The winner of the Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize will be announced on UN Human Rights Day in conjunction with the opening reception for the Photography 4 Humanity Exhibition at the United Nations Headquarters.
The winning photographer, who will be selected by an eminent jury of photo editors, journalists and human rights champions, will receive a $5,000 USD cash prize and will have their photo promoted in all relevant media worldwide.
All photography must relate to human rights issues illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large. The jury is looking for compelling, dynamic and impactful images that tell the story of the challenges facing those people living in human rights crisis zones as well as photos of hope that depict the heroes working to deliver solutions to the difficult realities in their regions.
All images must be taken within three (3) years of entry date
Image file extensions accepted: JPG, JPEG
Accepted file size: 5MB – 20MB
Color must be RGB or sRGB format
All entrants may submit up to five (5) photographs
A high resolution file will be required for finalists
All entrants may submit up to five photographs.
Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
There is no entry fee to participate!
The competition is free to enter
Deadline: 15th October 2019
Who can enter ?
Open to all photographers, worldwide, 18+
The winning photographer will receive a $5,000 USD cash prize
In 2019, the Top 10 finalists’ photos will be exhibited at the United Nations General Assembly Gallery in New York City.
All rights to photography remain with the photographer, Winning photographs may be included in future traveling group gallery exhibitions and/or screenings and projections at arts and photography festivals worldwide. All photographers retain the copyright of his or her images, and proper credit lines will be attributed to each individual photographer when exhibited or displayed anywhere by Photography 4 Humanity.