Enter for the Etisalat Photography Competition 2016

download (6)Deadline: September 11, 2016

Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. In a month long festival, events include exhibitions, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large scale outdoor prints displayed throughout the city with the aim of reclaiming public spaces and engaging the general public with multifaceted stories of Africa

As nurturers of talent, the etisalat photography competition was developed as a platform to engage and empower budding photographers using the power of digital media; online, social and mobile. Each year, a theme is created and submissions are received within a specified period. The public votes for images and top 50 images are reviewed by our judging panel. Winners are rewarded with prizes, finalists are showcased at the Lagos Photo festival


Submit pictures under the following categories

Daily Routines – activities carried out by us as individuals on a daily basis. routines that are constant and significant either at our places of work, schools, parks, malls, market, home, to mention a few. all these activities are performances. so, capture the moment and submit interesting shots that can be tagged as daily routines.

Celebratory – performances that signifies celebratory human emotions and happenings across various aspects of life. Capture the moments and share the expressions


The judging panel is comprised of selected members from the photography community as well as other creative individuals.

After the public voting, a selection of top 50 images for each category will be reviewed by the jury to produce a shortlist of top 5 per category. Images from the shortlisted photographers will be featured at the grand opening of the 2016 LagosPhoto Festival and throughout the festival. The shortlisted photographers will also be enrolled at LagosPhoto summer school.

The top 3 finalists will be unveiled by the jury at the grand opening. prizes will be awarded to the finalists at the exclusive annual LagosPhoto gala


  • Images should depict the theme
  • participants are allowed multiple entries exploring daily routines and celebratory activities
  • Images must be a jpeg file. Editing/cropping via various photo editing programs/applications are acceptable.
  • Images must not contain inappropriate subject matter.
  • Images not submitted in the above mentioned manner will be disqualified from the competition.
  • Etisalat and LagosPhoto retain exclusive usage rights of images submitted to this competition
  • Artistic creativity is highly desired


Submissions:      August 11 – September 11

Voting Open:     September 12 – September 25


Click on the link below to apply.


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