ROSL PHOTO 23: Biennial Photography

ROSL PHOTO 23 Biennial Photography

Royal Over-Seas League is delighted to announce its biennial photography competition is now open for submissions! This year’s theme is Viewpoint, each entrant can submit up to five digital images of their choice taken in the past 18 months from any image making camera source, tackling the subject however they wish. The previous competition received over 500 entries from 40 countries, collecting huge praise along the way from our selected industry judges for their quality and depth.

ROSL PHOTO 23 is FREE TO ENTER and offers £3,500 of prize money, an exhibition of shortlisted entries in London, winning images published in Overseas Magazine and open to any photographer 18+ who is a citizen of a Commonwealth or former Commonwealth Country, the USA, EU and EEA countries or Switzerland. ROSL will also except images that have a link to current countries of the Commonwealth from entrants outside of the geographical areas listed above.


  • 1st Prize: £2,000, a 5-day trip to London for the exhibition opening on Thursday 8 December 2023 (including accommodation at Royal Over-Seas League), winning image published in Overseas Magazine and professional development support from ROSL ARTS
  • Runner-Up: £1,000 and winning image published in Overseas Magazine
  • The Madiha Aijaz Prize: £500 and winning image published in Overseas Magazine, awarded to a Young Photographer of Promise under 23 years of age
  • The shortlisted top 20 entries will be exhibited at Over-Seas House, 9 December 2023 – 4 February 2024



  • Deadline for all entries is Friday 1 September 2023, 5PM GMT, entrants must be over 18 years of age, full terms and conditions listed below
  • The 20 images selected for exhibition and overall prize-winners will be announced on Friday 6 October 2023
  • ROSL PHOTO 23 will open at Over-Seas House on Thursday 8 December 2023, 6 – 8PM (on view 9 December 2023 – 4 February 2024)

Link for apply: ROSL PHOTO

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  1. Marine Fonteyne

    I worked hours in this contest application but when I have submitted, I lost all my application …Can you recovered it? thanks, Marine

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