Hamdan International Photography Award HIPA 2017-2018

About the Award:

HIPA offers new photography awards for photographers from around the world, to inspire them to attain greatness through forward thinking and creativity.

Award Categories:

  • THE MOMENT: How you show the important moment of the life.
  • PORTFOLIO (STORY TELLING): how you show your skill of storytelling in a series of photographs

The value of Awards:

  • Grand prize is $120,000
  • Total grand prize is $423,000 which is divided to the 1st – 4th  winner of each categories above.
  • Each winner can receive the awards prize from $6,000 to $25,000 according their position.


You should be 18 years old or above at the time of submission.


  • Submit only one JPEG farmat photo in each category including subcategories.
  • Do not submit the same photo in more than one category.
  • The Video should be in:
    • MP4 format and
    • between 30-60 seconds in length.
    • 1920 x 1080 HD quality
  • Your photo or video should not be offensive.

Application procedure

You can apply online HERE

For more information about eligibility and award please visit the HIPA website or contact: info@hipa.ae