Global Photographer of the Year
In its first year, Global Photographer of the Year claims it will offer photography’s richest top prize, with $150,000 going to the winner and a total fund of $200,000 shared between runner-ups. The completion will be open to professional and amateur photographers alike, and will feature seven categories including Advertising, Architecture, Fine Art, Nature, People, Sport and a special category with the theme ‘Cancer’. The organizer says that 10% of all profits will go to cancer research, in addition to 100% of profits from a book comprising entries from the Cancer theme.
Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony in London, and winners will feature in an exhibition.
Prizes: $200,000 cash
Entry fee: $35
Opening/closing dates: 1st July/31st December 2015