Terry O’Neill Photography Awards Go Global and Mobile

September 10, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Competitions | 0 Comments |
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Now in its eighth year, the Terry O’Neill Photography Award has launched with a fresh website and a mobile device category sponsored by The Royal Photographic Society. Other categories include Reportage, Fashion, Documentary, Landscape, Wildlife, Portraiture and  Fine Art. The winners will have their work showcased in Terry O’Neill exhibitions in London and overseas and will be featured in the Sunday Times Magazine. £6500 of cash prizes can be won. The winner will receive £3000 and two runners-up £2000 and £1000 respectively. The winner of the mobile device category wins £500. The deadline for entries is 30th November. Do note that there is a £25 entry fee (£10 for students). As always we recommend that you read the rules before entering your work.

Press Release

TERRY O’NEILL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS GO GLOBAL AND MOBILE

A major photography award can set photographers’ careers on the fast track, introducing their work to leading figures in the industry.

The Terry O’Neill Photography Award is in its 8th year and is recognised as one of the world’s leading photographic awards attracting thousands of entries each year. This year we are taking the Award to the next level to make it the most innovative, accessible and valuable photography prize, providing the winners and runners-ups with levels of PR and publicity that set a new benchmark for other photography awards. 

The Award launches with a fresh website and a mobile device category sponsored by The Royal Photographic Society. A new distinguished panel of judges from the arts and media are backed by an international publicity campaign to attract entries from Berlin to Beijing.

The winners will have their work showcased in Terry O’Neill exhibitions in London and overseas and will be featured in the Sunday Times Magazine. £6500 of cash prizes can be won. The winner will receive £3000 and two runners-up £2000 and £1000 respectively. The winner of the mobile device category wins £500.

Deadline for entries is 30 November 2013: images must have been shot between 30 November 2012 and 30 November 2013. Standard cost of entry is £25 for a minimum of 3 and up to a maximum of 10 images. Student entry is just £10.

The line-up of judges this year introduces Award entrants’ work to a distinguished panel of figures from film, advertising, global image reproduction, publishing, academia and the Royal Society of Photography. The judges are

Terry O’Neill
Chair: Jon Jones, Director of Photography, Sunday Times Magazine
Lord Puttnam, film-maker and advertising industry pioneer
Aidan Sullivan, VP, Getty Images,
Nina Berman, Associate Professor Columbia University, New York
Dr Michael Pritchard, Director-General, The Royal Photographic Society,
Bobbi Baker-Burrows, Director of Photography, Time-Life Books
Victoria Broackes, Victoria and Albert Museum (Curator of the David Bowie Exhibition)
Rosie Arnold, Deputy Executive Creative Director, Bartle, Bogle Hegarty Advertising

Dr Michael Pritchard says:

The Royal Photographic Society is delighted to sponsor The Terry O’Neill Award and specifically the category for mobile devices. The Society doesn’t discriminate between different methods of taking pictures and supports new technologies that bring photography to a younger audience making photography more accessible and spontaneous. This Award breaks new ground and adds a fresh and exciting dimension to the photography Award arena - something we welcome and support.

Terry O’Neill is famous for photographing the frontline of fame for more than half a century, snapping icons such as Bridget Bardot, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, and most recently Nelson Mandela and the late Amy Winehouse.

More information and details of entry can be found by visiting http://www.oneillaward.com



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