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Picture of the Year International photojournalism competition

Picture of the Year International photojournalism competition - The 65th Picture of the Year International (POYi) competition is now open for entries.

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Press Release: Picture of the Year International

One of the world's oldest and most prestigious photojournalism contests, POYI aims to recognise excellence in documentary photography and photojournalism, within both still and motion formats. Images should reflect the news events and social issues with a respect for the integrity of the scene and the intent of the moment.

When you enter POYi, your work becomes a part of visual history. Now in its 65th year, Pictures of the Year International is important because it is a living and a valuable archive. More than 39,000 photographs have been selected as the best pictures from each year, 1943 to now.

Categories and prizes are are as follows:

Newspaper Photographers of the Year

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $1,000 cash award.
  • Runners-up will receive a plaque and a $500 cash award and the thirdplace winner will receive a plaque and a $250 cash award.


Magazine Photographers of the Year

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $1,000 cash award.
  • Runners-up will receive a plaque and a $500 cash award and the thirdplace winner will receive a plaque and a $250 cash award.

World Understanding Award

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $1,000 cash award.

Global Vision Award

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $1,000 cash award. This is a new premiere category.

Angus McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing

  • The newspaper winning the Angus McDougall Overall Excellence in Editing Award will receive, for a year, a sterling silver travelling trophy, a plaque and tuition to the Missouri Photo Workshop.

Community Awareness Award

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $500 cash award.

One Week’s Work

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $500 cash award.

Best Book Award

  • Tiffany crystal engraved trophy and a $500 cash award to the individual photographer or photographers. The publishing house will be recognized with an engraved plaque.

Best Multimedia Project Award

  • The first place winner will receive a $500 cash award to the organisation and a plaque listing all the participating members.
  • Second and third place winners will receive a plaque and a $250 cash award. This is a new multimedia category.

 

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