2013 Syngenta International Photography Award.

Exploring Global Challenges- Syngenta AwardsThe Syngenta Photography Award, an international competition that aims to stimulate dialogue around key global challenges. Open to professional and amateur photographers, the Award will explore a central theme each year.

The competition aims to establish an important platform to explore issues of global significance through photography.

The Syngenta Photography Award has two categories.

The Open Competition welcomes photographers of all levels, from professional to amateur. In addition, professional photographers are invited to compete for a Professional Commission by submitting an original proposal that is related to this year’s rural-urban theme.

Theme: Rural-Urban

Enter photos that explore the relationship and tensions between rural and urban environments.

Categories and Prizes:

  • Professional Commission
    • 1st prize: US$15,000 plus a commission worth up to an additional US$25,000 to explore the rural-urban theme in a more in-depth way.
    • 2nd prize: US$10,000
    • 3rd prize: US$5,000
  • Open Competition
    • 1st  prize: US$5,000
    • 2nd prize: US$3,000
    • 3rd prize: US$2,000
  • Winning photographers will have their work featured in the International Herald Tribune and New York Times, as well as showcased at an exhibition and symposium in London.

For the Open Competition, you can upload up to 3 individual images. For the Professional Commission, you can upload a series of 2-10 images that work together as a whole, share a single title and have a common theme or concept. Online submission of digital photographs via the website.

Image requirements: jpeg format; at least 300 dpi; minimum size of 1200 x 2500 pixels; maximum file size of 5 MB;

Click here to Register for the Syngenta International Photography Award.

Closing Date: January 31st 2012

The winners of the Syngenta Photography Award will be announced at an exhibition in London in May 2013.


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