What best way to showcase your work than photo competitions?
Successful photographers from around the world are discovered by submitting their work to photo contests. Magazine editors, gallerists, curators, book publishers, festivals directors and photo agencies are always eager to discover new talents that are highlighted by major competitions.
Our photo competitions were created so that photographers from any level can express their talent and let the whole world discover their most beautiful images. All About Photo thrives to feature the best projects and gives photographers visibility on an international level. Our renowned jurors endorse talent and creativity. Here you can discover the winners and other highly-rated submissions from each photo competition.
Our 15th printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme 'Streets'. Winners will receive $1,000 in cash awards, their winning image(s) or full portfolio published in AAP Magazine #15, extensive press coverage and global recognition.
For this 14th edition of AAP Magazine, we were looking for submissions of works of art in which the only limit to creativity was the photographer's imagination. We chose 25 photographers for their different approach to color photography.
Sep 28, 2020 | Oct 30, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
For this 13th edition of AAP Magazine, we were looking for submissions of works of art that explore composition and form as a fundamental aspect of the photographic aesthetic, be it pure visual formalism or in support of a thematic objective. 25 photographers were selected for their different interpretation of the theme.
Aug 17, 2020 | Sep 18, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
The winning project is Yukari Chikura’s preservation of the 1300-year-old Japanese ritual festivity “Zaido.” Part of the exclusive online showroom developed by All About Photo, this exhibition is on view for the entire month of October 2020 and includes twenty photographs from the project published this year by Steidl.
Aug 10, 2020 | Sep 11, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
For this 12th edition of AAP Magazine, the winning photographers come from 11 different countries and 4 continents! The selected projects reflect the broad diversity that black and white photography can offer. Documentary, portrait, travel, street, wildlife, abstract and fine art are all represented in the winning portfolios.
May 12, 2020 | Jun 12, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
From Ethiopia's church in the sky to the misty mornings of China or the streets of Nizhneangarsk in Russia, we virtually travel to the four corners of the earth with this 11th Edition of AAP Magazine. Discover the 25 amazing winning portfolios.
Apr 1, 2020 | May 4, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
A portrait is much more than just a physical representation of a person or its face. A good portrait must capture a privileged moment, when alchemy happens, allowing the photographer to capture the personality of the subject. Discover the 24 winning projects in this amazing 10th edition of AAP Magazine.
Feb 19, 2020 | Mar 25, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
Discover the winning images of All About Photo Awards 2020 'The Mind's Eye'. Not only did we want to feature the winning images in this special edition of AAP Magazine, but also some of the others that were just a step from the podium. It will give you an idea of the amazing work that was submitted this year.
Dec 5, 2019 | Feb 8, 2020 Status: Closed - Results Published
In this 9th edition of AAP Magazine the work is both diverse and imaginative in its approach to the theme Shadows. Mysterious, magical, intense, timeless, and sometimes nostalgic... all images have a story to tell and reflect a unique form of expression.
Oct 27, 2019 | Dec 3, 2019 Status: Closed - Results Published
For this 8th edition of AAP Magazine, we were looking for the heart and soul of a society and its people. Whether photographed in the countryside, or in an urban setting, the images we chose took us to places we had never been before... Discover 24 different portfolios in this new edition of AAP Magazine.
Sep 18, 2019 | Oct 25, 2019 Status: Closed - Results Published
Not domesticated, cultivated or tamed, uninhabited, barbarous, unruly, extravagant, imprudent, erratic... the definition of the word Wild is broad. Discover different interpretations in this new edition of AAP Magazine.
Apr 9, 2019 | May 4, 2019 Status: Closed - Results Published
For this 6th edition of AAP Magazine, we received a record number of submissions. It was wonderful to discover so many great works and compelling pictures. Clearly black and white photography continues to hold a prominent place in our hearts and imaginations!
Feb 15, 2019 | Mar 18, 2019 Status: Closed - Results Published
Discover the winning images of All About Photo Awards 2019 'The Mind's Eye'. Not only did we want to feature the winning images in this special edition of AAP Magazine, but also some of the others that were just a step from the podium. It will give you an idea of the amazing work that was submitted this year.
Nov 1, 2018 | Feb 8, 2019 Status: Closed - Results Published
For this fifth magazine we chose twenty photographers for their different approach to the theme Colors. We were looking for work that would celebrate colors, showing its influence, its possibilities, and also its nuances...
Oct 5, 2018 | Nov 4, 2018 Status: Closed - Results Published
For the fourth issue of AAP Magazine we chose eighteen photographers for their different approach to the idea of Shapes. Their work is diverse: documentary, architecture, nudes, still life, abstractions, images ranging from early historical processes like the wet plate collodion tintype to contemporary digital photography.
Sep 5, 2018 | Oct 3, 2018 Status: Closed - Results Published
For the third issue of AAP Magazine, we were looking for your travel photographs, near and far, to the edge of the earth and to the places perhaps known only to you. We wanted to see what you've captured and how you were telling your story. And we were not disappointed - most of the images you've submitted are simply stunning!
For the second issue of AAP Magazine, we primarily looked for an expression on the face that conveyed the subject's feelings at the moment the photograph was taken. Or if the subject's thoughts remained a mystery, we looked for a face that had been caught in a revealing light. We showcased very diverse type of works so that readers could discover different approaches to the same theme.
May 15, 2018 | Jun 18, 2018 Status: Closed - Results Published
For it's firt issue, the jury chose 15 photographers for their different approach to the definition of photography itself "drawing with light". In addition to the unique visual language of each photographers, the short texts written by the artists themselves allow you to discover different voices, point of views and backgrounds.
Mar 28, 2018 | May 3, 2018 Status: Closed - Results Published
The third edition of All About Photo Awards welcomed submissions from all over the world. Photographers driven by their artistic eye and passion will be selected by Liu Bolin, Crista Dix, Marco Gualizzini, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Michael Itkoff, Ann Jastrab, Eli Klein and Elisabeth Mouchy.
Nov 1, 2017 | Feb 8, 2018 Status: Closed - Results Published
The second edition of the All About Photo Awards, The Mind's Eye, in reference to Henri Cartier Bresson's photo essay was juried by Beatrice Chassepot, Julien Chatelin, James and Susan Dooley, Eileen Gittins, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Ann Jastrab, Aline Smithson, Judy Walgren and Sabine Weiss. Discover the winners gallery.
When: November 2016 Status: Closed - Results Published
The ten international jurors Julia Fullerton-Batten, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Frank Horvat, Ann Jastrab, Ed Kashi, Jules Maeght, Klavdij Sluban, Keiichi Tahara, Ami Vitale, and Cara Weston viewed and scored nearly 5,000 images for this inaugural competition. Discover the winners gallery.
When: November 2015 Status: Closed - Results Published