FotoEvidence Book Award

FotoEvidence Book Award

Deadline: October 15, 2020
Entry Fee: Free
Prizes: participation in the exhibition, publication in the book

The annual FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo recognizes a documentary photographer whose project demonstrates courage and commitment in addressing a violation of human rights, a significant injustice or an assault on human dignity.

The selected project will be published as part of a series of FotoEvidence books dedicated to long-form projects of documentary photographers working in the humanistic tradition.

The FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo winner and two selected finalists will be exhibited during the 2021 World Press Photo Exhibition in conjunction with the launch of the book in Amsterdam.


  • Nana Kofi Acquah
  • Svetlana Bachevanova
  • Eric Bouvet
  • Anita Huynh
  • Keyavn Ghavami
  • Sarah Leen
  • Darcy Padilla
  • Marie Sumalla

Submission Requirements

  • Professional, amateur photographers and photographer’s collectives can apply for the Book Award.
  • Submit up to 15 images from one project. If you are selected for the Book Award you will be asked to submit 100-120 photographs on the same topic.

Submission period

October 1st – October 15th, 2020

Entry Fee

Submissions are free with an option for suggested donation of $20. This year is challenging for all of us and we’ll appreciate your donation. Contributions collected during the submission process support the production of the winning book.


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