Photography Contest

Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)

Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)

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18 +

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Cash Prize
With an impressive Grand Prize of 120,000 USD, the Hamdan International Photography Award is an international photography award, founded in 2011 under the patronage of the crown prince of Dubai.

There are four categories:
- Humanity (main theme for this edition)
- General
- Portfolio
- Architectural Photography

The Award encourages photographers to share their craft and demonstrate excellence in what is now one of the most coveted Awards in the world. You can submit one photograph per category, except the portfolio category, where you must upload 5-10 photographs.

There will be four winners for each category, plus a Grand Prize of 120,000 USD. There will be also three special awards:
- Photography Appreciation Award: 20,000 USD
- Photography Content Creator Award: 15,000 USD
- Emerging Person/Organisation in Photography Award: 10,000 USD