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Photographers of TUMO, apply to the TUMOgraphy contest!

Present the best of your work, be evaluated by a jury of professionals, and win prizes that will help you progress your photography skills even further!


  • Both past and present TUMO students from Armenia and Artsakh can participate in the contest.
  • Each applicant may submit only one individual project. Group submissions will not be accepted.
  • You may apply to the contest with either one photograph, a group of three thematically related photos, or a photo collage.
  • Submitted works must surround one of the following themes:
    1. Territory and identity
    2. View from my window
    3. Connection between motherland and diaspora

    Applicants are welcome to interpret the themes in an individual and innovative way.

  • Submitted photographs can be of any size, format, and genre, and be taken with any kind of camera.
  • All submitted photos (including all photos used in a collage) must be taken by the applicant; winners will be asked to present unedited, raw files of the photos or other proof of authenticity.
  • Submitted photos can be taken at any time, as well as be previously submitted to other contests.
  • Applications must be submitted online by filling out the form below.


Submissions will be evaluated on creativity, technical quality, and skill level - the top three submissions will receive the following prizes.

First place - An internship or educational program abroad with a monetary value equivalent fo $10,000USD

The TUMO team will support in selecting the internship or educational program and will allocate up to $10,000 for air travel, accommodation, transportation, and other expenses related to the program.

Second place - Equipment with a monetary value of $7,500 USD.

Third place - Equipment with a monetary value of $5,000 USD.

Winners will be selected by a jury including members of the TUMO team and experts from the field.


Applications open at 00:01 on December 20, 2023
Application deadline is 23:59 on March 30, 2024
Winners will be announced on May 10, 2024

Application Closed

If you have any questions about the TUMOgraphy competition, please email us at [email protected].