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AFAR Launches New Travel Photography Awards with United Airlines and LensCulture

Photography News By AFAR Media | Posted on August 05, 2018 09:15 AM

AFAR Launches New Travel Photography Awards with United Airlines and LensCulture . Go to - PRNewsFoto/AFAR Media  

Photography News by AFAR Media : AFAR Media launched today the AFAR Travel Photography Awards in partnership with United Airlines and LensCulture. The competition is open to entries from around the world and in a variety of image types, including landscape, portraiture, adventure, documentary, wildlife, urban, and the journey. Prizes include United Polaris international business air travel to anywhere United flies, cash prizes, a photography masterclass with renowned photographers Joel Meyerowitz or Steve McCurry, and publication in AFAR's award-winning travel magazine and on

"These are destined to become the top awards in travel photography," said Greg Sullivan, CEO and Cofounder of AFAR. "AFAR has an award-winning reputation for the quality of our photography, and LensCulture is the leader in competitions and resources for contemporary photography around the globe."

The awards will be determined by a premier panel of judges, including photo editors from the New York Times, GEO France, the Guardian, and AFAR, as well as award winning photographers.

LensCulture hosts highly respected photo awards competitions in street, portraiture, and multi-categories every year. "We think there is a huge need for a high-quality contemporary photo recognition in travel photography," said Kamran Mohsenin, CEO of LensCulture. "We have been hearing it from many of our top photographers. And AFAR was the natural partner for us."

Entry is free for one single image per participant anywhere in the world. Entries of five images cost $50 and will receive a professional written review of the submission. The competition is open through September 16th and is easy to enter at Winners will be announced November 1, 2018.

About AFAR Media: AFAR Media is dedicated to inspiring, guiding and enabling deeper, richer, and more fulfilling travel experiences. Headquartered in New York and San Francisco, AFAR's diverse, award-winning portfolio of platforms includes: AFAR magazine;; Learning AFAR, a non-profit program that introduces the importance of travel to underserved high school students; and AFAR Experiences, an immersive travel event series.

About LensCulture: LensCulture is the leading online platform celebrating the best in contemporary photography, in all genres, from cultures around the world. Each year, LensCulture sponsors up to six international photography awards that attract submissions from photographers in more than 140 countries. LensCulture publishes its new discoveries on a daily basis, reaching an enthusiastic audience of more than 3 million worldwide.

About United: United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 757 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 551 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines.

Source: PR Newswire/AFAR Media


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