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THANK YOU FOR YOUR PARTICIPATION

Winners have been selected from over 1,000 images submitted from around the world.

“Our hope was that the competition would provide professional and amateur photographers with the opportunity to share the stories they’ve captured, and we have been blown away by the calibre of submissions, which are nothing short of exceptional. We thank everyone who participated and congratulations to our winners,” said Simon Darvill, Head of Communications, IAPB.

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18 Oct 21

Submissions close
18 October 2021

29 Oct 21

Winners announced
29 October 2021

Grand prizes include:

US$1,000 cash prize

DSLR Camera

WE HAVE ADDED FOUR NEW CATEGORIES TO THE 2021 COMPETITION

♥ YOUR EYES
A picture capturing subject(s) receiving eye health services or care. This category showcases the importance of eye health, rehabilitation and access to services.

EVERYONE COUNTS
A portrait of an individual – can be posed or observed. This category demonstrates how each individual counts and has right to be included – regardless of gender, age, ability, health, economic status or location.

♥ HEALTH FOR ALL
A picture capturing subjects delivering health services. Health professionals, eye health and otherwise, are champions – pre-pandemic, during and post pandemic. This category celebrates their tireless efforts to ensure no one is left behind.

♥ HOPE
A picture that captures the magic of a moment. This category reminds us that during this time in history, there is joy, and hope for the future.

Submit your photo

 

JUDGES

We are delighted to introduce the IAPB World Sight Day 2021 Photo Competition Judges Panel. The individuals making up this year’s panel represent a range of expertise and experience from around the world. We invite you to meet the judges.

See the 2021 winners and finalists

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Photo Credits

Banner 1: “Karrdea Reynalds II”, Photo by Jorge Valdez, courtesy of Helen Keller Intl  Image 2: “Edina Mboje learns her Sight Will be Restored”, Joe Raffanti, Seva Foundation. Image 3: “3-year-old Mariya plays with a medical equipment following her eye checkup in Yaounde”, Louis Leeson, Orbis International