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African Photographers: Enter the Faces of Trade Photo Contest

Submission period: August 21 – September 8, 2014
Grand Prize: $1,000

PhotoPhilanthropy launches the Faces of Trade Photo Contest on Instagram, open to professional and amateur photographers living and working on the African continent.

Trade is an opportunity for small producers and artisans in Africa to access international markets and seek a way out of poverty.

PhotoPhilanthropy invites photographers to capture the working lives of the small producers, farmers, field workers, and artisans in Africa who can or do participate in trade.

To enter, follow @photophilanthropy on Instagram, then share a photo using #FacesOfTrade by September 8. All entries must include a caption that tells a short story about the person or subject matter in your photograph.

For more details read our Submission Guidelines below.

Grand Prize: $1,000

Deadline: September 8, 2014

The Faces of Trade Photo Contest is made possible by the US African Development Foundation (USADF).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

This contest is open to all photographers regardless of age, gender, or nationality living or working in Africa. Contestants under 18 years of age require the permission of a parent or guardian. By entering the contest, entrants under 18 years of age indicate that they have obtained the permission of a parent or guardian.

An Instagram account is required to enter this contest.

To enter the contest, upload a photo to Instagram and use the hashtag #FacesOfTrade. Please also tag @photophilanthropy. Previously uploaded photos may also be submitted by using this same hashtag.

All entries must include a caption that tells a short story about the person, people or subject matter in your photograph. If you are submitting more than one photo, please make sure to include a detailed caption for each submission. Do not spread caption information across multiple entries.

In order to reflect current issues, photographs must have been taken within the last three years. Please submit single photos only (no collages).

After submitting a photo, contestants are encouraged to search other submissions using the #FacesOfTrade hashtag and leave comments and like other photos that are not their own.

PhotoPhilanthropy has the right to copy, publish and display all submitted materials in print or electronic form, without compensation, for use in promoting our programs, including exhibitions, multimedia stories and future programs for the purpose of the advancement of the goals and mission of PhotoPhilanthropy. The photographer’s credit will appear if the image is used for these purposes. No images will be redistributed or sold to third parties for re-use. Any inquiries for licensing of images will be redirected to the photographer.

All entries must be uploaded and tagged by 11:59 PM Pacific Time on September 8, 2014.

The winning photo will be announced on September 15, 2014. The winning photographer will receive the Grand Prize of $1,000 USD. Photographs selected as finalists may also be used by PhotoPhilanthropy in their outreach and advocacy work.

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