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All About Photo Awards 2021


All About Photo presents its 6th edition of All About Photo Awards, The Mind's Eye calling all photographers from around the world. Winners will receive $10,000 in cash awards, extensive press coverage and global recognition. The grand prize is $5,000, the 2nd prize is $2,000, the 3rd prize is $1,500, the 4th prize is $1,000 and the 5th prize is $500!
All About Photo Awards 2021 is now closed for entries.

Thank you to all who entered this year! Stay tuned, winners will be chosen on or around March 31, 2021.
Winners' names will be available online at www.all-about-photo.com after April 20, 2021.

Jury Panel

Get International Exposure and Connect with Industry Insiders, Art Collectors and Potential Buyers

Permanent Portfolio and promotion of your work on All About Photo

Winner's artwork will be featured in our Photographer's pages with link to their website, social media and representing gallery and/or agency. Winning artists will also be marketed and promoted extensively through All About Photo website (home page and photographer top stories, featured photographer and article sections).

Your Work Showcased To Our Social Media Community

The winners will be promoted on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts, with links to their website and social media. The winning photographers will also be featured in a newsletter sent to thousands of artists, friends and industry experts giving them the opportunity to share their work with a wide audience and potentially seize new opportunities.

International Visibility and Extensive Press Exposure

The winning artists receive press coverage from publications and media outlets around the world. Past winners have been featured in major publications including The Times UK, National Geographic Espana, The Sun, The Daily Mail, The Eye of Photography, Digital Camera World, Lenscratch, Competences Photo and many more.

The Times
National Geographic
The Sun
Daily Mail
The Eye Of Photography
Digital Camera World
Competence Photo
Art Base
Private Photo Review
Visura
Art Connect
Xataka Foto
The Photophore
Lenscratch
Pixfan
My Modern Met
© Monica Denevan - Winner All About Photo Awards 2020

Awards & Benefits

Photo Contest All About Photo Photographer of the Year 2021
1st Place Winner

Cash Prize: $5,000 (US Dollars).

Title: All About Photo Photographer of the Year 2021.

Exclusive interview and portfolio published on All About Photo
Ten photographs showcased during Daylighted's digital traveling exhibition worldwide
Winning work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Winning work printed in AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2021"

Photo Contest Second Place Winner
2nd Place Winner

Cash Prize: $2,000 (US Dollars).

Title: Second Place Winner.

Portfolio published on All About Photo
Five photographs showcased during Daylighted's digital traveling exhibition worldwide
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Winning work printed in AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2021"

Photo Contest Third Place Winner
3rd Place Winner

Cash Prize: $1,500 (US Dollars).

Title: Third Place Winner.

Portfolio published on All About Photo
Five photographs showcased during Daylighted's digital traveling exhibition worldwide
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Winning work printed in AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2021"

Photo Contest Fourth Place Winner
4th Place Winner

Cash Prize: $1,000 (US Dollars).

Title: Fourth Place Winner.

Portfolio published on All About Photo
Five photographs showcased during Daylighted's digital traveling exhibition worldwide
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Winning work printed in AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2021"

Photo Contest Fifth Place Winner
5th Place Winner

Cash Prize: $500 (US Dollars).

Title: Fifth Place Winner.

Portfolio published on All About Photo
Five photographs showcased during Daylighted's digital traveling exhibition worldwide
Work showcased on the online Winners Gallery of All About Photo
Winning work printed in AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2021"

Photo Contest Particular Merit Mention
Particular Merit Mention

The next thirty-five winners (ranked from 6 to 40) will have one of their photographs showcased via Daylighted on a traveling exhibition worldwide. They will have the opportunity to sell their work through this platform.
Winning work will be featured in the printed AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2021"
In addition, a selection of entrants of particular merit will be invited to display their portfolio on the website www.all-about-photo.com

© Amos Chapple - Merit Award 2020

Frequently Asked Questions


Who can enter?

  • All About Photo Awards, The Mind's Eye is open to all individuals age 18 and older. It is open to professional and amateur photographers alike.

  • Is there a theme?

  • Open. The competition is open to all genres and subject matter will be considered. All types of photography, from digital to analog to alternative processes and beyond are encouraged to enter. All works must be original.

  • How many photos can I enter?

  • Up to 50 images. Photographs will be judged individually and not as a unified group of photos.

  • What is the cost of participating?

  • $30 (US Dollars) for the 3 first images. $5 (US Dollars) for each additional image.

  • What is the schedule?

  • Competition opens: December 05, 2020.
  • Competitions closes: February 05, 2021.
  • Judging process starts: February 07, 2021.
  • Judging process ends: March 31, 2021.
  • Winners will be notified by email around April 20, 2021.
  • Winning images will be available online at www.all-about-photo.com after April 20, 2021.

  • How do I send my images?

  • If you have not already a profile on All About Photo, you have first to register on our website. Then you will be able to log in and to upload your photos in your gallery. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO EDIT YOUR SUBMISSION NOR TO ADD MORE IMAGES AFTER THE PAYMENT HAS BEEN PROCESSED. PLEASE REVIEW YOUR COMPLETED ENTRIES BEFORE PROCEEDING TO PAYMENT.

  • What size and format should I upload photos in?

  • No Watermarks.
  • Saved as JPEG or JPG.
  • Resolution of 72 dpi.
  • Grayscale or RGB profile.
  • Layers must be flattened.
  • Digital file should not exceed 2 MB.
  • Longest dimension should not exceed 1200 pixels, with a minimum size of 200 pixels.

  • What about copyright?

  • All About Photo recognizes you, the author of the image, retain full ownership of the copyright in each Entry.

  • Who pays taxes?

  • The winner is responsible for paying any taxes in his/her country.


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