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

Submission Deadline

September 1, at 12:00 PM GMT.

Eligibility

  • The Photo Competition (the “Competition”) is open to 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 rules.

Requirements

  • Photos must be taken in
  • 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 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 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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