Cash prizes are up for grabs in this year’s Renaissance Photography Prize which raises funds to support young women with breast cancer

© Chris Rhodes (UK) – ‘4 Sale, Shipshewana, IN, USA’ – Renaissance Photography Prize for Best Single Image 2014

Profits from the competition, now in its eighth year, will be donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK.

The deadline for submissions is 12 June 2015 and the best images will go on show at the Getty Images Gallery in London later this year.

The winner of the Single Image and Series categories will each win £1,000.
Entry fees apply. It costs £18 for a single image, £27 for up to three and £45 for up to six

Judges include Diane Smyth, deputy editor at the British Journal of Photography; and Madeleine Penny, freelance picture editor at The Sunday Times Magazine.

Last year’s contest raised £40,000.

List of prizes:

The Best Single Image winner will receive:
£1000 cash prize
; £800 Metro Imaging printing/framing; 
3 x 20 min Renaissance Photography Portfolio Reviews; one year membership to Self Publish Be Happy Book Club; Mentoring from a top Getty Images contributor; Professional editing session with Metro Imaging; 
one year’s subscription to HOTSHOE Magazine

The Best Series winner will receive:
£1000 cash prize
; £800 Metro Imaging printing/framing; 
3 x 20 min Renaissance Photography Portfolio Reviews; two hour one-to-one mentor session Self Publish Be Happy; Mentoring from a top Getty Images contributor; Professional editing session with Metro Imaging; 
one year’s subscription to HOTSHOE Magazine

Each category winner will receive:
£500 cash prize; 
1 x 20 min Renaissance Photography Portfolio Review; one year’s subscription to HOTSHOE Magazine

The runner up in Best Series will receive:
£500 cash prize; 
1 x 20 min Renaissance Photography Portfolio Review; one year’s subscription to HOTSHOE Magazine

For full details visit http://www.renaissancephotography.org

2.web © David Favrod (Spain) – From the series ‘Hikari’- The Runner-Up for Best Series

1.web © Dany Peschl (Germany) – From the series ‘To the Mountains’ – Renaissance Photography Prize Best Series 2014

4.web © Berta De La Rosa (UK) – ‘Las Manos de Carmen (Carmen’s Hands) 02′ – Category winner 2014 – Expression