05 May 2020

PHmuseum 2020 Mobile Photography Prize Open For Submissions

05 May 2020 - Written by PhMuseum

The open call's theme is Inside - Home, Family, and Community, which will also be the main subject of our second collective photobook on mobile photography. Apply now to join the conversation and compete for $5,000 in cash prizes and much more.

© Felipe Soto, featured photographer in PHmuseum's 1st Book on Mobile Photography

The PHmuseum 2020 Mobile Photography Prize is now open for submissions at

The 2nd edition of the open call is dedicated to a single theme: INSIDE - Home, Family, and Community in a Historical Collective Moment. Mobile devices are indeed the main vehicle through which we document our everyday life. We aim therefore to explore this collective crisis through the images you have felt natural taking in these months. Images that together can define our collective memory and become an inspiration for the world after the crisis and the generation to come.

The open call offers $5,000 in cash for the mobile photos of the year, inclusion in our second 200-image photobook on mobile photography, and feature in a physical exhibition in Italy. Also, many publications will support us in promoting the work of applicants. BuzzFeed News will publish a gallery of photos from the call; both Yogurt Magazine and GUP Magazine will feature 3 photographers' portfolios with GUP also offering a yearly paper subscription each; How To Spend It will publish another selection of images on their platform.

To participate, you are invited to enter one or more images taken with a mobile device. You can upload photos from your desktop computer, phone gallery and Instagram library. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel comprising of Francesca Marani (Vogue Italia), Kate Bubacz (BuzzFeed), Piero Percoco (Photographer) and Sarker Protick (Artist and Curator). The deadline is set for 11 June, while there is a free entry option until 12 May.

Learn more at and thank you for joining or sharing the conversation.

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