Moscow International Foto Award's mission is to recognize, reward and expose talented photographers from around the world and introduce them to the creative community in Russia. Photographers from all corners of the world are encouraged to enter their work.
- Moscow Professional Photographer of the Year.
$3,000 cash prize and MIFA trophy
- New Talent of the Year.
$1,000 cash prize and MIFA trophy
- Moving Images Category Winner.
$500 cash prize and MIFA trophy
First Place Category Winners Pro & Non-Pro: Advertising, Architecture, Book, Editorial, Fine Art, Nature, People. $100 cash prize each
- Works will be showcased in Best of Show exhibition in Moscow, Russia and beyond
- Work showcased on the main page of the website
- Published winning images in the gallery exhibition catalogue
- Press release and newsletter announcements to over 90,000
- MIFA certificate of achievements
Only digital submissions are permitted and image files must be no longer than 1000 pixels on the longest side, 72 pixel/inch and saved as .jpg, in RGB format and not exceed 4MB per file. you may enter the same photograph into as many categories as you see fit. You can also, submit as many entries, in as many categories, as you like. All photographs should be no older than 5 years old.
Who is Eligible?
Professional (those who earn, the majority of their income from photography), emerging, and student photographers are invited to submit their work. MIFA is open the photographers from all over the world.
Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by MIFA shall carry the photographer's credit line.
For more details please click on the "Further official information" link below.