Outstanding Maternity Award

Show the world you are outstanding



1 – Eligibility:

1.1 Participate whenever you wish, with no annual fee or monthly dues.

1.2 The contest is open to all photographers regardless of geographic location.

1.3 There are no annual fees or monthly dues associated with the Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award.

1.4 Payment is made according to the quantity of photographs the photographer wishes to submit.

The photographer will make the payment only when registering for the current Season.

There are no subscriptions, monthly fees, or annual fees.

2 – Registration Process:

2.1 Register on our website by filling out the form;

2.2 Next, you will find several card options available, allowing you to select and choose the quantity of photographs you wish to submit to the contest.

2.3 Make the payment, following the instructions provided on our website.

2.4 If the photographer registers and does not submit the photographs, these credits will remain active in the system and can be used in the following season.

2.5 After completing the payment process, you will be ready to submit your photographs to the Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award.

2.6 Be sure to strictly follow the instructions established for the images, ensuring they meet the required standard for proper participation in the contest.

2.7 There will be no refund of the participation fee.

3 – Registration Deadline:

3.1 We hold several seasons throughout the year, and registration deadlines are announced on our social media channels. Follow our updates to not miss the opportunity to participate and share your photographic art with the world.

4 – Categories:

4.1 Our awards cover various categories, offering a unique opportunity for photographers to showcase their creativity and skill in different styles.

4.2 Currently, our categories include:

Maternity Shoot
Birth Photography
Newborn Shoot
Children's Portraits
Family Shoot
Family Documentary Shoot (Lifestyle)

4.3 Photographs containing images of violence, racism, offensive content, or any other inappropriate material will not be accepted.

4.4 We reserve the right to disqualify any participant who violates this rule, aiming to promote a respectful and safe environment for all involved.

4.5 Photographs that have received the seal in previous Seasons of the Outstanding Maternity Award / Outstanding Photo Award will be automatically excluded and cannot participate in the current Season.

5 – Restrictions on Photographs:

5.1 Signatures, logos, initials, or borders on images are not allowed. Submit your photographs clean, without any identification of your name or studio.

5.2 Ensure that the submitted photographs are your own work. We value the authenticity and originality of each piece, so they must be captured by you, the registered photographer.

5.3 The Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award will not accept photographs that violate copyrights, plagiarism, or any other form of unauthorized use of third-party works.

5.4 Participants are solely responsible for ensuring that their photographs comply with all copyright and intellectual property laws.

5.5 If any copyright infringement or third-party authorship violation is found, the relevant photograph will be disqualified from the contest, and appropriate measures may be taken.

6 – Photograph Standards:

6.1 We recommend a dimension of 1920 px on the longest side.

6.1.1 The shortest side must have a minimum dimension of 1200 pixels. Photos with one side less than 1200 pixels will be disqualified.

6.2 Final Size: To facilitate submission and review, photographs must have a final size of up to 500K. This ensures a smooth experience during the registration process.

6.3 Color and Black & White: We accept both color and black & white photographs, allowing you to explore artistic expression in its various forms.

6.4 Horizontal and Vertical Orientation: Whether in vertical portraits or horizontal landscapes, all forms of expression are welcome in our Seasons.

6.5 Photographs from Different Periods: Your works may have been captured in any month or year, as the art of photography transcends time and allows us to appreciate unforgettable moments from all eras.

7 – Evaluation Criteria:

Revealing the Essence of Extraordinary Photographs!
At the Outstanding Photo Award | Outstanding Maternity Award, we seek to highlight and recognize exceptional photographs. Our internationally renowned judges will carefully evaluate each piece, taking into account various criteria to select the most impactful and emotional images. The evaluation criteria encompass the following aspects, among others:

7.1 Originality: We seek photographs that stand out for their originality, presenting new perspectives and unique approaches to the art of photography.

7.2 Composition: Composition is essential for creating visually appealing and balanced images. We value photographs with carefully planned and harmonious compositions.

7.3 Technical Quality: Technical excellence is an essential characteristic of award-winning photographs. We seek images with sharpness, proper exposure, vibrant colors, and evident technical mastery.

7.4 Message Conveyed: Photographs that convey emotion, narrative, and meaning have a powerful impact. We look for images that evoke feelings and tell inspiring stories.

7.5 Emotional Connection: We value photographs that capture genuine emotional connections among family members, providing unforgettable moments of closeness and love.

7.6 Aesthetics and Style: We recognize the importance of aesthetics and style in photography. We seek works that demonstrate an authentic and artistic style, reflecting the unique vision of each photographer.

8 – Copyrights and Use of Images:

By submitting your photographs, you agree that the Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award may display your photographs on the official website of the Outstanding Maternity Award / Outstanding Photo Award, on all social media channels of the Outstanding Maternity Award / Outstanding Photo Award, and in all local and international internal and external media/newspapers. Through our website, your images will be shared and celebrated with our global community of photography enthusiasts. It is important to note that the Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award disclaims any liability arising from unauthorized reproduction.

8.1 The Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award may display your works on the official contest website and on social media pages such as Instagram. This will promote the selected photographs, showcasing the talent of the award-winning photographers and sharing their art with the global community of photography enthusiasts.

8.2 If there are Exhibitions, Related Events, and External Media such as international newspapers: Your photographs may be displayed at events, exhibitions, or shows related to the Outstanding Photo Award/Outstanding Maternity Award. In these situations, appropriate credits will always accompany them, respecting your authorship and providing visibility for your talent.

8.3 If anyone recognizable in your photographs proves that proper authorization is lacking and requests the removal of the designated photograph, we will take appropriate action, and your award will be revoked in accordance with our policies respecting the rights of photographed individuals.

8.4 It is important to note that the Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award disclaims any liability arising from unauthorized reproduction.

9 – Selection of Winning Photographs:

9.1 At the Outstanding Photo Award / Outstanding Maternity Award, the selection of winners is carried out by a panel of highly respected judges in the field of photography. We do not interfere with the judges' choice, as we have full confidence in their experience and discernment.

9.2 Each Season, a new set of judges is invited, ensuring impartial and thorough evaluation of the submitted works.

10 – Announcement of Winners:

Celebrating Photographic Talent!

Celebrating Photographic Talent! Celebrate your victory with the exclusive seal of the Outstanding Photo Award/ Outstanding Maternity Award.

The winners will be officially announced after the jury panel's evaluation is completed. The announcement date will always be communicated in advance on our social media channels.

11 – Winning Photographs:

The Outstanding Photo Award | Outstanding Maternity Award is pleased to announce that the winning photographs will be featured on our official website.

The award-winning works will be showcased on our website, providing extensive visibility and recognition for the winning images.

12 – Verification of Authenticity:

The Outstanding Maternity Award reserves the right to, at any time, request the original file of the submitted photograph for the purpose of confirming the authenticity of the image. This measure aims to ensure the integrity and authenticity of the participating works, guaranteeing transparency and respect for the other contest participants. We rely on the understanding and cooperation of all photographers to provide the original file if requested.

13 – Documentation / Visas:

13.1 Our award is exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of photography.

13.2 The Outstanding Photo Award | Outstanding Maternity Award clarifies that it does not issue documents or letters for visa clearance for immigration or any other related purpose. Our award is exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of photography.

14 – Acceptance of the Regulations:

14.1 By registering and submitting photographs, the photographer agrees to all the rules of this Regulation above.

14.2 Photographs that do not comply with the rules may be disqualified, with no refund of the participation fee.

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