Global Photography·The 8th Mobile Photography Contest

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Submission Time: July 18th - December 8th (Beijing local time, or GMT+8)

Entry fees:

Free. (There is no limit to the number of entries submitted.)

The Contest invites photographers from China and abroad to submit their creative works with exploring spirit and fresh perspectives. There is no limit on the theme of this Contest. Only single photos are embraced.



1.Photo(s) accepted will be exhibited on for a 10-day publicity (Beijing local time, or GMT+8) and be subject to public supervision. 

2.All photos must be taken with mobile phones. The organizer will verify the original files for EXIF information. Photos that fail to provide the original information will be disqualified.

3. Serial photos are not welcome. Submitted photo(s) must be of a maximum 1M in size and in JPG format. Height×width must be less than 12 megapixels (with the longest side no less than 1000px). After selection, the organizer will ask for original digital files within a specified time. Failure in submission will be deemed as waiving all rights.

4. Minor cropping, proper adjustment in brightness, contrast, and color saturation are permissible. It is forbidden to compose a work, add in elements or make massive alteration in color.

5. Upon submission, entrants acknowledge and warrant that the submitted photo(s) is/are original works created solely by the entrants and that the photo(s) does/do not infringe on the copyrights, portrait rights, rights of reputation and privacy of the third party. In case of disputes resulting from violating the above warrants, the entrants must undertake all liabilities.

6. Photos must not contain any content that is erotic, violent or against the law, and/or any other contents deemed to be contrary to the religious practices.

7. If You have been announced as a winner of the Contest (in any category), You grant to Global Photography a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free license in each entry throughout the world in all media for any use connected to the promotion of You the author and the Global Photography event and/or competition, including but not limited to: display at a potential exhibition of winners, potential publication of a book featuring select entries in the Competition, publication in Global Photography materials and/or online highlighting entries or winners of the Competition, and promoting the work of Global Photography generally without any remuneration being due.

8. Works that have won awards in the previous Global Photography contests will not be accepted.

9. Upon submission, the entrants acknowledge that they have read, fully understood and agreed to all of the terms of submission and rules. Any photo violating the rules will be disqualified and rejected.

10. Global Photography staff, jury and their immediate family members are forbidden to enter the contest. Upon discovery, they will be disqualified.

11. Global Photography reserves the right of explaining the notice. 


Honors and Awards:

First Place                      1                          3,000 RMB & Certificate

Second Place                 2                          1000 RMB & Certificate

Third Place                     3                          500 RMB & Certificate

Honorable Mentions      20                                 Certificate

Note: All the cash awards are before tax, and the organizer will withhold and remit tax. Winners will receive prizes at Global Photography headquarters in Tianjin. Fees generated by transportation and accommodation will be paid by entrants themselves. Those who fail to claim the prizes within the granted time are considered as waiving all rights.


1. The judges are supposed to select all the awards.

2. Photo(s) accepted will be exhibited on for a 10-day publicity (Beijing local time, or GMT+8) and be subject to public supervision. 


Special Notes:

1. The entrants must register with true and valid information so as to receive the result notices. After that, our committee will contact the nominees through phone calls or emails. Entrants are required to provide valid proof within granted time and submit personal information consistent with registered information. Those who fail to claim the prize within granted time are regarded as waiving all rights.

2. The responsibility for any failure to receive the awards as a result of incomplete or wrong identity information shall be solely on the entrants.


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