The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is now in its fifth year and open for entries in the 2015-2016 competition.
Innovative photographers from around the world are invited to submit their best work on the main theme “Happiness“, as well as on three other themes: Wildlife, Father and Son and General.
The HIPA Competition 2015-2016 grand prize is $120,000! Five prizes will be awarded in each competition category. Two special awards — an appreciation and a research/report award — will also be announced. This year’s Competition prize fund is worth $400,000!
The Competition is open to all individuals over the age of 18, worldwide.
Results will be announced in a public ceremony to be held in March 2016.
The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) is an independent award established in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, in order to encourage and spread the culture of photography across the world.