SmartFotoFest – the Festival of Smartphone Photography – has teamed up with Mobiography Magazine and the Mobile Photography Awards to hold an open call for entries to the SmartFotoFest smartphone photography exhibition at the National University of Ireland (NUI) in Galway, Ireland.

Smart Foto Fest Website Masthead 08 - Open Call For Entries To the SmartFotoFest 'Connections' Exhibition

About the Competition

The Exhibition Theme is ‘Connections’. Mobile photographers are being asked to submit their best, most evocative images that capture a moment in time, that in some way make a connection with the viewer, that tell a story or convey an emotion.

A panel of judges will select 30 mobile photos that will be featured in this month-long exhibition in the NUI Galway Exhibition Hall. The Connections exhibition opens on 5th June and continues through until 30th June 2019.

Win a Brand New Huawei P30 Pro & a Lifetime subscription to Mobiography Magazine!!

One lucky grand prize winner will receive a brand new Huawei P30 Pro smartphone, which sports a Leica camera and offers super low-light performance as well as a host of awesome features for the mobile photographer.

The P30 Pro has a groundbreaking new quad lens system with amazing low-light performance and the first 5x optical zoom. The 40-megapixel wide angle and 20-megapixel ultra-wide angle lenses are joined by a brand new 8-megapixel telephoto lens that uses a prism to direct light sideways into the body of the phone.

The lucky winner will also receive a lifetime subscription to Mobiography Magazine, the leading digital magazine for smartphone photographers and your essential guide to the best tips, insights and sources of inspiration from the mobile photography world.

Deadline Extension for Entry: 2nd May 2019

The Exhibition

The winning photographs will be featured in a month-long exhibit held at Exhibition Hall on the campus of the National University of Ireland (NUI Galway.) The Connections Exhibition opens June 5th & continues through June 30th, 2019.

NUI Galway - Open Call For Entries To the SmartFotoFest 'Connections' Exhibition

About Smart Foto Fest

SmartFotoFest, is a one-day Festival of Smartphone Photography that’s being held this coming June at the NUI Galway on the picturesque west coast of Ireland. Organized by the people behind the hugely successful mobile journalism conference MojoFest, SmartFotoFest will sit along side this year’s MojoFest conference. It will consist of eight workshops and photo walks led by some of the world’s leading mobile photographers, including Jack Hollingsworth, Nicki Fitz-Gerald, Tim Bingham, Dan Rubin and Paul Moore.

Workshops are going to cover a variety of photographic genres, including street photography, candid portraiture, light painting with the Slow Shutter Cam app, landscape photography, smartphone post-production editing and even underwater photography.

To find out more about SmartFotoFest visit

To enter the SmartFotoFest Smartphone Photography Competition visit