Calle 8 Festival Photo Contest 2022
Roberto Mata School of Photography
Miami, March 2022
The purpose of this photography award is to recognize the work of talented photographers documenting Calle 8 Festival’s expression of Cuban and Latin-American culture to Floridians.
Photographers with both a classic approach and innovative projects are welcome to enter.
The photography competition application is completely free.
Entry is open to everyone regardless of age and level of knowledge.
You can submit photographs taken with both digital and analogue cameras.
The Calle 8 Festival Photo Contest 2022 is an open call, with no restriction on genre, process, or technique. All subjects and 2D photographic approaches are eligible.
To be eligible, your images need to be captured during Festival Calle 8 2022. March 13th.
Deadline March 27th 2022.
The submitted photos must be in jpg format, 2000 px wide or high, 72DPI.
Files must not be larger than 5MB in size. Submitted images will be in JPEG files, in SRGB color. Other formats (TIFF, PSD etc) will not be accepted by the platform.
The Calle 8 Festival Photo Contest 2022 may exclude any images which, in its opinion, could be offensive to some sensibilities.
Submitted images in The Calle 8 Festival Photo Contest 2022 must not infringe any copyrights or the intellectual property rights of any third party.
All entries are reviewed, shortlisted, and selected anonymously.
Submitters agree that personal data including, but not limited to, name, mailing address, phone number, and email address may be collected, processed, stored and otherwise used for the purposes of conducting and administering the Calle 8 Festival Photo Contest 2022.
Images must be sent to RMTFFLORIDA@gmail.com please use wetransfer.com
Single photos: Max 3 images
Photo series: Between 5 and 10 images max.
Participants can submit pictures on single photo category or photo series, not both.
Pictures must be renamed as follows:
yourname.jpg1 (custom name + sequence)
Name, email address and phone number.
Celia D Luna Photographer @celiadluna
Rainy Silvestre Photographer @rainysilvestre
Scott Brennan Photographer-Educator @scottbrennan6
Hector Moreno Photographer-Educator @focustudiomiami
Paúl Aragón Leyton Photographer-Educator @photo_camera_paul
Pedro Wazzan Photographer-Educator @pedrowazzan
Honor mention x 5 $50
This is your time to shine!
Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.
Images will be used strictly in connection to the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote the Festival Calle 8 Photo Contest. Images will not be resold or used by any other third party. If there is a request for such, we will forward that request to the photographer via e-mail.
In 1988, the festival set the Guinness World Record with 119,986 people in the world’s longest conga line.
In 1990, a world-record-breaking 10,000-pound piñata was featured.
In 2000, the Guinness World Record was set for the world’s longest cigar.
In 2008, Calle Ocho broke the record for the most domino players at the event.
In 2010, the Florida legislature identified the Calle Ocho-Open House 8 festival as an official state festival.
In 2012, the festival broke the world record for the largest flag image ever created. The flag measured 250 feet long and 36 feet wide, and was marched down the street by over 100 volunteers
Calle Ocho started in 1978 as a way for Cuban immigrants to express themselves and educate South Floridians about their culture in the community. The festival’s focus grew to include participation from all Latin American countries.