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9th Swiss Storytelling Photo Grant

    9th Swiss Storytelling Photo Grant | Graphic Competitions
     Category:  Photography
     Deadline:  October 31, 2023 - expired! August 30, 2023
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    The Swiss Storytelling Photo Grant, which has evolved from its previous incarnation as the LuganoAward, has now reached its eagerly awaited ninth edition. This prestigious photography contest is an embodiment of the power of storytelling through the lens, encompassing a diverse range of genres including reportage, documentary, wildlife conservation, and environmental photography. This edition of the grant continues to uphold its tradition of honoring exceptional photographic series that narrate compelling visual tales.

    Photographers, whether emerging amateurs or seasoned professionals, are cordially invited to participate in this internationally acclaimed competition. The theme of storytelling provides a canvas for entrants to craft narratives that resonate, provoke thought, and shed light on pivotal issues. From capturing the raw authenticity of documentary photography to the vivid storytelling of wildlife conservation, the Swiss Storytelling Photo Grant embraces the dynamic spectrum of visual storytelling.

    Organized by the renowned non-profit cultural association, LuganoPhotoDays, based in the scenic landscapes of Switzerland, this contest serves as a platform for photographers to showcase their narrative prowess. With the promise of a substantial cash prize of 3,000 CHF for the victor, along with extensive media coverage and the honor of being featured across LuganoPhotoDays’ digital channels, the Swiss Storytelling Photo Grant stands as a testament to the enduring impact of visual stories. This competition stands not just as a celebration of artistic excellence, but as a testament to the capacity of images to shape our understanding of the world.

    The entry fee is 25 CHF for the first photo series and 15 CHF for subsequent series.


    Open to photographers (professional and non-professional) aged 18 or older, regardless of sex, nationality, or residence.


    The best photo series will receive a cash prize of 3,000 CHF (approx. 3,420 USD). The winning work will also gain extensive media coverage and be published on LuganoPhotoDays channels.

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