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Amateur Photo Contests

Deadline: September 20, 2020
Emerging Vision: Biennial Student Show
The work of photography students emerging into the art world is how we picture the future. The Colorado Photographic Arts Center is having an open themed call for entry for current undergraduate and graduate students in photography. All capture types, subject matter, and photographic processes are eligible to submit. This show is your chance to demonstrate your talent and point of view! The exhibition will be on display in CPAC's gallery from November 27, 2020 - January 2, 2021.
Deadline: September 30, 2020
Sony World Photography Awards - Youth
The Youth competition aims to give more opportunities to young photographers. Judges are looking for fresh approaches to photography and images showing the vision of the young photographer. Alongside worldwide exposure with today’s leading image-makers, the Youth Photographer of the Year receives a range of Sony digital imaging equipment to nurture their vision. Take a look at the themes, deadlines and announcement dates below to keep track of when to enter your best images. Best single imag
Deadline: September 30, 2020
A Light in the Darkness
The world has been rocked with the new covid-19 virus. Many people are scared, concerned and uncertain. Businesses and Galleries are closing. At Las Laguna Gallery we still have faith in the human spirit and we know how art can help people heal. It is because of this that we have decided to do our first Online Exhibition and now if your opportunity to shed some of that beautiful light into the darkness. Simply complete the online form, upload and label your images. We will be setting up a spec
Deadline: October 05, 2020
The Alexia Student Grant
The Alexia 2020 Competition will begin accepting applications on Sept. 14, 2020. The deadline for the 2020 competition is Oct. 5, 2020. The Alexia offers a professional Alexia Grant to enable professional photographers and visual journalists to produce substantial bodies of work that share The Alexia's goals of promoting world peace and cultural understanding. Work that helps bring about change is more valued. The recipient of The Alexia Student Grant will receive a fellowship for tuition a
Deadline: October 23, 2020
Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020
The competition is organised by the Amateur Photographer magazine, in partnership with Sigma and Photocrowd. The contest is divided into eight monthly rounds, each one focusing on a specific theme: 1. Points of view 2. Monochrome magic 3. Up close and personal 4. Keep on moving 5. City life 6. Natural world 7. Light and shadow 8. About face.Over £10,000 worth of SIGMA camera kit to win
Deadline: October 31, 2020
Lucie Scholarship Program
Photographers make images. Visionaries teach you how to see. The Lucie Foundation is proud to support emerging talent with vision and dynamic ideas that challenge and progress the art form of still photography into work that compels. Our support of photography is broad, from Fine Art to Documentary and Photojournalism, to digital and film-based works. Our concern is to support emerging photographers producing work that is at once gripping, and original. The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer
Deadline: March 01, 2021
Science without Borders Challenge
The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is dedicated to the conservation and restoration of living oceans and pledges to champion their preservation through research, education and a commitment to Science Without Borders®. The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation is excited to announce the 9th annual Science Without Borders® Challenge. The theme for 2021 is: The Magic of Mangroves. Mangroves are extremely important ecosystems providing many benefits. For this year's theme, cr

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