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Amateur Photo Contests

Deadline: July 01, 2021
3 Under 30
Following on the success of last year's 3 Under 30 competition, which attracted numerous submissions from artists around the world, DANIEL BLAU is pleased to announce the return of this prestigious competition for young photographers. This is a unique opportunity to gain recognition through an internationally renowned gallery. Three photographers will be selected based on the strengths of a submitted portfolio and accompanying statement. The three winners will be exhibited in a group sho
Deadline: July 04, 2021
Trieste Photo Young
Trieste Photo Young is a new contest dedicated to photographers under 30, promoted by the cultural association dotART along with the assistance of "Fondazione Pietro Pittini" and in collaboration with PAG - Progetto Area Giovani (Municipality of Trieste), within the international festival Trieste Photo Days 2021. Trieste Photo Young aims to discover, support and reward young photographers by offering them a prestigious exhibition space during the eighth edition of Trieste Photo Days,
Deadline: July 17, 2021
22nd Annual California Coastal & Ocean Amateur Photography Contest
Submit your photos of the scenic coast and Pacific Ocean off California, people and the California coast, or California ocean and coastal wildlife to the 22nd Annual California Coastal & Ocean Amateur Photography Contest! Entry is free and open to the public. Four contest winners will be announced. Online voters will pick one Viewers' Choice winner, while Judges' Choice winners will be selected for first through third place. Winners will select from the following donated prize packages:
Deadline: August 15, 2021
2021 Waterman Center #NatureNOW Photo Contest
Welcome to the Waterman Conservation Education Center photo contest. We are excited to be back in 2021 celebrating our natural world through your images! New this year, we will be producing a calendar featuring winning images. View full details below for contest submission and sponsorship details. Image Categories -Plantlife and landscape - images can be of any scale from macro to landscape to astronomic images -Wildlife - images must feature one or more mammals, reptiles or amphibians - ma
Deadline: August 24, 2021
Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads Photo Contest
The annual Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads International Photo Contest offers an exciting opportunity for young people from all over the world to capture their understanding of the shared heritage of the Silk Roads through the lens of their camera. As the visual arts, and in particular photography, are so often used by today's youth as a powerful tool for communication and self-expression, images have the potential to play a significant role in raising awareness of the key issues facing our contemp
Deadline: August 31, 2021
2021 Nature Photography Contest
Categories: Categories for the 2021 are: Fauna, Flora, Landscapes / Waterscapes 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
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.
Call for Entries
Solo Exhibition July & August 2021
Win an Onine Solo Exhibition in July & August 2021

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