The CAP Prize is the international Prize for Contemporary African Photography awarded annually since 2012 to five photographers who's works were created on the African continent or which engages with the Africa diaspora.

CAP Prize 2019 | How to Enter & FAQ

CAP Prize 2019 | How to Enter & FAQ


Prepare your African photography project between 10 and 25 images. Everything you else you may want to know including eligibility, FAQs, rules, formats etc. is to be found here.


Complete this short process to register on our entry site.


Now you're ready, enter your work. Upload your series of images and your project statement by 7 February 2019.


Who can enter?

The competition is open to everyone of all levels and of any age or descent.

How can I pay my entry fees?

The CAP Prize is completely FREE to enter.

What size and format should I upload my images?

Upload your images in jpeg format. Your images must be in sRGB format and 100% quality. The minimum size of your images should be 2,500 pixels on the longer side. Square images should be greater than 2,500 pixels on both sides. The file size of each image should not exceed 5 MB.

How many images should I submit?

Projects eligible for the CAP Prize must contain between 10 and 25 images.

Are digital adjustments allowed?

Yes, all post processing techniques are allowed.

Can I submit multiple entries?

Yes you can enter as many projects as you like. :-)

Is there any specific theme?

No, there is no theme. Photographs must have been taken in an African country or deal with a diaspora of an African country. The emphasis of the competition is on image sequences. Images must work together as a whole. We are NOT looking for single images. Eligible are submissions comprising between 10 and 25 images.

How do I get support?

If you need technical support with regard of your entry at, please contact For any other questions reach out to

CAP Prize 2019 | Enter now!

CAP Prize 2019 | Enter now!

CAP Prize | The Prize

CAP Prize | The Prize