Call for submissions | 2018 Xposure International Photo and Film Competitions

Deadline: 30 August 2018

Submissions are welcomed from anyone aged 18 and over for 2018 Xposure International Photo and Film competitions. The competition is organised by Sharjah Media Centre Bureau.

Understanding Xposure?
The concept of Xposure was launched in 2016 by Sharjah Government Media Bureau as an International Photography Festival that would become an annual feature in the calendar of professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, filmmakers, students and educators from around the world. Xposure is the official educational and imagery photography platform that combines a broad range of photography events including Exhibitions, Workshops, Seminars, Presentations, Competitions, Photo Walks, and photographic product Trade Show.

Categories of competition:
Xposure competition has nine (9) different categories: Travel Photography,  Macro Photography, Photo Manipulation, Street Photography, Best of the Emirates, Architectural Photography, Photojournalism, Junior Category (for under 18 years United Arab Emirate residents), and Short Film Category (between 1min to 18 min).

To Enter:
Entry is free. To enter the competition, entrant must have to first register online. More details here
Important Note:
* Junior Category for under 18 – UAE Residents.  This category is only for for residents of the United Arab Emirates who are under 18. (Alternate prizes apply) In addition to the main prizes of best overall entry, all winning and shortlisted photographers of each category will be included in the publication of the Xposure Year Book and featured in a gallery at Xposure.

  1. Overall winner: (3,000 USD and digital imaging equipment)
  2. Category winners: (1,500 USD and digital imaging equipment)
  3. Category runner-up: (750 USD)
Deadline: 30 August 2018