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Terms & Conditions


  • Each candidate may submit a TOTAL of 3 (THREE) black and white photographs of street photography.
  • Photographs must be in black and white


  • All authors who use the mobile photograph can apply - (photographs taken and edited with mobile devices) - over 15 years old..


  • Candidates must submit up to 3 (three) images in 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 12 of September of 2023
  • The application is free, no costs involved.
  • To support the exhibition costs (printing, framing, assembly and communication), will be asked to each finalist for a fee of 35 euros (38.95 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 maximum of three photographs using the application form on the website:
  • Only photographs sent using this form will be accepted.
  • Each file must have the first and last name as a caption, followed by a stroke, and the image number

Example: JoséSilva_01; JoséSilva_02; JoséSilva_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 submitted.
  • 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 is not responsible for any failure and/or loss any submission


  • The final jury is made up of 4 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 B&W Street Photography 2023 will be identified with the respective copyright credits. All the images can be used in publications and publicity regarding the award.


  • The 50 selected works and the winner will be announced in October 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 inauguration of the exhibition of the 16th edition of the MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2023 will take place at the MIRA FORUM Gallery on November 4, 2022, at 4 pm. The photographs chosen by the jury as finalists will be printed and exhibited; the top 150 will be projected at the exhibition.
  • Alongside the exhibition, a book will be published with the 50 images that make up the shortlist, as well as the 150 best classified photographs.