Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is an annual contest for young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old.
It is Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists and for allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world photojournalism stage.
In 2019 the contest set new record – around 6000 entries from 80 countries across five continents were submitted. The winning entries were exhibited around the world. In 2016 the exhibitions were run in Moscow, Istanbul, Cape Town, Cairo, Berlin, Shanghai, Rome, etc.
Andrei Stenin, a Russian photojournalist, was born on December 22, 1980, in the town of Pechora. On September 3, 2014, it became known that Andrei Stenin had died in early August. The car he was driving was shelled and burned up on a motorway near Donetsk.
Andrei Stenin was awarded the Order of Courage (posthumously) for bravery and heroism in the performance of his professional duties.
•Top News – one photo image/series of images
•Sports – one photo image/series of images
•My Planet – one photo image/series of images
•Portrait. A Hero of Our Time – one photo image/series of images
– The Grand Prize winner – RUB 700,000 (aprox. 10,252 Euro)
– The first place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images – RUB 125,000 (aprox. 1,830 Euro)
– The second place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images – RUB 75,000 (aprox. 1,098 Euro)
– The third place winner in each category for an individual Photo Image or a Series of Photo Images – RUB 50,000 (aprox. 733 Euro)
Entries can contain a single photograph or series of no more than 12 photographs. Photographs must have been taken after January 1, 2019.
Image requirements: JPG files with compression from 10 and 2,200 px in size; up to 5,700 px on the long side; maximum 20 Mb in file size; Files must contain all EXIF data. Minor processing of the Photo Images is allowed, including cropping, white balance correction, density correction (brightness, contrast).
Photo Images with a frame, collages, heavily processed Images are not accepted. Photo montage, erasing, replacing or changing of parts of Images are not acceptable.
A complete list of requirements of #stenincontest can be found at the this webpage
Entry deadline: 29th February 2020
Entries may be submitted online through the site: stenincontest.com