• Lindsey KENT
    Managing Director of Pictours Paris The Amercian lifestyle photographer par Excellence who moved to Paris in 2011. She created Pictours Paris because she realized that Paris gives people all sorts of different and amazing feelings.
    Lindsey KENT
    Marc Burleigh
    Entertainment & Lifestyle Editor Marc is a longtime foreign correspondent for AFP, contributing writing. He has reported extensively from the Middle East, Latin America and Europe, covering everything from wars, elections, politics, features and fashion.
    Marc Burleigh
  • Clarisse Rebotier
    most creative photographers in France Passionate about painting in the first place, Clarisse gradually turned into one of the most creative photographers in France. In 2012, she presented her pictures for the first time in a contest and won the Prix Central Dupon.
    Clarisse Rebotier
    Samira HARA
    Journalist for more than 15 yearsworked for numerous French media groups (TF1, LCI, France Television ...). From the the Paris School of Journalism, she specialized in launching and piloting many talk shows and news programs for French television.
    Samira HARA

This contest will be judged in two phases. The first phase will be done by a pre-selection panel and the second by an international jury in Paris, the French Capital.

Expatriés Parisiens commits to change at least 50% of the jury members each year the competition is held.


The pre-selection panel is made of an international group of not more than 30 personalities of the photo, design, media and advertising industries as well as charities, cultural and educational institutions.


The jury is made of an international panel of not more than 5 recognized professional photography, television, design and media industry.


The pre-selection panel members commit to review all the photos submitted by the participants in an online environment.

The jury members will attend the official meetings of the panel in Paris.

The jury chairperson will make sure a written report of the voting results is ready.

The jury members and their immediate family members, firms, or photography teams won’t be allowed to compete in the contest.


The pre-selection panelists will examine all the submitted photos using online tools, determine whether they meet admission requirements and eliminate those that do not.

This selection will shortlist 100 images.

The jurors will examine the shortlisted images during an official and live meeting in Paris. The last selected photos will be judged for their; Impact, originality, Creativity, Style, Rapport with the contest theme, Composition, Print Presentation and Quality, Colors.

The Jury members will the selected the 50 last winning images that will be exhibited in Paris.


Expatriés Parisiens and its staff will act as an independent moderator amongst the jury and the entrants.


Receiving all submissions;

Receiving written questions from the participants within the competition deadline; Passing the received questions, without disclosing any names, to the jury members for answering questions;

Closing the submissions entry online system as soon as the competition deadline reached; Assembling a file of all participants and their contest submissions;

Prepare the submissions for voting operations by the pre-selection panel and the jury members.

Expatriés Parisiens and its staff/volunteers may not act as jurors, nor in the jury panel, neither in the pre-selection panel. Furthermore, Expatriés Parisiens and its staff may not take part in the jury’s work in any way.

Submissions will be handled by the organizer directly through an automated online system that prevents the disclosure of participants’ identity at all times. Expatriés Parisiens is responsible for deciding how to act regarding technical failures on the submission system that might cause delays in the submission or loss of the entries and will decide whether to include the entries involved in the system failure or not at its own discretion.


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Photo Contest Call for Entries is closed.

30 June 2015: Online jury Selection opens