on their identity as individuals in relation to their surroundings, status and humanity.

All photographs must have been taken from 2018 to 2021, or part of a recent on-going project, started after 2017. In all categories, minimal digital enhancement is advised, subject to basic darkroom techniques e.g. levels, curves, dodging, burning, minimal sharpening, colour correction. Photographs can be Black and White or Colour, in any format.

Who may enter?

The Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2021 is open to photographers - professional and amateurs - from all countries.

Prize:

Top three winners will receive : 1st Prize $2000, 2nd Prize $1000, 3rd Prize $500 (USD$)

​Three photographers will be awarded $1000 each in June 2021 to allow them to continue and complete their work-in-progress projects. Projects must be ready to be exhibited in September.

All 50 finalists will have their images exposed and promoted at international festivals in conjunction with their collaborative partners. Malaysian-based entries from both Single Image categories will be entered automatically to the KLPA Canon Malaysia Award.

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