Steps to submitting: 

1. Create an account on Hiive

2. A confirmation e-mail will be sent out to you (this may appear in your e-mail junk or promotions inbox)

3. Once received, click on confirm account 

4. Once you've filled in your account click on opportunities

5. Scroll down until you find the Belfast Photo Festival Open Submission

6. Once on the page, click the pay now button under 'How to apply' and follow the instructions

7. Click 'apply' on the Hiive Open Submission page and upload your photographs. Once submitted, you will receive an automated e-mail to confirm your application has been received.