The Fótó na nÓg Young Photographers Awards Programme is designed with teenagers for teenagers. All you need is a smartphone and Instagram account to take part.
The programme includes four parts:
1. Nationwide Photo Assignment
The challenge is to visually explore your locality and the people around you. Details of the assignment will be posted on the Gallery of Photography website and on social media.
2. Live Online Smartphone Photography Workshop
Learn how to up your photography game! This workshop is packed with tips and resources on how to get the most from your smartphone camera. It includes a live Q&A session so you can get advice on any questions you have. The workshop takes place Saturday, May 22nd at 12pm.
3. Instagram Competition
Take part in the competition by using the hashtag #fotonanog and share with #galleryofphotography_ireland. Entries will be judged by a special jury of leading young photographic artists. The jury will select three overall winners and their photos will be published in the Fótó na nÓg e-zine.
4. Fótó na nÓg Young Photographers Awards Presentation
Fótó na nÓg Programme
Three winners are proclaimed Fótó na nÓg Young Photographers of the Year! At an in-person media event on June 12th (TBC), the winners will receive certificates and be presented with exhibition-quality framed prints of their winning shots.