Terms & Conditions

1. Entry

The competition is open to all professional photojournalists. A professional is defined as any individual over the age of 18 whose occupation as a photographer accounts for more than half of his or her annual income.

2. Registration Dates

Entries will be considered from 1 January 2014 to 31 January 2014 at 23:59. Entries shall be made through the competition website at www.fipcom.net Instructions are available for download in the “Competition” section of the website at www.fipcom.net. All pictures must have been shot in 2013.


3. Categories

Categories are : News, environment, sport, economy, feature (Series of five pictures). Each entrant must submit two (2) different photographs in one (1) or two (2) categories. Notwithstanding the above-mentioned rule to submit two (2) photographs in one (1) or two (2) categories, an entrant competing in the category n°5 entiled "Feature", must submit five (5) photographs in this category n°5, and one (1) photograph in another category. 

A full description of submission can be found in therms and condition section (5) Submission requirements.


News :

Pictures covering (major) news topics and their aftermath, in such areas as politics, economics, conflict, social tension, relief and reconstruction work, and crime.

Environment :
Pictures documenting issues affecting people’s lives and society today, relating to social, environmental, health, other such areas.

Sport :
Pictures capturing defining moments during major sporting events or top-level competitions.

Economy :
Pictures documenting issues affecting people’s lives and society today relating to the economy or economic issues.

Feature :
Series of five pictures about a defined subject. Pictures must be placed in a precise order to make sense.


4. Format Requirements : 

Photographs should be formatted as TIFF files measuring at least 3600x2400 pixels / 300 DPI   25Mo. 


- For more information, download the full T&Cs

- You can email any questions to: [email protected]