Professional and amateur photographers ages 18 and older can enter this competition.
The Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography (HIPA) seeks entries to its contest in four categories: water, portfolio (storytelling), mobile photography and general photography.
Photos must not contain any tags, signatures, initials, frame, borders, logos or any other references and/or marks added by the participant.
The organizer will award a total of US$450,000 in cash prizes. In addition to the grand prize, five winners will be chosen from each category and will receive US$4,000 to US$ 20,000.
The deadline is Oct. 31.