The Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, organized by Médicos del Mundo recognizes the work of professional photographers who, through their images, denounce the situation of millions of people in the World.
The submitted images must narrate a story related to one of these topics: natural disasters, humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, violation of human rights, armed conflicts, vulnerable groups, refugee and / or migrant populations.
➜ Each entrant must submit a series of between 5 (minimum) and 10 (maximum) photographs. The photographs may be in black and white or color. At least 50% of the total of the series must have been made between 2019 and 2019 and not have been presented in previous editions of the Prize.
➜ Images must be saved in JPEG digital format, with a minimum of 3000 pixels on its longest edge and using the sRGB color model. The size of each file should not be less than 1MB or more than 3MB. Full EXIF / metadata should be left on all images.
➜ No manipulation of digital images or any kind of photoshop effects is allowed. Only basic color corrections are allowed, that is, they do not result in significant changes to the point of distorting the content or removing elements of the original image.
The Jury, composed by professional photographers and a representation of Médicos del Mundo, will look for those projects that, beyond their thematic relevance or their nature of complaint,
The awards ceremony and exhibition will be held at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando (Madrid), in January 2021.
There is no entry fee to participate!
Professional or amateur photographers, of legal age, from all over the world.
The winner will receive a project grant of 6,000 EUR, a professional camera Leica Q2 and a set of 10 photo books published by La Fábrica.
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