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THEME #31Winners2022FEB

CHILDREN

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THEME SUMMARY

100 CHILDREN (c) Osamu Yokonami

Children, engaging subjects to many, always give us inspiration. Images that recall in us their presence and our childhood nostalgia; we find the multiple possibilities of artistic expression. In Osamu Yokonami’s “100 CHILDREN”, the children hold an apple on their shoulders. Uneasy and nervous, their demeanor are unlike that of their everyday. Perhaps it’s all about pulling out the fresh and one-of-a-kind facial expressions utilizing a simple idea. We look forward to seeing your unique interpretation of the theme “CHILDREN”.
[Submission Period] from February 10 to April 11
[Application fee] 2,000JPY per entry

JUDGE

Osamu Yokonami

Osamu Yokonami
Born in 1976 in Maizuru, Kyoto.
His wide-ranging practice includes fashion and commercial photography.
He has published various books such as 1000children, 100children, Assembly, Assembly snow, MIZUGI, PRIMAL and has recently issued KUMO from Libraryman.


NOTE

The applicant must be older than 16 years old. If you are underthe age of 18, please apply after obtaining the consent of your parent or guardian. The registration fee is 2,000 JPY for each apply.

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PRIZE

Grand Prix

100,000 JPY Cash Prize

– Portfolio Review by either IMA or the jury
(Please check each theme page for more details)
– Exposure on IMA ONLINE and IMA official social media

Shortlist

– Exposure on IMA ONLINE and IMA official social media
– Portfolio Review by IMA

All Contestant

– Exclusive live streaming by IMA editors or judges

Others

The content of the prize may vary depending on the theme. Please check the page of each theme for details.

GUIDELINES

IMA next is a photo competition that aims to support emerging photographers to succeed in the art photography world.

Theme

CHILDREN
– Judge:Osamu Yokonami

Submission period

From February 10, 2022 to April 11, 2022

Application fee

2,000JPY per entry.
We only accept credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express).

Who can apply?

The applicant must be older than 16 years old.

Otherwise, anyone is welcome! We have no restriction in terms of your nationality, age, gender or experience (Professional/Amateur).

How to apply

– Please go to the application form from “ENTRY”, send the necessary information, and pay the application fee (¥ 2,000 per entry).
– 1~5 photographs can be uploaded for each entry, however in that case, all your photographs in the entry will be judged as 1 series. If you would like to submit multiple series, please make another entry. There is no limit to the number of entries per theme.

Image requirements

– All submissions need to be still photographs, no moving images will be accepted. All sorts of post-production processes are allowed.
– DVD/Blue-Ray submissions will be rejected.
– If the submitted work is deemed non-photographic, it may not be judged.
– The submission of 1 ~ 5 images of 10MB each are possible for 1 entry.
– Any work that violates the rights of a third party (copyright, trademark right, portrait rights) cannot be submitted. If the work includes anything created by a third party (art work, films, photographs, music…etc.) and if it may concern any other rights, there is a need for you to have gotten permission from all party involved before you enter.

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