lagos photography competition

Etisalat Photography Competition 2016


Etisalat is presenting another great opportunity for photographers to showcase your works and skills at a Lagos photography competition.

Launched in 2010, LagosPhoto is the first and only international arts festival of photography in Nigeria. This Lagos Photography Competition affords a month long festival, events include exhibitions, workshops, artist presentations, discussions and large scale outdoor prints displayed throughout the city with the aim of reclaiming public spaces and engaging the general public with multifaceted stories of Africa.

As nurturers of talent, the etisalat photography competition was developed as a platform to engage and empower budding photographers using the power of digital media; online, social and mobile. Each year, a theme is created and submissions are received within a specified period. The public votes for images and top 50 images are reviewed by our judging panel. This Lagos Photography Competition rewards winners with prizes and finalists are showcased at the Lagos Photo festival.

This year’s theme is tagged Performance.


There are two categories for the LagosPhoto 2016 competition as outlined below:

Daily routines – activities carried out by us as individuals on a daily basis. routines that are constant and significant either at our places of work, schools, parks, malls, market, home, to mention a few. All these activities are performances. So, capture the moment and submit interesting shots that can be tagged as daily

Celebratory – performances that signifies celebratory human emotions and happenings across various aspects of life. Capture the moments and share the expressions.

activity date
submissions august 11 – september 11
voting open september 12 – september 25
voters choice – top 100 september 27
shortlist – top 10 october 7
finalists – top 3 grand opening lagos photo festival
award ceremony(winners announced) 29th october gala night lagos photo festival

Application Deadline: September 11th 2016

To apply, visit: Etisalat Photography Competition 2016

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