Hamdan International Photography Award Opens Entries For 2017-18

Aug 07,2017

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum established the prestigious ‘Hamdan International Photography Award’ to demonstrate the commitment of Dubai towards art, culture and innovation. The Award appeals to all talented photographers across the globe and also nurtures national talent.

Here is all you need to know

‘The Moment’ is the main theme of the Seventh Season of competition. HIPA defines this as  “That split second occurrence that could happen in the blink of an eye and yet have a profound visual effect if captured properly”

Categories this season are: General, Time-lapse (Video) and Portfolio.

Total Prize pool AED 1,550,000($423,000)*

The Grand Prize winner will take home AED 440,000 ($120,000)* 

Three Special Awards this season include 'The Photography Appreciation Award’, ‘The Photography Content Creator Award’ and the ‘Emerging Person/Organisation in Photography Award’

Submission closes 31st  October 2017 at 11:59 pm (UAE local time)


For further info and to submit your entry please visit www.hipa.ae

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