The jury is looking for compelling, dynamic and impactful images that tell the story of the challenges facing people living in human rights crisis zones as well as photos of hope that depict the heroes working to deliver solutions to the difficult realities in their regions.
Highlighting the most compelling imagery – illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large – the images will serve to inspire people to personally get involved and to take a stand for human rights.
Interested applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older; all entries must relate to human rights issues illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large and all images must be taken within three (3) years of entry date.
All submissions must be in image file extensions – JPG, JPEG; must be between 5MB to 20MB; be in color must be RGB or sRGB format. Entrants may submit up to five (5) photographs; a high resolution file will be required for finalists and all the rights to the photographs remain with the photographer.
The winner of the Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize will be announced on UN Human Rights Day at the opening reception for the Photography 4 Humanity Exhibition at the United Nations Headquarters. The winning photographer, who will be selected by an eminent jury of photo editors, journalists and human rights champions, will receive a $5,000 USD cash prize and will have his/her photo promoted in all relevant media worldwide.
For more information, please visit https://photography4humanity.com/