Transitions Online Photo Competition 2010

Deadline: 31 December 2010
Open to: everyone, of all ages and from all countries, photographs must be taken in the following regions: Central Europe & the Baltic states; Eastern Europe & Russia; Southeastern Europe; Central Asia; and the Caucasus
Prize: First prize €200; Runners up €50

Following the success of last year’s competition, we’re pleased to announce the details for the 2010 Transitions Online photo competition.


You can enter your photographs under four categories:

* Politics and democracy
* Industry and economy
* Education
* Everyday life

If you’re looking for inspiration, have a look at this page. Our coverage may give you some ideas of interesting topics.


Photographs must be taken within Transitions Online’s coverage region, which comprises Central Europe & the Baltic states; Eastern Europe & Russia; Southeastern Europe; Central Asia; and the Caucasus.


There will be one first prize and three prizes for runners up.

* First prize €200
* Runners up €50


The competition is open to everyone, of all ages and from all countries. Entries from amateurs and professionals are equally welcome. Each entrant may submit up to four photographs, but no entrant may win more than one prize.

How to enter

1. Entries should have a short description of what the photgraph shows, where it was taken, the date it was taken and why it is relevant to the competition.
2. You should submit your full name and contact details: address, email address, telephone number.
3. Photographs must be submitted in digital format, as a JPEG file no larger than 3MB, and sent to (If you experience problems sending your picture via email, you can also send it to the address below on a CD-Rom with your name and email on the disc).

Note: Entries not meeting these requirements may be excluded.


By entering the competition, you agree that you own the rights to the photographs that you submit. TOL recognizes that you own the copyright to your pictures. But by submitting your photographs you agree that Transitions has the right to publish the photos on its website and at its events free of charge, as long as it credits you as the photographer.

Closing date

The closing date is December 31, 2010. The winners will be announced within 30 days of the closing date and the best entries will be published on the TOL website.


The competition is organized by Transitions o.s., Baranova 33, 130 00 Prague 3, Czech Republic.

The official page.

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