All Photography Contests

Whether you look for cash prizes, camera equipment, or having your work exhibited, photography contests are a great way to test your skills as a photographer. Most competitions publish early entries and finalist's photographs, aside of winner's galleries, so having your images posted on a photo contest website can give you valuable exposure whether you win or not. We've pulled together a selection of 150+ photography competitions in 2023, from free to paid photography awards, so you can decide what photo contest meets your needs.

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Be Featured in our May 2024 Online Juried Solo Exhibition!
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First place winner receives a US $500 cash prize and will be featured in see-zeen.com and on see-zeen Instagram.
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We are looking for individuals who are interested in becoming an active part of the Explorer Community.
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Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Green online art contest for the month of May 2024
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We at Earth.Org strongly believes that photography and imagery has the power to inspire, educate and galvanise action into protecting and preserving our home and planet.
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The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography and digital arts) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s May 2024 online group exhibition.
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PHotoESPAÑA aims to recognize the significant role that the publishing industry plays as a means of disseminating photography. With this objective, the Festival has been awarding since 1998 the Prize for the Best Photography Book of the Year.
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Exhibition Date: 5th September - 29th September 2024
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With the nomination, the photographers receive an expense allowance of €500. The resulting works will be shown together with parts of the KulturLANDSCHAFTEN collection in a travelling exhibition 4 and published in an exhibition catalogue.
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The selected works will be featured by the theater in various ways
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The successful applicant stands to receive a 3,000-euro grant, coupled with the opportunity to interview this year’s Artist category winner and write an essay on the selected photo project.
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We proudly present the Women’s Only Online Fine Art Competition—an exclusive opportunity for women artists to globally show their collective talents.
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Women photographers can participate with her female visual perspective in 23 thematic categories.
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The 21st edition of The Pollux Awards, juried by Joan Alsina and Julio Hirsch-Hardy is now open for submissions
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The finalists will have their work produced and exhibited at the 2024 edition of the festival
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The SE Center for Photography is looking for images on the theme Family Ties. Juror: Lia Latty,
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The SE Center for Photography is looking for images on the theme Color. Juror: Michael Pannier
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The Viviane Esders Endowment Fund is pleased to announce the opening of the call for applications for the second edition of the Prix Viviane Esders.
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PhotoVogue's 2024 Global Open Call invites artists worldwide to share works that celebrate nature's beauty and resilience.
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town & country: metropolis, farmland, village, city, hamlet, metropolitan, suburb, asphalt jungle, pastoral, rural, boondocks urban, boonies, downtown, backwoods ….
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Join us in celebrating 10 Editions of artistry and creativity! The Boynes Artist Award invites artists worldwide to participate in our historic 10th Edition.
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Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers.
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If you're a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we invite you to share your photographic project with us.
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Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography.
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Our mission is to add value and help spread the art of photography in order to raise awareness and protect nature.
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TERAVARNA announces their "6th COLOR" International Juried Art Competition. All visual artists from around the world are invited to submit their best artworks on the theme for inclusion in the exhibition.
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The winner will be invited to Landskrona Foto Festival 2024 to receive the award.
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TIFA connects photographers from around the world with the creative community in Tokyo, Japan, providing them with an excellent platform to present their work to a new market.
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The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces
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The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Internationality and networking make YICCA a huge opportunity for the artists.
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Landscapes that we see with our eyes or that we experience only in our minds. That we observe, create, nurture, replicate, analyze, destroy, resist, love.
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fruition: accomplishment, fulfillment, achievement, perfection, result, completion ….
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Tthe Inge Morath Award, a $7,500 grant given to a woman photographer under the age of 30 to support the completion of a long-term documentary project.
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The Open Call Photography Award is now open for entries! Color Photo Award
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Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographs that celebrate the aesthetic and conceptual considerations involved in the creation of the portrait
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The aim of this competition is to show still or filmed images of wild flora, fauna, landscapes, as well as accounts supporting the conservation of habitats, species and biodiversity.
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Seven talented photographers will each be awarded a $5,000 grant by the Doug Pensinger Photography Fund.
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In a world where conflict seems to shape our narrative, peace can seem distant and illusive. But even amid turmoil, it thrives among us, around us, and within us.
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The winner will receive $2500, a digital feature and a chance to have their project considered for publication.
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Fusion Art invites submissions for the 8th Annual Colors art competition for an online exhibition during the month of May 2024.
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Artist Space Gallery is pleased to announce our Open online Art Competition for the month of May.
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The awards program has included 9 international categories, as well as a London-specific main category for worldwide participation
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Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 7th “Animals” Online Art Competition for the month of May 2024.
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Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year.
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Decode Gallery is excited to announce August’s exhibition, RED. The color of drama and passion. Red attracts attention and elicits strong emotions such as love and anger.
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This Fellowship offers a unique, experiential opportunity to work collaboratively with an established, non-profit arts organization.
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Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 27th “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition. This competition will result in an award of 4 monthly solo art exhibitions and 8 Artist Showcases.
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The 'Romano Cagnoni Award – RCA', international prize dedicated to photojournalism, was born in memory of the multifaceted ability of the late photographer to narrate the world.
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Join us to celebrate the historical and cultural events that led to the development and transformation of company towns around the world.
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Submit your best work to our photo competition for a chance to win up to $11,500 in cash prizes, be selected by our curators for the PX3 exhibition in Paris and inclusion in the Annual PX3 book.
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$3000 CAD Grand prize
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The top entries will be exhibited at The Tampa International Airport from June 25 - August 25, 2024
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The Emergence project is to give recently graduated photography students a chance to showcase their work to a wider audience.
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Awarded every two years and now in its 7th edition, the Prix Virginia is the first photography prize exclusively reserved for a woman photographer, regardless of her age or nationality.
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Challenge Yourself, Win Awards and Receive a Judge Comment for Each Entry!
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Black and White is at the core of the art, being the original format of photography and it requires us to look at line, shadow and contrast in such a different way when shooting.
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The winner will receive £15,000, the second prize is £3,000, and the third prize is £2,000.
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Embark on a visual journey with our Places Photography Contest! From majestic landscapes to intimate cityscapes, this competition celebrates the diverse and breathtaking places that shape our world.
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Wells Art Contemporary (WAC) is an international art competition giving artists the opportunity to exhibit their work in Wells Cathedral and receive a wide range of prizes.
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The 8 exhibiting artists will be eligible for the 2024 APG/ Museum Purchase Award of $3000
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Present your work to exhibit at the 4th edition of PhMuseum Days, our International Photo Festival happening between September and October 2024 in Bologna, Italy.
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This prize, with a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book.
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Photographers must be able to print, mat and frame, and deliver/pickup or ship their photographs to/from the St. Augustine Art Association gallery
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The Atlanta Photography Group (APG) introduces an new call for entry: The Language of Color 2024.
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International Portfolio Open Call and Photobook Open Call.
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Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a juried group photography exhibition on Vision: Color Photography
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The project Transversalities: Photographs without Frontiers uses photography as a means of promoting the inclusion of territories and breaking with processes of exclusion to which vast areas of the planet are subjected by the media.
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BLOW UP PRESS invites you to the 4th edition of BUP Book Award and is waiting for your photography-based submissions!
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Wild or cultivated, plants of all kinds help define a landscape, give it a sense of place, delight the senses, and connect us to the natural world.
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We are offering grants in the amount of $3,500 (2 available) and $1,000 (4 available) to artists & photographers worldwide working in all media.
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This year's CIPC rewards selected artists with an exhibition in Chelsea, New York, along with other numerous PR opportunities. The event also provides invaluable exposure to the community while promoting career growth and recognition.
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The award will provide support and encouragement fora photojournalist committed to a long-term project.
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The mission of the AS International Film Photography Awards is to discover, showcase and promote photographers working across all genres of analog photography worldwide
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Exposure 2024 is the 28th annual PRC Members juried exhibition, supporting photographers working in a broad range of exhibition-ready bodies of work.
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Issue 125 will not have a theme, it is open to all fine art and documentary photography.
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Abandoned is an exhibition exploring abandoned and rediscovered objects, spaces, and structures.
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The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces
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The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces
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This year’s Photo Review International Photography Competition will be juried by Deborah Willis, University Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University,
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We are pleased to announce our 2nd Faces online Art Competition for the month of May 2024.
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The first 3 winners get cash prizes - 800 Euro for the first prize, 500 Euro for the second prize and 300 Euro for the third prize sponsored by Kelag.
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The first prize winner will receive €3,000 and the opportunity to exhibit at the 2025 edition of the Cortona On The Move international photography festival.
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MonoVisions Photography Awards are an international open call for photographers using black and white medium to express their visual language.
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This call is about images where the original shot was only the beginning.
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The Global Peace Photo Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives.
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The Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award shall be granted to a professional photographer who wishes to make a journalistic study of a topic relating to the environment
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The EMERGENTES 2024 - International Photography Award Encontros da Imagem, consists of 3.000€ monetary award and a solo exhibition
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A £2250 prize fund will be awarded to standout entrants, including the IPE Award, Under 30s Award and visitor prize. 100 images, chosen by a guest selection panel, will form a group exhibition at the Royal Photographic Society, UK
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The Grant is given in order to allow the winnerto carry out the photo-reportage which has been presented for the Grant.
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The International Photography Exhibition the world’s longest-running contemporary photography exhibition.
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All art is eligible as long as it engages with technology in some form.
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Nature Photographer of the Year not only gives you the opportunity to win great prizes and earn some cachet, it’s also a chance to support nature conservation.
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The submission of photos for the specific contest is free. Each photographer can participate with up to 5 files.
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The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.
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Online Exhibition Publication August 2024
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One photographer will receive a €500 cash prize. In addition, one of the top 3 winners has the opportunity to participate in the next year’s festival with a solo exhibition. T
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Earthlings: How can we, in Central Europe, depict the climate crisis and speak about it using a language other than that of science?
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The international photography contest URBAN Photo Awards is here: registrations will open on Monday 1st April and this 15th edition will be the largest and most important ever.
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The Museum of Avant-garde is delighted to launch its yearly programme inviting artists and creatives to enter its contemporary collection and win the prestigious MA-g Awards.
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Decode Gallery is thrilled to reveal our latest call for entry, Portrait. Often, portraits show aspects of the subject’s character that may not be immediately apparent. Portraits tell a story.
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Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia's Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Fusion Art invites submissions for the 9th Annual Animal Kingdom art competition for an online exhibition during the month of June 2024.
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The Paula Riff Award was created by the Center of Photographic Art and Lenscratch in 2021 as a way to celebrate and continue the legacy of artist Paula Riff.
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The SE Center for Photography is looking for images on the theme Summer Juror: Aline Smithson
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Street photography is characterized by its spontaneity and the emphasis on capturing the moment as it happens, without posing or staging the subjects.
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Clarissa Ward, CNN’s award-winning chief international correspondent, has agreed to chair the jury for this 31 st edition.
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Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year.
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Looking specifically for those with a bold & innovative approach that disrupts traditional artistic standards, participants can submit entries in up to eight categories.
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For this 8th edition, students are invited to submit their projects and a jury of professionals will select 20 finalists from over 200 European schools
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Black & White Photo Awards is a contest created with the intention of recognizing and rewarding talent in this discipline, with 5 Thematic category to show your creativity as a photographer:
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Selected pictures and collections will be exhibited in Vienna. Win prizes up to EURO 10.000!
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Abandoned is an exhibition exploring abandoned and rediscovered objects, spaces, and structures.
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Photographer of the Year (18 and over) will receive 1,000 GBP. Young Photographer of the Year (under 18) will receive 500 GBP.
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Group Exhibition in Rome city, Italy. July 2024
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Diversity has existed on earth since the beginning of time. It is one of the fundamentals of life that our ancestors have learnt and understood along with the wisdom behind it until it has become ingrained as intellect.
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Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in its exhibition competition for 2025 and in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated.
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Fusion Art invites submissions for the 6th Annual Lines, Shapes & Objects Art Competition for an online exhibition during the month of July 2024.
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Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers.
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The Open competition is open to all photographers. The EPSON International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.
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20+ photographers selected by BBA will exhibit in Berlin during the Nov/Dec 2024.
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BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS is an international platform for photographers from all levels and genres to share their best images with the creative community in Hungary and Eastern Europe.
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The Head On Photo Awards represent a global selection of the best work from emerging and established photographers across three categories: Portrait, Landscape, Student
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Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Participation in the Chromatic Awards offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion.
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Group Exhibition in Rome city, Italy.October 2024
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For 14 days, from October 7th to 21st, 2024, Mind The Art Exhibition transforms the bustling London Underground into a contemporary gallery space, covering the period of the prestigious Frieze Art Fair.
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The free competition, open to wildlife photography novices, amateurs and professionals, celebrates the hilarity of our natural world and highlights what we need to do to protect
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The 2024 Global Contest promotes climate justice. We believe climate change is a human rights issue, so we are looking for images that show people impacted by the escalating climate crisis.
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We are receiving open call submissions from countries across all the world's continents. We are delighted to announce our Open Call for FORMAT23.
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Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia's Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply.
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This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines
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Choose your best work, upload photos and give yourself a chance to compete for prestige, fame and more than $ 7,500 in monetary award!
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The Aesthetica Art Prize celebrates contemporary art in all its forms, offering opportunities for exhibition at a major public gallery alongside online publication and £10,000 prize money.
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The winner of the Anthology Cover Art Award will receive a €500 cash prize and publication on the cover of – and editorial coverage in – a future Issue of Anthology. The winner will also receive a one-year subscription to Anthology
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The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and editorial coverage in a future issue of Anthology Magazine, plus a one-year subscription to Anthology
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Created in 1993 to further FCA's mission to encourage, sponsor, and promote work of a contemporary, experimental nature, Emergency Grants provide urgent funding for visual and performing artists
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Every weekend, The Eye of Photography dedicates itself to the portfolios of its readers. By publishing the best portfolios, the magazine enables photographers around the world to show case their photographs.
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We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website.
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Open Show holds social screenings worldwide where the public can experience compelling visual stories and interact directly with their creators.
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There is no particular theme, but we have an affinity for photos that display humorous, colorful, pattern oriented, and allegorical content.
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MVIBE Magazine is a magazine created by artists for artists solely for the purpose of advertising worldwide.
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Promote your work with Al-Tiba9 Interviews and engage with our diverse readership.
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The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change.
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We hope the Gender Equality Grant can help our partner organizations advance their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and commitments.
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Win an online exhibition.
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We are looking for the best in contemporary photography and photo-based work. This is an open theme emphasizing creativity, content, and mastery.
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SCAN, the international photography festival organised by Tarragona City Council, has opened the call for entries for Talent Latent, aimed at creators from all over the world who use photography as an essential and preferred means of expression.
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We promote each online edition via email, web, and social media three times during the publication month.
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Whether your a morning bird or a night owl, we want to see your photos of cityscapes with the sun.