Call for entries has now opened for the Renaissance Photography Award 2015 and Metro is delighted to announce to that we are once again sponsoring the awards now is its eighth year. The international awards showcase outstanding photography from both emerging and established photographers whilst also raising funds to for the Lavender Trust, supporting young women with breast cancer.
The competition is open to anyone, of any age, anywhere in the world and entry can be made into the Single Image or Series categories. Single image competition category brief include, Human, Line and Journey whilst the Series competition category is open, basically anything goes.
The award is looking to discover talent and celebrate the best in photography, whilst giving image makers access to new opportunities and a world-wide audience for their work. Entering the competitions gives photographers the opportunity to have their work viewed by a panel of some of the industry's most influential photography critics, as well as being exhibited in London, UK.
Prizes for this year’s award include cash credit here at Metro Imaging along with invaluable mentoring time with Steve Macleod, Metro’s Director. Additionally substantial cash prizes, portfolio reviews, book club membership and magazine subscriptions are up for grabs. Metro is also offering all entrants a 20% discount rate on C Type prints
from our online printing arm Metroprint (details of this offer will be sent upon entrance to the competition).
Judges for this year’s prize include Gregory Barker, Commissioning Editor, Hotshoe Magazine
; Simon Roberts, Photographer; Louise Clements, Artistic Director, QUAD and FORMAT International Photography Festival
; Emily Graham, Cultural & Education Manager, Magnum Photos
; Tom Hind, Senior Director Content Development, Getty Images
; Chris Littlewood, Photography Director, Flowers Gallery
; Diane Smyth, Deputy Editor, British Journal of Photography
and Madeleine Penny, Freelance Photo Editor, The Sunday Times Magazine
Metro is printing
the images for the Renaissance Photography Prize exhibition which will take place this autumn at the Getty Gallery in London. The final winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony along with the annual Portfolio Review will take place during the exhibition weeks when anyone has the chance to get their work reviewed by gallery directors, curators, agents and editors.