I. Photography


1. Categories

• Amateur photographers (children, young people, adults)
• Trainee photographers (including those still studying) and professional photographers


2. Genres

• Digital photography
• Mobile phone photography


3. Topics

Participants can select as many topics as they wish. 

The topics outlined below are intended as a stimulus to engage the participant with the main idea of the contest, according to which the concept of "violence" encompasses both mental and physical violence.

I.1. Light and shade can combine in harmony and/or violence – visual motifs against violence

and /or

I.2. Captured and/or staged anti-violence scenes (e.g. among children and young people, in public places, on the streets, in schools and other places, in families and child rearing)

and /or

I.3. Violence – children and young people with no future

and /or

I.4. The young, innocent (incidental) hero

and /or

I.5. The feeling of "violence"

and /or

I.6. Ideas against violence

and /or

I.7. Harassment/bullying (e.g. in schools, among children and young people, in everyday life, in public, in child rearing)

and /or

I.8. Violence against nature and solutions to it

and /or

I.9. Feelings that express harmony and peace

and /or

I.10. Conflict resolution involving humour

and /or

I.11. Free topic
(For I.11. participants can submit work which addresses the main idea of violence prevention in a different way to those described above.)


4. Form

• Colour or black and white,
• Children can take part in the contest with 1 (one) picture and
• Young people with at least 3 (three) photos, also with a picture-story/photo essay if desired,
• Adults submit at least 4 (four) photos, also with a picture-story/photo essay if desired, 
• Photographers in training or professional photographers must prepare a picture-story/photo essay consisting of at least 5 to approx. 10 images,
• Entries are to be submitted as .jpg files,
• To participate in photo exhibitions, image files taken using the highest resolution on your device are required and
• and which allow print-outs in 300 dpi quality of at least 40cm x 60cm in size, 
• In the mobile phone genre 72 dpi is sufficient.


5. Conditions of participation

• Submissions must be uploaded to the digital image database by participants, 
• Each image or picture-story/photo essay must be described in relation to the topic, 
• Participants must also complete a separate entry form in writing to enter the competition, 
• In the event of winning a prize/a special recognition, participants must provide a CV,
• The organisers’ decision is final. There is no recourse to legal action.


Closing date for entries: 10 July 2013 

We recommend uploading works to the database at least four days before the closing date and
mailing the written entry form (PDF) in good time.