The 2015 competition is now open

The Award

Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer.

Now in its eighth year, the prize is looking to discover talent and celebrate the best in photography, giving image makers access to new opportunities and a world-wide audience for their work.

Entering gives photographers the chance to have their work seen by a panel of some of the industry's most influential photography critics, as well as being exhibited in Getty Images Gallery, London, UK.

Photographers can enter single images and/or series of work. The competition is open to everyone and welcomes entries from all countries.

All profit from entry fees is donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK.


Renaissance Photography Prize 2015
Best Single Image
Renaissance Photography Prize 2015
Best Series
Category Prizes Single
Journey / Human / Line
Best Series Runner Up Prize

Over £6,000 of prizes to be won, plus valuable publishing opportunities and international exposure.

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Gregory Barker
Commissioning Editor, Hotshoe Magazine
Louise Clements
Artistic Director, QUAD and FORMAT International Photography Festival
Emily Graham
Cultural & Education Manager, Magnum Photos
Tom Hind
Senior Director Content Development, Getty Images
Chris Littlewood
Photography Director, Flowers Gallery
Diane Smyth
Deputy Editor, British Journal of Photography
Madeleine Penny
Freelance Photo Editor, The Sunday Times Magazine
Simon Roberts

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  • £18 for one
  • £27 for up to three
  • £45 for up to six


  • £55 per series
    of five to
    eight images

You can enter multiple times into both the series and single image competitions. There is no limit to the number of entries you can submit.

Payment by Paypal or Credit / Debit card (a Paypal account is not required)


OPENED 10.00 GMT 24 March 2015
CLOSES 23.59 GMT+1 12 June 2015

Metro Print Offer

Each entrant will receive 20% off digital C-type printing from Metro Print. The details on how to claim this offer will be embedded in the email receipt that you receive after completing payment.


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