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  • Who can take part in POY Asia 2021?

    POY Asia is open to holders of passports from the following countries/territories

  • “Captions play a big role in the judging process.”

    Like our parent organisation POYi, POY Asia is fundamentally a journalistic endeavour. We believe that the word ‘photojournalism’ cannot be de-linked and therefore we always remind ourselves that we have responsibility as…

  • POY Asia is on Picter

    POY Asia 2021 competition is free and open for submissions 15 February to 15 March via Picter.

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 9

    9. PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR, ASIA: This premier category is open to all photographers — independent, agency, wire service, or newspaper photographers.

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 8

    8. CULTURAL PRACTICES: A set of photographs that increases the understanding and appreciation of a cultural practice. It can be about festivals, religion, traditions, or contemporary cultural trends.

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 7

    7. ISSUE REPORTING PICTURE STORY: A long-term project on a single topic. It could focus on science, news, politics or any number of topics, ranging from coverage of a single person to an…

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 6

    6. COVID EXPRESSIONS: An interpretive project that reflects the personal experiences, feelings and thoughts related to COVID-19 and its impact. It may be conceptual or artistic in the approach.

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 5

    5. COVID PICTURE STORY: A multiple-picture story, essay, sequence or series based on daily coverage of general news or breaking news related to COVID-19.

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 4

    4. NATURE & ENVIRONMENT: A single photograph that increases the understanding and appreciation of nature and our environment.

  • POY Asia 2021: Category 3

    3. PORTRAITS: A single photograph of a person or group of people that increases the understanding and appreciation of the subject(s). Selfies or self-portraits are acceptable.