You don’t have to be a famous photographer
to have your photos exhibited in a gallery!

SWISS PHOTO CLUB
PHOTO AWARDS:
GENEVA 2018

All submitted photos are exhibited

50 selected photos will be exclusively exhibited in 30cm x 45cm

All other submitted photos will be exhibited in smaller prints

Every submitted photo can collect votes
from visitors during the exhibition

Top 5 photos will receive fantastic prizes from our sponsors

SPC Photo Awards 2018: Geneva – Photography Competition2018-10-16T10:18:08+00:00

Join our famous photography competition

with your best photo(s) and get them exhibited

at the Gallery La Cave in Geneva old town.

JOIN THE COMPETITION

All submitted photos will be exhibited and open for votes
50 selected photos in larger size
All other photos in small size
Fantastic prizes to the winners of public votes
Exhibition open from November 29 to December 9.

Who can join?

This competition is open to all photography enthusiasts
based in Geneva, Lausanne or the surrounding region.

DEADLINE: Oct 29th, Monday 23:55

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Sponsors and Awards

Jury Prize
1st Prize
2nd Prize

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Kit
with EF 24-105mm F4.0 L IS USM

Worth: CHF 4’500.-

FUJIFILM X-T20 Silver Kit
with XF18-55mm

Worth: CHF 1’200.-

CANON EOS M50 Kit
18-45mm IS STM, White

Worth: CHF 650.-

3rd Prize
Small Photo Prize

Lowepro ProTactic BP450 AW
Joby GorillaPod 5K Kit & UltraFit Sling Strap

Worth: CHF 600.-

Manfrotto Tripod Kit with 190 Go! Alu with 3W head

Worth: CHF 400.-

How to apply:

1. REGISTER

Please provide your details and make your payment:

JOIN THE COMPETITION

2. SEND YOUR PHOTOS

Follow the instructions in your
confirmation email to send your photos.

See below detailed conditions.

PRICE:

40.- CHF / photo (or 20.- CHF/ photo for current or former students and members of Swiss Photo Club)
to cover the costs of printing and the gallery rental.

Every person who joins the competition will get a 40.- CHF discount
to apply for a future photography training by Swiss Photo Club.

How it works:

Please submit your photos (max 5 per person) before the deadline, using the registration form.

Every submitted photo will be printed, exhibited and receive votes  from visitors during the exhibition.

A panel of Swiss Photo Club instructors will select their favorite 50 photos from all submissions. These photos will be printed in a bigger size (30cm x 45cm or similar dimensions for different formats), glued on Dibond for hanging and be offered for sale in the gallery during the exhibition.

The remaining photos will also be printed in a smaller size and exhibited in the gallery (at least 11.4cm x 17.1cm).

During the exhibition, visitors will be able to vote for their top 3 photos from all the submissions.

5 photos selected by these votes (1 jury and 4 public) will receive fantastic rewards from our sponsors during the closing party of the exhibition:

  • 3 photos from all prints with highest visitor votes
  • 1 photo from smaller prints with highest visitor votes
  • 1 jury award

Program:

Oct 29, Mon : Deadline for submissions
Nov 29, Thu : Vernissage evening
Nov 30- Dec 8 : Free workshops in the gallery (exact program will be announced here)
Dec 9 Sun : Awards ceremony and closing party.

Location: Gallerie La Cave

At the heart of the old town, Gallery La Cave is a beautiful spacious gallery with multiple rooms. Address: Rue Henri-Fazy 4, 1204 Genève.

Conditions

  • Open to submission for those living in Geneva, Lausanne and the surrounding area.
  • There is no theme required for your photos. You’re completely free.
  • Max 5 photos per person.
  • Ideally full size, JPG format, sRGB color space, min 2000 pixels wide long edge.
  • Mention the title of each of your picture(s). Maximum 25 characters (spaces included)
  • You can pick up your print(s) after the exhibition if your photo did not sell.
  • Each photo will be offered for sale for CHF 240.- If the photo is sold, the photographer will receive CHF 100.- royalty from the sale.
  • No watermarks and no copyright signs should be visible.
  • If you have a person clearly identifiable in your photo, you can of course submit it for exhibition and win prizes. However, if you’d like to offer it for sale too, you will need a model release. Example in english and in french.
  • You will always keep the rights for your photo. We will not use it for any commercial purposes.
JOIN THE COMPETITION