Qualification: The competition is open for professional, amateur and student photographers from any country. Applicants must be 18 years old or over.

Entry Fees: Participants will be charged 35 euros for entering the competition (1 to 5 images). Payment can be made online by Paypal. Submissions are non-refundable. Entry fees are required to cover venue hire, catalogues, printing and organization of the event.

Submissions must be based on a body of work and entries will consist of whole or partial photos series. Photographs can be in black and white or in color, in any format. Only digital files are accepted. Do not send original prints. All digital images should be provided as jpgs only, 72 dpi, image width not to exceed 1024 pixels on the longest side.

Date of completion: Photographs submitted must have been completed or first published during the last five past years. (2009)

Theme: There is no specific theme, only documentary photography. The submitted pictures have to focus on documentary photo-reportages such as social, cultural, political or environmental issues.

Title: Files should be titled as follows: surname.firstname.01.jpg
For example: Name: Jacques Borgetto / Images to submit: 2
Rename as: borgetto.jacques.01.jpg

Participants warrant that, if their work is selected for exhibition, they are solely responsible for verifying that their submitted photographs will not violate or infringe the rights of any third person or party. The shortlist winners will be contacted by e-mail by the organizer during summer 2014.

Submission Deadline :  15th May, 2014 25th May, 2014

Use Rights: Entrants whose submissions are accepted grant VIPA the right to use their images for the purpose of marketing the exhibition, such as the exhibition catalogue, and subsequent display on the VIPA website and Facebook official page, unless indicated otherwise.

Entries not complying with the conditions set forth above will be disqualified.

If you have any further questions or concern about the conditions, please contact us at : [email protected]