Call for Entries - All About Photo Awards 2020

Open Photo Contests


Capture the Moment
Capture the Moment

"Capture the moment" international photography exhibition is proud to announce its SECOND open call for submissions. The organizers are looking for special photographs that capture the essence of the Moment from creative and unexpected perspectives.

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Host: The Budapest Diary
Prize: Exhibition
The Favorite Photograph YOU Took in 2019
The Favorite Photograph YOU Took in 2019

LENSCRATCH is creating exposure opportunities for photographers with group on-line exhibitions. Photographers will be allowed ONE entry per exhibition.

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Host: Lenscratch
Prize: Exhibition
Walkabout
Walkabout

Taking photographs while out exploring, whether seeking a particular destination, or if the experience of adventure is the destination, as photographers we do this.

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Host: Midwest Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Photography Awards 2020
Photography Awards 2020

We believe that every little helps! Our mission is to empower and highlight the work of emerging and mid-career artists with exhibition opportunities and visibility.

Deadline: December 15, 2019
Host: The Wall Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Fotografia Europea Open Call 2020
Fotografia Europea Open Call 2020

Fotografia Europea 2020's call is open: join the new edition entitled Fantasies. Stories, rules, inventions to be held in Reggio Emilia from April 17th to May 24th.

Deadline: December 16, 2019
Host: Fotografia Europa
Prize: Exhibition
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Wellcome Photography Prize 2020
Wellcome Photography Prize 2020

Whether you are a professional, student or amateur photographer, you're invited to enter the Wellcome Photography Prize 2020, which celebrates compelling imagery that will encourage conversations about the health challenges of our time.

Deadline: December 16, 2019
Host: Wellcome
Prize: Cash Prize
BarTur Photo Award
BarTur Photo Award

The BarTur Photo Award's mission is to shine a light on new and emerging photographers. Their 2020 award is their largest yet and features up to $10,000 in prizes and invitations to exhibit in Copenhagen, Paris, Berlin, and New York.

Deadline: December 16, 2019
Host: BarTur Photo Award
Prize: Exhibition
6th Annual Street Shooting Around the World Exhibition
6th Annual Street Shooting Around the World Exhibition

We are pleased to announce our Sixth Annual Street Shooting Around the World Exhibition! The exhibition will run from February 7 - March 6, 2020, with opening night reception scheduled for Friday, February 7, 7-10 pm, 2020.

Deadline: December 16, 2019
Host: Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP)
Prize: Exhibition
2019 Mobile Photography Awards
2019 Mobile Photography Awards

The Mobile Photography Awards were founded in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the talent and imagery of the mobile photo & art communities.

Deadline: December 17, 2019
Host: MPA
Prize: Cash Prize
Portrait of Humanity
Portrait of Humanity

We are inviting photographers to submit work to Portrait of Humanity, an international photography award celebrating the unity of human beings around the world.

Deadline: December 18, 2019
Host: British Journal of Photography
Prize: Exhibition
2019 International Color Awards
2019 International Color Awards

International Color Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of color photography using traditional or digital methods.

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Host: International Color Awards
Prize: Other
14th Arte Laguna Prize
14th Arte Laguna Prize

The Arte Laguna Prize is an international free-themed art competition aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. The contest stands out in the global art scene for the growing variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists and photographers,

Deadline: December 20, 2019
Host: Arte Laguna Prize
Prize: Cash Prize
Introspective Matter Curator: Michael Kirchoff
Introspective Matter Curator: Michael Kirchoff

The objects of our past, the forms of nature, or the gadgets of a modern life are all the effects that capture our attention and force us to memorialize them in our photographs.

Deadline: December 29, 2019
Host: L.A. Photo Curator
Prize: Other
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
INPHA 8: 8th International Photography Annual
INPHA 8: 8th International Photography Annual

An Award-winning Juried Publication of Works of Contemporary Photography & Photo-based Art. $2,000 in cash prizes, including a $1,200 first place award

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: MANIFEST Gallery
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: Social Documentary Network
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: Rûm
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
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: December 31, 2019
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
Cine-Books: Photo Stories Contest 2019
Cine-Books: Photo Stories Contest 2019

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

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Cine Books
Prize: Cash Prize
2020 Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition
2020 Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition is an annual subject-matter based exhibition for photographers to focus on getting out their best photographs from the various genres and compete for the awards.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Midwest Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
2019 Changbai Mountain International Mobile Photo Contest
2019 Changbai Mountain International Mobile Photo Contest

With the natural wonders in different seasons and rich culture of its people, the sacred Changbai Mountain of Jilin Province, China is definately worth visiting.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Global Photography
Prize: Cash Prize
Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words

Praxis seeks submissions of photographic art that includes written language as a fundamental aspect of the composition. The text may be in the form of signs or fragments of signs, handwriting scrawled over the photo, graffiti, palimpsests...

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Praxis Photo Arts Center
Prize: Exhibition
Shining a Light International Photography Contest
Shining a Light International Photography Contest

The Muhammad Ali Center is honored to announce the topic of its seventh annual "Shining a Light" International Photography Contest and subsequent exhibition, titled Women's Fight for the Right.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: The Muhammad Ali Center
Prize: Cash Prize
The Human Body
The Human Body

Portraiture, candid, studio, conceptual, documentary… any genre, and tasteful nudity welcome.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
Monochromerific
Monochromerific

MORE ART PLEASE gallery has the pleasure to invite you to participate at our black and white international exhibition MONOCHROMERIFIC.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: More Art Please
Prize: Cash Prize
EMERGE 20 - 2020
EMERGE 20 - 2020

We are looking to give one $200 EMERGE Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to 20 emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition.

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: Midwest Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
FOCUS photo l.a.
FOCUS photo l.a.

For 28 years, photo l.a. has celebrated and brought together the photography and arts community. Enter today for the opportunity to become a Top 20 Finalist and have your work exhibited during photo l.a. 2020!

Deadline: January 01, 2020
Host: photo l.a.
Prize: Exhibition
The CFA Artist of the Year Award 2019
The CFA Artist of the Year Award 2019

We invite artists working in painting, photography, sculpture, collage, printmaking, ceramics, digital media, mixed media and new media to submit their artwork in order to compete for the CFA Artist of the Year 2019 Award.

Deadline: January 02, 2020
Host: Circle Foundation for the Arts
Prize: Cash Prize
Urban Challenges
Urban Challenges

Urban Challenges - Take part in a photography exhibition in Berlin

Deadline: January 05, 2020
Host: PEP Photographic Exploration Project
Prize: Exhibition
Black, White & More
Black, White & More

The SE Center is looking for images of any theme, media, digital, analog, or antique processes that show your best work in Black, White & More.

Deadline: January 05, 2020
Host: Southeast Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Siena International Photo Awards 2020
Siena International Photo Awards 2020

Don't miss your chance to attend the Oscars of Photography, to win the Pangea Prize and to have your work exhibited in Italy at the "Imagine all the People Sharing all the World" Exhibition.

Deadline: January 05, 2020
Host: Sipa Contest
Prize: Other
Black + White
Black + White

Black and white photography still holds a place in my heart; it holds an incomparable mystique and mood. Juror Elizabeth Avedon

Deadline: January 06, 2020
Host: South x Southeast photomagazine
Prize: Exhibition
2020 Sony World Photography Awards / Open
2020 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
Mirrors and Reflections
Mirrors and Reflections

Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Digital Visual Design. Win a Group Exhibition in Rome, Italy. March 2020.

Deadline: January 07, 2020
Host: Loosenart.com
Prize: Exhibition
Transitions and Deplacements
Transitions and Deplacements

Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Digital Visual Design. International Group Exhibition. April 2020

Deadline: January 07, 2020
Host: Loosenart.com
Prize: Exhibition
SPE 2020 Combined Caucus Exhibition
SPE 2020 Combined Caucus Exhibition

We are pleased to announce the 8th Annual International Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition Call for Entry for LGBTQ, Multi-Cultural, and Women's Caucuses of SPE.

Deadline: January 12, 2020
Host: SPE
Prize: Cash Prize
Fractured
Fractured

photo-eye is celebrating 40 Years in business with our first-ever Open Call. photo-eye Gallery invites the submission of photographic works exploring the concept of "Fractured." Artists are encouraged to be creative in their interpretation of the theme.

Deadline: January 12, 2020
Host: photo-eye Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
F-Stop Magazine - Still Life 2020
F-Stop Magazine - Still Life 2020

Issue 99 will explore contemporary still life photography. Submit 12 photographs from a single body of work along with your artist/project statement.

Deadline: January 15, 2020
Host: F-Stop Magazine
Prize: Other
Water
Water

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.).

Deadline: January 20, 2020
Host: New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA)
Prize: Exhibition
Donald M. Robinson Photography Biennial 2020
Donald M. Robinson Photography Biennial 2020

The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art will be hosting the Donald M. Robinson Photography Biennial 2020. This exhibit will take place from April 17th through June 6th, 2020.

Deadline: January 22, 2020
Host: Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art
Prize: Exhibition
WPPI The Annual Competition
WPPI The Annual Competition

WPPI's The Annual: 16x20 Print, Album and Filmmaking competition is the most prestigious wedding, portrait and print competition in the world, and the capstone event of the WPPI Conference + Show.

Deadline: January 30, 2020
Host: Wedding & Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)
Prize: Other
Malta International Photo Award 2019
Malta International Photo Award 2019

The Malta International Photo Award (MIPA) is a photography award that aims at providing aspiring photographers from all around the globe with the chance to share their passion and world.

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Host: Malta International Photo Award
Prize: Cash Prize
LUMIX Festival for Young Visual Journalism 2020
LUMIX Festival for Young Visual Journalism 2020

Core elements of the festival will be the competition for the FREELENS Award, which is endowed with 10,000 euros, and the LUMIX Digital Storytelling Award, which is endowed with 5,000 euros.

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Host: LUMIX Festival
Prize: Cash Prize
The Streets
The Streets

Street Photography became recognized as a genre in its own right during the early 1930s. Street Photography is unique in the way it is associated with the photographer's skill in capturing something of the mystery and aura of everyday city living.

Deadline: January 31, 2020
Host: Praxis Photo Arts Center
Prize: Exhibition
ZEISS Photography Award 2020
ZEISS Photography Award 2020

For the 2020 ZEISS Photography Award photographers are asked to respond to the theme Seeing Beyond - Discoveries.

Deadline: February 04, 2020
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Equipment
Abstractions
Abstractions

Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Digital Visual Design. Win a Group Exhibition in Rome, Italy. May 2020

Deadline: February 07, 2020
Host: Loosenart.com
Prize: Exhibition
2020 Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year
2020 Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year is an international contest inspired by the proliferation of wonderful food photography in a huge variety of applications.

Deadline: February 09, 2020
Host: Pink Lady
Prize: Exhibition
Artist Choice IV
Artist Choice IV

Online Juried Visual Arts (excluding video) Competition and Exhibition

Deadline: February 09, 2020
Host: Camelback Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Alternative Processes
Alternative Processes

Open Call is just that, an open theme - all subjects, The SE Center is looking for images of any theme, media, digital, analog, or antique processes that show your best work.

Deadline: February 09, 2020
Host: Southeast Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
New Talents Open Call 2020
New Talents Open Call 2020

The fifth edition of Belgrade Photo Month Photography Festival will be held during May 2020. Photography exhibitions, lectures, workshops, portfolio reviews, etc. The festival will take place in various venues around Belgrade, Serbia.

Deadline: February 09, 2020
Host: Belgrade Photo Month
Prize: Exhibition
Fine Art Photo Award
Fine Art Photo Award

Art is born out of passion. Fine Art photography is a perfect instrument, which allows a person to communicate with the world and share their vision. It results from the author's deep sensitivity, a need to express feelings through image.

Deadline: February 09, 2020
Host: Fine Art Photography Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
World Water Day 2020 Photo Contest
World Water Day 2020 Photo Contest

The contest is organized in cooperation with Un Water and with the patronage of the European Community to raise funds to bring drinking water to communities who need Water to live, through projects for water purification.

Deadline: February 17, 2020
Host: Lions Club Seregno Aid
Prize: Cash Prize
Big Picture Natural World
Big Picture Natural World

BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this competition that will both celebrate and illustrate the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspire action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery.

Deadline: March 01, 2020
Host: California Academy of Sciences
Prize: Exhibition
2019 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography
2019 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography

The CDS Documentary Essay Prize honors the best in short-form documentary photography and writing in alternating years: one year, photos; one year, writing

Deadline: March 01, 2020
Host: Center for Documentary Studies
Prize: Cash Prize
Banality of Evil
Banality of Evil

Finalists are to receive a cash prize of US$2000 and will be invited to exhibit their work at an exhibition in Berlin Germany in May 2020.

Deadline: March 15, 2020
Host: BOEart.org
Prize: Cash Prize
2020 Communication Arts Photography Competition
2020 Communication Arts Photography Competition

Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in photography, the Communication Arts Photography Competition. Any photograph first published or produced from March 2019 through March 2020 is eligible.

Deadline: March 20, 2020
Host: Communication Arts
Prize: Other
2019 iPhone Photography Awards
2019 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.

Deadline: March 31, 2020
Host: IPPAWARDS
Prize: Other
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA

MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS’ mission is to recognize, reward and expose talented photographers from around the world and introduce them to the creative community.

Deadline: April 12, 2020
Host: Moscow International Foto Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
The 2019 Chelsea International Photography Competition
The 2019 Chelsea International Photography Competition

This year's CIPC rewards selected artists with an exhibition in Chelsea, New York, along with other numerous PR opportunities. The event also provides invaluable exposure to the community while promoting career growth and recognition.

Deadline: April 28, 2020
Host: New York Art Competitions
Prize: Exhibition
2020 Monovisions Photography Awards
2020 Monovisions Photography Awards

MonoVisions Photography Awards are an international open call for photographers using black and white medium to express their visual language.

Deadline: May 17, 2020
Host: Monovisions Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
2020 Drone Award
2020 Drone Award

Drone Awards is the most important worldwide competition about aerial photography and video. It's a project of Art Photo Travel Association, dedicated to a different photographic genre.

Deadline: June 15, 2020
Host: Art Photo Travel
Prize: Exhibition
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