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Terms & Conditions


  • Each applicant may submit a TOTAL of THREE (3) photos in the following categories: Architecture, Daily-life, Digital Art, Landscape, Minimal, Portrait and WATER.
  • The photographs in the competition can be in color or black and white and can be included in one or different categories.


  • Anyone who uses photography in a mobile device (photographs taken and edited with mobile devices), over 15 years old..


  • Candidates must submit up to 3 images in color or black and white
  • Photographers are obliged to respect copyright. Works whose copyright does not belong wholly and without exception to the participant cannot be presented.
  • The deadline for submissions is 23:59 on February 25 of February of 2023
  • The application is free, no costs involved.
  • To support the exhibition costs (printing, framing, mounting and communication) will be asked to each finalist the rate of 35 euros (38,08 USD)


  • All the photographs must be taken and edited with mobile devices (tablets, smartphones or phones by any operating system)
  • Photos can only be edited using editing programs on a mobile device
  • The application is made by sending the photographs (maximum three) using the application form Submit no website:
  • Only photographs sent using this form will be accepted.
  • Title each file with the first and last name, followed by stroke, category, stroke, and image number.

Example: JoséSilva_portrait_01; JoséSilva_landscape_02; JoséSilva_digitalart_03

  • Use only alpha numeric characters (do not use: .:’”/?}{()[ ]+-=*&^ %$#@!.)
  • Only images with the following requirements will be evaluated:
    • Format: jpeg
    • Minimum Dimension: 720 pixels on the biggest side
    • File size: larger than 100kb and smaller than 7MB
  • It will not be accepted images with the following requests:
    • Images with boarders, frames and watermarks
  • The images selected for the exhibition will be later sent with at least 1000 pixels on the longest side
  • In some cases, participants may be asked to send in the original photograph, so as to ascertain that it was indeed taken and edited on a mobile device
  • After submitting the application form, a message should appear indicating that your application has been successfully submitte and thanking you for your participation.
  • After applying for the contest, each participant will receive an email confirming their submission. As it is a manual process, we ask you to wait for confirmation.
  • The application form asks for the candidate's profile on social networks - Facebook and Instagram – with the purpose of publicize the selected images
  • The remaining information collected in the form – such as country and city – is merely for internal statistics.
  • The organization does not take responsibility for any traffic issues that may cause this website to be offline . Therefore, we suggest that submissions be made in advance.
  • The submissions won't be returned. Only the winner images will be saved for publicity.
  • The MIRA Mobile Prize 2023 is not responsible for any failure and/or loss of the application


  • The jury is composed by 5 elements. The jury will select the 50 photographs from the shortlist and the winner. The photographs are selected anonymously.
  • The jury's verdict cannot be contested.


  • All image rights belong to the participant. Any image used by MIRA Mobile Prize 2023 will be identified with the respective copyright credits. Its use may be included in publications and/or publicity.


  • The 50 works selected and the winner will be announced in March 2023 on the website:


The winner's prize is:

1. A two way flight from an european capital to the city of Porto

2. Lodging for 5 nights, 6 days in MIRA FORUM

3. A trip to Picos de Europa (Photoadrenaline programme) for the Portuguese author with the best classified photograph

4. If the winner is Portuguese, he/she may opt for a stay of 5 nights and 6 days in Companhia das Culturas, in Castro Marim, Algarve


  • The opening of the exhibition of the 15th edition of the MIRA Mobile Prize | 2023 will take place at the Galeria MIRA FORUM on the April 1, 2023, at 4 pm. The photographs chosen by the jury as finalists will be printed, framed and exhibited; the top 150 will be projected at the exhibition. The exhibition will be open until May 13, 2023.
  • In addition to the exhibition, a book will be published with the 50 images from the shortlist, as well as the 150 best classified photographs.