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DEADLINE | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2022

AN AMAZING PROMOTIONAL TOOL DESIGNED TO EXPOSE YOUR WORK WORLDWIDE

PHOTO BY © FEDERICO MASSIMILIANO MOZZANO 

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

WE ARE LOOKING FOR 6 FANTASTIC PHOTOGRAPHERS WHO WANT TO GIVE AN INCREDIBLE IMPULSE TO THEIR CAREER.

WE ARE GOING TO PUT YOUR PHOTOGRAPHS IN FRONT OF THE EYES OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE BEST GALLERIES, FESTIVALS AND AGENCIES AROUND THE WORLD. ARE YOU COMING WITH US?

Our mission is to discover the best talent, promote it and spread it, because we live and breathe photography, because we know the effort, the work and the passion behind each image, the need to find and capture beauty, to find a unique moment, to interpret the reality that surrounds us. Of the will that is needed to explain a story through a reportage, and to decipher the truth that is hidden in it.

For us, photography is light, life, emotion, communication, a challenge, but it is also a purely introspective act that forces us to question the way we see the world, our way of looking at reality, imbuing each photograph with a little bit of ourselves.

Our print edition has been designed as a promotional instrument, a tool to present your work to the world and give it the boost it needs. Exclusively professional in nature, it is distributed to leading galleries, agencies, festivals and industry professionals to ensure that your images are seen directly by the right people and in record time.

After 22 editions, our print edition has proven to be highly effective in promoting new photographic talent worldwide, and today, our print edition has become a leading magazine in the photography scene around the world.

Now is the time to focus in the right direction to get real results. All you have to do is select your best images and projects, register for the call for entries and upload your files using the registration form.

DEADLINE | CALL FOR ENTRIES # 23NOVEMBER 30, 2022

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JUDGING PANEL

A great international judging panel will select the best images and portfolios from all possible points of view. All of them, with extensive experience will evaluate all projects from four basic factors: Technique, impact, composition, and style.

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KUALA LUMPUR PHOTO AWARDSSteven Lee

Director
KUALA LUMPUR - MALAYSIA

Steven Lee is a Malaysian freelance photographer based in London, UK. Steven initiated the Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards, an annual international portrait photography competition centred in Malaysia, focussing on the best in contemporary portrait photography and has attracted the participation of some top international photographers.

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MEDIUM PHOTOSarah Elisabet Koenig

Exhibitions Manager
SAN DIEGO- USA
Sarah Elisabet Koenig is a photographic artist and fine art advocate who holds degrees in photography and art history from the University of Arizona. She has worked for the Center for Creative Photography and Museum of Photographic Arts prior to helping run the Medium Festival of Photography. She currently serves as the Exhibitions Manager for Medium Photo in San Diego, California.
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GALERIE MINIMALFlorian Kazimirski

Art Director
BERLIN - GERMANY

Florian Kazimirski. Art Director Galerie Minimal. As Art Director of Galerie Minimal, Florian Kazimirski is responsible for the exhibition design, artist selection and visual storytelling of the gallery. In addition to their regular exhibitions, the founders organize many other events such as Photo walks, lectures, workshops and book presentations to give their guests the opportunity to participate.[Image:James Kezman]

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DODHO MAGAZINEMaria Oliva

Creative Director
BARCELONA - SPAIN

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.

VISIBILITY TO THE EXPERTS OF THE SECTOR

Your work only needs to be observed by the right person for your career to take off for good. In some cases, it is a matter of luck, in others, it is necessary to focus your objectives in the right direction. We will put your work in the hands of the most prestigious galleries, agencies and festivals around the world through our print edition, carefully designed down to the last detail to give your work the showcase it deserves.

Our tool has proven to be simply effective, as your images are presented in a straightforward way, and away from the conventional channels. We have had the honor and good fortune to discover and publish over 100 amazing photographers to date. We are looking forward to seeing your images in our next issue.

DIGITAL AND ONLINE DIFFUSION OF YOUR IMAGES

To reach a wider audience, our print edition is also published in digital version and can be downloaded for free through our website and other partner websites.

As well as that, the Dodho Magazine team, regardless of the jury's decision, will select the best projects or portfolios to be published in our online edition; which is reviewed and read daily by thousands of people in the industry and photography lovers in general. We will ensure that all good projects and portfolios receive adequate exposure.

LEGAL COVERAGE OF YOUR WORK FOR TWO YEARS

We have always been concerned about the copyrights of our photographers. For this very reason, we have partnered with Image Rights International, inc.; based in Boston and with offices in Seattle, Berlin and London, which will provide all photographers published in our print edition with legal coverage and protection of their intellectual property for two years.

CALENDAR AND IMPORTANT DATES

CALL FOR ENTRIES

FROM JULY 1 TO AUGUST 31

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 7 TO 8 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 9 TO 10 SEPTEMBER

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 11 TO 14 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 20, 2022

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

The call is open to all amateur or professional photographers over 18 years old and from all over the world. You can choose to register for the Magazine mode to submit one or more projects for the inside pages, or you can also register for the Cover mode by submitting some of your best individual images that you think would deserve to be on a cover. You can register for both modes or for one mode only. You choose!

COVER PACKAGES

Open to any kind of photographic genre and style, we are looking for the best image to be the cover of this edition. We accept all formats, but please note that we may have to cut the image to fit the format of our cover. Do not hesitate to send us your best images and together we will captivate the audience.

1 Image
10
- You can send a single image -
  • 1200 PX
  • 72 DPI
  • .JPG file
3 Images
20
- You can send three images -
  • 1200 PX
  • 72 DPI
  • .JPG file
5 Images
30
- You can send five images -
  • 1200 PX
  • 72 DPI
  • .JPG file

MAGAZINE PACKAGES

Open to any type of photographic genre and style, we look for the best projects or portfolios to be presented in this edition. We dedicate between 18 and 20 interior pages to each photographer, in order to present each work in depth and to be able to offer an interesting showcase of their photographs.

1 Portfolio
30
You can send a single body of work from 10 to 20 images
  • 1200 PX
  • 72 DPI
  • .ZIP or .RAR file
2 Portfolios
45
You can send two bodies of work 10 to 20 images each
  • 1200 PX
  • 72 DPI
  • .ZIP or .RAR file
3 Portfolios
60
You can send three bodies of work 10 to 20 images each
  • 1200 PX
  • 72 DPI
  • .ZIP or .RAR file

CONDITIONS & LICENSES

All participants to Call For Entries, 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 entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph. 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.

COPYRIGHTS & USAGE 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

How can I upload my portfolio or digital files in the magazine format?

You have to select the magazine format package. After processing the payment, you will receive a registration form to fill all your information and to upload your files in the ZIP folder.

How can I upload my digital files in the cover format?

You have to select the package you want. You will be given three options- cover format, magazine format or both. You can pick the cover format to process the respective payment. After that, you will receive a registration form to provide the necessary information and upload your work in the ZIP folder.

How can I upload my work in both the modalities format?

Yes, you can apply for both the modalities. Each category has an individual panel of judges who evaluate work differently. The evaluation criteria are different for both the categories.

Do I have the option to present same image in both the two formats?

Yes, you can upload the same image in both the modalities. It will be selected based on the requirement and evaluated decision.

What are the portfolio requirements to upload the work in the magazine mode?

You need to upload around 10-20 compressed pictures in the ZIP folder for each project. The images should be minimum 1200px while the maximum ZIP file size is 25Mb.

Is there any option to add explanatory text in the files or portfolio I submit?

Yes, there is an option in the registration form. However, it’s not necessary to add one but if you want you can include the description.

What Requirements do my images need to fulfil to be uploaded in the cover format?

If you are uploading a single image, you can submit it in the JPG format or else you have to compress your pictures and send them in the ZIP file. The photographs must be of a minimum size of 1200px on its largest side.

How many times am I allowed to participate for the call?

There is no restriction to participation. You can register as many times as you want.

How can I submit by consent when presenting my work?

As you have the copyrights to your images, so when you submit your portfolio to Dodho Magazine for publishing you need to indicate the credits and authorization of your images. When your work will be selected for publishing, you will be asked to sign an authorization allowing us to use your work with your consent. The authorization email will be sent to you on your address.

We are a team with many photographers working together; can we register?

Yes, you can. However, you need to mention the one person to be contacted on behalf of your team.

Is there any restriction to the date of capturing an image?

Nope, there is no such restriction. You can take out any shot captured during your career.

Can I resubmit my already published work in the Online Dodho Magazine?

Yes, If it has been published in our magazine then it means it’s great and can be republished.

Can I upload work that has been uploaded on any other media?

Yes, we want impressive photography to promote.

Can I upload a digitally retouched picture?

Yes, we do not place any restriction on digital manipulation.

Why cannot I find my work on the website that I sent for publishing?

Dodho Magazine publishes work daily in the online magazine. If your work is scheduled, you will get the link on the day of publication. Moreover, the selection is finalized by the team of Dodho Magazine, which is outside the jury member who evaluates the call. Whether your work gets published or not it wi not influence the final Jury member’s decision.

Can the delivery deadline be extended?

As we have a tight schedule for our printed editorials, it would not be possible to extend the deadline. it would be best if you upload as soon as you can.

When will the participants be communicated about the jury’s decision?

It will be communicated to you through email. Emails about eth final decision will be sent to all the participants. You can check your spam folder in case you do not find one.

What is the payment procedure for the presentation?

In the registration form, three payment methods are attached. We have SSL certification to secure your credentials and to make a safe deposit. We work with recognized payment gateways to facilitate ease to our customers. You can use your stripe or PayPal account. Moreover, we do accept a direct bank transfer as well, though it may a few days to generate the receipt.

What if my images are not properly uploaded for submission?

If the project is not uploaded in the registration for any reason, the payment will be not be processed. Moreover, you will receive an email to notify about your upload. As the database will file your entry, you will be notified.

If you still have some doubts or want to discuss anything, you can feel free to contact us. We are available round the clock to cater you with the best assistance. Send us your queries at hello@dodho.com.

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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? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact hello@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.