FAQ

1. What devices can entries be taken on?

We only accept photos taken and edited on mobile devices: smartphones (android and IOS), mobile phones and tablets.

2. Can i use my computer to edit my photographs?

No, any image editing done via desktop or laptop computer is prohibited. You may only use these devices to compress the file size of the images, to change their title and to upload them.

3. Can i use image-editing applications from my mobile device to edit the photographs?

Yes. You may use any app, or combination of apps, to edit your photo.

4. How is the application for the MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017?

You have to send a single e-mail with up to three photographs to miraprize@espacomira.net. MIRA Mobile Prize will only accept photographs attached to the e-mail. It will not be accepted photographs that are embeded on the e-mail. Please name the files with your first and last name (given name and surname) and a number. Please put a underscore between the words and numbers. Example for “José Silva” "José Silva" = Jose_Silva_01 Jose_Silva_02 etc. MIRA Mobile Prize will not accept signatures, watermarks or borders within the image.

5. How much do i have to pay to take part in the contest?

There is no fee for entering the contest.

To support the exhibition costs (printing, framing, production and communication), each finalist will be asked to charge a fee of 30 euros (33 USD).

6. What is the prize?

The prize for the winner of the MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017 it's a round trip from one of the European capitals to Porto (PT) including accommodation during 6 days. The photo better classified of the Portuguese authors earn a trip to Picos da Europa((Fotoadrenalina program).

7. How the winner is chosen?

A jury of 6 selects 50 photographs which will be the finalists. From this group is selected the winner. All the finalists will take part in a photography collective exhibition taking place in Gallery MIRA FORUM in November and December. The opening will take place on the day October 28 2017 by 16:00.

8. How many photos may refer to MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017?

Each person may submit up to three photographs related to the theme.

9. Must all my entries be submitted simultaneously?

Yes. The application must be submitted in a single email until the 23:59 of the 12th September 2017.

10. How do I know my entry has been successfully submitted?

A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you.

12. Can i submit my entry via mobile phone, tablet, desktop computer or laptop computer?

Yes.

13. Do i keep the rights to my photographs after i've entered them in the contest?

Yes. MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017 respects copyright: this goes for the exhibition and for the use of images in any promotional material for the contest and for the MIRA FORUM.

14. When will the shortlist be announced? And the winner?

The shortlist and winner will be announced on the website www.miramobileprize.com on the 30th September 2017.

15. Are there any geographic limitations to who may enter?

The MIRA Mobile Prize B&W is open to photographers and artists from around the world.

16. How to answer any questions about the MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017?

You can get in touch with us to clarify any doubts: miraprize@espacomira.net