The seventh Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest is kicking off in Moscow. As per custom, the submission of younger photographers’ entries opens on the birthday of the late Rossiya Segodnya particular picture correspondent after whom the competition was named.
Professional photographers aged 18-33 can apply via stenincontest.ru in Russian, English and Chinese. Photo collection and single images may be submitted in 4 classes – Top News, Sport, My Planet, and Portrait: A Hero of Our Time. One single entry and one picture collection may be submitted in every of the 4 classes. Submissions might be accepted till 28 February 2021.
In 2021, the prize fund might be 125,000, 100,000 and 75,000 rubles for the primary, second and third locations in every class. The winner of the best Stenin contest award – the Grand Prix – will obtain 700,000 rubles.
Of no much less significance is the truth that younger photojournalists can have the chance to point out their works at Russian and worldwide venues – a touring exhibition of the profitable entries has turn out to be an integral half of the undertaking and has been proven in dozens of cities in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.
Since 2018, the New York headquarters of the United Nations (UN) has been one of the exhibit venues for Stenin contest winners. Since 2019, the competition’s exhibitions have additionally been held on the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
The 2020 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest was supported by main Russian and worldwide media, information businesses and the picture group. Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), the China Daily net portal, the Al Mayadeen Arab media community, and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), one of the most important humanitarian organizations on this planet, have been companions of a number of classes.
About the competition
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest, organized by Rossiya Segodnya underneath the patronage of the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO, goals to help younger photographers and draw public consideration to the challenges of photojournalism at present. It is a platform for younger photographers – proficient and delicate people open to all issues new – to spotlight folks and occasions close to us.
2020 Stenin contest companions
General media companions: Vesti.Ru information web site and the nationwide state Rossiya Ok TV Channel (Russia Culture). International media companions: Sputnik information company and radio, Askanews information company, Independent Media multi-platform firm, Notimex information company, ANA information company, RT TV channel and web site, Shanghai United Media Group (SUMG), China Daily web site, The Paper web site, Al Mayadeen media community, Prensa Latina information company, News1 information company, DBW web site and Brasil 247 web site. Industry media companions: National Geographic Russia journal, Russian Photo web site, Photo-study.ru web site, Photo Academy, YOung JOurnalists web site, Fotoargenta journal, Delhi Photography Club, Enfoque Visual journal and LF Magazine, the All About Photo web site. International exhibition companion: PhotOn Festival.