Photo Contests

All About Photo has selected the best photo contests, photography competitions and call for entries. This list of international photography awards and competitions is carefully curated to help photographers to make finding their next creative breakthrough and keep up with all the opportunities to gain exposure.

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WAO Photography Award: Summer
WAO Photography Award: Summer

We are pleased to offer the Working Artist Photography Award, a regular one-time art purchase award dedicated solely to photography and photo-based artwork.

Deadline: July 17, 2018
Host: Working Artist Org
Prize: Exhibition
Spotlight Awards
Spotlight Awards

A competition for world class commercial photographers, judged by a prestigious panel of experts from renowned advertising agencies, magazines & brands.

Deadline: July 17, 2018
Host: Production Paradise
Prize: Cash Prize
Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion
Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion

Magnum Foundation is accepting proposals for Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion, an initiative for photographers to expand upon their practice by working with creative partners from other disciplines.

Deadline: July 18, 2018
Host: Magnum Foundation
Prize: Other
ROAD TRIP
ROAD TRIP

LENSCRATCH is creating exposure opportunities for photographers with group on-line exhibitions.

Deadline: July 18, 2018
Host: LENSCRATCH
Prize: Exhibition
Documentary in the Era of Post-Truth
Documentary in the Era of Post-Truth

SDN calls on the global community of documentary photographers to fight back and enter this Call for Entries on Documentary in the Era of Post-Truth.

Deadline: July 18, 2018
Host: SDN
Prize: Cash Prize
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Members Show
Members Show

The exhibition and competition is open to all current members of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts.

Deadline: July 20, 2018
Host: Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA)
Prize: Exhibition
Exhibition at Spectrum Miami
Exhibition at Spectrum Miami

Through this competition, we offer 1 artist the chance to exhibit for free, at the Spectrum Miami Fair.

Deadline: July 20, 2018
Host: Circle Foundation for the Arts
Prize: Exhibition
Birds in the wild
Birds in the wild

Best of Show: *$200 minimum cash award, official certificate of "Best of Show" e-mailed to artist, winner's work displayed on-line at CamelbackGallery.com

Deadline: July 20, 2018
Host: Camelback Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Chromatic Photography Awards 2018
Chromatic Photography Awards 2018

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.

Deadline: July 22, 2018
Host: Chromatic Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Found Object
Found Object

A "found object" is a material artifact discovered by chance and assigned esthetic value in an artist's hand.

Deadline: July 22, 2018
Host: Praxis Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
EPSON International Pano Awards: Open
EPSON International Pano Awards: Open

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.

Deadline: July 23, 2018
Host: EPSON
Prize: Cash Prize
EPSON International Pano Awards: Amateur
EPSON International Pano Awards: Amateur

The EPSON International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

Deadline: July 23, 2018
Host: EPSON
Prize: Cash Prize
EPSON International Pano Awards: VR/360
EPSON International Pano Awards: VR/360

The VR/360 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.

Deadline: July 23, 2018
Host: EPSON
Prize: Cash Prize
Mobile
Mobile

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a group exhibition themed Mobile.

Deadline: July 23, 2018
Host: PH21
Prize: Exhibition
unique: alternative processes 2018
unique: alternative processes 2018

Photographers are invited to submit work for the exhibitions "Unique" to A Smith Gallery by July 23, 2018. We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to fill our interior salon space.

Deadline: July 23, 2018
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Storytellers
Storytellers

PDN'S FACES ASKS YOU TO #MAKEPORTRAITS. $4,000 IN CASH PRIZES, $2,000 IN B&H GIFT CARDS, LOMOGRAPHY CAMERAS AND PRINT PROFILES IN PDN ROUND OUT THIS YEAR'S OFFERINGS.

Deadline: July 25, 2018
Host: PDN
Prize: Cash Prize
Student Photography Competition
Student Photography Competition

The Guernsey Photography Festival and Raven Russia are proud to present a major international photography competition designed to recognise the work of emerging and established contemporary photographers.

Deadline: July 30, 2018
Host: Guernsey Photography festival
Prize: Cash Prize
Lucie Scholarship Program
Lucie Scholarship Program

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.

Deadline: July 30, 2018
Host: Lucie Foundation
Prize: Exhibition
Regarding the Symbolic, Concerning the Real curated by Mary Dondero
Regarding the Symbolic, Concerning the Real curated by Mary Dondero

Regarding the Symbolic, Concerning the Real curated by Mary Dondero

Deadline: July 30, 2018
Host: N.Y.Photo Curtaor
Prize: Exhibition
2018 Nature Photography Contest
2018 Nature Photography Contest

The Nature Photography Contest's mission is to connect people with nature. The photographer connects with nature while making images and the viewer becomes inspired to connect with nature by seeing the images.

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Host: Jamestown Audubon Society, Inc
Prize: Cash Prize
Travel
Travel

Win $1000, Global exposure, Your work Published & Exhibited!

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Host: The Independant Photographer
Prize: Cash Prize
Open Call for Photobooks
Open Call for Photobooks

We are inviting all passionate photographers, curators and publishers to be a part of the Singapore International Photography Festival in 2018.

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Host: Singapore International Photography Festival
Prize: Book
Call for Artists: Transformation
Call for Artists: Transformation

Change and transformation is the only thing we cannot avoid. We live in a world that is transforming even faster than ever in many different ways, either positive or negative.

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Host: re:artiste
Prize: Exhibition
TransNatura International Nature Photo Competition
TransNatura International Nature Photo Competition

The Saint George VADON Association announces the III. 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 organi

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Host: Saint George VADON Association
Prize: Cash Prize
Call for Entry: Format Picks
Call for Entry: Format Picks

Format Picks is our monthly contest series. Launched in February 2018, it's an open call for creative work of all kinds, always free to enter. At the beginning of every month, we'll announce a new theme for you to interpret.

Deadline: July 31, 2018
Host: Format Magazine
Prize: Cash Prize
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