Photojournalism entries are images with informative content and emotional impact, reflecting the human presence in our world.

Content Guidelines:
· The journalistic (story-telling) value of the image should receive priority over pictorial quality;
· Images that misrepresent the truth, such as those from events or activities arranged specifically for photography, or of subjects directed or hired for photography, are not eligible;
· When Human Interest is specified, those images depict a person or persons in an interactive, emotional or unusual situation, excluding sports action.

Editing Guidelines: Processing or editing must be limited to making the image look as close to the original scene as possible.

Allowed editing techniques:
· Cropping, straightening and perspective correction;;
· Removal or correction of elements added by the camera or lens, such as dust spots, noise, chromatic aberration and lens distortion;
· Global and selective adjustments such as brightness, hue, saturation and contrast to restore the appearance of the original scene;
· Complete conversion of color images to grayscale monochrome;
· Blending of multiple images of the same subject and combining them in camera or with software (exposure blending or focus stacking);
· Image stitching – combining multiple images with overlapping fields of view that are taken consecutively (panoramas).

Editing techniques that are not allowed:
· Removing, adding to, moving or changing any part of an image, except for cropping and straightening;
· Adding a vignette during processing;
· Blurring parts of the image during processing to hide elements in the original scene;
· Darkening parts of the image during processing to hide elements in the original scene;
· All conversions other than to complete grayscale monochrome;
· Conversion of parts of an image to monochrome, or partial toning, desaturation or over-saturation of color.