Czech Press Photo contest awards ceremony postponed until December

Organisers of the annual Czech Press Photo contest have announced they will accept entries throughout September, as usual. But the awards ceremony has been postponed until December and will take place at the National Museum.

Prizes will be awarded to photographers in seven categories: News, Reportage, Everyday Life, Art and Culture, Sport, Portraiture, Humanity and the Environment.

The jury comprises Joe Klamar of Agence France-Presse, Nicole Tung of the US, Australian photographer Christopher McGrath of Getty Images, Czech photographer Herbert Slavík and head of the ČTK photo bank Petr Mlch.

The now-traditional Prague Grant, a year-long creative scholarship awarded by City Hall for capturing transformations of the Czech capital, has become a kind of a “second main prize” in the contest. The grant is awarded by the Mayor of Prague in person.

Author: Brian Kenety