East African Photography Award for Visual Storytellers in Uganda 2019
East African Photography Award 2019
The Uganda Press Photo Award is inviting applications for the East African Photography Award for Visual Storytellers in Uganda 2019.
The world around us is changing fast, and as creative workers, it is their job to understand and keep up with those changes. Cultural, socio-political, environmental and technological issues affect individuals and societies and the way they live, and the old collides with the new at every turn. They are excited to see stories that show the region and its people and cultures in a new light.
The Uganda Press Photo Award(UPPA) was conceived with support from the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Uganda and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftungin 2012 as a competition for Ugandan photojournalists and photographers who work hard and sometimes take great risks so the rest of us can stay informed about what is happening.
Worth of Award fo East African Photography Award
- The winner of the competition will receive a Canon EOS RP with a 24-105mm lens and a lens adapter sponsored by Canon Central and North Africa and her or his work will be exhibited for one month during the winners’ exhibition in Kampala in October and November 2019.
- She or he will be invited to come to Kampala to participate in the award-giving, the exhibition opening ceremony and the professionals’ week.
This opportunity is open to any story that has been worked on in the period of the last two years, starting in September 2017 up until the 2019 deadline, and is an opportunity to share our varied perspectives and showcase our different and individual identities as East Africans.
How to Apply for East African Photography Award 2019
All submissions must be done online on UPPA’s website. Guidelines and terms and conditions can be found here as well.
Deadline: Applications close August 1, 2019.