Rabo photographic portrait prize 2019

● Participation is free of charge.
● The work has been made between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019.
● Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize: the submitted portraits, with a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 3, are made by a Dutch professional photographer or an international photographer who has worked in the Netherlands for a longer period of time.
● Rabo Photographic Portrait Talent: the submitted series, consisting of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 portraits, is made by a photography student or a photographer who has graduated from a Dutch photography academy. Self-taught professionals can also submit their work. All entrants within this category have not been working professionally in photography for more than five years, or are younger than 30 at the time of submission.
● All files are supplied in JPG format.
● In submitting, the photographer declares that (s)he is the creator of the submitted portraits and that (s)he holds the copyright of the photograph(s).
● In submitting, the photographer declares that (s)he has permission from the person portrayed to use his/her portrait(s) for the Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize/Rabo Photographic Portrait Talent.
● If the portrait is shortlisted, the photographer must provide a quit claim. If the person portrayed is a minor, one of the parents must sign the quit claim.
● Portraits of young children are excluded from the competition. The person portrayed was 12 years or older at the time the portrait was made.
● Photos have no names and / or copyright marks on the image itself. This info can be included in the file’s metadata.
● Deadline for submission: 31 July 2019.
● The photographer gives permission for the use of the portraits with the photographer’s credits in all possible forms of publicity surrounding the (Talent) Prize, including press, Dutch National Portrait Gallery / Pictoright / Rabobank websites, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
● Dutch National Portrait Gallery, Rabobank and Pictoright are neither liable nor responsible for the use of images by third parties.
● The photographer or his representative (agent, etc) must be entitled or have permission to submit the portraits for the (Talent) Prize.
● If the entry is shortlisted by the jury for the (Talent) Prize, a high resolution jpeg or tiff file must be supplied of each shortlisted portrait.
● During the submission process, the photographer is asked to upload a CV (PDF or Word file), or to provide a URL of the photographer’s website.
● If the jury selects a submitted work for the shortlist of the Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize / Rabo Photographic Portrait Talent, the photographer will provide an artist statement of max. 250 words.
● If the portrait is on the shortlist or longlist of the (Talent) Prize, the photographer may be asked to supply a print with a hanging system on request ( a framed print or a print on dibond with hanging system, etc).
● The winning portrait (Rabo Photographic Portrait Prize) is made available by the maker for Rabobank’s art collection as a numbered and signed Fine Art print. The winner declares that a copy of the submitted portrait is available within the edition. In addition to the prize money, a fee of up to 1.500 euros (including VAT) is available for the production of this print via the Dutch National Portrait Gallery.
● The photographer or his representative gives permission to Rabobank and the Dutch National Portrait Gallery to print the images in the context of the (Talent) Prize for the award ceremony and possibly an exhibition.
● Dutch National Portrait Gallery and Rabobank reserve the right to refrain from awarding the (Talent) Prize.
● The jury selects the winners of the (Talent) Prize, however, the jury reserves the right to make an exception to this.

If one of the conditions above is not met, the photographer can be excluded from participation.

Peggy Kuiper, Dio, 2017 I winner Rabo Photographic Portrait Talent 2018