All about photo: photo contests, photography exhibitions, galleries, schools, books and venues.

Amateur Photo Contests

Deadline: April 20, 2020
2020 Science without Borders Challenge
The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international art contest that engages students to promote the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world's oceans and aquatic resources. The Science Without Borders® Challenge was created to get students and teachers interested in ocean conservation through various forms of art. This annual contest inspires students to be creative while learning about important ocean science and conservation issues. The Challenge is open to primary and secon
Deadline: April 30, 2020
The W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers
The W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers is designed to encourage and support students whose photographic work renews the tradition of W. Eugene Smith's humanistic and compassionate photography. Special consideration will be given to work that promotes social change and that embraces new technologies and image distribution, and that seeks to integrate the tradition of photography and social change with contemporary practice. The Judges will be looking for a photographer and his or her
Deadline: June 28, 2020
2020 Nature Photography Contest
Categories: Categories for the 2020 contest will be announced later. Divisions: Adult (18+ or post high school) Youth (8-18) Prizes and Recognition: Six $200 Winners - 1 in each category for each division. 12 Finalists will be selected (6 youth, 6 adult) Winners' and finalists' photographs will be posted on this website. Winning photographers will receive cash prizes.​ Winners will be named in a news release that is widely distributed, including to
Call for Entries
AAP Magazine #11 TRAVELS
$1,000 cash prizes | Winning image(s) published in AAP Magazine #11 | Extensive press coverage and global recognition

Related Articles

Six New Judges Announced for The 35th Annual Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards
The Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards coincide with Photo London, 14 - 17 May 2020, Somerset House, London. Now in its 35th year, The Kraszna-Krausz Book Awards have a long history of profiling talent, celebrating outstanding new publications alongside their authors and creators. At the heart of each edition of awards is a team of judges who select the Best Photography Book and the Best Moving Image Book from the past year. The 2020 judging panel brings together a broad spectrum of expertise and authority on the subjects and is comprised of writers, industry leaders, academics, and creatives.
Gomma Grant 2019 Winners
The results of the 2019 Gomma Photography Grant are now live. The Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund and support photographers, both emerging and established, working among various genre. Started in 2014, Gomma Grant has quickly obtained a reputation of being ethical and quality-focused, with an eye to spot fresh talents and encouraging those already in the spotlight. In addition to receiving cash grants the winning and shortlisted photographers can enjoy a huge amount of international exposure. Photographers that are recognized through the Gomma Grant are known to have evolved their career to a higher level, both professionally and artistically.
Sony World Photography Awards Announce the Professional Finalists Photographers
The World Photography Organisation is pleased to reveal the finalist and shortlisted photographers in the Professional competition for the Sony World Photography Awards 2020. Also included are details of new photographic projects by Sony Professional Grant2019 recipients. Works by both Professional competition finalists and Grant recipients will go on display as part of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020 exhibition at Somerset House this April.
Gomma Grant 2019 Shortlisted Photographers
The Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund and support photographers, both emerging and established, working among various genre. Started in 2014, Gomma Grant has quickly obtained a reputation of being ethical and quality-focused, with an eye to spot fresh talents and encouraging those already in the spotlight. In addition to receiving cash grants the winning and shortlisted photographers can enjoy a huge amount of international exposure. Photographers that are recognized through the Gomma Grant are known to have evolved their career to a higher level, both professionally and artistically.
The Winners of AAP Magazine 9 Shadows
All About Photo has released the winners of the call for entry AAP Magazine#9 Shadows. The shortlisted include the top 25 photographers that were selected for their outstanding work. 199 photographers submitted more than 1600 images from all over the world.
A selection of entries from the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards
The 2020 Sony World Photography Awards are now accepting entries. Check out some of the amazing pictures that have been submitted to this year's competition in the "Open" category. You still have until January 7, 2020 to submit your work in this competition category. Don't miss this opportunity, it is free to enter!
Winner of the German Photo Book Award 2019/20: Minkkinen
Working with the body in natural and urban landscapes - without assistants and without manipulation - Minkkinen's self- portraiture stands as one of genre's longest, nonstop continuities in the history of photography.
Sony World Photography Awards reveals new categories for 2020
Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards are one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar. The Awards are a global voice for photography and provide a vital insight into contemporary photography today. For both established and emerging artists, the Awards offer world-class opportunities for exposure of their work.
Discover the Jury of All About Photo Awards 2020
Our 5th edition of the All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to submit their best work for consideration. In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's photo essay, The Mind's Eye investigates the depth and thoughts behind each image.Prizes: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 winners will have their work published/showcased on the website Lenscratch, Daylighted, All About Photo Winners Gallery and AAP Magazine "Special Edition All About Photo Awards 2020".
Call for Entries
AAP Magazine #11 TRAVELS
$1,000 cash prizes | Winning image(s) published in AAP Magazine #11 | Extensive press coverage and global recognition