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Photographic contest "Caminos de Hierro"

The photographic "Caminos de Hierro" competition, celebrates its 31th edition, and it continues inspiring all train lovers and photographers. The contest has become one of the most prestigious contests, being highly appreciated by professional and amateur photographers, as evidenced by the constant increase in the participation. In the past edition, more than 1,700 authors participated with 3.726 photographs.

  Concurso fotográfico "Caminos de Hierro"
  31th "Caminos de Hierro"  
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Competition Rules   Previous editions


Primeros Premios 1987-2021
Awarded 1987-2021
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The rules of the contest contain the required ingredients to promote the interest in the photographic community, both in Spain and abroad. Another important element that is highly appreciated by the participants is the traveling exhibition with original photos in the main railway stations in Spain. This exhibition has become an important cultural event in Stations and an experience for all travelers and visitors. Moreover, a catalogue of the exhibition is printed including all the photos.

The competition is endowed with 8,400 euros, distributed as follows: 4,000 euros for the First Prize, 2,000 euros for Second Prize and 1,200 euros for the Young Author, and another four prizes of 300 euros.

The Spanish Railways Foundation has received, in 1997, the National Photography Award in the category of patron given by the Spanish Confederation of Photography.

The photographic "Caminos de Hierro" competition has in its recognized jury of recognized professionals of the art world and the railways.

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