Fotomaraton Photography Contest by Fotomuseo

Fotomaraton Photography Contest by Fotomuseo

Deadline: September 10, 2020
Entry Fee: from $8 to $20
Prizes: $800, $1,500, $2,000

Photography lovers in Colombia and around the world are invited to participate to IX FOTOMARATÓN 2020 BOGOTÁ LAND FOR EVERYONE.

Previously open to residents of Colombia and was first organized in Bogotá, Colombia in 2001.

This year’s contest is extending the invitation, for the first time, to shutterbugs all around the world at various experience levels.


FOTOMARATÓN is a marathon of photography, which traditionally allows the contestants to take over the city of Bogotá – Colombia every two years and photograph every corner of it. The contest is usually only offered to the residents of Colombia, however this year, given the current circumstances of confinement in different countries, FOTOMUSEO would like to bring the event to the international stage, by extending a call for participation to anyone around the world.

On Thursday September 10th, FOTOMUSEO will provide participants with a PHOTO-ROUTE or FOTORUTA. This guide will help photographers imagine the images that they would like to photograph. Participants can, then, work to capture and upload images from Saturday, September 12th, 00:00hrs UTC until Sunday, September 13th, 23:55hrs UTC. Photographers will have their photos judged by a jury consisting of well-established photographers, who will select winners from each category. They jury will also select the best pictures of FOTOMARATÓN 2020.

Note: each contestant will receive a number according to the order of registration, which they will have to add to the upload of the photos. This will help the jury to remain impartial. Under no circumstances, will FOTOMUSEO disclose the names of the contestants to the jury.

FOTOMUSEO invites you to register in one of the three categories, to show the world how you perceive and portrait your home and be part of this international photography experience.



  • 1° Professional Award – $6.000.000 COP or its equivalent in $USD
  • 2° Professional Award – $4.000.000 COP or its equivalent in $USD


  • 1° Amateur Award – $3.000.000 COP or its equivalent in $USD
  • 2° Amateur Award – $2.000.000 COP or its equivalent in $USD


  • Cellphone Category – $1.000.000 COP or its equivalent in $USD


  • Registration deadline – Thursday September 10th of 2020
  • Opening of FOTOMARATÓN 2020 – Saturday September 12th at 00:00 (UTC)
  • Closing date of FOTOMARATÓN – Sunday September 13th of 2020 at 23:55 (UTC)
  • Submition the photographs – Contestants may upload their photos until September 13th, 2020 at 23:55 UTC via file sharing platforms that is yet to be determined.

Entry Fee

  • Professional – $30.000 COP or $20 USD
  • Amateur – $20.000 COP or $15 USD
  • Cellphone Format – $10.000 COP or $8 USD
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