International Photo contest

International Photo contest  with Alliance Française Fondation

For the 7th edition of the international photo contest of the Alliance Française, The Fondation Alliance Française suggests the topic “La Mode et les Codes Vestimentaires”: "Fashion and dress codes"
The purpose of this contest is to show the extent and the wealth of the heritage, as well as the contemporary creativity, and of the innovations all over the world. Like the last six editions, it shows the diversity of the world.
The artistic quality as well as the original ideas will be appreciated by the Paris based jury.
This contest is open to anyone who is legally a major in their country of origin.

By entering the contest, each participant will be bound by these present rules. Any failure to obey the rules will result in a candidate’s participation being cancelled. Read the rules HERE

The “Grand Prize Winner” will be invited to spend one week in Paris.
Airfare (economy class round- trip), lodging (youth hostel category or the equivalent) for one week in Paris, and per diem at €40/day will be provided to the “Grand Prize Winner” by the Fondation Alliance Française.
Some of the photos submitted by the “Grand Prize Winner” and the “Finalists” selected by the jury, will be exhibited in a group exhibition in a Parisian art space chosen by the Fondation Alliance Française and/or at the gallery of the Fondation.


  • The competition is free and open to all non-professional and semi-professional photographers aged 18 and above. Pls note that professional photographers who are recongnised for their artistic work and making exclusively their living from it are not allowed to participate.
  • Participants will need to submit two digital files formatted to TIFF (.tiff) or JPEG (.jpeg) with a resolution of 300 DPI
  • Participants must guarantee that the photos submitted are originals not previously published (the reproduction of existing works is forbidden) and that they hold exclusive rights to the use of their work.

The Entry form needs to be filled in and forwarded along with each of the photograph that is being sent by the participants.

  • Fill in the Entry Form that needs to be forwarded with both photos: Entry form
  • Submit your Participation Entry Form to, along with two photographs through the following website with subject line: “Fashion and Dress codes”

Please note that the entries should be sent from MAY 2nd to 10th JUNE. Entries sent after June 19th June will not be considered.