Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS THE 212 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION?
We are an innovative hybrid of an independent arts and culture magazine and photography festival, backed by a photography studio in collaboration with like-minded institutes, platforms and brands. We accept photos from professional and amateur photographers of all ages, all nations and taken on any camera.
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS?
Submissions close on September 10th, 2023, at 23:59 (+3 GMT).
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES FOR THE 212 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION?
The winner of the competition will receive 5000 Euros and a right to be published in the 212 Magazine. In addition, the 10 photographers qualified for the shortlist will be exhibited during the 212 Photography Istanbul Festival which will take place between 5-15 October, 2023.
CAN I ENTER FROM OUTSIDE TURKEY?
Yes. The competition is designed to showcase any photographers from any place in the world!
ARE THERE ANY AGE RESTRICTIONS TO THE COMPETITION?
No. We accept work from all ages and stages. Our aim is to find the best new talent.
DO I HAVE TO ENTER 10 PHOTOS EACH TIME I ENTER?
No. The submission will still be accepted by our system with as few as 5 images attached.
CAN I VIEW/EDIT MY ENTRIES AFTER I HAVE MADE THEM?
No. Once a submission is made, it is final. To edit your entry form please email an amended one to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your entry number.
WHEN WILL I GET INFORMED ABOUT MY PROGRESS IN THE COMPETITION?
You will first get a confirmation email to the address you provided which states your entry has been received. If your photographs are shortlisted or you win a prize, we will contact you through the same address after the first and the final rounds of evaluations. Please ensure that emails from us do not end up in your junk/spam folder.
CAN I SEEK SPECIAL ASSISTANCE AND HELP WITH MY ENTRIES?
Yes. Contact us via email (email@example.com) to seek special assistance in entering or for more information regarding accessibility.
DOES ENTERING THE COMPETITION TRANSFER THE RIGHTS TO MY IMAGE TO ANYONE?
No. We care about the rights of photographers and maintain their rights over their own work. We are granted permission to feature and reproduce your images in our social media and for publicity regarding the Competition. No merchandising will be undertaken without first seeking permission from all parties.
WILL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION BE KEPT SAFE?
We pride ourselves on our security and secure web build. All the data taken by entrants will be kept in accordance with the Data Protection Act and any breaches will be reported to those parties that are relevant at the soonest possible time.
CAN I RECOMMEND THE COMPETITION TO A PHOTOGRAPHY COMMUNITY?
Yes. We always love hearing from the photography community, and your recommendation would be a valuable contribution for all parties. If you have any suggestions, please get in contact with us at firstname.lastname@example.org, at any time.