Rewarding Excellence in Photography

Curating and recognizing skill, talent and hard work among professional and upcoming photographers in Kenya.

ABOUT THE AWARDS

The Kenya Photography Awards is an annual event organized by the Photographers’ Association of Kenya (P.A.K.) and PAWA254 to recognize skill, talent and hard work among professional and upcoming photographers in Kenya. Photographers submit their work in seven (7) main categories, selected to cover diverse areas of interest.

Categories

147 die in an attack on Kenyan university

News

21ST CENTURY GIRL

Daily Life

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Sports

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Creative

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Nature

Old Man Smiling at the Heavens;Hells Gate:2/8/2015

Portraiture

Kenya red cross team gather for a candlelight vigil to mourn the 148 people killed in Garissa attack

Humanitarian/Documentary

SPECIAL CATEGORIES

The ‘Most Promising Young Photographer of the Year’ shall be determined by the judges from the best photography entries between 18-24 year- olds. There will be NO direct submissions to this category. The same applies to ‘The People’s Choice’ category. The judges will shortlist 5 (five) entries from all submissions and subject them to an online vote. The most popular of them wins in that category.

Photo Submissions

Submission of Entries will open on Wednesday 21st March 2018 and close at midnight on Thursday 19th May 2018

Kenya Photography Awards 2015 – Souvenir Book

  • “I have been in photography for a while now. Being nominated in 4 categories for me is a great encouragement. Next year I will be sending in photos to win!”

    Larry Asego Nominee in 4 categories - 2015
  • “I have been in photography since I was 12. I love the job and since I got into conservation issues my work has gotten more recognition.”

    Sushil Chauhan 2 time Nominee
  • “The Climate Change category got me a chance to showcase my work on a global platform in paris-France in 2015. These awards elevated my position as a Kenyan photographer.”

    John Wambugu Winner, Climate Change category - 2015

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Contact Us

You can email us at hello@photoawards.co.ke at your convenience.

Stephen Nderitu

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