WE LOOK FOR THE BEST PORTFOLIOS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECTS IN BLACK AND WHITE FOR THE 2018 YEAR ¿ARE YOU READY?

We invite you to participate in the second edition of the dodho prizes in black and white. We are eager to see projects, portfolios or project bodies with new focus points and innovative approaches, 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 2018 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!

Five finalists, two special mentions, two selected photographers and 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.

A distinguished international jury composed of renowned photographer, Reza (Paris), The Managing editor of Getty Images, Jay Davies (New York), Shanthi Jeuland, Founder and Director of Coco Communications (Singapore), Erin Barnett, Director of Exhibitions and collections (New York), The  galleries’ directors; Klompching Gallery (New York) and Catherine Edelman Gallery (Chicago), the professional photographer Gurdas Dua, Brand Ambassador for Sony (India) and Dodho Magazine management team will select award-winning works and photographers in this second edition of the 2018 dodho prizes in black and white .

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.


FINAL DEADLINE : JUNE 30,2018

LAST DAY OF PARTICIPATION WILL BE ON JUNE 30, 2018 AT 11:59 PM (GTM GREENWICH MEAN TIME)

 


IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS

STEP 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. file for submission. If you consider it appropriate, attach an explanatory text to each project without extension limit.


STEP 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.

STEP 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 BETEEN 10 AND 20 IMAGES AND IF YOU CONSIDER IT APPROPRIATE AN EXPLANATORY TEXT IN THE ZIP FOLDER




*ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL RECEIVE A CODE TOGETHER WITH THE CONFIRMATION OF THEIR REGISTRATION ALLOWING THEM DOWNLOADING BY FREE THE DIGITAL VERSION OF THE BLACK & WHITE BOOK 2017



REZA
Photojournalist
PARIS

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PHOTOGRAPHER

More about Reza

Reza is a Philanthropist, an idealist and humanist, an architect a photographer committed to the reality that surrounds him, he has worked for major publications included TIME magazine and National Geographic Magazine. Author of 30 books and recipient of many prestigious photography awards over the course of his career, following his passion for photography,  he travelled more than hundred countries, during the last four decades witnessing and capturing through his camera the worst conflicts and catastrophes of humanity. Since 1983, Reza has been volunteered in several outstanding humanitarian projects. He created the NGO: “Reza Visual Academy”, which is more than training the youths, the NGO also displays the pictures taken by the young photographers in order to share their testimonies with the rest of the world. The photographs have been showcased in many exhibitions around the world, like for instance the giant panorama A Dream of Humanity along the banks of the Seine River in Paris, or the exhibition Urban Voices on the Plaza San Martin at the heart of Buenos Aires. [Official Website]


GURDAS DUA
Professional Photographer
INDORE

BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR SONY

More about Gurdas

Gurdas Dua is a International photographer, Judge and Faculty from India who specialises in Pictorial, Nature, Wildlife, Portrait & Advertising Photography. He is a Fellow of India International Photographic Council and Butterfly Art Foundation, as well as Honorary Associate of Pictorial Art Society of Pakistan.He is life Member of many photographic councils including India International Photographic Council, Federation of Indian Photography, Camera Club of Indore, Centre for Advanced Photography, Indore, India. He has conducted several highly technical  & specialised Photographic campaigns for Archaeological Survey of India which involved the restoration of 3000 year old Buddha period cave paintings at Bagh Caves, India and the documentation of more than 100 ASI listed monuments. Dua also conducted many workshops throughout India and has been honoured as Sony Alpha Series Brand Ambassador by Sony for conducting Sony organised Photographic workshops.[Official Website]



JAY DAVIES
Managing Editor, Reportage
NEW YORK

GETTY IMAGES

More about Jay

Editor for Reportage division of editorial department, focusing on in-depth photojournalism from Getty Images’ staff and contributors. I also oversee the annual Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography. [Official Website]


CATHERINE EDELMAN
Gallery Director
CHICAGO

CATHERINE EDELMAN GALLERY

More about Catherine

December 1, 2017 marks the 30 year anniversary of Catherine Edelman Gallery, a venue for contemporary fine art photography in Chicago. Since its founding in 1987, the gallery has established itself as one of the leading galleries in the Midwest devoted to the exhibition of prominent living photographers, alongside new & young talent. The gallery showcases a broad range of subject matter, attracting both the seasoned collector and first time buyer. Recently, CEG has expanded its program to include mixed-media photo based art, as it seeks to expand the vocabulary of photography.The gallery hosts 6 six exhibitions a year, and participates in art fairs throughout the country.Catherine is an active member of the Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) and is widely respected as a leader, educator and specialist in the field of contemporary photography. [Official Website]



SHANTHI JEULAND
Founder & Director
SINGAPORE

COCO PR COMMUNICATIONS

More about Shanthi

With her background in luxury hospitality and lifestyle, Shanthi Jeuland brings a breadth of expertise, with six years of combined experience in public relation agencies and in-house marketing and communication departments. She has handled a wide variety of accounts, from luxury hospitality, F & B, auction houses, entertainment and tech start-ups. Shanthi leverages her extensive network of contacts to garner her client’s coverage in all media outlets, both online and in print, and in traditional and new media. She has established and maintained strong working relationships with regional journalists and editors, focusing on top-tier trade, lifestyle media and freelancers in the Asia-Pacific region. She has secured coverage for her clients in established titles like Wallpaper, CondeNast Traveller, the Telegraph, CNN Traveller and Travel + Leisure.Shanthi is now the Founder & Managing Director for COCO PR & Communication Agency Singapore. [Official Website]


DARREN CHING
Gallery Director
NEW YORK

KLOMPCHING GALLERY

More about Darren

Darren Ching is the co-owner of Klompching Gallery. Mr. Ching’s involvement with photography includes panel presentations, jurying of competitions, consulting, design, and contributing to both online and print publications on the subject. Until the Spring of 2015, he was Creative Director of PDN, and served as a perennial juror for the PDNs 30. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Faculty member at the School of Visual Arts in New York. [Official Website]




ERIN BARNETT
Director of Exhibitions
NEW YORK

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

More about Erin

Erin returned to ICP in 2016 after a brief hiatus. She had previously worked in ICP’s Exhibitions and Collections department for eleven years, where she organized, curated, and co-curated over 30 exhibitions and publications including The Loving Story: Photographs by Grey Villet, Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945, President in Petticoats! Civil War Propaganda in Photographs, Take Me to the Water: Photographs of River Baptisms, and Munkacsi’s Lost Archive. Erin also conducted research on the collection, oversaw collection loans and rights and reproduction program, and co-taught an ICP-Bard course on research methodologies and writing. She has also worked in the curatorial departments of the New Museum and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. A alumnae of the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program’s curatorial program, Erin also holds an MA in the History of Art from the University of Kansas and a BA in Art History and East Asian Studies from Oberlin College. [Official Website]


MARIA OLIVA
Marketing Director
BARCELONA

DODHO MAGAZINE

More about Maria

Since 2016 she is director of marketing and responsible for content. She began her career at an early age in the world of image and design. Involved in the constant pursuit of talent she is responsible for the Dodho Magazine success.With a gift and experience more than proven in her field, she maintains relations with the best agencies and publishers to promote the photographers careers published in Dodho, responsible to some extent of the rapid success that Dodho Magazine has had in the world photography industry.[Official Website]






1000€ FOR THE WORK BEST VALUED

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 2018 plus a preferential presentation in the book to be published next July “Black & White – Best Photographers of 2018 Year.”



PUBLISHED AS BEST PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE 2018 YEAR IN BLACK AND WHITE

The 10 finalist works along with the winning works will be published in the book “Black & White – Best photographers of the 2018 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 July.





CERTIFIED AS THE BEST BLACK AND WHITE 2018 PHOTOGRAPHER 

The exclusive winner, the second and third classified plus the two photographers with honorable mentions will receive 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.




WE WILL DISTRIBUTE 2000€ IN COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SERVICES

Dodho magazine has always been very concerned about the protection of artist’s rights, aware that the technology and in particular the photographic industry, make it very complicated to be able to have total control of your images.

For this reason we have partnered with the best company to protect your copyrighted works against infringement. ImageRights International is a global company based in Boston, responsible for identifying, evaluating, and filing claims for copyright infringement.

You can see the full plan features on the ImageRights International Website.


1st Place – An Annual Ascent Membership | 2st Place – An Annual Launch Membership | 3rd Place – An Annual Pilot Membership. With one year and up to 1000 images | Special Mentions and five finalists – Each will receive a six month pilot membership. Good for six moths and up 500 images.

10 VIEWBUG PREMIUM PLANS

Thanks to our partnership with Viewbug, the largest photographer’s community, all the winners will receive a premium annual subscription allowing them to participate and enjoy all the events and contests for one year. Viewbug presents the best photography competitions in the world judged by world-renowned photographers. A perfect place to be inspired and receive recognition for your work. You can see the full plan features on the Viewbug Website.




SUCCES IS NOT A MATTER OF CHANCE, YOU MUST THE RIGHT CIRCUMSTANCES SO THAT THINGS SIMPLY HAPPEN

 

Create your circumstances and the opportunities will come to you. All you need is to reach the right people, in the right place and at the right time to finally launch your career. The pages of Dodho Magazine will open the doors for your work to the incredible opportunities that you deserve and are available to you. The formula of Dodho Magazine is exceedingly simple and clear, but it is a fiercely effective tool with enormous power inside that will allow you to reach the highest professional summits that you decide to reach.


THE RIGHT PEOPLE: THE GREATEST EXPERTS IN THE PHOTOGRAPHIC INDUSTRY AROUND THE WORLD

To achieve this, we launched a magazine that is distributed free of charge around the globe, exclusively to professionals in the photographic industry. In this way we make sure that no interesting person stops receiving our offer and your work.

RIGHT PLACE: HAND IN HAND WITH DODHO MAGAZINE

You will reach the hands of these professionals through a publication that already has the prestige and acceptance of the industry. A perfectly edited magazine careful to the last detail.

RIGHT TIME: YOUR PERSONAL BIG BANG

The right moment is always now, do not postpone your dreams and goals any more. Your moment is today and now. Go for it! You have nothing to lose and much to gain.

YOUR WORK: THE DETERMINATIVE FACTOR

We do not want to deceive you, nobody is going to give you anything, any success is always preceded by a huge job, this is your best asset and the indispensable resource of your career to success that you must control and manage properly. Work, work and work.



JOHN PAUL EVANS
FIRST PLACE BLACK & WHITE AWARDS 2017


NATHAN WIRTH
HONORABLE MENTION BLACK & WHITE AWARDS 2017


ANTONIO PEINADO
HONORABLE MENTION BLACK & WHITE AWARDS 2017




TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All participants to Black & White Awards, 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.



HOW MANY WORKS OR PORTFOLIOS CAN I SUBMIT?

You can submit as many works you consider necessary, if you need to upload more than three works, you will have to buy more than one coupon.

HOW MANY IMAGES CAN I UPLOAD IN EACH PROJECT?

Each work can consist of a maximum of 20 images if your work or portfolio has more than 20 images you can buy more than one coupon and name both files uploaded with the same title.

HOW DO I PREPARE MY PROJECTS OR PORTFOLIOS TO BE SENT?

Create a compressed file in .zip format with all the images of your project, if you consider it appropriate you can also include a text file within the file. Title each of your projects with your name.

HOW DO I PREPARE THE IMAGES I WANT TO PRESENT?

Preferably the .zip file images should be sent in .JPG format at 72 dpi and 1200 pixels on the longest side.

HOW CAN I SEND MY PROJECTS OR PORTFOLIOS?

After preparing your projects in a compressed file in .zip format, select your participation coupon from this page; automatically you will be redirected to the page where you can upload your files, to end click on Checkout and access to the registration form where you must enter your personal information and make the payment of the corresponding fee.

HOW CAN I KNOW IF MY PROJECTS HAVE BEEN SENT SUCCESSFULLY?

After making the payment of the fee you will receive in your email the confirmation of your payment, reception and registration in the database of the call. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam email.

WHEN WILL THE JURY´S DECISION BE COMMUNICATED TO ME?

The jury’s decision will be publicly announced by the middle of July. A private email will be sent to all participants to personally communicate the final jury verdict.


CAN PROJECTS ALREADY PUBLISHED IN DODHO MAGAZINE OR IN OTHER MEDIA BE SENT?

Of course, if your project has already been published in, no doubt because it is a great work. We look for good projects and photographers to be promoted, we do not demand any exclusivity.

THE SUBMITTED PROJECTS ARE THOSE COMPLETED BY 2018?

No, you can send projects completed in any year and stage of your career.

ARE PROJECTS IN SEPIA AND MONOCHROME ACCEPTED?

If, of course, the call is open to any interpretation and style, we accept photojournalism projects, artistic portfolios, landscape photography, portraiture, nude and any photographic expression.

HOW AND WHEN WILL THE PRIZE BE GIVEN IN CASH?

The € 1,000 of the first prize will be delivered within the first 5 business days from the decision of the jury. Payment will be made through Paypal or bank transfer.

WHAT PROJECTS WILL BE PUBLISHED IN THE BLACK & WHITE BOOK 2018?

As every year the photographer selected as the photographer of the year 2018, the second and third prize, plus two honourable mentions and five finalists will be published. The book is distributed to the best galleries and agencies in the world, in search of incredible opportunities for the selected photographers.

WHAT PROJECTS ARE PRESENTED AND PUBLISHED IN THE ONLINE VERSION?

Some of the best projects received are published in the online version of our magazine during and after the selection process. If your work is selected to be published, you will receive a notification with the links of your project the same day of its publication.

WHAT CAN I DO IF I HAVE A PROBLEM OR DO NOT FIND AN ANSWER TO MY DOUBTS?

Please send an email to contact@dodho.com with your questions or problems and we will respond to solve the problem within a maximum period of 24 hours from the receipt of your email.








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