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Bird in Flight Prize: 2,000 euros for unconventional photographers

nnets 1
18 Jul 2018 9:34AM

Bird in Flight magazine launch an International competition Bird in Flight Prize. Its goal is to support photographers in their pursuit to discover new approaches to telling a story.

Photographers from all over the globe are welcome to participate. There are no restrictions when it comes to themes and subject matter. Last day to apply is 9 Sept 2018.


The main award of the Bird in Flight Prize is 2,000 euros.

Ten series from the short list will be featured on the website of Bird in Flight, published in the catalogue Photo Kyiv, and displayed at the exhibition which will take place at the Photo Kyiv fair event 1-4 Nov.

There will be a special nomination, courtesy of partner of the contest Panasonic. The winner will be determined by open voting through the website of the competition. Prize for this nomination will be camera Panasonic Lumix G9.


Ten participants will receive an opportunity to get the in-depth overview of their work by members of the judges' panel Roman Pyatkovka, Maarten Schilt, Hester Keijser, and Donald Weber.

Full list of the Bird in Flight Prize panel of judges

1. Maarten Schilt, the Netherlands, a founder and director of Schilt Publishing.
2. Hester Keijser, the Netherlands, independent curator, author.
3. Arnis Balčus, Latvia, photographer, teacher, chief editor, director of Riga Photomonth Festival.
4. Sasha Kurmaz, Ukraine, photographer, artist.
5. Roman Pyatkovka, Ukraine, photographer, artist.
6. Donald Weber, Canada, photographer, professor.
7. Roger Ballen, the South African Republic, photographer, artist.

More details on the Bird in Flight Prize website:

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