The Russian news agency TASS holds the photo contest «News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID». In the contest which is urged to highlight the work of newspaper photographers who have shown professional heroism during the pandemic COVID-19, any photographer working in mass-media can take part. All photos should be made not earlier than December, 2019.
In the contest two nominations are provided: «Single photo» and «Series of photos». The jury in which structure the famous newspaper photographers representing leading world mass-media will separately choose the best snapshot – owner of the Gran-prix which author will win a major cash prize.
The deadline for the applications is December 24, the current year. It is necessary to note that before the final date of submitting photos was December 1, but organizers have made a decision to prolong the terms of the contest.
Winners of the photo contest will be named on March 11, 2021 – on the anniversary of the announcement of outbreak of the COVID pandemic by the World Health Organization.
For more details about conditions of participation and rules of the contest «News Photo Awards. Overcoming COVID» one should visit the site.