DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED to 30 SePTEMBER
YOU TEA’S NEXT PHOTOJOURNALIST OF THE YEAR?
Submit one image (photo or drawing) in portrait format
alongside a max 500 word text, and find out!
One hundred years ago, archaeologists used shovels and
spades, pick axes and pith helmets. Today, alongside a host of new gadgets we
are still using similar tools, still wearing sensible headgear and still
exploring a rapidly changing world.
In honour of TEA’s new covers, the EAA is sponsoring a
photojournalism competition on the following theme:
WHAT IS THE SPIRIT OF ARCHAEOLOGY IN 2023?
HOW TO ENTER:
Submissions should be made by email to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 September, 2022 at 23:59 CEST. Each entry
should include two attachments:
- a single high-resolution portrait-style image
(.tif or .png)
- an accompanying text (max 500 words as .doc or
Your image/photo could be of e.g. archaeologists,
working shots, museums, objects, public outreach and/or sites, etc. The text
should be in English and should describe the subject matter of the photo, as
well as its location and archaeological relevance. Some lines of text should
also be spent on describing why you feel that your chosen subject reflects the
essence of what it means to be an archaeologist or to do archaeology in the
The text should also include a thumbnail of the image
described. In your email text, please state your full name, institution (if you
wish it to be posted) as well as your EAA membership number. Please include
“TEA Photojournalism competition 2023” in the subject line of the email. By
submitting an image to the competition, you confirm that you are the owner of
the image and/or that you have/have obtained copyright permission for TEA to
print your image as a cover, should your entry be among the winners.
Furthermore, though you retain copyright, you also provide permission to the
EAA to use your image on its website and promotional activities as well as on
social media whether or not your image is among the winning entries. As you can
only submit images to the competition on your own behalf, the person entering
the competition will be the one considered for free membership in 2023.
WHAT YOU CAN WIN:
The persons submitting the three winning entries will
have their EAA membership fees waived for 2023. The images will feature on the
winter, spring and summer issues of TEA, and will be announced online as TEA’s
Photojournalists of 2023. Images submitted before 15 August, 2022 may
potentially be featured at the AMBM in Budapest as part of the promotional
activities for the contest.
RULES OF THE COMPETITION:
- You must be a standing EAA member to enter.
- Each member may submit a maximum of two entries.
- You may only submit an image on your own behalf.
- All subject material which answers the
competition theme will be considered, though it must also be appropriate
to being a cover of TEA.
After closing date, all submissions will be evaluated
by a panel (including both professional photographers as well as
archaeologists) for aesthetics as well as the message conveyed by the image in
relation to the competition theme. Those short-listed will be notified by start
October 2022 that their entry has been selected for the second round of the
evaluation process, which will be by popular vote by members of the EAA in mid
October. Before the final voting begins, shortlisted entries will be
spotlighted on EAA’s social media channels. Winners will be notified by 31