January 15, 2009

Kaveh Sardari, Gold Winner, FotoWeek DC 2008 Photography Contest, Category: Professional, PhotoJournalism

FotoWeek DC, Newseum Announce New Contest

WASHINGTON — FotoWeek DC and the Newseum celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama by sponsoring fotobamaweek, a photography contest that is open to anyone in the world, including professional and amateur photographers, students and children.

The contest opens on Jan. 15, 2009, and ends March 15, 2009. All entries — taken with digital, film or cell phone cameras — must be submitted electronically by March 15. To enter, please visit www.fotoweekdc.org.

Other details:

  • The top 100 winning images, selected by the Newseum’s panel of judges, will be displayed at the Newseum.
  • The images will be published in a limited edition book sponsored by FotoWeek DC.
  • Grand prize winners will receive cash prizes totaling $5,000.
  • Winners will be announced on April 30.

Fotoweek DCFotoWeek DC is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the role of photography in our world and to unite and strengthen the photography community in Washington.

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