The LensCulture Portrait Awards is the 2nd annual call for international portrait photography. The importance of portraiture is present in cultures across the world, illustrating the power and endurance of human connection. With over 145 countries represented on LensCulture, in over 15 languages, they are seeking new global perspectives on the modern day portrait. This is an open call for portrait photography from around the world. 6 Winners and 25 Finalists will be chosen.
23 February 2015
Studio, Candid, Conceptual, Environmental, Street, Alternative Process, Self-portraits, Groups & Couples, Staged, Composites and Selfies.
Series Award: $3,000 grand prize, $2,000 2nd prize, $1,000 3rd prize.
Single Image Award: $2,500 grand prize, $1,000 2nd Prize, $500 3rd prize.
All winners receive exposure to over 500 photo industry insiders: curators, gallerists, editors, creative directors and publishers. Winners are included in video projections at photo festivals around the world. Winners get the chance for immediate exposure in the LensCulture Competition Gallery.
$60 USD for a related series of up to 10 photos.
$45 USD for 2 or 3 single photos.
$20 USD for 1 single photo.
The competition is open to EVERYONE, 18 years and older, professional and amateur photographers alike.