British Life Photography Awards

July 1, 2015 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 0 Comments | |
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The British Life Photography Awards are open for entries from 1st July to 26th September. This photographic competition is a showcase for contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life. With an overall prize fund worth over £10,000 sponsored by Sony; the awards feature ten separate categories including Rural Life, Street Life, Work in the Community, Urban Life, Portraiture, Brits on Holiday, Documentary Series, British Fashion and Popular Culture, British Weather and Young British Life Photographer. The competition is open to both amateurs and professionals. Do note that images that have been entered into a major competition where the results are still pending are not eligible for entry.

Press Release

The British Life Photography Awards are open for entries from 1st July to 26th September. http://www.blpawards.com

Your chance to win a prestigious photography award and first prize valued at £6,000.

With an overall prize fund worth over £10,000 sponsored by Sony, winners and commended entrants will have their work displayed in an exhibition and book.

This photographic competition is a showcase for contemporary and imaginative images that capture the essence and spirit of British life.

With ten separate categories documenting real life through original, illuminating, thought provoking, humorous and poignant imagery.

Covering everything from; street life, rural life, portraiture and a special award for the best documentary feature, the awards celebrate British life and culture, whilst also highlighting the relevance and importance of photography to raise awareness and inform.

The competition is open to all photographers both amateur and professional.

A special prize will also be awarded to the best young photographer.

Awards and Prizes

The Overall winner ‘British Life Photographer’ will receive Sony products worth approximately £6,000.

X9 55” Television

http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/x9405c-x9305c-series?sku=KD55X9305CBU

A7S Full Frame Camera

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/interchangeable-lens-cameras/ilce-7s

Zeiss FE 24-70 lens

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/camera-lenses/sel2470z

Categories and Prizes

Rural Life - ILCE6000YB

http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/ilce-6000-body-kit?sku=ILCE6000YB.CEC

Street Life - DSCRX100M3

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-rx100m3

Urban Life - DSCHX400

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-hx400-hx400v

Work in the Community - ILCE6000LB

http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/ilce-6000-body-kit?sku=ILCE6000LB.CEC

Brits on Holiday - DSCHX90V

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-hx90v

Portraiture - DSCRX100M3

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-rx100m3

British Fashion and Popular Culture - ILCE6000LS

http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/ilce-6000-body-kit?sku=ILCE6000LS.CEC

British Weather ILCE7K RRP

http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/ilce-7-body-kit?sku=ILCE7KB.CE

Documentary Series - ILCE7K

http://www.sony.co.uk/buy/ilce-7-body-kit?sku=ILCE7KB.CE

Young British Life Photographer - DSCRX100M3

http://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/cyber-shot-compact-cameras/dsc-rx100m3

Judges

Jocelyn Bain Hogg Photographer, Author

Chris Steele Perkins Photographer, Magnum Photos

David Yeo Photographer

Jason Keene Area Sales Manager Photo, Sony Europe

Michael Trow Picture Editor, British Vogue

Vicky Wilkes Country Life Magazine, Picture Editor

Jael Marschner Group Picture Editor,Time Out

Olivia Ladbrooke-Chartres Artist

Glen Marks Business Development Manager, Shutterstock Rex Features

Sponsors

Sony and Kristal Digital Imaging

Supporters

Country Life Magazine and Time Out

Dates

The competition is open for entries from 1st July 2015. The closing date is 26th September.

Further information

For more detailed information about the competition, including how to enter, a full description of categories, terms & conditions, please visit the competition website: http://www.blpawards.com

Photo © Heather Buckley, Winner, Brits on Holiday, 2014



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