Deadline: 5 August 2021. Running since 2012 and now expanded, RPS Documentary Photographer of the Year (DPOTY) is an international open competition for photographers and image-makers, of all ages, focussed on documentary and visual storytelling.
Submissions are encouraged from new, emerging and established photographers on any story or topic, from global issues to personal experiences.
In addition to the prizes, this is an opportunity to take part in a group exhibition in London and a later UK touring exhibition, and to present work to a worldwide audience through a complementary series of online talks and online media hosted by the RPS.
Open – £1250 bursary for new work, support from Martin Parr Foundation, 1-year free membership of RPS.
Student – £500 bursary for new work, support from Simon Roberts HonFRPS, 1-year free membership of RPS.
RPS Member – Fujifilm X100V camera and 1-year free membership of RPS.
Winning and commended entries will be shown in an exhibition at Fujifilm House of Photography, London and be part of a Touring Exhibition.
Photo Contest Website: https://rps.org/groups/documentary/dpoty-2021/