"LOVE" - Photometria Awards 2017

Subject: LOVE
1-30.4.2017

Competition "LOVE" 2017

CONTESTS/ Portfolio Contest, Parallel Voices 2016-17

We are pleased to announce the 9 photographers who will participate in the "Parallel Voices" and 12 in the "photocitizens" section of Photometria International Photography Festival 2017. A big thank you to everyone who sent work and shared their portfolios with us. The selection was very difficult as the level was very high.

  • The 9 selected portfolios will be displayed on Parallel Voices exhibition, which will take place at venues specified by the festival Festival 2017. The 31 portfolios of "Parallel voices" that have not been selected will be screened through a projector during Photometria Festival, from the 31.5 until the 11.6.2017, in the Palea Sfagia theatre in Ioaninna.
  • The selected photos of "Photocitizens" will be part of a projection in Les Boutographies in Montpellier (May2017), Photometria International Photography festival (31.5 - 11.6.2017) and venues in Paris, Leicester, Murcia, Istanbul, Budapest and Rome in 2017-2018

The names of the selected photographers are:

Parallel voices:

Savvas Kois
Han Shun Zhou
Polidefkis Asonitis
Vassilis Zaverdas
Nikolaos Chrysos
Frederic Luczak
Stavros Stamatiou
Konstantinos Gdontakis
Antigoni Kourakou

 

© Savvas Kois

 

 

 

 © Han Shun Zhou

 

 

© Polidefkis Asonitis

 


© Vassilis Zaverdas

 

 


© Nikolaos Chrysos

 

 


© Frederic Luczak

 

 


© Stavros Stamatiou

 

 


© Konstantinos Gdontakis

 

 

 

© Antigoni Kourakou  

 


 

Photometria International Photography Festival continuing the promotion of contemporary photographic creativity, announces a portfolio competition from 1st to 30th of November.

It is requested by the participants one (1) portfolio of fifteen (15) photos from which eight (8) will be chosen. Through these photos, the photographer must address a theme or an idea of his/her preference, an idea or even the narration of a story.

 

9 portfolios will be selected

The selection of the portfolios will be based on the following characteristics:

  1. The relevance of the pictures to the theme

  2. The coherence of the pictures.

  3. The artistic and aesthetic quality of the photos.

The jury: Panagiotis Papoutsis, Achilleas Tziakos and Panagiotis Pappas

 

What we ask:

Α. The cost for every participant is 15 euros (to find out how are you going to pay, please follow this link: http://photobookstore.gr/index.php/seminars/portfolio-contest,-parallel-voices-detail)

B. Every photographer has to send his/her 15 photos at a digital form via WeTransfer.com at portfolio@photometria.gr. Also should be included the following information:

  • Title of your work

  • Your name and surname

  • Your father's name

  • Your address / place where you live

  • Your phone number

 C. The large side of the photos sent must be 1500 pixels wide and 300 ppi in resolution.

The final day which pictures will be accepted is November 30th of 2016 : Entries will be accepted until November 30, 2016

. Your participation is going to be valid only if you have sent the portfolio and paid the cost of your participation (15 euros).

 

In case the photographs depict individuals without their knowledge or their approval, the responsibility lies exclusively on the photographer at whom the work belongs to and NOT on Photometria International Photography Festival.

For the selected portfolios, a cv will be requested as well as a small description.

Of those who will be selected from the contest, it will be requested in time, to send their pictures at full resolution to be printed for the following exhibition.

The results will be announced on the website of the festival (www.photometria.gr), on social networks, where the winners will also be informed also via email.

The portfolios will be displayed on Parallel Voices exhibition, which will take place at places specified by the festival. Photometria International Photography Festival reserves the right to use the selected pictures for the promotion of these exhibitions, as also at future promotional acts of the festival, with reference to the creator of the work. The printed portfolios will be reserved at the archive of the festival which holds the right to manage them and re-exhibit them.

The amount of 15 euros from each participant does not return after the end of the competition and the announcement of the results.

The submission of your portfolio entails the acceptance of the above terms of the festival from each individual competitor.


ALL PHOTOS/ Portfolio Contest, Parallel Voices 2016-17