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SO Award, Selection Of Dutch photography, is thé photography contest that deals with the creative identity of the professional photographer. SO believes in the individual strength and handwriting of every photographer.

SO invites the photographer to give a picture of his or her work of the past year in a selection of 7 to 12 photos. The competition has no categories and no distinction is made between photographs taken in commission and free work. The submission can be a mix of series and individual photos.

With the SO Award, DuPho wants to draw attention to the diverse photography landscape in the Netherlands. The quality of Dutch photography is very high. In addition, DuPho wants to make photographers more visible with the SO Award. It is difficult for photographers to get into the picture. The platform makes it easier and more efficient to promote your work with a wide selection of professionals from the field and thereby increase your chances of winning assignments.

The importance of SO

DuPho, organizer of the competition, wants to draw attention with the SO Award to the diverse photography landscape in the Netherlands. The quality of Dutch photography is very high. In addition, DuPho wants to make photographers more visible with the SO Award. It is difficult for photographers to get into the limelight. The platform makes it easier and more efficient to promote their work with a broad selection of professionals from the field and thereby increase their chances of gaining contracts.

SO Ambassadors

SO has ten ambassadors to encourage photographers to participate and to keep the field and customers informed of this award. SO establishes connections between the photographer and the client, the industry and the business community through the ambassadors.

Network dinner

One of the big prizes that SO offers is the networking dinner. In order to support all selected photographers as well as possible and to expand their network within the industry, a network dinner will be organized. And in order to generate as much publicity as possible, we ensure that press is also present at every table. The nominated photographers are the main guests and exchange every step of the way, to create the opportunity to get in touch with as many people as possible. 

 

pdfContest conditions

pdfConditions for submission