Final Days to Enter the RPS DG Documentary Photographer of the Year

09 August 2015

SIG: Documentary

Documentary Photographer of the Year 2015

(DPOTY 2015)

The countdown to the deadline for entering the RPS/DG  Documentary Photographer of the Year photo competition has begun:   the closing date is 31 August.

Forget Taylor Wessing and the rest, this highly prestigious competition is only open to a privileged few, members of the Documentary Group of the RPS.  IT'S FREE TO ENTER - what's more there are some wonderful prizes on offer.

In a nutshell:

  • All the information you need to enter is at http://DPOTY.com
  • The top panels comprising of five images in both the Enthusiast and Expert categories will feature in the DPOTY exhibition at the Rag Factory, just off Brick Lane.
  • Every entrant will have an image exhibited at the exhibition.
  • Olympus has kindly donated an amazing OM-D EM-10 camera to the overall winner.
  • Top photo-lab, theprintspace have generously donated two prizes.  The winner of each category will receive a 20" x 24" high-quality copy of an image chosen from their panel - see http://www.dpoty.com/breaking-news.html for more details.
  • The DPOTY exhibition will feature as part of this year's East London Photo Month. You'll find us and other events that are part of this important photography festival at http://2015.photomonth.org/listings

We have increased our headcount and ramped up our servers in anticipation of a last minute rush.  This year our target is 25% membership participation, so rest is up to YOU!  Entries must be in by 31 August, we aim to publish all entries on the web site a few days later.  Please note that the email address for entries DPOTY@rps.org is CASE SENSITIVE.