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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.
British Life Photography Awards - Call for Entries
The British Life Photography Awards is open for entries.
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
Sony α5000 camera kit, ILCE5000YB
Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II, DSCRX100M2
Sony Cyber-shot HX400, DSCHX400
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
Sony α6000 camera kit, ILCE6000LB
Fashion and Popular Culture
Sony α5000 camera kit, ILCE5000LW
Documentary Series / Photo Journalist Award
Sony α6000 camera kit, ILCE6000LS
£500 prize fund
Young British Life Photographer
Sony Cyber-shot RX100, DSCRX100
- 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
Sony and Kristal Digital Imaging Centre.
Country Life Magazine, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, ilex Press, Condé Nast Traveller and Time Out.
The closing date will be 20th September. Full details to be confirmed on the website.
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