International Photography Award 2018
Recognising the best of contemporary photographic talent

The deadline for submissions is the 12th December 2017 at 23:59 GMT – there will be no extensions.

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“I’ve been busy since winning the IPA. I haven’t had to reach out to anyone. Everything I’m doing now has flown directly from the exposure I got from winning that exhibition.” – Juno Calpyso, Winner IPA 2016

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Celebrating its 14th year, the International Photography Award 2018, is now open for entries.

Instrumental in launching the careers of some of the most respected photographers today, enter now for an opportunity to be recognised and celebrated by the international photographic community.


£5,000 exhibition grant • Solo show at the leading London gallery, TJ Boulting • All-expenses paid trip to London • VIP access to and promotion at  Photo London, one of the biggest events in the photography calendar • In-person portfolio review and reprint • Exclusive coverage in British Journal of Photography • 


Have your work seen by some of the most influential people in the industry, including:

Fariba Farshad, Founding Director, Photo London
Simon Bainbridge, Editorial Director, BJP
Mark Sealy MBE, Director, Autograph
Alona Pardo, Curator, Barbican
Fiona Rogers, Business Development Manager, Magnum Photos
Hannah Watson, Director, TJ Boulting 

More judges will be announced soon.

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We encourage submissions from photographers of all levels, based anywhere in the world.  Entries should be from a substantial interconnected project on any topic.

The deadline for submissions is the 12th December 2017 at 23:59 GMT – there will be no extensions.

BJP will be sharing the best entries throughout the submission period, so get your work in now!


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