PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2017

FINAL DEADLINE: SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017

DEADLINE LIMIT  |  JUDGING PANEL  |  PRIZES & BENEFITS  |  SUBMIT YOUR WORKS  |  TERMS & CONDITIONSFAQ | CONTACT

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WE LOOK FOR THE BEST PORTFOLIOS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECTS IN BLACK AND WHITE FOR THE 2017 YEAR . ARE YOU READY?

We invite you to participate in the first edition of the dodho prizes in black and white. We are eager to see projects, portfolios or project bodies with new focus , as well as portfolios and projects within the more traditional black and white photography.

The contest is open to any black and white photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, landscapes. Any genre has room for the dodho 2017 black and white awards. The only requirement is to have a view of the world around us and a unique and personal speech. If you have a portfolio or a project in black and white, ¡We are waiting for you!

TEN FINALISTS, TWO SPECIAL MENTIONS, TWO SELECTED PHOTOGRAPHERS AN A SINGLE WINNER WILL BE SELECTED FOR THE PRIZES AND BENEFITS OF THIS EDITION OF THE BLACK AND WHITE DODHO AWARDS


THE DODHO AWARDS ARE DESIGNED FOR YOU AND YOUR WORK ACHIEVE INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

Dedicated to putting the focus of attention to talented photographers and new works or to projects need to be launched in a definitive and forceful way in the industry. Amateur and professional photographers are capturing images and taking wonderful projects around the world. All registrations submitted are considered by our jury without the author’s data, this means that we do not find out the author’s project or portfolio until the entire selection process is finished.

WE WANT YOU TO SHOW US YOUR WORK SO WE CAN SHOW IT TO THE WORLD.

An international jury composed of Jay Davies, Senior Photo Editor of Getty Images (New York), the galleries’ directors; ClampArt (New York) The Photographie Galerie (Bruxelles); Galerie 94 (Baden-Switzerland), renowned photographers Laurent Baheux (Poitiers-France) and Star Rush (Seattle), founder of Balkan Photo festival (Bosnia & Herzegovina) and Dodho Magazine management team will select award-winning works and photographers in this first edition of the 2017 dodho prizes in black and white .



FINAL DEADLINE: SUNDAY, MAY 14, 2017

Last day of participation will be on May 14, 2017 at 11:59 pm (GTM Greenwich Mean Time)


THE DODHO FORMULA

To the right people on the right place at the right time

The purpose of Dodho Magazine is to disseminate and promote the work of emerging and established photographers from around the world. Our vocation is the constant search for photographers and works with potential deserving a global promotion.

ALL YOU NEED IS TO REACH THE RIGHT PEOPLE AT THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME TO HAVE YOUR CAREER TAKE OFF PERMANENTLY. WORKING WITH THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS, WILL OPEN DOORS TO THE INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITIES YOUR WORK DESERVES.


UPLOAD YOUR WORKS IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS

1. Select a presentation coupon and you will be redirected to the portfolios selection page. You can decide between presenting a single portfolio and up to a maximum of 3 composite bodies of 10 to 20 images each. Each job must be compressed into a zip. or rar. file for submission. If you consider it appropriate, attach an explanatory text to each project without extension limit.

2. After selecting your works you will be able to access the registration page. Enter your personal registration information. Make sure your email is correct so that we can contact you.

3. Select your payment method. After proceeding to pay the fee, your work will be recorded in our database. You will receive a confirmation email and completed registration.


CHOOSE YOUR PARTICIPATION COUPON

Each portfolio may contain between 10 and 20 images and if you consider it appropriate an explanatory text.

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 AN INTERNATIONAL JUDGING PANEL

A distinguished international judging panel will select the best projects and portfolios from all possible points of view.


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STAR RUSH
B&W Photographer
SEATTLE (USA)

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ABOUT STAR RUSH

Star Rush is a Vietnamese American documentary and street photographer and writer, and an advocate of mobile photography. Her work explores mythical and mundane notions of America as she tries to understand the threads and stories that weave place and identity. What are the signs of belonging, leaving, arriving, erosion of certainties and corruptions of absolutes among images of people, landscapes, and objects. Rush’s photography has been exhibited in the United States, as well as London and Rome.  [Official Website]


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HARIS CALKIC
Founder & Director
SARAJEVO (BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA)

BALKAN PHOTO FESTIVAL


ABOUT HARIS CALKIC

Freelance photographer based in Sarajevo. Focused on documentary projects. Master’s degree in journalism at the University of Sarajevo. Currently,  work on many projects as a freelance photographer, specialized for storytelling. As author he has rich experience in working on projects with various clients and organisations like UNICEF, UNDP, UNWOMAN, Canon, GiZ etc. Parallel with photography work Haris is founder and director of Balkan Photo Festival. [Official Website]



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JAY DAVIES
Senior Photo editor
NEW YORK (USA)

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ABOUT JAY DAVIES

Jay Davies is a photographer and editor who lives in New York. Since 2012, he’s been a senior photo editor at Getty Images Reportage; previously, he was an editor at Newsweek/Daily Beast and The New York Times. He graduated with a degree in photojournalism from San Francisco State University in 2005. [Official Website]


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SASCHA LAUE
Founder & Director
BADEN (SWITZERLAND)

GALERIE 94


ABOUT SASCHA LAUE

Laue Sascha began his passion for photography in 1988. Later he began his career as gallery director creating Galerie 94 located at Switzerland. Focused on contemporary and classic photography, Galerie 94 nowadays is a renowned gallery in Switzerland. [Official Website]



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PASCAL YOUNG
Co-Founder & Director
BRUXELLES (BELGIUM)

LA PHOTOGRAPHIE GALERIE


ABOUT PASCAL YOUNG

The Pascal Young Gallery specializes in Fine Art Photography and presents a diverse collection of photographic prints chosen for their formal and contemporary spirit. Since its inception in June 2000, the Pascal Young Gallery has been devoted to honoring and revealing some of today’s most talented photographers – whether confirmed artists or recently discovered – who exercise their artistic gift in color or black and white photography.
“La Photographie Galerie “was founded in 2016 by four photography connoisseurs and his artistic director : Pascal Young, with the mission of presenting the work of international photographers( David Yarrow, Sandro Miller , Pätrick Swirc , Stefan VanFleteren , Rankin, Jimmy Nelson ,,to a Belgian audience.  Located in the Ixelles neighbourhood, in the heart of Bruxelles’ vibrant art scene, the gallery is one of the rare exhibition spaces in Belgium dealing exclusively in fine art photography. [Official Website]


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BRIAN PAUL CLAMP
Gallery Director
NEW YORK  (USA)

CLAMPART GALLERY


ABOUT BRIAN PAUL

Brian Paul Clamp is the owner and director of ClampArt, a gallery in Chelsea in New York City specializing in modern and contemporary art with an emphasis on photography. ClampArt mounts ten to fifteen exhibitions per year featuring the work of emerging and mid-career artists. Mr. Clamp opened the gallery in 2000 after completing a Master of Arts degree in Critical Studies in Modern Art at Columbia University. For eight years prior to that Mr. Clamp served as the director of a gallery on Manhattan’s Upper East Side specializing in late 19th- and early 20th-century American paintings. Aside from exhibitions at his own gallery space, Clamp has curated numerous photography shows at various venues throughout the United States. Mr. Clamp is the author of numerous publications on American art to date, and also occasionally contributes written work to various art periodicals. [Official Website]



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LAURENT BAHEUX
B&W Photographer
POITIERS (FRANCE)

LAURENTBAHEUX.COM


ABOUT LAURENT BAHEUX

Instinct and terrain are the two schools of French photographer Laurent Baheux. Born in Poitiers in 1970, first covered the frenetic events of international sport before directing his gaze and his aims towards the desert, where the fauna still lives freely. For more than 15 years, the photographer has created a collection of images of nature in a dense and contrasted monochromatic style. With a unique approach challenging nature photography codes, Laurent seeks to capture the personality and humanity of each animal as an individual. His photographs are presented in galleries and are the object of books, publications and international exhibitions. [Official Website


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MAXIM PANES
Founder &  Director
BARCELONA (SPAIN)

DODHO MAGAZINE


ABOUT MAXIM PANÉS

Founder and director of Dodho, he dedicates himself professionally to photography until he decides to stay on the other side of the arts, creating the Dodho project, with a vocation to promote and equip the necessary tools for young talents emerging in the new photographic field. Dodho is not only a magazine; it is a global project in constant development and with many ideas still in the development process. In just three years Dodho has broken out in the industry, gaining thousands of visitors and readers daily. [Official Website]



 PRIZES AND BENEFITS

We selected 10 finalists, two special mentions, two selected photographers and one absolute winner

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PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AND A GREAT EXHIBITION OF YOUR WORK

Become one of the best black and white photographers of the year and get a unique privilege space for your work for 12 months. Undoubtedly, Dodho Magazine has become a reference space within the industry generating valuable opportunities and with sufficient capacity to endow its work with the relevance it deserves. The absolute winner, the second and third prize plus the two honorable mentions will become part of the select club of best photographers of the year in black and white. Their works will enjoy a special exhibition for a whole year and will be promoted in our gallery of award winners. Thousands of savvy eyes will see their work in a different and special way.




CASH PRIZE TO THE BEST PORTFOLIO OR PROJECT

The absolute winner will receive as a prize the amount of euros 1000 to be delivered within a maximum period of 5 days from the jury’s resolution. Funds will be transferred via Paypal or bank transfer. You will also receive the gold diploma will accredit you as the best photographer in 2017 plus a preferential presentation in the book to be published next June “Black & White – Best Photographers of 2017 Year.”



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CERTIFIED AS THE BEST BLACK AND WHITE 2017 PHOTOGRAPHERS

The exclusive winner, the second and third classified plus the two photographers with honorable mentions will receive in their home addresses through transport agency, the official certificate of Dodho Magazine endorsing you as photographers of the 2017 year in black and white. You may obtain the gold, silver, bronze certificate or one of two honorary certificates for your portfolio or project. Undoubtedly this is document of vital importance for a photographer’s career and curriculum with an international vocation. A few days after the selection conclusion of the process and after communicating the decision of the jury to the winners will be required via email the delivery address of the certificate.




IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITY

The sooner you send us your projects or portfolios, the higher your chances of being selected for immediate publication in our online version, revised and read daily by thousands of people in the industry. We will ensure all good projects and portfolios receive adequate exposure.

AND GETTING ALL THIS DURING THE PROGRESS OF THE SELECTION PROCESS?

Of course, all the works best rated by the Dodho Magazine editorial team will be published immediately. Interviews will also be published to participating photographers when the editorial team deems it appropriate. This is certainly a very good opportunity to expose your name and your work to thousands of interesting people for you, while your images are still in the final selection process.



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PUBLISHED AS BEST PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE 2017 YEAR IN BLACK & WHITE

The 10 finalist works along with the winning works will be published in the book “Black & White – Best photographers of the 2017 year “, which will be released in hardcover and digital format next June. Each paper will be presented with the contact information and the author biography .This book is designed for international expansion and search for the best opportunities for selected photographers. It has the support of the industry and will be distributed free of charge to the best agencies and galleries in the world. All selected photographers must send their projects images or portfolios in high resolution, in addition to the authorization and consent duly signed for the publication of their work. All shipments must be made during the second half of May.





TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All participants to Black & White Photographer of the 2017 year, by virtue of their presentation, believing the images and projects presented are their own work and there has been no infringement of copyright. Dodho is not responsible for any infringement of rights may arise during the selection process and subsequent display of any image.
The projects will be judged by a professional and relevant jury in the photography field, with no flare and none of the author data. The jury’s decision will not be appealable and will be definitive.


COPYRIGHT AND USE RIGHTS

The images and projects copyright will be exclusively and at all times of the photographer and author of the project. The images will use strictly in relation to the Dodho prizes and will not be used for other purposes than the direct promotion of their authors. The images may not be used in any case by any third party without the express consent of the author and by written request, which will be sent to the author by email. Dodho is granted the right to publish the best works received in its online version and subsequent promotion in its social networks, always safeguarding authorship and copyright.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Perhaps, you still have some doubts, if they are not answered, please contact us and we will resolve them in the shortest time possible. Send your question to contact@dodho.com

HOW MANY IMAGES CAN BE UPLOADED IN EACH PORTFOLIO PRESENTED?

Between 10 and 20 images per body of work. As an example in the B&W Pack 3 you should file form 30 to 60 images organized into 3 different working bodies.

WHAT FORMAT SHOULD I SUBMIT PICTURES?

The images must be submitted in jpg format, 72 dpi and 1200px on the longest side.

HOW DO I SEND MY PORTFOLIOS?

After selecting the chosen coupon presentation will be asked to increase the number of jobs allowed by the coupon, after uploading the images will be redirected to the page of registration and payment of the fee.

WHEN WILL THE JURY´S DECISION COMMUNICATED?

The jury decision will be announced during the second half of May.

IN WHAT FORMAT SHOULD I THE PROJECTS?

Images should be sent in jpg format at 72ppp and 1200px on the longest side. You must compress the project folder in zip. or rar. format to be uploaded to our server.


HOW I CAN KNOW THAT MY IMAGES HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFULLY SENT?

You will receive a confirmation email after sending confirming receipt and registration in our database.

CAN I SUBMIT WORKS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE ONLINE VERSION OF DODHO MAGAZINE?

Of course, if your work has already been published in Dodho Magazine, it is because it is a great work.

CAN I SUBMIT IMAGES OR WORKS PUBLISHED IN OTHER MEDIA?

Of course, we are looking for good works and photographers to promote; we do not seek any exclusivity.

WILL MY WORK BE PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE VERSION?

Only a selection of the most valued portfolios will be presented in the online version during the selection process. It will also be communicated to you by email.



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