British Life Photography Awards

August 12, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 0 Comments |
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The British Life Photography Awards is now open for entries. 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. With an overall prize fund worth over £10,000 sponsored by Sony, winners and commended entrants will have their work displayed in a national touring exhibition and book published by Ilex Press. The closing date for entries is 20th September. For more information, visit the website below.

Website: BLP

Press Release

British Life Photography Awards - Call for Entries

The British Life Photography Awards is open for entries.
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 a national touring exhibition and book published by ilex Press.

This brand new 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.

  • Sony X9 4K 55” Television RRP £2699
  • A7S Full Frame Camera RRP approx. £2500
  • Zeiss FE 24-70 lens RRP £1049

The Categories and Prizes

Each category winner will receive a Sony Digital Camera

Rural Life

Sony α5000 camera kit, ILCE5000YB

Street Life

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, DSCRX100M2

Urban life

Sony Cyber-shot HX400, DSCHX400

Portraiture

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, DSCRX100M2

Work in the Community

Sony α5000 camera kit, ILCE5000KB

Brits on Holiday and at Leisure

Sony Cyber-shot HX60, DSCHX60

British Weather

Sony α6000 camera kit, ILCE6000LB

Fashion and Popular Culture

Sony α5000 camera kit, ILCE5000LW

Documentary Series / Photo Journalist Award

Sony α6000 camera kit, ILCE6000LS

Historic Britain

£500 prize fund

Young British Life Photographer

Sony Cyber-shot RX100, DSCRX100

Judges

  • Jason Keene Area Sales Manager Photo, Sony Europe
  • Caroline Metcalfe Director of Photography, Condé Nast Publications
  • Daniel Lezano Editor, Digital SLR Photography
  • Adam Juniper Associate Publisher, ilex Press
  • Vicky Wilkes Country Life Magazine, Picture Editor
  • Jael Marschner Group Picture Editor,Time Out
  • Lara Jade Photographer
  • David Levenson Photographer
  • Homer Sykes Documentary Photographer
  • Sara Rumens Consultant Editor. Previously Picture Editor at Grazia Magazine and Editorial Director at Magnum Photos

Sponsors

Sony and Kristal Digital Imaging Centre.

Supporters

Country Life Magazine, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, ilex Press, Condé Nast Traveller and Time Out.

Dates

The closing date will be 20th September. Full details to be confirmed on the website.

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: www.blpawards.com



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