International Photography Award 2021

The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has announced the categories for its tenth season of competition, which will be themed, ‘Humanity’. The competition’s tenth edition will once again contain four main categories with ‘Humanity’ serving as the main theme, along with both ‘General’ (Colour / Black & White) category and ‘Portfolio’ category. Rounding off HIPA’s categories will be a new category, ‘Architectural Photography’.
Topic  :
This year, the main theme of the HIPA contest is HUMANITY.
“ We invite you to share the human spirit through photography, and inspire the world with your story of humanity.
Categories :
Other categories are:
• General 
• Portfolio 
• Architectural Photography
You can submit one photograph per category, except the portfolio category, where you must upload 5-10 photographs.

here is no entry fee to participate!

Participation in the competition is completely free Requirements

 GRAND PRIZE: $120,000
1st prize: $20,000
2nd prize: $18,000
3rd prize: $16,000
4th prize: $10,000
5th prize: $6,000
• PORTFOLIO (story telling)
1st prize: $25,000
2nd prize: $22,000
3rd prize: $20,000
4th prize: $18,000
5th prize: $15,000
Black & White
1st prize: $15,000
2nd prize: $10,000
3rd prize: $5,000
1st prize: $15,000
2nd prize: $10,000
3rd prize: $5,000
1st prize: $15,000
2nd prize: $13,000
3rd prize: $11,000
4th prize: $9,000
5th prize: $7,000
Photography Appreciation Award: $20,000
The Photography Content Creator Award: $15,000
Emerging Person/Organization in Photography Award: $10,000
Timeline :
Submissions open : 1 November 2020
Submissions close : 31 January 2021
Who may enter ?
The competition is open to anyone aged 18 or over.

19 thoughts on “Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum(HIPA) _ International Photography Award 2021

  1. Ravi Narwara says:

    Respected Sir/ Madam..
    I am Ravi Narwara from Haryana, India. I want to confirm that can i participate in your contest of International Photography Award 2021 and if my picture won any award then how will you send me? Sir please reply early so that i get preparation for the same, please.
    An early reply in this regard will be highly solicited
    Thanking You

  2. Surbhi Jain says:

    Where we have to submit the entry??
    In general category, can we submit 2 photo graphs, one in black and white other in color??

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