photography competition, Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2015, organised by Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency, Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists, has been recently opened for entries, open to all young professional photographers around the world of at least 18 years of age and not older than 33.
The aims of this competition is to promote young photographers 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. Among the main issues contestants address are global humanitarian challenges, preserving national identity and traditions, social equality and environment.
The contest seeks to draw public attention to photojournalism and to support young photographers. It gives members of the global photo community the opportunity to reach a wider audience, support high standards in photojournalism, and establish documentary photography quality standards internationally.
Leading representatives of international photo community will sit on the jury, including the director of the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow (MAMM) Olga Sviblova, multiple winner and member of the World Press Photo Contest Yury Kozyrev and heads of the Reuters and Associated Press photo departments Grigory Dukor and Denis Paquin.
The award ceremony will take place in Moscow on 3rd June 2015.
There is no entry fee for this competition!
It's free to enter!
This photography competition is open to all young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old.
The jury will award three prizes in each category as well as a Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner will receive 500,000 rubles. (7,000+ Euro).