Livorno Streetphoto Awards


The files must be renamed with name_surname_progressive number
example “Mario_Rossi_01.jpeg”

The longest side must be of MAXIMUM 1900 pixels, 72 DPI, JPEG format (.jpg) and maximum weight of 2Mb

The photographs must have been taken after 1st July 2022

By registering you declare that you have read the rules below

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The international competition LIVORNO STREETPHOTO AWARDS is organized by Livorno Photo Meeting, hereafter called organizer.


Participation is open to anyone 18 years of age or older at the time of the competition. The contest is open to photographers of all levels of experience, from enthusiasts and beginners to professionals.


Submission open:  17 July 2023
Registration and submission deadline:  30 September 2023 at midnight (GMT+1, Central European Winter Time)
Finalists announcement:  31 October 2023
Final exhibition: from 17 November 2023, during Livorno Photo Meeting


You can submit up to 3 or 5 photographs. To enter, visit and complete the registration. The entry fee is 15 € (payments carried out through Paypal or Stripe) for 3 images or 25 for 5 images, regardless of the number of the submitted images.

The submitted photographs must have been taken after 1st July 2022.

The name of each file must consist of the photographer’s first and last name, followed by a number. You do this as follows: FirstName_Surname_Numbering.jpg. Photos that do not comply with this will automatically be excluded from the contest.

The images should be 1900 pixels on the longest side and the resolution 72 DPI. The file size of each photo should not exceed 2Mb, the file format must be jpeg/jpg.

Only adjustments possible to apply in the darkroom, such as cropping and/or minor burning, dodging, contrast and conversion to black and white, are permitted. Any other changes to the original photograph, especially alteration or manipulation of the images will not be accepted. HDR images, watermarked images, artwork, illustrations, computer-generated or computer-edited photographs will not be accepted. Removal of dust on the sensor is permitted.

Each photo submitted must contain the complete, unaltered EXIF data. The organizer has the right to require the finalists and winner to send a RAW file for review in order to resolve any doubts. If the above-mentioned RAW files are not provided, the finalists and winner will be disqualified. 

Photos may be taken anywhere in the world.

All images submitted must conform to the concept of street photography: i.e. spontaneous photographs in random locations in public spaces, both indoors and outdoors (city, street, beach, train, park, restaurant, …).

Staged photos will not be accepted.

Both black and white and color photos are accepted.


The images will be judged blind. This means that the judges view the images without the name or details of the photographer.

The jury is composed by:

Alessandro DeLuigi
Christophe Chailloux
Ornella Mazzola
Raj Sarkar
Sandra Hernandez

All photographs submitted are eligible to participate in the finalist exhibition as long as they meet all the conditions in these guidelines.

All finalists will be part of the Livorno Photo Meeting ’23 exhibition and on social media related to the competition.
The organizer will contact the finalists for a high-resolution jpeg file of the selected photograph(s). These files must be delivered to the organizer within 48 hours of receiving the message from the organizer. If the photographer fails to do so, the entry may be dropped as a finalist. Finalists are also asked to share the year and location in which the selected photo(s) were taken with the organizer.
All costs associated with the selection and exhibition of finalists will be covered by the organizer.

The winner will be announced during the festival, on 18 November 2023.

The organizer cannot provide feedback on the entry of those not selected.
The decision of the jury is final, and the jury members or the organizer will not communicate with photographers about this decision.


The winner will receive a 1000 euro voucher (shipping cost are included in the amount) which can be spent at our main sponsor RCE Foto Livorno.

The jury may decide to nominate other prizes for particularly deserving works.


Each submitter guarantees to be the author and full copyright holder of the submitted works; that they are original works and not reproductions or copies of existing works.

If one or more persons are depicted in the submitted photos, ensure to have the permission of this person or persons to reproduce their portrait.

The organizer accepts no responsibility for possible infringements of third-party copyrights.

Nor can the organizer be held liable for claims or complaints due to persons appearing in the photos, this liability lies with the participant.


The selected images will be exhibited during the Livorno Photo Meeting and may be included in communications surrounding the competition.

By participating in the photo contest, the participating photographers grant the organizer unconditional permission for five years to use the images solely in the context of the Livorno Photo Meeting, the exhibition and in all media, including social media, online and print, in connection with the contests, the festival, the exhibition, and all promotional and educational activities for and under the supervision of the Livorno Photo Meeting.

Photographers cannot claim compensation for copyright transfer in this context.

Proper credit will be given to each publication.

Photographs submitted will not be used for commercial purposes or sold to third parties.


The organization cannot be held responsible in case of changes or cancellation of the contest and festival due to major forces.

The organizer reserves the right to cancel or modify the competitions and these conditions without prior notice. Any changes in the competitions will be communicated to the participants as soon as possible.


All matters not provided for in the terms and conditions shall be presented to the organization. The organizer will make the final decision on them. By participating, each participant declares to agree with the terms and conditions and to be bound by them

The organizer reserves the right to refuse or exclude an entry at its own discretion.


By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless the Livorno Photo Meeting, its organizers, all respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, damages, and injuries arising out of their participation in this festival.

The photographer agrees to fully indemnify the Livorno Photo Meeting with respect to all royalties, fees and any other monies owed to any person or entity.

The organizers (The Livorno Photo Meeting and all affiliates) assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to festival entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms.

The organizers are not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading, or downloading of any materials related to this festival.


If you have any problems submitting or any other question regarding the contest, please contact