Photographers can submit their work from September 10th to October 26th, 2022 at 11:59 pm CEST. Rotterdam Photo Festival is open to submissions including different mediums, such as photography, installations, performance, digital art, and documentary works.
Who May Enter
Contest is open to professional and amateur International photographers. Entrants must be at least
16 years of age as of the date of entry. Stichting Daguerre staff, judges, and their families are not
eligible to enter the competition. Contest is void where prohibited.
Cost of Entry
Submission is for free. If the jury select your work to exhibit at Rotterdam Photo the costs are as
• Full container (20ft) €700,- excluding VAT for Dutch participants. Early Bird entry €650,-
• Full container (10ft) €550,- excluding VAT for Dutch participants. Early Bird entry €500,-
International credit cards are accepted.
Note: you can sell your work at Rotterdam Photo, the organisation does not take any commissions.
How to Enter
To enter electronically, please visit www.rotterdamphoto.eu to submit. Once the registration process
has been completed, you will receive an email confirmation. Simply log onto the website and follow
the online instructions to upload images from your computer.
• You may enter any number of entries
• No mail-in entry is available for this Contest
• Each Entry consists of an entry form, five images, a short artist biography and a description
of the submitted work
• Each submitted photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken
by the Contest entrant
Contest consists of three (3) rounds of evaluation. In each round, a panel of experts in photography
(the “Judges”) will each review a portion of the entries and select a group of entries in each Category
to proceed to the following round.
Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in expressing
the contest theme. Winners will be announced on this website as well as on social media channels.
Decisions of the Sponsors and Judges are final and binding.
Sponsors reserve the right not to award all prizes in the event an insufficient number of eligible entries
meeting the minimum judging criteria are received, as determined by Sponsors and Judges in their
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