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Deadline: July 29, 2021
2021 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography
The Meitar Award for Excellence in photography, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the sixth time this year for a body of work that demonstrates excellence in the field of photography. A professional independent jury of leading international professionals will review all shortlisted candidates anonymously and will select a photographer who demonstrates thought, quality, originality, and excellence in photography, as well as the p
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2021
The Image Quest 2021 is the sixth edition bringing together the amazing work of photographers and content creators from around the world. Submissions for the contest will take place from March 01 to July 31, 2021 and can be entered on redbullillume.com A judging panel of 50 photo editors and digital experts will select the Finalists, Category Winners and 1 Overall Winner, to be unveiled at the Winner Award Ceremony in November 2021. In 2022, all finalist images will be presented around the
Deadline: July 31, 2021
Shoot the Frame
Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers. We are a community that is completely in love with all things photography. If you are a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we would love to see your imagery. You can submit your photos into our contests below. We have three categories every month. Shoot the Face, Shoot the Land and Shoot the Wild. All finalists and winners will h
Deadline: July 31, 2021
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new fine craft or visual art project. The Foundation does not accept film, video, performance art, or music submissions. An independent jury of artists and art professionals will judge the submissions and make its recommendations to the Foundation Board of Directors for final approval. Previous winners of a Foundation grant are
Deadline: July 31, 2021
The First Half of 2021 ’Smile World’ International Photography Awards
The First Half of 2021 "Smile World" International Photography Awards is open for submissions! The competition is organized by the "Smile World" International Photography Union. We welcome photographers from all over the world to participate in the competition, to convey our blessings and hopes through smiles, and to change the world with smiles. Theme: A. Happy Time(show us a happy scene - gatherings, festivals, traditions, dance, events, wedding, sports) B. Beauty
Deadline: July 31, 2021
World Travelers
Judge: JOnas Bendison "I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag There's a world out there to explore. Open your eyes to its landscapes, people, cultures-– on your doorstep or 10,000 km away. Expand our horizons with view from the four corners of the globe! We’ve pointed the compass, but feel free to go in any direction you want: Landscape, travel, portraiture, reportage, street, aerial… All genres welcome. Your journeys, your discoveries! On top of the ca
Deadline: July 31, 2021
TransNatura International Nature Photo Competition 2021
The VADON Association (from Saint George of Covasna County, Romania) announces the VIII. TransNatura International Nature Photo Contest. The application is open, amateur as well as professional photographers are invited from all over the world, except the members of the jury and the organizers. The basic requirement is that the recordings have to be made of natural habitats without disturbing the wildlife. On the photos only wild animals can be included, pictures taken of captive animals can not
Deadline: July 31, 2021
DIVIDE Magazine
BE DISCOVERED AS A PROFESSIONAL ARTIST! Have your work seen by our thousands of monthly readers and subscribers. Each issue has an average of 20-40 artists showcased and over 100 pages of artwork. In addition to exposure in the magazine, works could be discovered by curators, collectors, galleries, art fairs, art consultants, and more
Deadline: August 01, 2021
Annual Betty Bowen Award
The Betty Bowen Award is open to all visual artists working in the Pacific Northwest. The winner will be awarded a cash prize up to $15,000, and a selection of works will be shown at the Seattle Art Museum. In addition, two Special Recognition awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the committee. The application will close at 11:00 PM PST on August 1, 2021.Betty Bowen (1918–1977) was a Washington native and enthusiastic supporter of Northwest artists whose friend
Deadline: August 01, 2021
Artadia Award
Artadia Award applications are only available online during specified application periods (see Upcoming Deadlines). During open awards periods, applications can be completed via the Artadia/Submittable website. 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. Artadia Awardees will be selected through a tw
Deadline: August 01, 2021
Sony Alpha Female + Grant
Twelve grant packages, each with more than $8000 ($5000 in cash and approximately $3000 in Sony Alpha gear) make the Alpha Female+ Grant Program a unique opportunity not to be missed. From May 2021 - April 2022, we will award one grant every month to a photographer or videographer with a project that aligns with our mission to further the female or minority perspective. The goal for Sony Alpha Female+ is to continue to promote voices of all types. To properly tell the diverse stories o
Deadline: August 01, 2021
Artadia Awards: San Francisco
Artadia is now accepting applications for the 2021 San Francisco Awards from all visual artists who have lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for a minimum of two years. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Awardees will be selected through a two-tier jury process that employs a panel of prominent curators in the summer of 2021.$10,000 Cash Prize
Deadline: August 01, 2021
The Global Art Award
We are delighted to announce the 3rd edition of the international Awards for the Visual Arts, The Global Art Awards, Saturday 5th June 2021 parallel to the Tokyo International Art Fair. The Awards were created to honour and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of artists, galleries, and art professionals worldwide. Awarding the outstanding artist live to the public and press, giving the winners the recognition that they deserve, boosting their career and
Deadline: August 01, 2021
FOCUS photo l.a. Summer 2021
Enter today to become a Top 20 Finalist and have your work exhibited at a live Los Angeles pop-up in September! Be invited to present your project to a live audience! Win a $1000 cash award! OUR MISSION photo l.a. has celebrated and brought together the photography + art community from around the world for 30 years. It is with this mission that we present FOCUS photo l.a. a biannual competition open to help provide emerging & mid-career artists/photographers a platform to promote their work
Deadline: August 02, 2021
Arnold Newman Prize in Photography 2021
The prize of $20,000 is awarded annually to a photographer whose work demonstrates a compelling new vision in photographic portraiture. In addition to the winner, the jury selects three finalists each year who are invited to participate in an exhibit at the Griffin Museum of Photography. The Prize is generously funded by the Arnold & Augusta Newman Foundation and proudly administered by Maine Media Workshops + College. The Griffin Museum of Photography hosts the annual exhibition of work by the
Deadline: August 03, 2021
The Chelsea International Photography Competition
The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) honors our gifted talents all over the world— striving for their passion in photography. We are inviting photographers, both professional and amateur, to participate in our competition and get the chance to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York's art district. We are one with our photographers as we aim to promote iconic and innovative works of art. This year's CIPC will have awards valued at more than $55
Deadline: August 05, 2021
Cityscapes
Urban and public places and scenes of everyday life are part of the cityscape photography. Everybody is on the run. The pace of life never slows down. There is a hectic rhythm full of noise and shouts. Images and situations pass in front of our eyes and disappear within seconds and all these happening around tall, impressive buildings that are part of the city and its character.
Deadline: August 07, 2021
On Media
FREE ENTRY Photographers, Visual Designers and Video artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 works addressing the theme. Interactions with the environment are increasingly determined by technologies that allow humans to extend their senses, to perceive the world in its different layers of reality. They are the media, means of communication useful for transmitting information about the world in a different and more immediate way. These technologies favor exchange, approach and encounter with one
Deadline: August 08, 2021
The world in motion
Motion is the phenomenon in which an object changes its position over time. As photographers we are drawn to motion- natural, mechanical, human and animal. Show us your interpretation of motion, literal or figurative. Our juror for the The World in Motion is Michael Pannier. As Founder and Executive Director of the SE Center for Photography in Greenville, SC, Michael is a frequent speaker on the business of fine art photography, exhibition curator and juror, and portfolio reviewer. Michael op
Deadline: August 14, 2021
The Environmental Photographer of the Year 2021
Now in its 14th year, The Environmental Photographer of the Year competition showcases the most inspirational environmental photography from around the world. The award celebrates humanity's ability to survive and innovate and showcases thought-provoking images that call attention to our impact and inspire us to live sustainably. The Environmental Photographer of the Year supports the urgent calls to action of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, recognising the intricate interco
Deadline: August 15, 2021
Open Call: Notions of Home
THIS OPEN CALL WILL FEATURE 60 PHOTOGRAPHERS THAT WILL BE DISPLAYED IN AN ONLINE EXHIBITION ALONG WITH A VARIETY OF PRIZES LISTED BELOW. GRAND PRIZE / ONE WINNER Winner will be the photograph with the highest score overall in any category. Featured interview on the Lucie Foundation website Part of Lucie Foundation Online Exhibition for competition Cash prize $1,000 B&H Gift Certificate $250 16×20" print of the Award Winning Image from Digital Silver Imaging (printed and shippe
Deadline: August 15, 2021
Let’s Play
In the northern Hemisphere summer Is here, the weather is warm, and we have the great outdoors to play in. The truth, however, is we can play indoors and outdoors all year long no matter what the weather. 'Play Ball' brings to mind baseball, but sports, including things like polo and volleyball, are only part of how we play. Don't forget the myriad of other outdoor and indoor games. Consider childhood activities like hit the penny and hopscotch, running bases, playground swings, seesaws and merr
Deadline: August 17, 2021
AAP Solo Exhibition September 2021
We want to showcase incredible work. Photography that awakens our imagination, transforms our way of thinking, or simply resonates with who we are. The Solo Exhibition enables you to reach a wider audience through our independent magazine that has become one of the most vibrant portals of photography on the web. The Solo Exhibition competition is open to any category of photography or subject matter. Photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nudes, landscapes,
Deadline: August 20, 2021
AMS Weather Band Photo Contest
Share your love of weather and photography! Seeking photos of weather, water, and climate from the subtle to the extreme; think clouds, waves, storms, and other atmospheric, oceanic, or hydrologic conditions. 1st: $500 2nd: $300 3rd: $200 Members choice: $500
Deadline: August 20, 2021
Estée Lauder Pink Ribbon Photo Award 2021
The Estée Lauder Pink Ribbon Photo Award was created in 2012 by the Estée Lauder Companies France, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Pink Ribbon, in homage to Mrs. Evelyn H. Lauder and in order to support the actions of Le Cancer du Sein, Parlons-en! A pioneer in its genre and on a national scale, this competition is open to all photographers, amateurs and professionals alike. Since its first edition, several hundred contributions have been received from every region in France,
Deadline: August 24, 2021
AAP Magazine#20: Travels
We are looking for your travel photographs, near and far, to the edge of the earth and to the places perhaps known only to you. Whether you're hauling around a view camera and a tripod or just pulling a mobile phone out of your back pocket, we want to see what you've captured and how you're telling your story. There's a world out there to explore. Open your eyes to its landscapes, people, cultures – on your doorstep or 10,000 miles away. Expand our horizons and send us your best portfolios!
Deadline: August 24, 2021
The Creative Portrait
We are pleased to announce LACP's Annual Creative Portrait exhibition! This juried exhibition will be shown in LACP's Culver City gallery from October 25th to November 30th, 2021*. The juror, Aline Smithson, will select portraits based on creativity, originality, and quality. Prizes 1st Place winner will receive $500 2nd Place winner will receive $300 3rd Place winner will receive $200 Honorable Mentions will be awarded as well *The exhibition and opening reception will be held
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Anthology Magazine Photographer of the Year
Open to practitioners working at any level, the Anthology Magazine Photographer of the Year contest celebrates outstanding standalone images. It also provides a platform for photographers to showcase their work through publication. Images submitted must be on the theme of 'Food'. Submissions will be judged on quality, creativity, originality, and visual/emotional impact. Photographers can submit as many entries as they wish. It is not a requirement, but is advisable to refer to Anthology Maga
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Anthology Cover Art Award 2021
Submissions are now invited for the Anthology Cover Art Award 2021. Established to foster and support both established and emerging visual artists and provide a platform for publication, the competition is open to multiple genres including painting, printmaking, mixed media, photography and digital media. Works entered must not have appeared on the cover of another publication and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition. Works previously exhibited or published on the
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Aesthetica Art Prize
Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world. It offers both emerging and established artists the opportunity to showcase their work to a wider audience, and further their engagement with the international art world. The Judging Panel enhances its position in the industry, bringing together specialists from leading cultural institutions. The award attracts thousands of entries in a range of innovative media from locations
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Lucie Photobook Prize
The Lucie Photo Book Prize is a juried competition open to a diversity of submissions - from published to prototype to hand-made books. The awards will be presented to photographers, editors, curators or publishers who have created such projects anywhere in the world within July 2019 - November 2021. The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer two cash prizes to the top two finalists for their outstanding work - one Traditional $3,000 cash prize and one Independent $2,000 cash prize. The Tradition
Deadline: August 31, 2021
TDM Magazine Competition
The first TDM Magazine photography competition with over $3,500 US in awards is now OPEN for registration. We invite ALL talented photographers to register and submit their photos by 31st of August 2021. The TDM Photography Competition aims to bring the community together in these challenging times and allow talented photographers and artists to compete internationally. We have the great privilege to have two of the best juries ever as the referees for this competition. Mr. @vineet_vohra
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Gomma Photography Grant 2021
The acclaimed photography grant contest from Gomma. Open to everyone. The seventh year in the making. From this year a new concept and submission procedure. The Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund and support photographers working in various genre. Begun in 2014, the Gomma Grant has quickly acquired a reputation for being ethical and quality-focused, with an eye for spotting fresh talent and encouraging those already in the spotlight. Photographers that are recognized
Deadline: September 01, 2021
Natural Landscape Photography Awards
The competition aims to represent landscape photographers who recognize the power that comes from truthful depiction of the natural world. Whilst other competitions may allow complete freedom in digital manipulation, this competition is for photographers who choose to work within the more traditional bounds of the medium, while still expressing themselves creatively. It addresses the idea that the unique quality photography has over other artistic mediums is its grounding in reality. The competi
Deadline: September 05, 2021
Bug Photography Awards 2021
After a fabulous first edition, the Bug Photography Awards are back for their second year, and this time we're proud to have Buglife as our title partner, in support of their vital invertebrate conservation work. The 2020 awards saw over 5,000 images submitted, 652 of which were shortlisted across the 11 categories. The winning images caught the imagination of the world's press, and were featured in publications such as National Geographic, the Guardian, and the New Scientist. Photographs
Deadline: September 06, 2021
212 Photography Istanbul
The 212 Photography Competition is a fully independent body, run by 212 Photography İstanbul and showcasing the best up-and-coming talents of the year from the country, region and around the world. Our team administers a series of photography prizes that call for the very best in photography. However, the photography competition is only half of the story. While highlighting the photographer's art through this event, we also produce an international biannual arts and culture magazine, 212
Deadline: September 07, 2021
Freedom For Free
FREE ENTRY Photographers, Visual Designers and Video artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 works addressing the theme. In the modern age we have rediscovered a concept of Freedom increasingly linked to the right to redeem something obtained in exchange for something else. The medium of exchange is money, a bypass for freedom that allows us to satisfy our desires, vices and needs. It is the same invisible structure within which we lead our existence to propose the windows of freedom, a selecti
Deadline: September 07, 2021
Stormy Day
Stormy Day is the theme for this months competition. ​From a casual unplanned capture, to all out-storm chasing, the weather can affect the mood of an image more than anything else. Uncontrollable wind, clouds and rain, the beautiful powerful elements of life and nature are the subject or backdrop of many of the most amazing images ever captured. Even a hint of that power or just a mild touch of it during a light afternoon shower, has a very dramatic effect on our world's natural light, a
Deadline: September 10, 2021
Grants for Artists
We believe the arts are essential to the health and vitality of our communities and our nation. We are passionate about supporting artists in creating. We recognize the great need for support, and that receiving funding can sometimes be a complicated process. This is why we decided to do what we can to assist you and why our application process has been made simple. Integrity: Arts & Culture Association (IACA) Mini-Grants generally average $250, and are intended to assist with such things as
Deadline: September 10, 2021
Prix Picto de la Mode
A reference distinction for emerging talents in the fashion photography field, the Prix Picto de la Photographie de Mode is pleased to launch its new call for applications, after a year 2020 marked by stimulating innovations and partnerships. In addition to the exhibition produced by PICTO, the display offered by JCDecaux, the winner of the Prix Picto de la Photographie de Mode will receive a Leica camera. Likewise, the dotation 19M de la Photographie des Métiers d
Deadline: September 10, 2021
The Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2021
Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook's contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with three major categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year. In this unprecedented year, it is all the more critical to be able to highlight excellence in book making and the creative output of the global photobook community. We look forward to shari
Deadline: September 10, 2021
KBr Photo Award 2021
Fundación MAPFRE is launching the 1st edition of the KBr Photo Award, a biennial international prize that reaffirms the Fundación’s support for artistic creation. This support takes the form of promoting the winning photographer on a national and international level and furthering their career with a cash prize, an exhibition and an associated catalogue. The KBr Photo Award is open to Spanish and non-Spanish artists aged over 18 who will produce a new photographic project or complete an a
Deadline: September 13, 2021
Kodama Film Fest & Photo Contest
The mythical Kodama were believed to reside beneath the shifting emerald tides of an endless sea of trees in the ancient folklore of Japan, forest deities whose forms were often indistinguishable from the woods in which they made their homes. Yet Kodama also referred to the mournful cry of these spirits which resounded through the trees, an echo that carried nature's tidings across the breadth of space and time. The Kodama Film Festival was conceived as a means of emulating that same sense of
Deadline: September 15, 2021
F-Stop Magazine - The Landscape 2021
Issue #109 will have the theme 'Landscape photography' The featured artist is chosen from the work that is submitted to the issue. Issue #109 will have an expected publication date of October/November, 2021.
Deadline: September 15, 2021
Pure
We are seeking an amazing photographer to be granted our 2021 Artist Award, and be produced and exhibited for free in our gallery between Oct 1 - Nov 5, 2021. Submit your best work expressing your view/perspective of what pure means to you: ie. clean; bare; free from taint; containing nothing that does not properly belong; free from moral fault/guilt. elected works from the submissions received will also be published in our inaugural photography magazine Cornel/Henry Sees in the Winter
Deadline: September 16, 2021
Innovate Grant
Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Photographer and one Visual Artist. Grant cycles are in the Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Visit innovateartistgrants.org to see if we are currently accepting submissions. Innovate Grant awards two $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Photographer and one Visual Artist. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. In
Deadline: September 17, 2021
International Color Awards 2021
International Color Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of color photography using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.Get exposure and put your work in front of the jury from Sotheby's, The Armory Show, Vanity Fair, Benetton, Conde Nast, Leo Burnett, Phillips, Time Inc. and more at the world's premier showcas
Deadline: September 19, 2021
ND Awards 2021
ND Awards aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition. The winners of the Professional and Non-Professional sections will receive the titles: ND Photographer of the Year and ND Discovery of the Year and cash prizes. Our judging panel will comprise highly acclaimed industry professionals, i
Deadline: September 20, 2021
OCEAN Photography Competition
The competition aims to discover photography that shows the world around us. Rewarded photos will be published on our website and will be showed at finalists' exhibition, which will be hosted online at www.artgallery514.com. The Prize: 500 EUR cash awards; Public Choice Prize: 150 EUR; A Finalists Virtual Exhibition up to 20 shortlisted photographs; Publishing in catalogue of the contest. Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
Deadline: September 21, 2021
Voyage Travel Awards
An award centered on everything travel, Voyage Travel Awards aims to find the most outstanding creative talents throughout the world. Submit your best work for a chance to win cash prizes, recognition, inclusion in the Voyage Travel Award online pubic gallery and published book . Cash prize of $1000 for each professional winner (four total) and $500 for non professional/student (four total) plus a VTA Trophy
Deadline: September 29, 2021
Circulation(s) Festival  Open Call 2022
Circulation(s), the festival dedicated to emerging photography in Europe, is calling all European photographers or photographers living in Europe to submit work for exhibitions at next year's festival which is set to take place between 31st of March until May 29th, 2022. Each year, at the Centquatre-Paris and satellite sites in France and abroad, Circulation(s) reveals the vitality of young creation and speaks for the diversity of photographic expressions through unique events. A stepping-stone
Deadline: September 30, 2021
Portrait of Britain 2021
In a nation fraught with division, portraiture is, in many ways, the ultimate collaborative act. Portrait of Britain is back, culminating in the UK's biggest annual photography exhibition 100 winning images will be exhibited to tens of millions of people on JCDecaux screens throughout airports, high-streets, train stations and bus shelters 200 shortlisted images will be featured in the Portrait of Britain book Alongside coverage on BJP-Online and in the print magazine, Portrait of Bri
Deadline: September 30, 2021
The International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards 2021
The 5th International Wedding Photographer of the Year (IWPOTY) Awards. Recognising and Celebrating the art of Wedding Photography from across the Globe. With major sponsor Canon Australia and multiple category sponsors combining to create a total prize pool in excess of USD$15,000, including USD$3,000 and a Canon EOS R5 Camera. 9 Award categories to enter, no limit on quantity of entries allowed or the year they were captured, 6 world-class judges each reviewing and judging every entry. Priz
Deadline: September 30, 2021
BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!
BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! is a platform from The Little Black Gallery committed to promoting queer and gay photography. Images play a vital role in telling important stories, and photography has proved a powerful force in inspiring and promoting the queer and gay community. We’re looking for striking fine art photographs from the queer and gay community from around the globe for our debut BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! Photography Competition. We welcome entries from both amateurs and professionals alike.
Deadline: September 30, 2021
3SHOTS Festival
3SHOTS - The Triptych Photography Festival is an on-line newborn photography festival, a spinoff of MAX3MIN - Very Short Film Festival, born with the goal to bring to its extreme the concept of the short film. The history of art shows us limitless amounts of triptych artworks that have been realized all throughout history, although commissions mostly came from the Church. The objective for these artworks always being the same: the creation of three iconic images, a vehicle for a rewatchable s
Deadline: October 06, 2021
25th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award
Médicos del Mundo Spain announces the 25th Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award, aimed at recognizing and disseminating the best images that singularly demonstrate social inequities, injustices and / or human rights abuses, or the situations that either foster or fight them. By giving this competition the name of the photographer and international cooperant Luis Valtueña, we pay tribute to his memory, as well as to that of the three other cooperants of the association
Deadline: October 07, 2021
Political Statement
FREE ENTRY Photographers, Visual Designers and Video artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 works addressing the theme. Group Exhibition in Rome or Milan city, Italy. January 2022
Deadline: October 10, 2021
Got The Shot! Now Get Creative.
The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the winners catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.
Deadline: October 14, 2021
Open Show
Check out the listings to find the open show that works best for you. Each month you can find shows that are open in a town near you. Open Show San Diego #19 - Five curated presenters have 10-15 minutes each to introduce one project/body of work virtually. We welcome diverse topics ranging from documentary to fine art. Open Show is designed to be an interactive forum where audience members are encouraged to give feedback and ask questions of the presenters.
Deadline: October 24, 2021
Budapest International Foto Awards 2021
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. We acknowledge the power of even a single photograph to greatly influence an audience, and how the artistic eye of the photographer behind the camera can interpret a scene in so many creative ways. We know that every image has a story to tell, and this is the place to tell it! The competition is open
Deadline: October 24, 2021
Chromatic Photography Awards 2021
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. Availability of photographic equipment makes the competition among photographers very large, and the possibility of breakthrough is extremely difficult. Amateurs and professional photographers who want to share their passion must demonstrate not
Deadline: October 30, 2021
Tokyo International Foto Award (TIFA)
Tokyo International Foto Awards acknowledges, commands and exposes outstanding photography from all corners of the globe. TIFA connects photographers with the creative community in Tokyo, Japan, to provide them with an excellent platform to present their work to a new market. We encourage all photographers to participate in the TIFA photo competition. Share your unique talents with the world and win prizes, awards, and recognition. If you would like to have your work exposed to the Russian cr
Deadline: November 01, 2021
Allard Prize Photography Competition
The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Photographers are enouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the ru
Deadline: November 14, 2021
Monochrome Photography Awards 2021
Monochrome Photography Awards 2021 conducts an annual competition for professional and amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover the most amazing photographers from around the world. We're accepting single images from the following categories: Architecture, Abstract, Conceptual, Beauty/ Fashion, Fine Art, Landscapes, Nude, Nature, People, Photomanipulation, Photojournalism, Portrait, Wildlife. The winners of the Professional and Amateur categories w
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Unlike Portrait Awards
The Unlike Portrait Awards (UPA) is a photo competition organized by fellow photography colleagues and portrait lovers. Our terms reflect the wishes of the community and are photographer friendly. Copyright remains with the participating photographer and the submitted photos are only published in direct relation to the competition. Territory You are unlike me and that makes you perfect. The Unlike Portrait Awards is a international photo contest celebrating our diversity, human life and love
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Smithsonian Magazine 19th Annual Photo Contest
Smithsonian Magazine is calling for entries to its 19th Annual Photo Contest, open to all photographers who are 18 years old or older. Award-winning photographs can range from a captivating portrait of a family member to a moon-drenched landscape to movement captured at just the right time. Smithsonian is looking for the best of the best. Eight prizes will be awarded in spring 2022, including a Grand Prize of $2,500, six category prizes of $500 each and a Reader's Choice award of $500.
Deadline: December 05, 2021
Annual Photography Awards 2021
Looking specifically for those with a bold & innovative approach that disrupts traditional artistic standards, participants can submit entries in up to eight categories. There are no restrictions on interpretation, creativity, or aesthetic; we accept all formats that showcase new talent and help grow the notoriety of photography as a fine art. The Annual Photography Awards are dedicated to preserving the craft as a contemporary medium of fine art, and is motivated to helping young artists ris
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Daylighted - Call for Artists
We are currently seeking organizations, artists, and galleries for digital art exhibitions all over the world. At Daylighted we connect artists and galleries with collectors through exhibitions in premium venues. Our exhibitions program utilizes the SmArtGalleries, high resolution, color corrected digital monitors that display artwork with sharp, vibrant fidelity and detail. Although the image is digital, we sell artworks in all media, and focus on exhibiting and selling 2-dimensional work
Deadline: December 31, 2021
L’Oeil de la Photographie - Send us your portfolio
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.To participate, please, send to lecteurs@loeildelaphotographie.com : - A series of 12 to 15 photographs (jpg, 72dpi 1024 pixels) - A Text about the series (English and French would be appreciated) - A Short Biography - Your portrait ou self-portrait.You will be notified by email of the p
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Join SDN
We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website. The primary criteria is your commitment to use the documentary form to explore the human condition - with the goal of increasing our understanding of it. Submitting your projects to the SDN website is the first and only step in getting your work selected for publication in ZEKE magazine.Step 1: Apply for a free membershipStep 2: Submit your photos and text
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Rûm Open Call
We're always looking for interesting work to be published. If you want to submit to our magazine or our interviews, please obey the following instructions: Guidelines ALL IMAGES MUST BE SHOT ON FILM no digitally added frames, no watermarks Only submissions via E-Mail accepted Photographers should keep their contact details up to date and inform us about any changes as all the news regarding Issue II will be communicated via this e-mail address. (Please send all submissio
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication
In the In-Between is a journal of new photography that is seeking project submissions for portfolio features and interviews. This is an on-going open call for fine-art, conceptual, and documentary photography projects that express unique, innovative, and personal visual voices. We are open to all processes and approaches to photographic image-making. Accepted entries are published on our website, included in our quarterly newsletter, and shared on our Facebook page. We cater to an interna
Deadline: December 31, 2021
NOICE Open Theme Photography Submissions
There's no limit to the number of submissions you wish to send. Feel free to submit multiple times throughout the year. Submissions that are accepted will be featured through our social sites which reach 6 million worldwide per year, considered for future publishing in the next issues of NOICE, and to be displayed on the Standard Vision LA Billboard in downtown Los Angeles. Colour Issues In previous NOICE releases, we have done color themed issues. We're looking to bring them back, so gather
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Feature Shoot Reader Submission Spotlight
To be considered for our weekly newsletter, submit your work to the link bellow. We accept submissions from any genre of photography from photographers at all levels of their careers. All submitting photographers will also have the opportunity to book a portfolio review with Vaughn Wallace, Former Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic and curator of @NatGeo and/or Michael Foley, Owner of the Foley Gallery (NYC).
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter. Seeking photographic images that address the struggle and the injustice experienced by the African-American community in our country, the United States of America. Photographers should create images that capture and detail the current issues identified by the Black Lives Matter movement. All photographs should serve as poetic representations of the issues. Participants should present portfolios that convey feelings, create emotional interest, and express a visual point of
Deadline: December 31, 2021
Submit your work to Portrait Magazine
We want to see your portrait photography. We accept: studio and outdoor portraits nude and erotic photos Fashion Send us your submission: up to 10 images, max. dimensions, 300 dpi biography/artist statement link to your website/portfolio IN THE CASE OF MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS FEATURED WE CAN'T PAY THE PHOTOGRAPHERS. WHEN THE ISSUE FEATURES ONLY 1 OR 2 PHOTOGRAPHERS WE PAY THROUGH PAYPAL A PERCENTAGE BETWEEN 20 AND 40%. Contact: alex@alexcoghe.com Your work featured in a printed and
Deadline: December 31, 2021
MVIBE Magazine Call for Entry
MVIBE Magazine is a magazine created by artists for artists solely for the purpose of advertising worldwide. We give creative people the opportunity to be published and to show the world their images and their works. Impressive images, of high standards from world emerging talents. MVIBE Magazine is printed in America and distributed worldwide. It can only be purchased online, either in print or electronically, through the publishing company's website. It publishes three issues a month
Deadline: January 07, 2022
2022 Sony World Photography Awards - Open
Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter their best single images into the Open competition for a chance to win $5,000 (USD), Sony Digital Imaging Equipment, a trip to London, and be crowned "Open Photographer of the Year". The judges are looking to award the best single images from across the following 10 diverse categories: Architecture, Culture, Creative, Motion, Landscape, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, Street Photography, and T
Deadline: April 13, 2022
 The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition
New York Art Competitions are pleased to announce the opening of the Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. Fine artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal, the Latin American diaspora, and artists residing in any of the above, are invited to submit their works for a chance to be selected for promotional awards designed to boost their careers. This year's awards include a participation in a collective exhibition in New York, an Art Fair, cash prizes and online promo
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