The Photo Sociology “I Can Do Better Than A Turner” Photography Award

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Have you ever wondered what makes a photographer or an artist famous? Felt that you or others have achieved equal or better results but do not hve the same recognition? Who decides that one persons work is worthy of critical acclaim? I saw a winning Turner Prize series of photo’s recently and thought to myself “I can do better than that”.

Do you feel that your photography is better than a photographer that has achieved worldwide recognition? Whether you believe this or not you can enter one photo into this free competition. You may consider yourself to be a photographer or you may not. It doesn’t matter. If you have a camera or smart phone then you can enter.

There is no entry fee.

Any one over 18 can enter this competition and can submit one photo. I cannot accept photo’s of minors due to the ethics around consent, and any photo that you submit must be taken in a manner that is in keeping with the legal requirements of the country that you reside. If you photo is of an individual then you are responsible for obtaining consent. We will not accept photos of a sexual nature, nor that promote hate crime or terrorism.

There will be one winner and two runners up. The winner will recieve a £50 Amazon voucher converted to the currency of the country in which the winner resides, and the two runners up will recieve a £25 Amazon voucher each.

The competition runs from the 6th June 2018 and ends on the 5th June 2019. The earlier you enter the longer people will view your photography and follow the link back to your blog.

How to enter

To enter the competition please create a WordPress blog post with the title “The Photo Sociology “I Can Do Better Than A Turner” Photography Award” and the copy the following text into your post.

“Have you ever wondered what makes a photographer or an artist famous? Felt that you or others have achieved equal or better results but do not hve the same recognition? Who decides that one persons work is worthy of critical acclaim? I saw a winning Turner Prize series of photo’s recently and thought to myself “I can do better than that”.

Do you feel that your photography is better than a photographer that has achieved worldwide recognition? Whether you believe this or not you can enter one photo into this free competition. You may consider yourself to be a photographer or you may not. It doesn’t matter. If you have a camera or smart phone then you can enter. There is no entry fee.

Any one over 18 can enter this competition and can submit one photo. I cannot accept photo’s of minors due to the ethics around consent, and any photo that you submit must be taken in a manner that is in keeping with the legal requirements of the country that you reside. If you photo is of an individual then you are responsible for obtaining consent. We will not accept photos of a sexual nature, nor that promote hate crime or terrorism.

Please visit the gallery website so that you can submit your photo”

Add the photo that you wish to enter into your blog post and then visit my contact page. In the comments box on the contact page provide a link to your post. I will then copy your photo and add it to the competition gallery website with a link back to your page. I will only use your photo on the gallery page and you retain the copyright and license. The winner and two runners up will have their post featured on this blog and the competion gallery website.

I am recommending that you nominate people who you follow to enter the competition, the more entries that we have, the larger the community we create.

Please feel free to Press this post, re-share it, and post it on your social media accounts. Even if some viewers choose not to enter, they may still visit your site and see the wonderful work that you produce.

There will be three judges, including me, who will decide the winner and runners up, and our decision will be final.

Best wishes and good luck

(I may occasionally take three or four days to upload your photo).

 

 

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