250 renaissance photography prize 2009

Posted: Dec 09, 2008

Renaissance Photography Prize 2009

Category:Art Contests > Photography
Entry Fee:$11 - 20
Prizes:£3,750 in cash prizes
Entry Deadline
Jan 11 2009

Competition Details

Renaissance is an international photography competition that seeks outstanding images to celebrate the experience of living. Whether you capture a moment from your own life or explore the theme more generally, Renaissance invites you to enter photographs that express and celebrate "Moments that Matter".


Moments that capture the emotions of life: from sadness to happiness, laughter to loneliness - those moments that show what it means to be human.

The human body
Moments that celebrate the physical: the beauty of the human form, the intensity and joy of physical activity or the variety of sensory experience.

The world we live in
Moments that capture our experience of the world around us, which is a constant source of wonder and inspiration: details from nature, landscapes, images of wildlife or different cultures, the achievements of the man-made world.

Subject matter and format

Entries may be in black and white or in colour.

Retouching / manipulation of images is accepted provided that all works are original works and not copies of other people's works.

The Committee reserves the right to refuse pictures that it considers offensive or inappropriate to the Competition; for example pictures that are obscene, in poor taste or that incite political, racist or religious hatred.

Entries shall be on the theme of "Moments that matter" (the Theme) and shall be entered into one or more of the 3 categories: Emotions, the Human Body and the World We Live In.

Entrants must provide a short caption of not more than 100 words to accompany their image (the Caption).

Entrants may enter a photograph that has previously been entered into or has won another photography competition, provided that, by doing so, the Entrant is not in breach of the terms and conditions of the Renaissance or any other photography competition.


The Renaissance Winner will receive a cheque for £3,000 and a double ticket to the Exhibition worth £200

Each of the 3 Category First Prize Winners will receive a cheque for £500 and a double ticket to the Exhibition worth £200.

Each of the 3 Category Second Prize Winners will receive a cheque for £250 and a double ticket to the Exhibition worth £200.

Finalists other than the Winners will be entitled to purchase a ticket to the Exhibition at a reduced rate of £50.

Travel costs and overnight costs will be at the expense of the ticket holders.

Additional tickets to the Exhibition may be purchased subject to availability.

Prizes are non-transferable.

Prizes will be handed out at the Exhibition. If the Renaissance Winner and the Category Winners are unable to attend the Exhibition their cheques will be sent to them by registered post within 2 days of the Exhibition.

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