Send in your entries and win $4,000 cash prize in the upcoming organised by Agility. The story of today’s Africa – young, growing, urbanizing, and tech-savvy – needs to be told.

Submission Deadline

September 1, 2017 at 12:00 PM GMT.

Eligibility

  • The Africa 2017 Photo Competition (the “Competition”) is open to professional and amateur photographers 18 years of age and older.

Submission Guideline

  • All photographs must be submitted in digital format via this website: africa-2017.com.
  • Entrants must complete the online entry form and include their name, email address, mailing address, phone number, photo, photo location, and photo caption.
  • Entrants must also specify which photo category their entry belongs to.
  • There is no limit on the number of entries per person.
  • By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to comply with all Competition rules.

Requirements

  • Photos must be taken in Africa
  • Photos must be high-resolution. Must be in JPG or PNG format, must be at least 1,600 pixels wide or tall, and the file size must be at least 1 MB.
  • Photo must not have won an award at a previous photo competition.
  • Only minor digital editing, color correction, and cropping of the photo are allowed.
  • The photo must be free of Prohibited Content (as defined in the Conditions of Entry section).

Sponsor

Agility

As a company committed to supporting local capacity in Africa, Agility wants to capture the hope, aspirations and confidence of a new generation of Africans and the continent that they are rapidly reshaping. We are looking for images that will open the eyes of the world to today’s vibrant, modern African reality.

Judging

  • Photos will be judged on: 1) Compatibility with the theme of a modern, hopeful Africa; 2) Creativity and photographic quality; and 3) Impact and inspiration.
  • The contest will involve two round(s) of judging. In the first round, a panel of judges will shortlist 30 photos per category. In the second round, a different panel of judges will select the winning photo per category. No employee of Sponsor will sit on the final judging panel.
  • Sponsor may also offer a “viewer’s choice” award in the future, where people can independently choose their favourite photo.
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