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Female in Focus is an award dedicated to celebrating women in photography. We welcome entries from a multitude of female voices, including anyone who identifies as a woman.

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Professional and non-professional photographers from all over the world are eligible to enter.

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Images can be shot using any camera model (film or digital) or electronic device, and images may be portrait, landscape or square in format.

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Each entrant will be deemed to warrant that they own the entire copyright for the work or that they have permission from the licensee and/or copyright owner/s for the uses.

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Each image can be a maximum of 10MB in size. All images must be submitted as JPEG files – any files submitted in any other format (including TIFF, PDF, PSD etc) will be discarded.

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You may submit a title (200 character limit) and caption (750 character limit) for each photograph entered. For the Stories Category, you can also provide an artist’s statement (1000 character limit). All accompanying text must be written in English.

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The deadline for entries is 9 May 2019 23:59 (UK Time).

Judging will take place shortly after the deadline.

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There is no time frame for the images

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Once your images and captions have been uploaded to the system you will see an option to submit your entry. Once submitted, your entry cannot be altered. Only submitted entries will be viewed by the judges.

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The winners must be available to supply high-res files promptly for publication.

Digital files of the winning images will be created for press and publicity purposes.

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1854 Media & British Journal of Photography cannot be responsible for any loss or damage to submitted work.

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No copyright is transferred to 1854 Media & British Journal of Photography in respect of any works entered or accepted.

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1854 Media & British Journal of Photography reserve the right to display, reproduce and publish in any media, any entry, without payment, for the sole purpose of Female in Focus – this year and in future – and its promotion and publicity.

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The exhibition will take place at United Photo Industries, New York, United States in October 2019.

1854 Media will organise and cover costs from the framing, printing and production of the Female in Focus show.

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A selection of images will be published through 1854 Media & British Journal of Photography digital channels.

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You will be asked to pay for your entry by Credit Card. All payments are handled securely by our payment partner Stripe. After payment, you will receive an email containing a personal upload URL, where you may submit your images and statement.

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All entry purchases are final. Having purchased an entry, it is your responsibility to upload and submit your images and statement before the deadline. No refunds will be issued.

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If you submitted you work as a 1854 Access Member, you must still be a member by the latest outcome of the award.

 

All entries are subject to 1854 Media’s General Competition Terms and Conditions

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