Photography Contest

2024 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest

2024 Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest

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Young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old

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The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is an annual contest for young photojournalists aged between 18 and 33 years old. It is Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists and for allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world photojournalism stage. In 2023 around 3000 entries from 50 countries were submitted. Since its start in 2014 the contest has been exhibiting around the world, including Moscow, Cape Town, Budapest, Madrid, New Delhi, San-Donato-Milanese, New York, Ankara, Buenos Aires and other cities. The annual submission period starts on December, 22. The date marks the birthday of Rossiya Segodnya photojournalist Andrei Stenin, who died while on assignment and in whose honour the contest is named. The Unchained Bird Jahid Apu, Bangladesh. Portrait. A hero of our time, series Symbiosis Giacomo d'Orlando, Italy. My planet, series Northern Sea Route Vera Vakulova, Russia. My planet, series From Pastoral Songs to the Sea of Stars Xiaoxu Pu, China. Top news, singles Fire ball Ayman Yaqoob, Bahrain. Top news, singles. The Dying Tradition through Circle Sayan Adhikary, India. My planet, singles Fire and ashes Adra Pallón, Spain. Top news, series The Roads of War Sergey Bobylev, Russia. Top news, singles. Fighting to the end Edgar Brechshanov, Russia. Sports, singles Old Bridge Diving Armin Durgut, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sports, singles Blaze Alexei Orlov, Russia. Top news, series Wounds Inside Ziaul Huque, Bangladesh. My planet, singles Individual race Yevgeny Filippov, Russia. Sports, singles Seagulls around Yamuna River Kabir Jhangiani, India. My planet, singles Demothanasia Adra Pallón, Spain. My planet, series Processing Jute Abdul Momin, Bangladesh. My planet, singles Living the dream Sergey Bobylev, Russia. Sports, singles Fishing in Mossy river Shibasish Saha, India. My planet, series General view inside the stadium during the warm up Evgenia Novozhenina, Russia. Sports, singles Muay Thai, Tradition vs Safety Jack Taylor, Great Brinaina. Sports, series Sleeping Queens Fabrice Mbonankira, Burundi. Portrait. A hero of our time, series Buzkashi, the most popular Tajik game Lambert Coleman, France. Sports, series Energy of victory Sergey Bobylev, Russia. Sports, series Imago Vladislav Nekrasovi, Russia. Portrait. A hero of our time, singles Locho Seyyed Matin Hashemi Aghajari, Iran. Sports, series Lilou, an inside view of autism Lucie Hodiesne Darras, France. Portrait. A hero of our time, series Coexisting with climate change Giacomo d'Orlando, Italy. Portrait. A hero of our time, singles Meditation Ranita Roy, India. Portrait. A hero of our time, singles The Unchained Bird Jahid Apu, Bangladesh. Portrait. A hero of our time, series Symbiosis Giacomo d'Orlando, Italy. My planet, series

1. Top News - one photo image/series of images
2. Sports - one photo image/series of images
3. My Planet - one photo image/series of images
4. Portrait. A Hero of Our Time - one photo image/series of images

Contest prizes:

- Grand Prix - RUB 700,000 (seven hundred thousand)/about USD 10,000.
- First Place for one photo image/series of images in each category - RUB 125,000 (one hundred and twenty-five thousand)/about USD 1700.
- Second Place for one photo image/series of images in each category - RUB 100,000 (one hundred thousand)/about USD 1400.
- Third Place for one photo image/series of images in each category - RUB 75,000 (seventy-five thousand)/about USD 1000.

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