Deadline: April 25, 2016 | Views: 375

The Commonwealth theme for 2016, ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’, celebrates the diversity of this community of nations, which is made up of more than two billion people. The Commonwealth Photography Competition aims to encourage new talent and showcase captivating images which help to represent the theme.

The winning photographs will form part of an exhibition at the Commonwealth Secretariat’s headquarters in London throughout 2016. These photographs will also feature in a new Commonwealth Calendar for 2017 and be published and promoted on the Commonwealth’s website and social media accounts. Each featured finalist will receive a copy of the calendar, in addition to a cash prize.

Awards:

  • Commonwealth Photographer of the Year 2016:
    The photographer with the picture judged by a panel of judges to be the best overall will receive a cash prize of £1,000 (GBP).
  • Regional Awards:
    The best photographer from Africa, Asia, Caribbean and the Americas, Europe, and the Pacific will each receive a cash prize of £500 (GBP).
  • Highly Commended Award:
    The photographer with the entry which receives the most ‘likes’ on Instagram will receive £100 (GBP).

The competition is open to citizens of Commonwealth member countries of all ages, and submitted photographs must be taken in a Commonwealth country. The competition runs from 14 March until 25 April 2016. Only one photograph can be submitted per entrant.

If you have any questions contact with Mr. Imran Khan, Communications Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat at [email protected]

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The Commonwealth theme for 2016, ‘An Inclusive Commonwealth’, celebrates the diversity of this community of nations, which is made up of more than two billion people. The Commonwealth Photography Competition aims to encourage new talent and showcase captivating images which help to represent the theme.The winning photographs will form...
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