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About Siena International Photo Awards

sipa is one of the photo contests with the highest international participation ever. 2020 edition has received nearly 48.000 images from amateur and professional photographers from 156 countries worldwide.

10 categories to submit your best shots

Journeys & Adventures • Fascinating faces and characters • The beauty of nature • Animals in their Environment • Architecture & Urban Spaces
Sports in action • Story-telling • Documentary & Photojournalism • Street Photography


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Awards Ceremony

The winning photographers will be awarded in Siena in October at the “Teatro dei Rinnovati” during the Siena Awards Festival.

Pangea Prize

The Pangea Prize takes on the embrace that the "Siena International Photo Awards" organizers wish to create with the world gathered in Siena during the days of the Festival and Awards Ceremony.

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Photo of the Day ( by Ronan Donovan - 23/09/2021 )

Wolves pick at the remains of a muskox. With a large carcass, like this one, this pack of ten wolves returned to feed for over a month. These locations become defacto rendezvous sites for the pack in the months to come. To get this image, photographer Ronan Donovan placed a camera trap inside the carcass. The pack returned to feed on and off for a month.

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“Beyond the Lens” series

The photo books of the "Beyond the Lens" series collect the best
shots of the editions of Siena International Photo Awards.
The images are collected in the precious large format photo books
with the hardback cover. A journey through creative images with a
strong emotional meaning and of indisputable artistic value
illustrate scenes of life, memories and travel adventures, a
roundup of glances and people expressions, distinctive sports
actions as well as fantastic stories related to nature, wildlife,
landscapes, the environment and the cultural value of
food worldwide.

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Siena Awards | The world of imagination
Starting date: October 25, 2020
Deadline: January 24, 2021
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Siena Awards | The world of imagination
Starting date: February 15, 2021
Deadline: April 15, 2021
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Siena Awards | The world of imagination
Starting date: May 1, 2021
Deadline: June 15, 2021
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Siena Awards | The world of imagination