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SUBMIT TO THE AWARD

All photographers are welcome to take part and the theme can be responded to playfully, or to the letter. There’s no rights-grabbing – photographers retain full and exclusive rights to their work.

 

Inspirational photography © Dagmar van Weeghel

CLOSING SOON: COLORS

Deadline: 31 January 2018

“A photographer must choose a palette as painters choose theirs.” – Joel Sternfeld

Life is a stream of color. Red, blue, yellow, and a billion pigments in between! We are looking for colour-inspired photographs…literally and figuratively. A scene, a detail, a narrative or mood. A single tone or a technicolor daydream.

Urban street scenes, portraits, travel adventures, landscapes, editorial, conceptual, still life… Color our lives.

Judge: Lorenzo Vitturi

Italian photographer Lorenzo Vitturi is an internationally-celebrated artist best known for his stunning mixed media series ‘Dalston Anatomy’, which he has exhibited at The Photographer’s Gallery in London, Foam in Amsterdam and Yossi Milo in New York, and for which he won the Hyères Grand Prix.

OTHER THEMES OPEN FOR ENTRIES

Inspirational photography © Marcus Engler

AFTER DARK judged by Yumi and Masaru Goto

Deadline: 28 February 2018

Inspirational photography © Kristian Leven

URBAN LIFE judged by Peter Funch

Deadline: 31 March 2018

SUBMIT YOUR IMAGES

> On top of the cash prizes, exposure and international exhibitions, all entrants can create a personal, public profile (we feature some in The Collection), and get published in the Journal.

> When submitting you can choose to submit to one of the open themes, or to submit your images across any of the three open themes in the combination of your choice. Each image is reviewed as a separate entry.

1. SHARE YOUR ART: Choose how many images to enter, or if you’d like to become a member

2. TIE IT TOGETHER: Pay the admin fee securely with a credit/debit card or PayPal, and upload your image(s)

3. AND FINALLY:  Receive confirmation and access to “my LF” for exclusive content

Single

$20
  • Enter one image for one of the themes of your choice

three images

$30
  • Enter three images for one theme, or across the themes

six images

$40
  • Enter six images for one theme, or across the open themes

membership

$80
  • Enter up to ten images per theme for the next 12 themes (no further payment required)

    Submit your work to the exclusive Series Award

    Receive feedback on your Series Award submission

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MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION

Becoming a member grants you:

  • Access to a member portal where you can enter up to 10 images per theme for the next 12 themes of Life Framer Edition 2017/2018. 
  •  Exclusive  access to the Series Award, where you can enter a photographic series on any topic and receive your own solo show in a prestigious contemporary photography gallery.  
  • Feedback on your submission – Detailed and constructive comments to your Series Award submission are provided by our guest critic team – an exclusive for Life Framer members
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Banner images courtesy of Anne Paternotte, Maciej Staszkiewicz, Nicole de Khors, Claire Lawrie, Hiro Tanaka and Alexandra Lethbridge (from left to right).