Who can enter?
Open to professional and amateur photographers from any country worldwide shooting in all forms of color and black and white photography, using traditional or digital methods.
How Do I Enter?
Create your online Portfolio, upload your images and pay entry fees. Your entry is submitted when entry fees are paid. You will receive an entry confirmation email upon payment of entry fees.
What is the Final Deadline for submissions?
Every competition will have its own closing deadline. To find out more, go to our page OPEN COMPETITIONS.
How much are entry fees to submit?
Fees are specified for single entries as well as package specials. All fees are in USD.
Every competition will have its own fees and package deals. Specific competition’s fees details can be viewed on OPEN COMPETITIONS page and in each specific competition’s call-for-entry.
How can I pay my entry fees?
You can pay by credit card or PayPal. All payments are processed in US currency.
Are entry fees refundable?
Generally, all paid entry fees are non-refundable.
If CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION elects to cancel or terminate a competition prior to the closing deadline, CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION will refund all paid entry fees.
How many images can I enter?
You can submit one file per Themed, monthly Contest. These Contests are free of charge.
When submitting to our annual Contests, you can choose to submit 1 photograph or package of 3 or 5 files.
Can I enter work that has been published?
Published and unpublished work is accepted. Images and artworks made at tutorials/workshops are not eligible.
Is there a time limit on when the photograph was taken?
There are no restrictions on the date of photograph.
Can I enter an image that has won or been nominated before at the CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION?
Winning and nominated images cannot be entered again.
What size of files can I submit?
Digital images must be saved as jpg at 72ppi, 1024 pixels longest side in RGB.
Can I have my logo or name on the photograph?
Images must not have any embedded marks, logos and names when submitting to Annual Photo Contests.
When submitting to monthly, themed photo contests, photographs can be watermarked.
Do you accept digitally manipulated images?
How does the judging process work?
On our annual contests, we are using a ‘blind judging’ system where judges will not be aware of any information about the authorship of specific submissions. Judging for each competition will comprise of two stages: (1) initial screening, and (2) judge scoring. Initial screening ensures that submissions meet a minimum level of technical quality and conform to the specified image requirements. Submissions which passes the initial screening will be forwarded to the competition’s panel of judges for scoring.
What are model releases?
Model releases are signed written agreements from the person(s) (if under age, the person’s guardian) depicted in an images, giving consent for his or her likeness to be used for the purposes as described in the release.
Do I need to submit model release forms?
You do not need to upload model release forms when making your submission. However, it is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that all necessary model releases have been obtained from any clearly identifiable person appearing in any submitted image and artwork together with any other relevant consents which are required so that the use of the images in CHILD PHOTO COMPETITION’s contests does not breach any copyright or other rights of any other person or entity. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and forfeiture of all prize winnings
What happens to the copyright of the images and how will the images be used?
Copyright remains with the owner at all times. Submitted images may be used online and in print for promotional purposes. The photographer’s name will always be credited.
We respect your privacy and your personal information remains private at all times. Only your name and country are shown publicly on the website alongside your image if you are a winner or nominee.
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