Kuala Lumpur Photo Awards 2013

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  • Portrait Single – individual portraits, maximum number of photos is 10.
  • Smartphone portrait – Theme: 1000 Yards
    Submit a series of 5-10 photos taken with your smartphone.


  • The top 3 award winners from each category will be invited to attend the Awards event in Malaysia. A travel grant will be presented to confirmed attendees only. Awards cannot be exchanged for monetary prizes.
  • A special PROJECT STORY GRANT of USD$1,000 will be awarded to the photographer who has opted in o be judged for this grant. The grant is to be used to complete his or her project (producing a book, exhibition, expenses etc) within 6 to 12 months and will be announced by KLPA in the future. The photographer will be invited to participate in one of Invisible Photographer Asia’s (IPA) South East Asian workshops planned in the coming months where the workshop fees will be waived. Travel, accommodation and other expenses are not included
  • To highlight and encourage Malaysian youth photography within an international context, KLPA will be awarding three Highly Commended cash prizes worth RM1,000, RM750 and RM500 to Malaysian contestants (including foreign residents) under 25 years of age selected from both categories.

Image requirements: sRGB, JPG format; up to 1500 px on the longest side. Basic darkroom techniques e.g. levels, curves, dodging, burning, minimal sharpening, colour correction are permissable.

Online submission of digital photographs via the website.


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