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Guidelines Photos / Projects / Books


Personal Profile

  • Before you can upload the images you must fill in all the mandatory fields of the personal profile.

Single Photos

  • Click on “My Picutes” > “Upload Photos”, select the images and upload.
  • Important: remember to assign a thematic area to each photo!.
  • Once assigned the thematic area, the photo will be automatically loaded in your “cart” that will calculate the registration fee.
  • You can assign a category to each photo.
  • If you do not assign a title, the photo will automatically be titled “Untiled”.
  • You can change the title and category to the photo at any time until the registration closes.
  • You are free to add new photos until the registration is closed.
  • You can register the photo in more Thematic Areas. In this case, the work will be counted as a normal additional photo.


  • Click on “My Portfolios” > “Upload Photos”, select the images and upload.
  • Assign the title and description to the project. Remember that the project will be submitted to an international jury: write a title and description in English (you can help with Google Translate).
  • Once you’ve uploaded the photos you can drag them in any order you like.
  • Remember to choose the cover image of your project.
  • You can change the title, description, add / remove photos to the project at any time until the registration is closed.


  • Click on “Book Award” and then click on “Add Book”
  • Assign the title and description to the book. Remember that the project will be submitted to an international jury: write a title and description in English.
  • Upload your book through the Dropbox link
  • Contestants will have to upload a so-called dummy, a draft of the book in pdf format, with a clear structure, even if not well-finished or ready to be printed yet.
  • If a pdf format cannot be provided, single photos can be submitted, as far as they are renamed in sequence and gathered in a single zip folder.
  • Contestants can submit up to 3 books each.
  • Maximum size of the pdf or zip folder: 100 MB.
  • The suggested paper sizes are: A4 (21 x 29.7 cm, vertical or horizontal) or square (22 x 22 cm). If the winning book is of a different size, dotART reserves the right to adapt it to the ones mentioned before.
  • Authors are free to create the layout of the book as they please, to employ text and to choose the photographic style they prefer.

Please note

  • Both color and black and white photos are allowed.
  • Post-production and an imperceptible photo editing are allowed.
  • Post-production and “invasive” photo editing are free only where explicitly specified in the regulation.
  • No photos with signatures, watermarks, frames or marks visible on the image are allowed.
  • No photos or images deemed to be offensive are allowed, according to the sensitivity and the unquestionable judgment of the jury.

Technical specifications

  • .Jpg format (attention to file extension No to “.jpeg” extensions and not even TIFF, RAW, etc.).
  • RGB color method.
  • Single photos: files must be less than 10 MB each.
  • Projects: the files that make up the projects must be less than 10 MB each.
  • Minimum size on the smaller side: 2000 px / maximum size on the longest side: 6000 px.
  • In the Portfolio section, to be sure that the order of the photos is correct, add the numbers in the desired sequence to the file name (eg “filename01.jpg”, “filename02.jpg”, “filename03.jpg” …).

Main Partners

partner tpd partner mp unicusano

Technical Partners

stroppa parners innovafvg

Media Partners

ilfotografo photographers lounge partner lfi Insomnia Photography partner blow partner quo partners silvershotz isp partner prism cuatroscuro partner tpi apf dng image artofphoto fotopolis spm vphotomag student old fotopalyazat fstop doc partner click magazine partner espacio partners photosofia


partner aeroporto walraum GALERIJA PRINCIPIJ School of Creative Photography partners OBOK partner alchemia partner betel partner konfederacka partner pierwszy partner pracownia partner szomszed partner partner castro partners bal partner relax partner cameral partner cps partners wavelove partner domliteratury partners wbb partners yaam partners lastriko partners carrots partners restauranpolet partners meduza partners polet partners superiore partners kisuzem partners leniviec