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Celebration of Humanity



© Jacob Maentz, USA

TPOTY 2016

In a shrinking world the diversity of cultures around the globe is inspiring. Our differences are something that we should celebrate and share. This category is all about diversity, interaction, communication within cultures and across borders - what do we share, what makes us different and what makes us human? Show us what makes humanity and celebrate it in a portfolio of four images.

What subjects can you include?

People, cultures, gatherings, festivals, expressions, encounters, interaction, communication.

You can enter B&W or colour images.

How many images?

A portfolio of four (4) images.

What are the judges looking for?

The cultures that you encounter on your travels. An understanding of or insight into these cultures, interaction and communication. Consistency between images, a link between the images in your portfolio, creativity, originality.

Am I eligible?

This category is for all photographers aged 19 years and over.

How many times can I enter?

You can enter this category as many times as you wish.

Sponsors & Prizes

TThe winner of this category will receive a Fujifilm X-Series camera and lens of their choice (more info) plus membership of the Royal Photographic Society (more info).


The judges will also select their favourite image from all the entered portfolios. This image will be awarded a judges' Best Single Image in the 'Celebration of Humanity' portfolio category. The winner will receive a Genesis Imaging giclee exhibition print (more info).


PRIZE SPONSORS (click name below for sponsors prize page and prize details)



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