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
  • 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 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

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 is CASE SENSITIVE.