The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced the categories for its eighth season of competition which will be themed, ‘Hope’.
Hope will no doubt have countless interpretations that will test talented photographers from around the world in their quest for photographic excellence.
This season, HIPA will introduce a new form of dialogue which is commonly shared by various human civilizations and cultures. ‘Hope’ is a dialogue that calls for the strengthening and consolidating of our ideologies and behaviour patterns, it is an infinite fuel for life.
The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an international photography award established in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, in order to encourage and spread the culture of photography across the world.
◦The Grand Prize (USD $120,000) will be chosen from any category available this season, and not only from the main theme.
◦There are THREE Special Awards for the eighth Season and they are; ‘The Photography Appreciation Award’, ‘The Photography Content Creator Award’ and the ‘Emerging Person/Organisation in Photography Award’.
◦Other categories are; General, Portfolio and the Aerial Photography (Video).
◦The General Category will have two sub categories “Colour” and “ Black and White”
◦Participants are allowed to submit a Black and White Photograph in all categories except the ‘General – Colour’ sub category.
Entry deadline: 31st October 2018
You may submit one photo in each category of the competition including the sub categories under the General category. Except the Portfolio category where you can submit between 5 – 10 photographs, and the ‘Time-lapse: Video category where you are allowed to enter one video submission in the category.
Image requirements: JPEG format, with high quality and resolution, of a minimum 5 MB in size, the minimum of the longest edge should be no less than 2000 pixel and the quality no less than 300dpi to be suitable for publication.
Please read all Rules here
Online submission of digital photographs via the website https://members.hipa.ae/Account/Register