Young Ugandan Photographers Get Chance to Shine with Prestigious Mentorship Award in Kampala

Are you a young, passionate photographer eager to break into the world of documentary photography or photojournalism? The Young Photographer Award could be your ticket to an exciting career in this field.

Winning this competition means more than just a title; it comes with an incredible opportunity to join an intensive Mentorship Programme.

Imagine honing your photography skills through a bootcamp and working on a documentary project guided by an industry professional.

Plus, the final works from this mentorship will be showcased in Kampala, giving you a platform to share your talent with a broader audience.

The grand prize includes a cash award of UGX 1,000,000.

This financial boost can help you invest further in your photography journey.

Who Can Apply?

This award is open to emerging Ugandan photographers aged 21 to 28 who are serious about building a career in professional photography.

To be considered, your submitted images should be 6000px on the longest dimension (sRGB, 300 dpi, jpg format).

Only one proposal per photographer will be accepted, so make sure to put your best foot forward with your first submission.

How to Apply

Here’s what you need to submit:

– Motivation Letter Introduce yourself and explain why you deserve this award and mentorship.

– Project Idea Propose a long-term photographic project you’d like to undertake during the mentorship.

Ensure it’s realistic and attainable, as you’ll need to follow through if selected.

Portfolio Submit 20 JPEG images showcasing your photographic skills.

These images don’t need to tell a single story but should display a variety of your best work.

Remember, your images are your voice in this competition, so choose your best shots carefully.

Submission Details

All submissions must be made online through the Visura platform. The deadline to apply is July 22, 2024.

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