The Allard invites photographers who are skillful in their art from around the globe to submit entries for the Allard Photography Competition. Allard Prize Photography Competition encourages entries that portray corruption and human rights violations in the developing world. The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which identifies photographic excellence imaging the ideals of the Allard Prize, is judged by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher and Emily.
This international photography competition started in 2012 at the University of British Columbia. Donations from Mr. Peter A. Allard funded the Allard Prize of CAD 100,000 is awarded to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership to counter corruption or protect human rights. Entries should image themes of courage and leadership in tackling corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and human rights or anti-corruption.
It is said that “The biggest disease is corruption, and the vaccine is transparency,” so the photographers can address this prominent issue in society through the eye of the camera. The winning photographer will receive CAD 1,000, and the photo will be featured on the Allard Prize website for six months with a short description and the photographer’s name. Winning entries will be archived as past winners on the website later. Winners are selected twice a year, soon after the submission deadlines of 1 May and 1 November. Winning photographs are announced on the galleries page and promoted on social media channels of Allard Prize.
Theme for the Allard Prize Photography Competition
Corruption and human rights issues and promoting transparency.
Deadline is May 1, 2023