PRIZES

Tokyo Professional Photographer of the Year

$3,000 cash prize and TIFA trophy

 

New Talent of the Year 

$1,000 cash prize and TIFA trophy

 

First Place Category Winners Pro & Non-Pro: Advertising, Architecture, Book, Editorial, Fine Art, Nature, People, Events, Science, Portfolio, Moving Images - $100 cash prize each

 

-    Works will be showcased in Best of Show exhibition in Tokyo, Japan and beyond

-    Work showcased on the main page of the website

-    Published winning images in the gallery exhibition catalogue

-    Press release and newsletter announcements to over 90,000

-    TIFA certificate of achievements

 

ENTRY FEES

Professional:  

$20 per Single image,

$30 per Series ( 2-8 images with same theme),

$10 per additional category, if same entry is submitted to multiple categories.

Non-professional: 

$15 per Single image,

$20 per Series (2-8 images with same theme),

$10 per additional category, if same entry is submitted to multiple categories.

Students:  

$10 per Single image,

$15 per Series (2-8 images with same theme) ,

$5 per additional category, if same entry is submitted to multiple categories.

 

CATEGORIES 

Advertising: Beauty, Fashion, Music, Product, Self-Promotion, Travel/Tourism

Architecture: Bridges, Buildings, Cityscapes, Interiors, Industrial

Book (Series only): (Can be published or Mock-up, Series only, Cover plus 6 pages) Documentary, Fine Art, Nature, People

Editorial: Conflict, Environmental, Photo Essay (Series only), General News, Personality, Political, Sports

Events: Music, Sport, Wedding, Other

Fine Art: Abstract, Collage, Landscape, Nudes, Portrait, Still Life, Special Effects

Nature: Aerial, Flowers, Landscapes, Panoramic, Pets, Seasons, Sunset, Trees, Underwater, Wildlife

People: Children, Culture, Family, Lifestyle, Portrait, Self-Portrait, Wedding

Moving Images: Abstract, Collage, Essay, Documentary, Nature, Other

Science: Environment, Medicine, Technology, Other

Portfolio: (Series of 10 of your best images) Advertising, Fine Arts, Wedding, Personal Work  

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES 

Only digital submissions are permitted and image files must be no longer than 1000 pixels on the longest side, 72 pixel/inch and saved as .jpg, in RGB format and not exceed 4MB per file. you may enter the same photograph into as many categories as you see fit. You can also, submit as many entries, in as many categories, as you like. All photographs should be no older than 5 years old.

 

WHO IS ELIGABLE?  

Professional (those who earn the majority of their income from photography), emerging, and student photographers are invited to submit their work. TIFA is open to photographers from all over the world.

 

USE AND OWNERSHIP OF IMAGES 

Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by TIFA shall carry the photographer's credit line.

 

Visit the FAQ page for more information.

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