The Julia Margaret Cameron Photo Award

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WPGA is inviting women photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental works that include old and new processes, mixed techniques, and challenging personal, emotional or political statements will be welcome.


  • Single Images:
    • Portrait, People and Figure.
    • Street photography
    • Nude
    • Self Portrait
    • Wedding
    • Children
    • Documentary and Editorial
    • Architecture and Interiors
    • Landscapes and Citiscapes
    • Nature
    • Fine Art
  • Portfolios:
    • Documentary and Editorial
    • Landscape and Citiscape
    • Fine Art


  • The Julia Margaret Cameron Award will be given to the best photographer according to the Jurors’ team.
  • The first runner up will be awarded with The Julia Margaret Cameron New Talent Award.
  • Winners will receive a cash prize of $ 5,000 and $3,000 each, respectively, and their works will be published in Zoom Magazine during 2011.
  • The winners in each category will receive a diploma from The Julia Margaret Cameron Award as Outstanding Photographic Achievement in her category.
  • In every category Honorable mentions will be awarded at discretion of the Jurors.

Submissions are only accepted via the online process. In Single Image the minimum of images to be submitted is 3. Portfolios should be composed by a minimum of 6 images and a maximum of 12. Any single image or portfolio can be submitted to more than one category, counting as an additional image or portfolio without discount.

Digital image files must meet the following specifications:

  • 8 bit JPEG files (CMYK and 16 bits files will not be uploaded)
  • The largest dimension should be 1280 pixels (width or height) and no less than 800 pixels
  • Resolution of 72 dpi
  • JPG compression quality of 7 or 8
  • Layers must be flattened
  • Images will be viewed by the jurors as RGB images; therefore Adobe RGB or SRGB profiles should be used

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