This submission procedure is a set of steps and guidelines that need to be followed. It is important to carefully review and follow the submission procedure to ensure that the material is properly considered and that any required information or documentation is included. 
You should also complete your biography information available from your Nominee Dashboard.

To submit a ten-image photo project with a title, description, and captions, follow these steps:

  1. Choose a Topic: Select a topic for your photo essay, ranging from personal experiences to social issues or cultural phenomena.
  2. Select Your Images: Choose your ten best images that effectively represent your chosen topic. Ensure they are high-quality and high-resolution, capable of telling a compelling story and evoking emotion.
  3. Organize Your Images: Arrange and number your images logically, considering how they flow together to create a narrative when viewed sequentially.
  4. Create a Title: Craft a descriptive yet concise title for your photo project, giving readers a clear idea of its content.
  5. Write a Description: Develop a description of your photo project, containing 200 to 500 words. This should offer deeper context about the topic and articulate why you chose to photograph it.
  6. Compose Captions: Write captions for each image, providing additional information in up to 40 words maximum. Captions should offer insight into where the photo was taken and what is happening in the scene.
  7. Prepare Your Files: Create a folder containing your high-resolution photos (preferably TIF files) along with accompanying text documents and materials.
  8. File Naming and Organization: Ensure your files are named logically and organized sensibly within the folder structure.
  9. Export Image Copies: Export copies of your image files to JPG format, sizing them to 1350px on the long edge at 300dpi.
  10. Submit Your Photo Essay: Upload your photo essay to the Global Focus Project following the provided instructions. Be sure to complete the project title, description, and image captions accurately.

** If your Nomination is endorsed and you are elected, you will be required to submit the high-resolution files at a later date.

All submissions must be received by 15 July 2024 for the election process to be included at Xposure 2025

The judging process for the Global Focus Project will involve a distinguished jury consisting of invited professional photographers and industry experts. Each nomination will require at least two members of the jury to second it in order to move forward into the final selection process.


We believe that this system of requiring two jury members to second each nomination will help ensure that all submissions receive careful and thoughtful consideration. It will also help to ensure that the selection process remains fair and impartial, as multiple perspectives will be considered for each entry.