IOL Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2022 : Rossiya Segodnya

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IOL Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2022 : Rossiya Segodnya

Organization : IOL / Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency


Competition Name : Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2022

Applicable For : open to all participants aged 18 to 33 professional photographers

Competition Deadline : February 28, 2022, 11:59 pm

Prize : Awards


Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest

To develop and improve professional photojournalism in Russia and around the world.

Related : IOL Andrei Stenin Photo Contest :

The International Press Photo Contest named after Andrei Stenin, a Rossiya Segodnya photojournalist who died in the line of duty in southeastern Ukraine, will on Saturday begin accepting submissions for its fifth year.

Photo Contest Participants

** The Contest is open to Russian and foreign nationals who are professional photographers.

** The age limits for Contest Participants: at least 18 and no more than 33 years old at the time of the Contestant’s submission of Photo Image(s) to the Contest.

** The Contestant may submit only one Photo Image (Series of Images) in each category.

** Entry for the competition is free of charge.

** Determination of the Winners and Runners-up of the Competition is not accidental.

** The Contest is not a lottery.

Contest Rules :

Photo Contest Categories

1. Top News.

2. My Planet.

3. Sports.

4. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time.

5. Inspiration.

** The first, second and third place prizes will be awarded for a single Photo Image in each category and for a Series of photo images. In the category “Inspiration” are selected 1, 2, 3 place for a single Photo.

** In the event that no Photo Image submitted to the Contest complies with the Contest Rules, Winners and Runners-up will not be selected.

** A Grand Prize shall be awarded for the best Contest Entry among Contest Participants in all categories, to be selected by a majority vote of the Jury.

Photo Contest Dates

** Entries can be submitted from December 22, 2018, 0:01 am (GMT+3).

** The last day for entry will be February 28, 2022, 11:59 pm (GMT+3).

** 13.06.2022 Shortlist announcement

** 27.06.2022 Open online vote

** September 2022 Winner’s list,awards ceremony

** September 2022 Opening of the photo exhibition

** Information about the Winners and Runners-up in each category, without indicating the place in which a Runner-up finished the competition, will be posted on the Website on June 13, 2022.

** Winners and Runners-up in each category and in which place they finished, The Grand Prize winner will be announced at The Awards ceremony in September 2022 (the exact date whill be indicated on the Website of the Contest.

Awarding of Prizes :

** within 3 (three) months from the date of the Award ceremony.

Entry Submission & Requirements

Photo Images for the Contest will be uploaded by Contest Participants on the Website. Click on link  then select Submit button in home page..

The Contestant must fill in the required forms posted on the Website (hereinafter referred to as the “Forms”), indicating the following :

1. E-mail address.

2. Name.

3. Family name and assumed name (if applicable).

4. Date of birth.

5. Place of birth.

6. Biography.

7. Contact telephone number.

8. Country of residence.

9. Region of residence (for Russia only).

10. City of residence.

11. Postal address.

12. Place of work (principal activity)

13. Name of organization.

14. Address of organization.

15. Website of organization.

16. Where you learned about our contest

17. Click on sign in button.

** While uploading each Image, the Contest Participant must fill out a form that includes the title of the Photo Image/Series and a detailed description of the pictured event in Russian or English.

** All the Entries uploaded on the website receive an ID and will participate in the Jury vote under the Contestant’s code and Image ID. The Jury does not know the names of the Contestants before the announcement of the Winners and Runners-up.

Technical requirements

** JPG files with compression from 10 and 2,200 px in size; up to 5,700 px on the long side.

** File size: maximum 20 Mb.

** Files must contain all EXIF data.

** Photo Images accepted for the Contest must be created on or after January 1, 2018.

** As an exception, a Series may be accepted that was started in the previous years; however, the last Photo Image must have been created in 2021-2022.

** Contest Participants can submit single Photo Images or a Series.

** The maximum number of Photo Images in a Series: 12 (twelve).


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