‘How Basketball Changes Lives:' Win €2,600 With FIBA’s Photography Competition

By EyeEm Team - 3 min read

For its third annual photography competition, FIBA's International Basketball Foundation wants to see how basketball is changing lives around the world. Today, we are calling on you to submit your best photos to win cash prizes and have your work exhibited!

The International Basketball Foundation’s annual photography competition is about capturing the impact of basketball on individual lives and diverse communities.

Whether you’re a professional photographer, lover of the sport, or can be found at the sidelines with a keen eye for capturing the moments that matter, show us how basketball changes lives where you are.

The International Basketball Foundation Needs Your Unique Sports Photography

Close-up portrait of a man holding basketball
Mother and son playing basketball on court

The Brief:

What comes to mind when you think of Basketball? How have you seen the sport bring people together? Help indiviudals discover their unique skills? What are the unexpected travel stories you want to tell?

After two years of amazing submissions, FIBA is introducing the theme ‘How Basketball Changes Lives’ for their third annual photography competition. We want to see you take up the opportunity to have your work showcased and positive stories of sport and community visualized today!

No matter what gear you use to capture your images or where you are in the world, head to the official competition website to upload your photo.

Submit before the 30th April 2019 to win!

Make sure to add #EyeEm to your submission to be featured on EyeEm Magazine.

Silhouette people playing basketball during sunset
High angle view of boy standing on basketball court

The Prizes

Do you want your favorite sports player see your photography? The 40 Best Photos will be selected to be exhibited at the FIBA’s HQ – House of Basketball. Not only will your work be showcased, but you will also have the chance to win 3,000 Swiss Francs (CHF.)

  • The Grand Prize Winner: 3,000 CHF
  • Second Place: 2,000 CHF
  • Third Place: 1,000 CHF
  • Fourth–Tenth place: FIBA Licensed Merch
  • On top of that, if you add the #EyeEm in the ‘tags’ section with your submission, your photo could be selected to be featured on EyeEm Magazine and across our social channels!

    Woman playing basketball at court during sunny day

    “thought-provoking visual storytelling that shows the impact of the sport in unexpected places.”

    Directly above shot of stadium amidst buildings in city

    The Panel:

    The unique panel of judges, from professional photographers to basketball historians, are looking for thought-provoking visual storytelling that shows the impact of the sport in unexpected places.

    Bringing together a global community of photographers and artists including FX Rougeot, Stepan Chubaev, and Mario Bejagan Cardenas, FIBA’s photography competition is your opportunity to showcase captivating visual stories and share your photography with the esteemed judges and a global audience.

    High angle view of girl and basketball hoop
    Man playing with basketball while standing on escalator

    Discover ispiring stories and see last year’s winning entries to find the creative inspiration you need, and then submit your winning photo along with the #EyeEm tag here!

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