Human rights photo competition –
Calling all local photographers

Patience Stone

Still from Patience Stone

Fotosynthesis is pleased to support and announce its partnership with the Human Rights Photo Competition at The Ritzy.

To celebrate the return of the Human Rights Watch Film Festival to The Ritzy this March, we are inviting all local photographers enter our Human Rights Photo Competition. A panel of guest judges will select 10 photos, which will be exhibited at Upstairs at The Ritzy from Saturday 16 March. For your chance to be to win a place in this exhibition, send us an original photo highlighting one of the themes of this year's festival:

Women's Rights / Disability Rights / LGBT Rights / Crises and Migration / Focus on Asia: South Asia / Occupation and the Rule of Law

The deadline for entries is Friday 1 March, 12noon.

Email your photos in .jpg format (no larger than 4 Mb) to with your name and contact number clearly marked in a covering email. Photos will be published online through our social networks and public will vote to select their favourite.


Prize details

The 10 winning photos will be part of the Human Rights Photo exhibition opening Saturday 16 March at Upstairs at The Ritzy.

The Public's favourite prize includes one year FREE membership at The Ritzy, one year FREE membership at Fotosynthesis and one FREE place in any of Fotosynthesis Photography Courses.


Terms and Conditions

– Entry is free of charge and open to all London residents. Entrants must be 18 years old or older.

– Entries must be emailed to with the entrant's name, contact number and email address clearly marked in a covering email.

– Entries must be original, digital images in .jpg format with a file size no larger than 4 MB. Please limit entries to six photos, per user.

– Entries must be included in one of the following categories:
Traditional Values and Human Rights
- Women's Rights
- Disability Rights
- LGBT Rights
Crises and Migration
Focus on Asia / South Asia
Occupation and the Rule of Law

– You must be the copyright holder of submitted photos and you guarantee that they do not infringe upon the copyrights, intellectual property rights of a third person, or are invasive of another person's right of privacy or publicity.

– By entering the competition you are granting the rights for City Screen Ltd to display your photos on their website and Facebook page, and in The Ritzy. We will always include the author's name and copyright on all material used.

– Prizes are non-transferrable.

– Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash.