Brighton Photo Fringe Young Photographers Contest 2016

Publish Date: Aug 15, 2016

Deadline: Sep 08, 2016

Event Dates: from Oct 01, 2016 12:00 to Oct 30, 2016 12:00


Brighton Photo Fringe invites photographers who are between 14 and 18 years old to submit their photographs to be exhibited at Phoenix Brighton during Brighton Photo Fringe 2016.

A shortlist of up to 20 young photographers will be selected to show at Phoenix Brighton in October 2016 alongside professional photographers as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe Festival.

One photograph by each shortlisted photographer will be professionally printed and framed for shortlisted photographers to keep at the end of the festival

One winner will be selected from the shortlist and they will receive a £100 print voucher from Metro Imaging and a portfolio review with a professional photographer

The shortlist will be selected by a diverse panel of industry professionals including:

  • Ewen Spencer (British photographer and documentary filmmaker)
  • Jamie Brett (Creative Projects at Youth Club)
  • Juliette Buss (Learning and Participation Coordinator, Photoworks)
  • Rachel Gillies (Senior Lecturer in Photography University of Brighton)
  • Clare Strand (photographic artist)

The BPF OPEN16 Young Photographers will provide the opportunity for the selected shortlist to work together on aspects of organising their own exhibition such as marketing and installing the work.

Work submitted must be taken on a camera, mobile phone or tablet.

You will be asked to submit the following:

  • Submit up to 5 images of recent work (file size must not exceed 3mb)
  • Write up to 200 words about your photographs


Editing your work for photography competitions - Wednesday 24th August 2016, 3pm, Phoenix Brighton

We understand that editing and choosing work is difficult sometimes so join us for a free workshop on ‘Editing your images for photography competitions’ in the lead up to the deadline for the BPF Young Photographers open.

The session will be facilitated by photography professionals Lindsey Smith (photographer and facilitator) and Helen Cammock (lens based artist and facilitator)

Please contact if you have any questions.

We look forward to receiving your submission!

To apply online, please click on the "Further official information" link below.

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