Every year the SONY World Photo Organization holds a student competition on a theme with major equipment prizes and travel to London, UK if you are selected. This year the competition is open to all OCADU Photo students between the ages of 18-30 (along with schools around the world). If you are interested, check out the website for the Student Focus part of the World Photo competitions and prepare and submit your submission. https://www.worldphoto.org/student-competition
The deadline for submissions is November 29, 2019 – 1300 GMT
The competition is split into two challenges, with a shortlist of 10 students selected after the first challenge. The second and final challenge will then be given to the finalists.
2020 First challenge: Invisible lines
The world we live in is structured around a variety of invisible lines. This could be in a natural environment (ie oceans, mountains, forests), in our society (ie gender, wealth, race), or intellectually. Show the judges the stories of people fighting against that and trying to break the invisible lines that most intrigues you in a positive way.
The entry process is simple:
(You will need the following password to login: 2020@student)
- Choose and upload at https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards/student-focus/submission (password: 2020@student) a zip file with the image series of 5-10 images that the student thinks is responding best to the challenge of ‘Invisible Lines’. These image series will represent your institution in the 2019 Student competition.
- You can enter multiple series from as many students, that fill in the age criteria
- When uploading your zip file, please keep the size below 10MB
- Please name the images as follows:
You will need to add the images to a zip archive in order to upload them.
For Mac users select your images and right click and select Compress. For PC users you will need to download a use an app for that. We recommend 7zip
All shortlisted photographers are given Sony digital imaging equipment and flown to London to attend the Sony World Photography Awardsceremony, with the winner receiving €30,000 worth of Sony photography equipment for his or her university. All shortlisted photographers will be able to attend a morning of intimate portfolio reviews with World Photography Organisation editorial staff and the Student judges.