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Amateur Photo Contests

Deadline: October 15, 2021
YoungArts
Photography portfolios demonstrate a mastery of the ability to take risks, develop an idea through a series of images, showcase a range of experimentation, and clearly articulate visual and conceptual ideas. Want to know more about the YoungArts community and pursuing a career in the arts? Complete the following form and you’ll get insight from a previous YoungArts award winner about YoungArts programs, pursuing a career in the arts, the benefits of applying and your artistic discipline. You
Deadline: October 15, 2021
Women Photograph Mentorship Program 2022
Women Photograph is pleased to announce that we're now accepting applications for our 2022 Mentorship Program, which will pair 24 industry leaders (12 photographers and 12 photo editors, curators, and educators) with 24 early-career photojournalists over the course of a year. Mentors include editors, curators, & photographers from The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Reuters, and the National Gallery of South Africa, among others. We are currently seeking applications from women and nonbinary photo
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Sony World Photography Awards - Student
For the 2022 Student competition, we are asking entrants to interpret the below brief. Recently we've had to think differently about how we connect in more ways than we could have imagined. Around the globe we've embraced a modern evolution of communication, giving us a fresh perspective on connecting. It's also been a time to reflect on making new relationships while sustaining the old ones as well as reconnecting with our surroundings. How do you connect with your surroundings or l
Deadline: December 01, 2021
Capricious Photo Award
The Capricious Award will provide one photographer with the resources and editorial support to bring a body of work to fruition. The award is juried by photographers, critics and curators, with the intent to select a photographer whose work is both distinct in point of view and boldly relevant to the unfolding issues of our time. The Capricious Award provides one photographer with the resources and editorial support to bring a body of work to fruition. Each year the award is juried by photogr
Deadline: December 31, 2021
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 im
Deadline: November 30, 2022
Sony World Photography Awards / Students
The Student competition – closes 30th November, 2022, at 13:00 (GMT) – provides a platform for photography students worldwide. Designed to challenge students undertaking top degrees / courses at institutions worldwide, the 2022 brief asks students to respond to the theme Connections through five to 10 images. A combined total of €30,000 Sony digital imaging kit to Student Photographer of the Year and their University / institution.
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