Launching Anna Steinhouse Photography Award

Calling All Professional and Amateur Photographers for submission to the Anna Steinhouse Award themed "My New World".

#AnnaSteinhouseAward is Launching a Photography Competition themed "My New World".

The World as we knew it six months ago has been changing dramatically. Many people's lives were put on hold, some endured hardship and loss, some had to reinvent themselves and perhaps have been working harder than before. There have been important social movements and appreciation of inevitability that we all facing a New World.  

This competition aims to collectively record the experience of people in the United Kingdom during and post lockdown reflecting new challenges and aspirations, bravery, kindness, love, sadness and humour. 


- #AnnaSteinhouseAward will be offering:

1st Prize

- A cash prize of £1,000 to the 1st prize winner

- The Winner will also receive a framed print of their work, which will be displayed for a week at the @Atlasgallery, Mayfair, London – One of the foremost galleries worldwide dealing exclusively in photography.

- Optional mentoring and portfolio review by our judges

Runners up Prizes

A number of outstanding submissions will also be chosen for an online exhibition

Submissions is FREE and are welcome from the 8th of July 2020. The deadline for the submission is midnight Wednesday the 19th of August 2020. The Winner will be announced on Monday the 24th of August 2020. 

How to Enter:

To enter you need to follow the following steps:

Step 1

Upload your photograph on Instagram with a short background story and your UK location (max. one entry is permitted)

Step 2

Please Follow and Tag @anna.steinhouse on Instagram 

Step 3

Add the hashtags #AnnaSteinhouseAward and #AS_MyNewWorld to your submission.


We have gathered an inspirational judging panel:

Robert Fairer @robert_fairer Fashion Photographer, Author of Alexander McQueen Unseen

Anna Steinhouse @anna.steinhouse Artist, Model, and Patron of the Arts, host of this award

Clem Ono @clemono London based street photographer.

Guy Hills @guy.hills Professional photographer and founder of @DashingTweeds

Carol Allen-Storey @carolallenstorey an award winning photojournalist specialising in chronicling complex humanitarian and social issues.

Ali Clifford @incredibusy creative marketing consultant and mentor

Brunel Johnson @bruneljohnson People and lifestyle Photographer

Nia Ravichandran @butfirstsalt a biophysicist and food photographer

Commenting on the prize, Robert Fairer stated: As we come out of this unprecedented, enforced semi-hibernation, this competition is the perfect opportunity for creatives to reflect and express the changes (both good and bad) that they see and feel around them. The theme is open to a wide interpretation and as a judge I am excited to see these changes from so many different viewpoints - we have all had such varied experiences over the past few months.  I am also nervous to see the imagery that may come out of the hardships that so many will have endured.  It will be a stark but necessary reminder of this period in time. I am keeping an entirely open mind, ready to be surprised.”

Carol Allen-Story said: "I am delighted to be a part of this new imaginative photography contest, which was inspired by the COVID-19 crisis to support artists whose opportunities for work and recognition have been depleted by the pandemic. The contest is free to enter and provides an opportunity for the winner to benefit, not only from the cash prize, but equally as important, mentoring and portfolio reviews by the participating photographer jurors. I am looking forward to seeing what emerges from the prize."

In May 2020 Anna Steinhouse launched the #AnnaSteinhouseAward in support of Artists in Lockdown.

Terms and Conditions
If you would like to participate, here are some important things you need to know and agree to:
·  The above mentioned Panel will be deciding the winning photographer 
·  Accordingly, by submitting your image you irrevocably and unconditionally agree that we:
·  may use a submitted image on the Social Media (Credited to you)
·  may identify you by name, your social media name or photo and use these and the image that you submitted in publicity
· You must comply with the following:
· You must be 18 years old or older;
· You must be UK based;
· Your image must be in accordance with the Theme and instructions and sent to us within the timeframe stated;
·  You confirm that to the best of your knowledge and belief you own and control all the rights in and to the image;
· You must provide a high resolution image of your photo if you are in Winner or Ruinners Up category;
·  You must not include any third party material 
·You must not include anything defamatory, illegal, infringing, hateful, obscene or offensive in your image;

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