BICFP
Annual International Award for Children and Family Photographers
Work acceptance: 1 March - 30 November
About BICFP

BICFP (Best International Child & Family Photographers) unites not only Russian masters, but also the best photographers from many foreign countries.

The goal of the international project is the development of children's and family photography, including popularizing it as a genre, searching for talented photographers, and helping to increase professional qualities.

Every year, the BICFP project holds the Award of the best children and family photographers - it is always a celebration in the world of children and family photography!Thousands of applications for competitive selection from around the world confirm the scale of our common cause.

Photo contests are held with great interest on social networks, attracting the attention of more than 20,000 viewers daily.

BICFP international photo exhibitions conquer the world and have already presented their expositions in Russia, Italy, the Czech Republic, Germany, China, Israel, more than 730 photographers had the opportunity to show their author's look and bring a piece of their creativity to the audience.

Rules Terms of use
Nominations
«Opening of year»
-novice photographers who started their professional career in the field of children's and family photography in 2018 are trying their hand in this category.
"Child's photo of the year. Newborn»
- the category includes works that depict children from birth to 4 weeks of life, without the presence of adults in the frame. You can take photos where there are "body parts" of adults, for example, a baby on the arm of the Pope.
"Family photo of the year»
- works that depict children and adults (two generations) take part in the nomination)
"Mobile photo of the year»
- works related to children and family themes, taken on a phone camera, are eligible for the nomination.
«Photo-art. Photo of the year»
- the category includes works related to children's and family themes, the focus of which is post-processing in a graphic editor, as well as the author's and unusual view of the photographer, the use of multi-exposure and other effects.
"Child's photo of the year. School age»
- works that depict children from 7 to 18 years of age take part in the nomination.
"Documentary photography of the year»
- the category includes works that depict child and / or adults, where there is a documentary fact, the theme of the works is captured scenes from life, household, social, everyday environment and people's lives.
«Pregnancy. Photo of the year»
- the nomination includes works that are directly or partially related to the period of pregnancy of a woman and reveal the topic of waiting for a child.
"Portrait of the year»
- this category includes works that reveal the theme of children's and / or family portraits. Close-up, author's view and experiments with light are welcome.
"Child's photo of the year. Preschool age»
- the category includes works that depict children from 1 month to 7 years of life.
"Black and white photo of the year»
- the category includes works related to children and family themes, in black and white processing, Sepia and other toning are not welcome.
«The Christening. Photo of the year»
- works related to the сhristening take part in the nomination.
«Emotions. Photo of the year»
- the category includes works related to child and family themes that reflect different emotions.
«Parents. Photo of the year»
- the category includes works that only depict adults (parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles).
«Holiday. Photo of the year»
- works that have any relation to the holidays and convey the emotions and mood of the event take part in the nomination.