Médicos del Mundo Spain announces the 24th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, aimed at recognizing and disseminating the best images that singularly demonstrate social inequities, injustices and / or human rights abuses, or the situations that either foster or fight them.
The organization supports documentary photography and photojournalism and a means to raise awareness amongst the general public concerning social issues, while also promoting citizen mobilization and contributing to the eradication of the worst disease: injustice.
The submitted images must narrate a story related to one of these topics: natural disasters, humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, violation of human rights, armed conflicts, vulnerable groups, refugee and / or migrant populations.
Each entrant must submit the following documentation:
– Each entrant must submit a series of between 5 (minimum) and 10 (maximum) photographs.
– Personal and contact details
– Curriculum vitae
– Description of the project presented
– At least 50% of the images must have been made between 2019 and 2020.
here is no entry fee to participate!
Participation in the competition is completely free
• € 6,000 cash prize.
• A professional camera Leica Q2.
• A set of 10 photobooks published by La Fábrica.
The organization will cover the travel and lodging for two consecutive nights of the chosen entrants to attend the award ceremony and inauguration of the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando, scheduled for January 2021. This is contingent on the health situation and / or travel regulations affected by COVID-19.
Deadline : 11 October 2020
Who may enter ?
The competition is open to 18 years or older amateur and professional photographers of any nationality.