FINAL DEADLINE: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

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WE LOOK FOR THE BEST PORTFOLIOS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECTS IN COLOR FOR THE 2017 YEAR . SHOW US YOUR WORK!

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


The contest is open to any color photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, landscapes, nature, wildlife, urban, architecture, fashion, fine art or documentary photography. Any genre has room for the dodho 2017 color 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 color, ¡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 COLOR 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 directors; Emilia Van Linden – Unseen Amsterdam (Amsterdam), Enrico Stefanelli – Photolux Festival (Lucca), renowned photographers Flora Borsi (Budapest), Ori Guttin – Co-founder of Viewbug (San Diego), Steven Lee – Kuala Lumpur Photography Awards (Kuala Lumpur), Gurdas Dua – Sony ambassador and Member of HIPA Jury (Indore) and Dodho Magazine management team will select award-winning works and photographers in this first edition of the 2017 dodho prizes in color .



FINAL DEADLINE: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

Last day of participation will be on November 30, 2017 at 11:59 pm (GTM Greenwich Mean Time)


UPLOAD YOUR WORKS IN THREE SIMPLE STEPS

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.

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.

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.




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.

 AN INTERNATIONAL JUDGING PANEL

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


ORI GUTTIN
Co-Founder
SAN DIEGO (USA)

VIEWBUG


ABOUT ORI GUTTIN

Founded by photography buffs Ori and Jimmy, and supported by a team of all-star advisors, ViewBug is out to redefine the photo contest. Much more than just contests, we’ve built a unique photography community that fosters collaboration and rewards creativity. [Official Website]


TED VANCLEAVE
Co-Founded
BOSTON (USA)

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ABOUT TED VANCLEAVE

Ted VanCleave is  a professional photographer and artist living in Miami. His digital pallet is primarily architecture, iconic places and nature made available as fine art prints. Artworks by VanCleave are collected internationally and reside in the permanent collection of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation. In addition, Ted co-founded ImageRights International in 2008 .[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]


ENRICO STEFANELLI
Artistic Director
LUCCA (ITALY)

PHOTOLUX FESTIVAL


ABOUT ENRICO STEFANELLI

Enrico Stefanelli is a photographer, journalist, curator and teaches photography in workshops. He was the founder and, for 7 years, the artistic director of the international festival of photography and video art “Lucca Photo Fest” which was established in2005 and currently the founder and artistic director of Photolux Festival the biennial of photography in Lucca. He has written articles and contributions on photography for several catalogs, books and magazines. [Official Website]



STEVEN LEE
Founder & Director
KUALA LUMPUR (MALAYSIA)

KLPA


ABOUT STEVEN LEE

Steven Lee is a Malaysian freelance photographer based in London, UK. He began his photographic career as a documentary and travel photographer in the late 90’s when began writing travel related articles for magazines and journals. In 2009, 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. [Official Website]


GURDAS DUA
Member of HIPA Jury
INDORE  (INDIA)

SONY AMBASSADOR


ABOUT GURDAS DUA

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 was also placed among top 30 exhibitors of the world by National Geography for the year 2008.Was one of the International jury member for judging Hamadan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum International Photography Awards (HIPA) for 4th season 2014-15 at Dubai [Official Website]



EMILIA VAN LINDEN
Artistic Director
AMSTERDAM (NETHERLANDS)

UNSEEN AMSTERDAM


ABOUT EMILIA VAN LINDEN

Emilia van Lynden is Artistic Director of Unseen, the leading platform for contemporary photography. Exclusively focusing on what’s new in the photography world, Unseen provides a channel for up-and-coming talent to showcase their work, as well as presenting the newest work by established artists.  Unseen is an all year round platform with physical events throughout the year and with the main event, Unseen Amsterdam, returning for its sixth edition in September 2017. Additionally Emilia is also Editor-in-Chief of the annual publication, Unseen Magazine founded in 2014. Van Lynden among other things is sourcing artistic talent as well as galleries, collectives and projects that have a rich programme committed to supporting young artists. (Photo(c)Sophie Wright) [Official Website]


FLORA BORSI
Fine Art Photographer
BUDAPEST (HUNGARY)

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ABOUT FLORA BORSI

Flora is a young fine art photographer from Hungary. She uses exquisite photo manipulation to create surreal images that are thematically focused on identity, relationships, emotions and dreams. Her immaculate technique and subtle conceptual ideas create beautiful evocations of universal emotions, from lust and desire to despair and loss. Flora at once captures the complex strength and fragility of the human psyche. She expertly visualises dark fantasies and atmospheric dreams, utilising the uncanny and clever metaphor, while unlocking what it means to think, feel, dream and express in the urban world. [Official Website]



 PRIZES AND BENEFITS

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





PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AND A GREAT EXHIBITION OF YOUR WORK

Become one of the best color 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 color. 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 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 December “Life in Color – Best Photographers of 2017 Year.”



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CERTIFIED AS THE BEST COLOR 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 color. 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.










PUBLISHED AS BEST PHOTOGRAPHERS OF THE 2017 YEAR IN COLOR

The 10 finalist works along with the winning works will be published in the book “Life in color – Best photographers of the 2017 year “, which will be released in hardcover and digital format next December. 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 December.




WE WILL DISTRIBUTE  10 PLANS OF VIEWBUG PREMIUM

Founded by photography buffs Ori and Jimmy, and supported by a team of all-star advisors, ViewBug is out to redefine the photo contest. From amateurs to pros, ViewBug is for photographers of all levels. Most contests even crown an Amateur winner in addition to Grand Jury and People’s Choice winners. Discover images that inspire you and learn the technique behind their creation. Save your favorites into your own personal Inspiration Gallery.

VIEWBUG PREMIUM :Unlimited Photo Uploads / Access over 70 Photo Contests / No ads – anywhere! / 2 Entries per Contest / Give Lite + Premium Awards / More Exposure / Basic Account Stats / Customize Your Profile / Watermark. [More about Viewbug]








WE WILL DISTRIBUTE  5 PLANS IN COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SERVICES

Dodho Magazine has always been very concerned about ImageRights, aware that the technology and the changes that are happening in the world and in particular in the photographic industry make it very complicated to be able to have total control of the abuse that can be made of your images. For this reason we have partnered with the best existing international company against the violation of visual works protected by copyright. ImageRights Intenational is a global Boston-based company responsible for identifying, evaluating and filing claims for copyright infringement on behalf of its artists and agencies,

Through ImageRights International, Inc. we will give you one Acsent membership for each of the top three winners, which has a $588 annual value. For the two special mentions the second highest membership level, Launch, which has a $348 annual value.

You can see the full plan features on the ImageRights International website. [Official Website]





TERMS AND CONDITIONS

All participants to Color Photography Awards 2017, 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 Color Pack 3 Portfolios 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 works 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 December

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.