Technical requirements

2022 Contest technical requirements

The winning entries of the 2022 Contest will be made into an exhibition and be printed in our yearbook. In order to include all winning entries in our exhibition and yearbook entries must meet our technical requirements. 

Singles, Stories and Long-Term Projects categories

Photographs entered to the Singles, Stories and Long-Term Projects must meet the following requirements:

  • Only single-frame photographs may be entered to the above-mentioned categories.
  • Upload photographs with the original pixel size (unless cropped). Do not scale and do not change the resolution.
  • ICC profile must be embedded. AdobeRGB, sRGB or grayscale Gamma 2.2 are recommended. No CMYK.

  • Must be uploaded in JPEG format with high-quality compression.

Open Format

Projects entered to the Open Format category must meet the following requirements:

  • Photographic projects must be uploaded in JPEG format with high-quality compression (for example polyptychs, photo collages, etc.) with the original pixel size (unless cropped). Do not scale and do not change the resolution. ICC profile must be embedded. AdobeRGB, sRGB or grayscale Gamma 2.2 are recommended. No CMYK.
  • Video files must be uploaded in .mov or .mp4 and have high-quality compression. Videos must not exceed 15 minutes in total. If you upload multiple videos, the jury will only watch the first 15 minutes of the entry.
  • Web-based projects must be available online and accessible via URL. If you wish to submit a web-based project, please upload your production poster here and add the link to the project in the description field.

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