Find out more about how Canon, Expo 2020 Dubai and Hamdan International Photography Award are challenging photographers to help make a change.
The judges will select one overall winner from the four themes to receive the $8,000 award.
For each theme, the judges will select one winner. Each category winner will be awarded a gold coin.
Shortlisted entries are exhibited in the virtual and physical galleries where viewers can vote for their favorite photo on Canon's site. One photo will be the People’s Choice winner and awarded a R5 camera with lens.
Show how nature contributes to innovating, designing, and developing for social change by choosing one of the sub-themes below.
We learn to emulate nature in many ways. What are ways we learn from nature to meet our basic needs?
Time and harmony with nature can make us kinder, happier, and creative. So how do we integrate nature into our lives to ensure prosperity and fulfillment?
Human sustainability methods improve and preserve the quality of our lives. Capture your image by opting for one of the following sub-themes.
The people and planet are connected. Find the ways the health of humans and planet are intertwined and can lead to preventative care.
Different countries and cultures learn to adapt and embrace their natural environment. How do they enhance sustenance and balance needs for now and the future?
Creating abundance and economic growth matters as we aim to be more efficient and profitable. Select environmental or circular economy to base your image on.
Reveal how companies are serving the planet and bridging the gap between economics and the environment.
What are businesses and people doing to use fewer resources and move towards a zero-waste future?
Meeting our present needs without compromising the future ensures environmental sustainability. Focus on one of the topics below for your submission.
Conservation, healthy habits, and corporate action preserve nature. What actions are helping renew depleted resources and combat climate change?
How does nature solve issues posed by humanity? Share bold actions and solutions that reduce risk and negative impacts.
Muhammed is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner, a National Geographic photographer, founder of the Everyday Refugees Foundation, and a Canon Ambassador.
Brent is a Canon Ambassador and Sr. Photographer at Getty Images. He has won many awards and is admired for his work on wildlife and the environment.
Kathy is National Geographic Magazine Deputy Director of Photography. She has been producing projects about terrestrial and underwater ecosystems since 1990.
Aïda is a world-renowned exhibiting artist, Canon Ambassador and founder of Addis Foto Fest, the first international photography festival in East Africa.
As Head of Photography for the Guardian News and Media Group, Fiona has covered some of the most historic news of our time.
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