Call for entries for the The RPS International Print Exhibition 158
Metroprint is delighted to be supporting this, the world’s longest running photography competition of it’s kind, now incredibly in it's 158th year.
We are providing prizes, producing large scale DTM vinyl prints of the four winning images for the final show taking place in London this October and offering all short-listed entrants a discounted print rate on C Type, Giclée and black and white prints. All entrants to the competition will also receive a special Metroprint invite for 20% off C Types, up to 30x20 inches.
The RPS Print Exhibition dates back to 1854 and has a gained a reputation for showcasing a wide range of genres and styles of photography. Photographers worldwide and from all walks of life - professional, student and amateur alike are encouraged to submit work to the competition. From the artistic to documentary, from portraiture to photojournalism, entries are invited across a broad range of genres, using a variety of techniques including traditional photographic processes. There are no themes and photographers can submit four images digitally, via the competition website.
The 100 selected images will be chosen by industry professionals including Richard Billingham, Photographer and Professor of Fine Art; Louise Clements, Co-founder and Artistic Director of Derby’s FORMAT Photography Festival; Bridget Coaker, Picture editor at the Guardian, Writer and Curator; Dewi Lewis, Publisher and Curator and Photographer Simon Roberts, under the guidance Roy Robertson HonFRPS, the immediate past President of The Society.
The 100 selected images will be shown at the opening exhibition (9–14 October 2015) at London’s Old Truman Brewery as part of PHOTOBLOCK 2015.
Prizes include cash awards for Gold, Silver, Bronze and Under 30s Gold winners plus a special prize from Metro in the form of a 12-month mentorship programme for the under-30 winner.
Closing date for entrants is 1st June 2015
For details of how to enter the RPS International Print Exhibition 158