Shan Chen, China, Static/Objects from the 154th International Print Exhibition. This striking image is being used on the competition entry form.
There is £6500 in cash prizes, Olympus Pen equipment and medals up for grabs in the Royal Photographic Society's 155th International Print competition.
The competition is open to all photographers and includes a special award for those who are under 25.
The competition is once again sponsored by Allen & Overy who will also host the opening exhibition from 18 July 2012. The exhibition will tour the UK and elsewhere for up to a year and photographers will have the opportunity to sell copies of their prints. All accepted prints will be shown in a full-colour catalogue which all entrants receive.
The dealine for entries is 21 March 2012 and the panel of judges will select up to 125 prints on 13 and 14 April. Awards will be presented in London on 18 July before the exhibition begins touring the country.