Yves Rocher Foundation Photo Award 2023
The Yves Rocher Foundation, a renowned organization with a strong public interest focus and headquartered in La Forêt Neuve –Glénac–La Gacilly in the Morbihan region of France, is pleased to announce a new photography competition as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the art of photography. The esteemed President of the Foundation, Mr. Jacques Rocher, will oversee the competition and ensure that it adheres to the Foundation’s high standards of excellence. This initiative is just one of many that the Foundation has launched to support and showcase the beauty of photography.
The Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award aims to recognize a professional photographer who is committed to creating a compelling photo essay that sheds light on critical environmental issues, explores the intricate relationship between humanity and the planet, or examines the significant challenges posed by the green transition. This prestigious award is an excellent opportunity for passionate photographers to showcase their talent and dedication toward creating a positive impact on our world through the power of photography.
The Yves Rocher Foundation was established in 1991 by Yves Rocher, a visionary entrepreneur and founder of the cosmetics company that bears his name. The Foundation’s mission is to promote environmental protection and sustainable development through various initiatives, including the preservation of biodiversity, eco-citizenship, and corporate social responsibility. Over the years, the Foundation has made significant contributions towards raising awareness about critical environmental issues and promoting innovative solutions to tackle them. Today, the Foundation continues to be at the forefront of the global movement toward creating a more sustainable future.
Award Sponsor(s): Yves Rocher Foundation
Award Worth: €8,000
Study Level: Not Specific
Nationality: All nationality
Requirements and eligibility criteria for Yves Rocher Foundation Photo Award 2023:
- Applicants must be working as a photojournalist;
- Must be able to write and speak in French or English
Application Procedure for Yves Rocher Foundation Photo Award 2023 (How to apply);
An interested applicant who wants to apply for Yves Rocher Foundation Photo Award 2023, should apply online and submit the following below before the deadline:
- A curriculum vitae.
- A cover letter from the applicant containing a description of their photo essay project (maximum 1 typed page). This letter must not contain any information identifying the applicant.
- A provisional budget for funding the photo essay project. Note: In the event of additional funding for the project from other partners, the applicant must provide the names of these partners for approval by the Yves Rocher Foundation, which reserves the right not to mention them.
- A photo essay produced in black and white or in color: between 12 and 20 images maximum (see accepted format).
- Scans from publications where appropriate.
- A copy of the photographer’s identity document.
- A sworn statement that they work as a photojournalist.
- JPEG format only (TIFF and EPS formats are not permitted).
- IPTC fields completed (captions and copyright) and a PDF file of the captions.
- Maximum file size per image: 3 MB.
- Image files must be named and numbered in the desired order of projection for the jury. Note:
- Applications that do not meet the technical criteria set out above will be disqualified from the competition.
- To maintain the anonymity of the files, no mention of the applicant’s identity should be visible in the images
Application Deadline: May 19, 2023
For more information visit the official website