Hello, I would like to present you the “Chelsea International Photography Competition”. The contest is open to photographers. This is an international contest, open for both amateur and professional photographers from around the world to participate. Paying entry fee is not required to enter the contest. All you have to do is submit your image. You can enter in the competition online, by clicking the green button "Join" in the top right corner. Your Chance to Exhibit in New York With a strong dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the "CIPC" will honor selected artists with an exhibition at "Agora Gallery" in New York, providing invaluable exposure to promote career growth and recognition. There are 2 competition categories: Amateur and Professional. National and international submissions are welcome. Anyone over 18 years of age can enter the contest. Winning this competition, can give the entrants a good start in their careers. Participate in online competitions to develop your professional portfolio and win prizes. Digital, analog, phone images and images taken with any camera are all accepted. The contest is open to images that may include any topic, from regional cultures and nature photography to commercials and photo journalism, though certain restrictions may apply. This is a perfect opportunity for participants to show their skills and great work. Participation offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion.
This year’s competition awards are valued at over $55000 and are designed specifically to support our larger mission: to promote the spread of extraordinary and innovative art in our modern world and to ensure the future productivity and enhance the careers of selected artists.
Selected photographers will participate in the collective exhibition and receive valuable PR opportunities. A portion of the gallery’s proceeds from artwork sales will be donated to the Children’s Heart Foundation.
There are two competition categories: Amateur and Professional. National and international submissions are welcome. Participants must be at least 18 years of age.
You may submit your artwork to one of two categories:
Amateur photography: Amateur photographers are those who engage in photography for pleasure rather than for professional purposes or gain. Their engagement with photography is more casual.
Professional photography: Professional photographers are those who have a solid body of work, a number of publications in their name and/or earn the majority of their income from the practice of photography.
Media And Topics
Digital, analog, phone images and images taken with any camera are all accepted.
The competition is open to images that may investigate any topic, from regional cultures and travel photography to commercial work and photojournalism, though certain restrictions may apply. Please see the terms and conditions.
Amateur Photography: Entry fee of $25 for up to 5 images in this category with a fee of $5 for each additional image.
Professional Photography: Entry fee of $45 for up to 5 images in this category with a fee of $5 for each additional image.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners, JCB, UnionPay as well as Paypal. Please note that once payment is made, your submission will be completed and you will not be able to make any changes.
Artworks for Exhibition
Amateur photographers: - Agora Gallery will print and mount selected photographs (16 x 24 inches/ 40.6 x 61.0 cm). If works are not sold during the exhibition, the gallery will also cover the cost of return shipping to photographers. There will be no additional expense other than the cost of the entry fee.
Professional photographers: Photographers will each be allocated up to 15 linear feet of gallery wall space in the exhibition and will ship the photographs selected by the jurors to Agora Gallery. Framed photographs may not exceed 48 x 60 inches or 122 x 152 cm. If works are not framed, they must be mounted, glazed, and ready to hang.
All of the images submitted are original works of art created by you or are photographs created by an artist who authorized you to submit the images on his or her behalf. Images submitted by you do not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any person or entity.
You may not post, distribute, or reproduce, in any way, any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting our rights, it is our policy to terminate all relations with any artist who infringes copyrights upon our receipt of notice of infringement from the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal counsel.
Agora Gallery has the right to publish the images selected by the jurors on our websites and other advertising channels to promote your photographs and future competitions.