2011 05 20 AoP Open Awards

The Competition



The Call for Entries for The 2011 AOP Open is now open!

The AOP Open is looking for individual images that display your talent as a photographer: images capturing moments, emotions, objects or environments. There are no themes or categories in the competition; it is simply a search for outstanding imagery. ??

What Awards Can I Win???

Best in Show Award
Public Choice Award
Judge's Choice Award

Keep checking the Awards site for further information of what to expect this year … 

Entry Fees (all prices include VAT @20%)

£15 per Photograph/image

Important dates for the 2011 Open Awards

Monday 21 March: Call for Entries is launched & Early Bird On-Line Entry Opens

Friday 20  May @ 6pm: Deadline for On-Line entry

October 2011: Awards Exhibition and Book Launch

For further information please visit the competition website.

Complies with the Bill of Rights


This competition meets all the standards set out in

the Bill of Rights For Artists


Competitions which meet all the standards set out in the Bill of Rights For Artists do not do any of the following -

  • claim copyright
  • claim exclusive use
  • seek waiving of moral rights
  • fail to give a credit for all free usage
  • add, alter, or remove metadata from submissions
  • seek usage rights other than for promoting the contest and no other purpose. Note that a book, posters, cards, or a calendar are seen as legitimate ways of promoting the contest and defraying costs
  • seek free usage rights in excess of 5 years
  • use the submissions commercially without the entrant's agreement, and such commercial usage is to be subject to a freely negotiated license independently of the competition.
  • make it a condition of winning that an entrant must sign a commercial usage agreement
  • fail to publish all documents on the competition website that an entrant may have to sign
  • fail to name the judges for this or last year's competition
  • fail to explicitly state all the organisations who will acquire rights to the submissions
  • set a closing date more than 18 months after the contest launch date
  • fail to make clear statements of rights claimed and how submissions are used.

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