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DEADLINE | SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2024

AN AMAZING PROMOTIONAL TOOL DESIGNED
TO EXPOSE YOUR WORK WORLDWIDE

PHOTO BY © IAN PETTIGREW | MADE HAMILTON PROJECT | DODHO MAGAZINE #26

PRINTED EDITION | DIGITAL EDITION | ONLINE PUBLICATION | VISIBILITY TO THE EXPERTS OF THE SECTOR | DIGITAL AND ONLINE DIFFUSION OF YOUR IMAGES | LEGAL COVERAGE OF YOUR WORK FOR TWO YEARS

DODHO MAGAZINE #30REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHIC CAREER WITH AN UNMATCHED OPPORTUNITY TAILORED JUST FOR YOU

THINK ABOUT IT: YOUR WORKS IN THE HANDS OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL GALLERIES, DISTRIBUTED AT THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS FESTIVALS AROUND THE WORLD, AND VALUED BY THE MOST INFLUENTIAL AGENCIES IN THE SECTOR.

MORE THAN A DREAM, IT IS A TANGIBLE OPPORTUNITY, WITHIN YOUR REACH. IF YOU'RE READY TO CHALLENGE THE LIMITS AND PROJECT YOUR ART ON A GLOBAL STAGE, IT'S TIME TO SHOW US YOUR PROJECTS. DON'T DELAY. YOUR TALENT DESERVES RECOGNITION, AND WE ARE THE SPRINGBOARD YOU NEED. UPLOAD YOUR WORK NOW.

DEADLINE | CALL FOR ENTRIES #30SEPTEMBER 8, 2024

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Dodho Magazine is not just a magazine; it is an effective and direct promotion tool created for you. Each edition of our publication serves as a bridge that connects your work with a professional and diverse audience. We distribute each issue to the most prestigious galleries, influential agencies, renowned festivals, and key figures in the industry, ensuring that your photographs are seen and appreciated by top experts.

Since our beginnings in 2013 and with 29 editions published, Dodho Magazine has become an essential resource for discovering and promoting new photographic talents globally. Today, we are more than just a publication; we are a prominent platform in the international photographic landscape.

Our print and digital editions reach thousands of industry professionals worldwide. Every page of Dodho Magazine has been meticulously designed to highlight the beauty and depth of your work.

Forget about 'likes'. At Dodho, the trajectory of a professional photographer is based on substantial and lasting recognition. Your work will be evaluated and appreciated by experts who understand and value the art of photography.

Dodho Magazine is truly committed to excellence because we understand the effort and dedication behind every image and project. That's why our mission is clear: to discover, promote, and disseminate the best photographic talent. We not only showcase your work; we catapult it in front of those who are constantly seeking the next great story told through the lens

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EXPOSURE TO INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

All it takes is for your work to catch the eye of the right individual, and your career could skyrocket. Sometimes, it's a matter of luck, but often it requires directing your goals with precision. We're here to help steer you in the right direction. Through our meticulously curated print edition, we'll present your work to the most prestigious galleries, agencies, and festivals around the globe, providing the showcase your craft truly deserves.

Our method has proven to be strikingly effective, showcasing your images in a direct, unconventional way that stands apart from traditional channels. To date, we've had the privilege and pleasure of discovering and publishing the works of over 100 extraordinary photographers. We eagerly anticipate featuring your images in our upcoming issue.

BROAD DIGITAL AND ONLINE DISSEMINATION OF YOUR IMAGES

To broaden our reach, we offer our print edition in a digital format, which can be downloaded at no cost via our website and our partners' platforms.

In addition, regardless of the jury's decision, the Dodho Magazine team will handpick the finest projects or portfolios for publication in our online edition. This digital version is perused daily by thousands of industry insiders and general photography enthusiasts alike. We make it our mission to guarantee that all exceptional projects and portfolios gain the visibility they deserve.

LEGAL PROTECTION FOR YOUR WORK FOR A TWO-YEAR PERIOD

We hold our photographers' copyrights in the highest regard. To ensure their work is protected, we have collaborated with Image Rights International, Inc., a Boston-based firm with offices in Seattle, Berlin, and London. This partnership guarantees that all photographers featured in our print edition receive comprehensive legal coverage and protection for their intellectual property for a period of two years.

JUDGING PANEL

A distinguished international jury will select the best images and portfolios from all possible perspectives. All of them, with extensive experience, will evaluate all projects based on four basic factors: Technique, impact, composition, and style.

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A.SMITH GALLERYAmanda Smith
Kevin Tully

JOHNSON CITY - USA

Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully are the Directors of A Smith Gallery, a fine art photography gallery in Texas. Between them they have over sixty-five years of experience as artists, curators, gallerists, mentors, jurors, and reviewers. They have promoted and enlivened the fine art photography world, through A Smith Gallery, with calls-for-entry, alternative process exhibitions, book promotions, group exhibitions, mixed media exhibitions, and workshops.

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DB AGENCYDaria
Bonera

MILAN- ITALY

DB is a creative boutique agency working across fashion, advertising and media industries. Represents selected fashion, lifestyle and documentary photographers, film directors and video makers for fashion, advertising and digital content. DB is a production service based in Milan. ​Supported by the most creative and capable collaborators, the service provided conforms with the contemporary standards of the market

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AGENCE VUJean-Baptiste Henimann

PARIS - FRANCE

Agency VU specializes in creating visual content, including photography and video. After a master’s degree in research in semiology and analysis of media images at the Institut Français de Presse, Jean-Baptiste Henimann joined Agence VU’ as a photo editor in 2008. Managing the archive database and relations with a network of partner agencies, he is also in charge of the international development of the editorial projects.  (© Cyril Zannettacci / VU’)

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DODHO MAGAIZINEMaria
Oliva

BARCELONA - SPAIN

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 Magazine.

SCHEDULE AND KEY MILESTONES

CALL FOR ENTRIES

FROM JULY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 8

All amateur or professional photographers from anywhere in the world over the age of 18 can present their projects. All images submitted in the cover mode must be presented in JPG format at 1200px on the largest side and 72dpi. Any format is accepted, horizontal, vertical, square, but please note that in some cases it may be convenient to crop the image to fit our format. All projects or portfolios presented in the Magazine mode must contain a maximum of 20 images and must be presented in a .ZIP or .RAR file. Also, if you consider it appropriate, you can attach an explanatory text of the project or portfolio in the same file with the images.

SELECTION

FROM 9 TO 10 SEPTEMBER

Our selection process is completely impartial, the projects are handed over to our jury in a completely anonymous way so that they cannot know the identity of the author. In this way we ensure that all photographers have an equal chance to take their career to the next level.

All projects and images received are evaluated taking into account four evaluation factors, the technical factors of the images, the emotional impact of the project, the composition of the images and portfolios and the personal style of the photographer.

COMMUNICATION

FROM 14 TO 16 JUNE

After the jury has finished its selection process, we will contact the finalists via email to request the files in high resolution. The jury's decision will also be communicated to all the photographers not selected who will receive a copy of the magazine in digital format on the day of its publication so that they can get to know the photographers selected by the Jury.

DELIVERIES

FROM 16 TO 20 SEPTEMBER

The photographers selected by the jury must submit the requested files along with a high-resolution portrait, an explanatory text of the project and a brief biography. They will also be required to sign a release authorizing us to publish their photographs. This authorization will be sent to you by email.

Due to the tight editorial schedule, it will be necessary for you to send us all the necessary files as soon as possible so that we can meet the publication dates.

PUBLICATION

SEPTEMBER 25, 2024

After the delivery of the files from all the selected photographers, we will proceed to the edition and layout of the interior pages and the cover of the magazine so that it can be published on the established date. This date may vary according to the delivery of the files by the selected photographers.

After its publication, the magazine will be distributed to the main agencies, galleries, festivals and professionals around the world. It will also be distributed through partner websites and in our online shop. All selected photographers will receive a copy at their home address from the date of publication.

PACKAGES FOR COVER & MAGAZINE

This opportunity is open to all photographers, amateur or professional, aged 18 years and above, from anywhere in the world. You can opt to register for the Magazine mode, which allows you to submit one or more projects for inclusion on our inside pages. Alternatively, you may wish to register for the Cover mode, where you can submit your finest individual images that you believe are worthy of cover-page recognition. You can even register for both modes if you so desire. The choice is yours

COVER PACKAGES

We welcome entries from all photographic genres and styles, as we embark on a search for the standout image to grace the cover of our forthcoming edition. All formats are accepted, but please be aware that we may need to crop your image to fit our cover’s dimensions. Don’t hesitate to submit your most captivating images, and together, let’s create a visual feast for our audience.

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- You can send a single image -
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MAGAZINE PACKAGES

We welcome entries from all photographic genres and styles, as we are on the hunt for the most compelling projects or portfolios to feature in our forthcoming edition. We allocate between 18 to 20 pages to each photographer, enabling us to deeply explore every body of work and present an engaging showcase of their photographs. Our aim is to exhibit the unique characteristics and extensive range of your portfolio, providing an enriching stage for your creativity

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You can send a single body of work from 10 to 20 images
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You can send two bodies of work 10 to 20 images each
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You can send three bodies of work 10 to 20 images each
  • 1200 PX
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COPYRIGHTS & USAGE RIGHTS

The copyright of the images and projects will always and exclusively belong to the photographer and author of the project. The images will be used strictly in relation to the Dodho prizes and will not be utilized for any other purposes apart from promoting their authors directly. The images may not be used by any third party under any circumstances without the express consent of the author, and any such use would require a written request, which will be forwarded to the author via email. Dodho reserves the right to publish the best works received in its online edition and subsequent promotion on its social networks, while always safeguarding authorship and copyright.

CONDITIONS & LICENSES

All entrants to the Call For Entries, by their submission, assert that the images and projects presented are their own original work, and there has been no copyright infringement. Dodho is not responsible for any potential infringement of rights that may occur during the selection process or subsequent exhibition of any image. The entrant bears the responsibility for obtaining any and all necessary releases and consents prior to the submission of the photograph, to permit its exhibition and usage. The projects will be evaluated by a professional jury, renowned in the photography field, and the judgement will be unbiased, not influenced by the author's data. The jury's verdict will be final and non-contestable

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How Do I Submit My Images to Call For Entries?
To participate, select your preferred package based on whether you plan to submit three, six, or twelve images. After choosing your package, fill out the registration form with your details. Once you’ve paid the participation fees, you’ll receive a link to upload your images, both on our website and via email. Be sure to name the folder with your first and last name.
What Are the Image Requirements for the Call For Entries?
Each photograph should be at least 1200px on its longest side, and each .JPG image should not exceed 5Mb in size.
Can I Include Explanatory Text with My Images?
Yes, feel free to attach any relevant text within the image folder.
How Many Times Can I Participate?
There is no limit. You can participate as many times as you like, but a new registration is required each time.
Can Our Photography Team Enter the Call For Entries?
Yes, teams are welcome! Just indicate the contact person on the registration form.
What About Copyrights and Usage Rights?
All photographers retain the copyrights to their images. By submitting your photos, you’re granting Dodho Magazine permission to promote and publish your work across any medium, always providing proper credits and authorizations.
Can I Submit Images Published Elsewhere?
Yes, we welcome high-quality images from photographers to promote, and we do not require exclusivity.
Are There Any Restrictions Regarding When the Images Were Captured?
No, there are no time restrictions for when an image was taken. Feel free to submit images from any stage of your career.
Can I Submit Works Previously Published in the Online Edition?
Absolutely! If your work has been featured in Dodho Magazine, it’s a testament to its quality.
When Will the Jury’s Decision Be Communicated to the Photographers?
The jury’s decision will be announced during the second week of September. An email will be sent to all participants revealing the outcome of their submissions. If you don’t receive this email, please check your spam folder.
How Can I Pay for My Registration?
The registration form provides two secure payment methods, safeguarded by an SSL certificate. You can choose to pay through PayPal or Paycomet if you’re using a credit card, ensuring the safe processing of your data.
How Can I Confirm That My Images Have Been Successfully Submitted?
After submitting your images via our WeTransfer account, our team reviews submissions daily for quality and adherence to guidelines. If there are any issues with your submission, such as missing information or file errors, we will contact you directly. You will receive two confirmations: an email from us acknowledging your registration, and a notification from WeTransfer confirming the successful download of your images.
If you have any lingering questions or wish to discuss any aspect of the contest, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We’re committed to providing you with the best assistance possible during our business hours.
For any inquiries, whether they’re about the contest guidelines, the submission process, or the event itself, drop us an email at magazine@dodho.com We greatly value your participation and our goal is to make your experience with the Call For Entries as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Remember, no question is too big or too small: we’re here to help!
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Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted.
- Between 10/30 images of your best images, in case your project contains a greater number of images which are part of the same indivisible body of work will also be accepted. You must send the images in jpg format to 1200px and 72dpi and quality 9. (No borders or watermarks)
- A short biography along with your photograph. (It must be written in the third person)
- Title and full text of the project with a minimum length of 300 words. (Texts with lesser number of words will not be accepted)
This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
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Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted. This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation.
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
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How can we help? Do you have an idea or something you'd like to share? Please use the form provided, or contact us at contact@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.