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Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards 2020 Portrait Prize

Event History

This is KLPA’s 12th installment. The prize rewards portrait photographers from around the world. Noted as a recommended contest by Photoshelter and World Photography Organisation since 2016.
What Makes this event different?

KLPA is hosted in South East Asia, has an international following, and has become an important award in the global photography calendar. Past winners come from all over the world and KLPA has attracted some of the best portrait and documentary photographers practicing today.
Copyright Policy

The Photographer always retains the copyright of all submitted images at all times, except in relation to the previous provision (e &f), that is, any free use shall only be in connection with the promotion of KL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOAWARDS by print, web or projection by the organiser, its partners, sponsors and media companies.
Image Usage Rights

USAGE 1: Entrants agree that their work may be exhibited by the organisers and festival collaborators at an appropriate venue, and subsequently at any other exhibition tour venues organised by them for 3 years from the close of the contest. USAGE 2 : Entrants agree that the organisers may use any entries featured in the exhibition without any payment to the Photographer, model or any third party for any sales, marketing, educational and publicity use on, and in, all media worldwide including catalogues, posters, postcards, the Internet and within a television documentary related to the exhibition for 3 years from the close of the contest. However, such free use shall only be in connection with the KL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOAWARDS and its promotion or featured activities by the organisers or third parties; and the photographer, and if appropriate their agency, will receive credit for such use.

The KLPA2020 Portrait Prize seeks entries – now with lower entry fees overall, greater exposure at international partnered festivals and features a brand new awards format with more prizes this year going to top photographers

We continue to award some of the best portrait photographers today from around the world.

Photographers are invited to submit to the Single Image or Photo-Essay Project Grants categories.

KLPA will be awarding five x $1,000 grants to the best projects in this new category, with an exhibition at the prestigious ILHAM Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September.

For more information about this opportunity for photographers, please visit the Event Website.

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