How do I enter the competition?

Entering in the competition is easy: go to our home page, and click on the Join the Contest button and the page will automatically open where you can register for the competition and upload your images:
single photo
series (minimum 3 maximum 9)

What are the photo specifications for uploading?

Images should be in the highest-quality JPEG, preferably saved in sRGB color model. The file name should be under 50 characters. We suggest to upload images sized a minimum of 1200 pixels on the longest side (2000 pixels is even better). The system cannot accept files that are larger than 5000 pixels. Please ensure that your images are no larger than 4MB size and are in JPEG format. Both colour and black-and-white photos are allowed.

Can I submit my images on a CD, URL Link, or in a book?

No. All images must be submitted online, via the website.

I have images in original negatives; how can I enter these?

These will need to be scanned into a digital file and then uploaded online via the website.

I am unable to upload my images; what should I do?

Please ensure that your images are no larger than 4MB size, are in JPEG format, and not contain any special characters in the filename. It may be that your images are too large for the local Internet connection and we suggest that you resize all the pictures and try again. If you continue to have problems, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Can images take on camera phones be entered into the competition?

Yes they can. Please ensure that your images following all the photo specifications as noted above.

Should I submit diptychs as one image or two?

You should submit diptychs as one image. But keep in mind the maximum pixel length of 5000.

How much does it cost to enter the 2023 exibart street photography contest?

The 2023 exibart street photography contest has two categories: best single photo and best series. Best Single Photo submission fee is € 10; Best Series submission fee is € 49 for each series submitted, regardless of the number of photos.

We are two photographers working as a team. Can we enter one submission?

Yes, but please provide background info on both of you in the bio so we know you are a team.

Are there restrictions on when a photo was taken?

No, there are no time-based restrictions concerning when a photo was taken.

Are there other ethical guidelines which should be followed?

Images that purport to be “news” photographs, reporting, photojournalism, or documentary photography, should comply with the ethical guidelines of the National Press Photographers Association in general, as well as those proposed by UNICEF for ethical reporting on children. No people or objects may be added, rearranged, reversed, distorted or removed from such photographs.

Is judging anonymous?

Yes, we respect the integrity of the photographers and therefore judging is anonymous. Judges will not know the names of any of the entrants.

If an entry/account is featured in the Competition Gallery, or on Facebook, does it affect the final judging?

No. Every day, our editors look at competition submissions and select some for inclusion in social media channels. The jurors do not begin looking at work until after the competition deadline has passed. The jurors’ decision is independent of exibart street contest’s editorial selections.

Should there be a watermark added to the images entered into the contest?

No. All images must be clear of any watermark information so that the photographers identity is not revealed by the image. In the interest of fairness, the judges are not allowed to see the names of the photographers when judging. Any images that do contain photographers names on the image or any other logo/information, will be disqualified from being presented to the judges.

Would like to submit two series of photographs. Can I upload both series as one submission, or do I need to make two submissions?

We suggest you to make one submission for each series. This year you have the opportunity to participate as many times as you wish.

How many times can I enter?

You can participate as many times as you wish.

Are there restrictions if I’ve submitted a photo to a different competition?

You are free to submit photographs that you have submitted to different competitions — or even previous exibart street contest. But keep in mind submissions that have been awarded in a previous exibart street competition are not eligible to win prizes in subsequent competitions. In this case, please consider entering a new work. Even submissions that have been selected as finalists in previous exibart street competitions are not eligible to win a prize in subsequent competitions.

Can you explain the usage rights if I enter a competition?

Copyrights & Usage Rights: reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any photograph that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the photograph appears on the website. You warrant, in respect of the photographs submitted by you, as follows: You have the right to enter your photographs in this competition, You are the sole copyright owner and creator of the photographs, to the best of your knowledge, the photographs do not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content. To the best of your knowledge, the photographs do not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

All entrants agree that all photograph(s) submitted to the competition may be reproduced (with photographer copyright credit) and used to conduct and promote competitions. You hereby grant with a right to use submitted photographs in the framework of such promotional activities.

When are the prizes awarded, and when do the winners get featured in exibart street magazine?

The judging will be completed sometime after the competition deadline and winner will be announced shortly thereafter. You will be notified via email during the judging process if you have been selected to receive a prize.

Can I change my images after submission?

No. Once you have completed the submission of your images into a specified category, you will not be able to change it.

How can I find out the results of the competition?

Finalists will be individually notified by email at the end of May 2024. The winners will all be announced at a later date.

How do I contact you?

We would be delighted to hear from you! Please do not hesitate to drop us a message and we will be in touch as soon as possible.

When is the deadline for submissions for the 2023 exibart street photography contest?

The fourth exibart street contest submission deadline is March 15, 2024.


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