Istanbul Photo Awards is an international news photography contest organized by Anadolu Agency. The contest aims to contribute to the sphere of news photography and offers a perspective shaped by the region’s unique position at the center of diverse cultures. The awards reward endeavors of courageous and talented photojournalists from around the world on merit. Although it is only the fourth edition of the contest, Istanbul Photo Awards has become one of the most widely known news photography contests in the world.
Along with the generous awards of the contest aiming to support the hard work and dedication of news photographers worldwide, the application is totally free.
All the winning photographs have the power to engage people against wars and conflicts, and to familiarize them with different cultures. The jury had a very tough time selecting the most powerful photos of the year from such a strong field. Every year international jury meets in Turkey on March.
Every year online applications are accepted between Nov. 1- Jan. 31 via website. The results of the contest announced by the end of jury gathering each year.
Istanbul Photo Awards – Prize Details
Photo of the Year award laureate receives 8000 USD in total.