Open Photo Contests


Gomma Photography Grant
Gomma Photography Grant

Now in its fifth year, Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund photographers, both emerging and established, working among various genre.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: Gomma Books Ltd.
Prize: Cash Prize
International Photography Grant
International Photography Grant

International Photography Grant awards $1000 to the applicant with the most inspirational photographic idea to support visual project of the artist.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: International Photography Magazine
Prize: Cash Prize
The Shape of Things
The Shape of Things

The rhythm of surfaces, lines, and values is for me the essence of photography; composition should be a constant of preoccupation... an organic coordination of visual elements.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: Praxis Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Aesthetica Art Prize
Aesthetica Art Prize

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: Aesthetica Magazine
Prize: Cash Prize
Shoot the Frame
Shoot the Frame

Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
Head On Photo Festival Submission
Head On Photo Festival Submission

We are looking for excellent work by Australian and international artists for exhibition in the 11th Head On Photo Festival in Sydney, Australia.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: Head On Photo Festival
Prize: Exhibition
No Happy Accidents Curator: SameSource
No Happy Accidents Curator: SameSource

The digital age has many benefits. Digital gear has also made it much easier to be a lazy photographer. Think of this contest as the search for the product of ambition and effort.

Deadline: September 01, 2019
Host: L.A. Photo Curator
Prize: Other
BBA Photography Prize
BBA Photography Prize

The Photography Prize winner is selected by a Jury and will receive an artist profile on the gallery platform Artsy through BBA Gallery.

Deadline: September 05, 2019
Host: BBA Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
2019 International Alternative Processes
2019 International Alternative Processes

Alternative processes include, but are not limited to: Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, Salt Print, Tintype, Ziatype, Daguerreotype, Image Transfers, Liquid Emulsion, Photogravure Chemigram...

Deadline: September 05, 2019
Host: Soho Photo
Prize: Exhibition
Forgotten
Forgotten

The Forgotten, people, places and belongings that once mattered, that have been left behind. Things once being of importance to humans… personal items, homes, special places, letters, etc.

Deadline: September 08, 2019
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
RED
RED

red : crimson, flaming, rose, claret, cherry, scarlet, rust, salmon, vermillion, bloodshot, ruby, flushed, garnet, wine

Deadline: September 09, 2019
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards
Paris Photo - Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

The First PhotoBook Prize A $10,000 prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first finished, publicly available photobook is judged to be the best of the year.

Deadline: September 13, 2019
Host: Aperture Foundation
Prize: Cash Prize
Inspire - 5th international travel photography competition
Inspire - 5th international travel photography competition

The winner will be able to chose between a Nikon Z7, a Canon EOS R, a Sony A7R III, or $3000 cash!

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: 1000 for 1
Prize: Equipment
F-Stop Magazine - Abstraction 2019
F-Stop Magazine - Abstraction 2019

Issue 97 has the theme Abstraction

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: F-Stop Magazine
Prize: Other
The Journey
The Journey

CALLS FOR WORK are open to all photographers internationally. All processes, techniques and experience levels are welcomed. Color work can be submitted but will be reproduced in black & white. Please follow guidelines closely.

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: Shots Magazine
Prize: Other
14th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers
14th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers

Both Winners in the Pro and Non Pro Sections will have a fully-paid solo exhibition (including printing and framing) in Valid Foto Gallery in Barcelona on October 2019 plus $1,500 each for travel expenses to attend the opening reception.

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA)
Prize: Exhibition
Environment + Conflict + Peace
Environment + Conflict + Peace

The Environmental Peacebuilding Association is proud to support a group exhibition to elevate diverse conversations on the dynamics between environmental issues, the causes and impacts of conflict, and peacebuilding.

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: The Environmental Peacebuilding Association
Prize: Equipment
Women at work
Women at work

For this exhibition, we seek images that celebrate women's labor, broadly defined. The goal is to paint a full and complex picture of the work performed by women. Photographers are encouraged to apply their own experience

Deadline: September 16, 2019
Host: PhotoPlace Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Analog Film Photography Exhibition
Analog Film Photography Exhibition

Each exhibition will have 25 photographs selected by the juror for exhibition at the gallery.

Deadline: September 21, 2019
Host: Analog Film Photography Association
Prize: Exhibition
ND Awards 2019
ND Awards 2019

The winners of the Professional and Amateur sections will receive the titles: Photographer of the Year and Discovery Of the Year and $7500 in cash prizes.

Deadline: September 22, 2019
Host: ND Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
unique: alternative processes 2019
unique: alternative processes 2019

Any unique handmade prints are eligible. Eligible prints include but are not limited to cyanotype, lumens, Van Dyke, salt, chemigram, tintype, bromoil, gum bichromate, platinum/palladium, photogravure, albumen, liquid emulsion, ziatype, image transfers,

Deadline: September 23, 2019
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Photo Stories Contest for CINE-BOOKS.com
Photo Stories Contest for CINE-BOOKS.com

CINE-BOOKS Platform invite photographers and filmmakers, professional and amateur, to join the Photo Stories Contest!

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Host: Ciine Books
Prize: Cash Prize
Monochrome Awards 2019
Monochrome Awards 2019

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers.

Deadline: November 17, 2019
Host: Monochrome Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Daylighted - Call for Artists
Daylighted - Call for Artists

We are currently seeking organizations, artists, and galleries for digital art exhibitions all over the world. Our team of curators are currently reviewing portfolios.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Daylighted
Prize: Exhibition
Nine Dot Arts Artist Database
Nine Dot Arts Artist Database

Founded in December 2009 by Martha Weidmann and Molly Casey, NINE dot ARTS grew out of the premiere regional art consulting firm McGrath & Braun.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Nine Dot Arts
Prize: Other
L'Oeil de la Photographie - Send us your portfolio
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.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: L'Oeil de la Photographie
Prize: Other
Join SDN
Join SDN

We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: SDN
Prize: Cash Prize
Open Show
Open Show

Open Show holds social screenings worldwide where the public can experience compelling visual stories and interact directly with their creators.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Open Show
Prize: Other
Rûm Open Call
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

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: rűm - an analog photography magazine
Prize: Other
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication
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.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: In the In-Between
Prize: Other
Sony World Photography Awards - Open
Sony World Photography Awards - Open

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter the Open competition of the world’s biggest photography competition. The judges are looking to award the best single images from across the 10 diverse categories.

Deadline: January 07, 2020
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
iPhone Photography Awards
iPhone Photography Awards

Entries are open worldwide to photographers using an iPhone or iPad. Photos should not be published previously anywhere. The posts on personal accounts (Facebook, Instagram etc.) are eligible. The photos should not be altered in any desktop image processi

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Host: IPPAWARDS
Prize: Equipment
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