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Open Photo Contests

Deadline: July 12, 2020
127 Film Photography
127 Day comes three times a year. January 27 (1/27, in American-style notation), July 12 (12/7, in European-style notation), December 7 (12/7, in American-style notation) It's a day to celebrate 127 format by making pictures with the quirky old cameras that use it. The next 127 Day is the July 12, 2020. You're invited to celebrate this day by sending 127 Film Photography one photograph that you make on 127-format analogue media on July 12, 2020. 127 Film Photography will p
Deadline: July 12, 2020
Debauchery
It is that time of the year again when we are looking for an amazing photographer to be awarded a Solo exhibition and an accompanying Book during our Winter season. Submit your best work expressing your view/perspective of what debauchery means to you. This exhibition is open to all photographic styles and techniques. Please submit work via the from below, 10 jpegs sized to 72dpi and 1500px on the longest side (not to exceed 1MB in size), with an introductory $15 entry fee ($30 after 06.0
Deadline: July 13, 2020
Solo exhibition opportunity
PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a solo exhibition. Please submit a coherent portfolio suitable for a solo exhibition, an artist statement and a short bio. The portfolio should consist of at least 15 and at most 35 images. The submission may include one or two series, provided that the two series are suitable for a joint presentation in a single exhibition. There are no generic, stylistic or thematic constraints; photographers working in all photographic areas and styl
Deadline: July 13, 2020
Urban
A PH21 Gallery Exhibition in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Urban spaces have always been significant sources of inspiration for photographers for a very good reason; the dwelling places of much of humanity provide intensified experiences of how we shape our environment and how we live in the environment we create for ourselves. Cities offer a bounty of visual stimuli for the eye and the camera to catch. The structural beauty of the still lines and shapes of the buildings and streets provid
Deadline: July 14, 2020
Lockdown photo contest
We propose to submit to this competition photos shot during the lockdown, both documentary and fine art. Images have to be taken only at home or nearby if you were allowed to go to work or take a walk, and dated between January 23, 2020 (when the lockdown started in China), and the submission date. In Fine Art the theme is open. In Documentary, photos should reflect the times we're living. Images can't be submitted to both categories. You can submit all images you want. The entry fee is a sy
Deadline: July 15, 2020
Artadia Award
Artadia Award applications are only available online during specified application periods (see Upcoming Deadlines). During open awards periods, applications can be completed via the Artadia/Submittable website. Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia's Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Artadia Awardees will be selected through a tw
Deadline: July 15, 2020
In Isolation: You, Me, We
The Lucie Foundation is proud to present its second Open Call in partnership with Musée Magazine. This Open Call will feature 40 photographers / images that will be displayed in an Online Exhibition on both Lucie Foundation and Musée's websites, 10 images from each category. The top 10 images / finalists will also be published in a dedicated article in the Fall issue of Musée Magazine. Theme for this Open Call is: IN ISOLATION: YOU, ME, WE Categories: Portrait, Documentary, Fine Art and
Deadline: July 15, 2020
Hariban Award 2020
Presented by the Benrido Collotype Atelier, the HARIBAN AWARD, now in its seventh year, combines a 160-year-old analogue technique with the new vision of digital-age photography. Professionals and amateurs alike are invited to submit black and white photographs for a chance to win this remarkable award. The winner will receive a trip to the ancient city of Kyoto to participate in the production of collotype prints and will be exhibited in a solo exhibition the following spring. "You have this
Deadline: July 20, 2020
Photo Annual Awards
The Photo Annual awards carries a reputation built on prestige and value, providing entrants with immeasurable exposure. Winners are published in online winners' galleries, distributed to influential creatives and promoted to more than 500,000. Photographer of the Year Award This award honors an image-maker who has created an outstanding image or body of work that reflects the year in photography. One winner receives a $5,000 cash prize. Editor's Choice Award Exceptional work by a winn
Deadline: July 20, 2020
Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography
Special COVID-19 Edition The Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the fifth time this year to a photographer whose works demonstrate excellence in the field of photography. Following the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic, this year's award process will feature a unique format that will adhere to the necessary restrictions without compromising its goal of supporting excellent photographers
Deadline: July 22, 2020
Lab.16 art contest
The Lab.16 art contest is a call for submissions that is open to all kinds of artists. Artists may submit the following to the art competition: paintings, drawings, mix media, sculptures, photographs, graphics, video, Net art, and other (all visual works that can be reproduced through a picture are allowed). This is a great opportunity for the artists, who can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks in October 2020 in Rome and much more. PRIZES: 5000,00€ - collaboratio
Deadline: July 25, 2020
Let There Be
Photography and lens-based art is often, even unconsciously, taken for granted as being disembodied from physical reality. However, without catalytic objects such works would not be possible. For this exhibition Manifest is interested in reminding artists and the public of this fact by showcasing works that reveal the 'objectness' of photography either through display of the works themselves, the mechanisms crafted to create lens-based experiences, dialogs between photographic works and their ph
Deadline: July 27, 2020
Finding Joy
In these dark days, finding those things that bring us joy is particularly difficult, and never more important. Finding and sharing expressions of joy brings comfort to us all. So please, make new photographs, or dig through your archives and share those moments of joy with a world that could surely use seeing them as well. All capture and post processes welcome. We are very pleased that Amy Holmes George will jury this exhibition. Amy will select 40 images for exhibition in our Middleb
Deadline: July 28, 2020
The Chelsea International Photography Competition
The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) celebrates gifted, notable, and fresh talents in the world of photography. Professional and amateur photographers, at any stage of their careers, are invited to participate in the competition to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York's art district. With awards valued at more than $55,000, the Chelsea International Photography Competition aims to promote extraordinary and innovative art. This year's CIPC rewa
Deadline: July 28, 2020
The International Wedding Photographer of the Year Awards 2020
The International Wedding Photographer of The Year Awards are dedicated to the promotion and celebration of the art of wedding photography from around the globe. We live in an exciting time with technology that is allowing photographers of all genres greater scope, flexibility and expression of concepts and emotions, and none more so than Wedding Photography. The International Wedding Photographer Of The Year Awards showcases the work of Wedding Photographers worldwide and will no doubt be th
Deadline: July 29, 2020
Openimage barcelona 2020
Discovering and showcasing emerging talents in Fine Art and Documentary photography. Color and Black and White, Mixed Techniques, and Alternative Processes, as well as digital manipulation, are accepted. The two winners of the OpenImage Barcelona will be exhibited in FotoNostrum Gallery in Barcelona in a date to be determined in 2021, and will receive the OpenImage Barcelona Trophy, crafted by hand in The Bassano ceramic factory in Vicenza, Italy. Other 30 selected artists will also be exhibite
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Shoot the Frame
Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers. We are a community that is completely in love with all things photography. If you are a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we would love to see your imagery. You can submit your photos into our contests below. We have three categories every month. Shoot the Face, Shoot the Land and Shoot the Wild. All finalists and winners will h
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Creative Quarterly 61
Creative Quarterly magazine opens its 61st international juried competition and both professionals and students are invited to participate. CQ is seeking for the best art, advertising, design, illustration and photography done in the past six months. Creative Quarterly (CQ) magazine opens its 61st international juried competition and both professionals and students are invited to participate. CQ seeks for the best art, advertising, design, illustration and photography done in the past six mon
Deadline: July 31, 2020
International Photography Grant
International Photography Grant awards $1000 to the applicant with the most inspirational photographic idea to support visual project of the artist.International Photography Grant 2020 is open for submissions without any fees (free to enter) to support all photographers from every corner of the world. We only accept series of photographs which share a common theme and are built as a one consistent project in the following categories: Creative, Documentary, Landscape, Portrait, Travel. The Grand
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Lucie Photobook Prize
The Lucie Foundation is dedicated to celebrating all forms of photography, in print and online and is pleased to introduce the Lucie Photo Book Prize. This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines. The awards are presented to photographers, editors, curators or publishers. The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer two cash prizes to the top two finalists for their outstanding work – one Traditional
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Aging as Art: A Juried Photography Show
DESCRIPTION How do you perceive aging today? Is it the thriving lifestyle of seniors taking on new careers, volunteering or being physically active? Or is it the traditional notion of the harsher realities of aging? The Council on Aging - Southern California, a trusted nonprofit since 1973, presents the 7th annual Aging as Art: A Juried Photography Show. We invite all professional and amateur photographers, 18 years and over, to submit entries that capture the thriving lives of older adults,
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Street Life
Judge: Philip-Lorca diCorcia This month we’re returning to the streets. From the frenetic energy of city highstreets, to the quiet solitude of suburbia. Glistening glass and steel, against crumbling brickwork and eroded stone. Unexpected encounters and candid moments. From New York to New Dehli; a stranger in a foreign land far from home, or a habitual stroll on your doorstep… the streets are life. Take us there! Urbanscapes, observational photography, accidental revelations, street encoun
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Huawei NEXT-IMAGE Awards 2020
The NEXT-IMAGE Awards embody Huawei’s dedication to the craft and artistry of modern photography. All submissions to the NEXT-IMAGE Awards must be created with HUAWEI/HONOR phones. There are no restrictions on when you took the photos/videos or which model of HUAWEI/HONOR phone you used. NEXT-IMAGE creation fund US$10,000, A HUAWEI P40 Pro smartphone (8+256G), An electronic certificate
Deadline: July 31, 2020
Making Strange
How do we document what happens and recurs everyday: the banal, the common, the ordinary? Can we rescue astonishment from the forgotten obvious by finding unexplored perspectives to depict our common places and familiar activities in startling and engrossing new ways? Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic works that search for the iconic and ironic in the everyday world around us; that portray the people, places and things which have become ordinary to us in new, imaginati
Deadline: August 01, 2020
Annual Betty Bowen Award
The Betty Bowen Award is open to all visual artists working in the Pacific Northwest. The winner will be awarded a cash prize up to $15,000, and a selection of works will be shown at the Seattle Art Museum. In addition, two Special Recognition awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the committee. The application will close at 11:00 PM PST on August 1, 2013.Betty Bowen (1918–1977) was a Washington native and enthusiastic supporter of Northwest artists whose friends
Deadline: August 01, 2020
Suburban Architecture
EXHIBITION DATES: JULY 6 - 31, 2020 Encompassing the structures of the places we call home, our sanctuaries, and the locations providing places of business where we work and conduct commerce - this is suburban architecture. Buildings bring shape and urban design to the neighborhoods in our towns, cities and the countryside in rural communities. We appreciate the functionality and the visual design elements of architecture in all of its structures, shapes and forms. From the buildings dotting
Deadline: August 02, 2020
Forsaken
The Forsaken, 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. Anything that has been left behind or replaced . Any place or property that once had the importance to another.Another approach will be to examine work that pushes the boundaries of the concept, examining things like ownership and subsequent abandonment, rejection of ideas or ideologies. Our juror for Forsaken i
Deadline: August 03, 2020
EPSON International Pano Awards: Open
The 11th EPSON International Pano Awards is dedicated to the craft and art of panoramic photography. Advances in digital photography and editing software have resulted in an ever-increasing rise in the popularity of image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. VR 'immersive' photography also continues to excite and develop at a rapid pace, and panoramic film photography remains alive and well. The EPSON International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide a
Deadline: August 03, 2020
Arnold Newman Prize
The Arnold Newman Prize for New Directions in Photographic Portraiture is a $20,000 prize awarded annually to a photographer whose work demonstrates a compelling new vision in photographic portraiture. In addition to the winner, the jury selects three finalists each year who are invited to participate in an exhibit at the Griffin Museum of Photography. The Prize is generously funded by the Arnold & Augusta Newman Foundation and proudly administered by Maine Media Workshops + College. The Grif
Deadline: August 04, 2020
Escape
For this new exhibition, we invite artists to show how their photographic practice can be used as a way to escape from certain realities. The various limitations we face in everyday life, whether related to a particular situation or to how society is structured, often lead us to look for ways of overcoming them. While some of us seek refuge in remote places or in nature, others are exploring means that allow a certain distortion of reality and the creation of a parallel, dreamlike universe. The
Deadline: August 07, 2020
Natures Glory
Natures Glory is the theme for this months competition. No matter where we are nature is present. From the depths of a tropical rain forest to a small garden in the middle of a city, our life here is totally dependent its beautiful rhythms, seasons and fragile balance. Show us your best images of Natures Glory! Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction. Cash Awards up to $10,000 the Top T
Deadline: August 07, 2020
The  man and the machine
Since the first complex and automated technological inventions (starting from the experimental science of the sixteenth century up to the current electronic and digital machines) the relationship between man and machine has characterized every evolutionary development of civilization. Each new invention indelibly marks not only the course of technical development, but also the same vision of the world of man. A distinctive sign in the man-machine relationship is precisely the determined will
Deadline: August 13, 2020
Grants for Artists
We believe the arts are essential to the health and vitality of our communities and our nation. We are passionate about supporting artists in creating. We recognize the great need for support, and that receiving funding can sometimes be a complicated process. This is why we decided to do what we can to assist you and why our application process has been made simple. Integrity: Arts & Culture Association (IACA) Mini-Grants generally average $250, and are intended to assist with such things as
Deadline: August 17, 2020
Light
JUROR: Richard McCabe will be the juror for "light". He is a curator, photographer and writer based in New Orleans. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. He has taught Photography as an adjunct professor at: Pratt Institute, New York City, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut and Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana. Since 2010, he has b
Deadline: August 20, 2020
IPA Photography Competition
The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The IPA recognizes photography's leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today. - Be honored by receiving the coveted Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards Gala - Receive the IPA Trophy at the “Best of
Deadline: August 25, 2020
Innovate Grant
Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Photographer and one Visual Artist. Grant cycles are in the Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. Visit innovateartistgrants.org to see if we are currently accepting submissions. Innovate Grant awards two $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Photographer and one Visual Artist. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. In
Deadline: August 25, 2020
BJP International Photography Award 2020
After the success of previous years, the 2020 edition will see an expansion of the opportunities on offer. As well as the Solo Show category - which awards one photographer a solo show in London, UK - photographers are invited to enter the Group Show category, which will see 20 winning images exhibited in a group show at TJ Boulting Gallery in London. Prizes Between an exhibition in TJ Boulting Gallery in London, extensive industry exposure, global media coverage and features in both Briti
Deadline: August 26, 2020
BBA Photography Prize
The 'BBA Photography Prize' 2020 is an international call-out for entries and will be judged by professionals like the award-winning photographer Nikita Teryoshin, co-founder of EyeEm and Berlin Photo Week, Gen Sadakane and former Director of Eyes On – Photo Week Vienna and EMOP Jury member, Thomas Licek. The winner will be promoted by BBA Gallery for one year and will be selected by a jury of professionals, who look for the most innovative concept, aesthetical language and unique approach withi
Deadline: August 30, 2020
Life in the time of the coronavirus
The world is experiencing the biggest media epidemic that humanity has known. A virus, the Coronavirus, has quickly spread from one part of the globe to another, revolutionizing the lives of most of humanity in just a few weeks. Fear, irony, disorientation, disbelief, anger, fatality, aggressiveness, generosity and many other feelings are moving each of us and entire populations to assume or follow private and social behaviour that is transmitted very quickly by the official media, but abo
Deadline: August 31, 2020
The Luxembourg Art Prize
The Luxembourg Art Prize aims to reveal and promote talented artists who have yet to establish a profile on the contemporary international scene. Its function is to discover artists, and it is open to any artist, amateur or professional, with no limits on age, nationality or place of residence. The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, photography, digital art, sculpture, mixed media, decorative art (textiles and mater
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Gomma Photography Grant 2020
The acclaimed photography grant contest from Gomma. Open to everyone. The seventh year in the making. From this year a new concept and submission procedure. The Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund and support photographers working in various genre. Begun in 2014, the Gomma Grant has quickly acquired a reputation for being ethical and quality-focused, with an eye for spotting fresh talent and encouraging those already in the spotlight. Photographers that are recognized
Deadline: August 31, 2020
The Independent Photographer - Travel
When traveling, the only way to discover the rhythm of life of a place is to experience it. Each place we visit has its own particular look, ambiance, and atmosphere. Understanding its people, customs and traditions is vital and there’s always something unique to capture. This summer we want to see images that communicate the life of a place in all its splendor and trigger our memories. Whatever the subject may be: street, portrait, landscape, documentary... We want to share your journey,
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize
Photography 4 Humanity is an international initiative that calls on photographers around the world to bring to life the power of human rights through their images. Highlighting the most compelling imagery - illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large. At the core of the initiative, is a global call to action for amateur and professional photographers alike to submit images for an annual competition where the winnin
Deadline: August 31, 2020
TransNatura International Nature Photo Competition
The organizes will award a total of 3,400 Euro to a Grand Prize winner and three category winners in two competition categories. The Grand Prize (TransNatura Award) is 1,000 Euro. The award-winning pictures and other selected works will be exhibited on 30th October 2020. The basic requirement is that the recordings have to be made of natural habitats without disturbing the wildlife. On the photos only wild animals can be included, pictures taken of captive animals can not compete in the conte
Deadline: August 31, 2020
Primary Shapes
Mark Indig says, "Circles. Triangles. Rectangles. Squares. Trapezoids. These are the basic geometric two-dimensional shapes. I’m interested in seeing how your images creatively feature these shapes in architecture, abstracts, still life, nature, landscapes, people or macro photography. These primary shapes can be highlighted or subtle but must be a key element of the composition.”. 10% of artist entry fees goes to the charity of the curator. Mark Indig has chosen the Nature Conservancy
Deadline: September 01, 2020
The Biennial’s Grant
Planned or unfinished project as well as ongoing and finished to be promoted, are entitled to be submitted. For the purposes of this Grant a project is defined as a planned set of interrelated images to be executed (or already executed) over a fixed period. The type and theme is open: all projects are viable: editorial or photojournalism, documentary, fine art, wild life, nature, landscapes, street photography, portraits, environmental, alternative processes including the manufacturing of realit
Deadline: September 01, 2020
Rise International Photography Awards
Now entering it's 3rd evolution, the RISE International Photography Awards is a unique, online photography awards system aimed at seeing entrants elevate their work from one award year to the next. Every entry receives feedback from our panel of highly trained international judges. The overall objectives of the awards are: • to elevate the entire photography industry, • to create an industry of highly skilled photographers with a passion to grow and learn, and • to give them the tools they
Deadline: September 02, 2020
Kassel Dummy Award 2020
Fotobookfestival Kassel has launched the 2020 edition of the Kassel Dummy Award, inviting all photographers worldwide to submit their unpublished photobook mock-ups for the chance to win exhibition and publishing opportunities in addition to monetary prizes. In the first round of judging, 50 books will be shortlisted by an independent jury and this selection will be showcased at several international photography events across both Europe and Asia. From these 50 titles, three winners will be c
Deadline: September 06, 2020
Prix Picto de la Mode
A reference distinction for emerging talents in the fashion photography field, the Prix Picto de la Mode is delighted to welcome photographer Bettina Rheims as president of the jury for this edition.This year 2020 will also be marked by stimulating innovations. Thus, in addition to the production of exhibition printsand the displayofthe winner's images in advertising spaces in Paris, the 1st Prize will receive a Leica camera worth € 4,990. This year we also launch the Prix Filippo Roversi
Deadline: September 06, 2020
Portrait
We use portraits as objects of remembrance and reverence, of seduction and glorification. From the keepsakes in lockets as tiny remembrances of love, to the likenesses of leaders meant to inspire and seduce with their power. They can stir, and confront, and drive us to action. Just as they can lull in longing for a time since passed. They act as a mirror in whose reflection we find the inward experiences of ourselves, or as a window from which we look out toward the virtues of another. Our ju
Deadline: September 07, 2020
Diaries
This call, following the path of a photographic genre developed from the experience of artists such as Nan Goldin, Wolfgang Tillmans, Boris Mikhailov, will collect photographic shots capable of expressing everyday life, such as the private and intimate one of the relationships between who describes and what and/or who is described. Diaristic photography is an approach to photography that allows you to grasp first-hand aspects of an experience through which you may create personal memories for a
Deadline: September 08, 2020
Gender X Regional Juried Art Show NYC
Gender X is the creation of grassroots organizers, Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and will be held at the Pride Center of Staten Island, 25 Victory Blvd for the first time! This is the first time this theme is being explored in our community through the means of a Juried Exhibition. Taking place in Staten Island, New York, we will attempt to open up discussion of this social issue as interpreted by artists for the community to learn and for a certain level of exposure to be reached from the aud
Deadline: September 15, 2020
F-Stop Magazine - Documentary 2020
Issue 103 will include documentary photography projects that focus on recording events, environments or everyday life. Submit up to 12 photographs following the guidelines. Issue #103 will have an expected publication date of June 1, 2018.
Deadline: September 20, 2020
ND Awards 2020
The highly acclaimed ND AWARDS is a melting pot of some of the world's most outstanding and talented souls in the field of photography where recognition, prestige and publicity are instantaneously gained by the winning entry. This is an open invitation. Join us and take part in the competition! The past couple of years have been an evident testament of the success of ND AWARDS on its journey towards becoming one of the most sought-after professional competitions among photographers. Our trade
Deadline: September 20, 2020
Paris Aerial Photography Awards 2020
The Paris Aerial Photography Awards is inviting all photographers, whether they take photos from a high point of view or use tools such as drones, helicopters, hang gliders, paragliders, ULMs, and all sizes of aircraft, to submit their best photographs to celebrate and showcase the best of aerial and bird’s-eye view photography.Call for entries for aerial photographers created in tribute to one of the first aerial photos taken in 1858 over Paris by Gaspard-Félix Tournachon. The Paris Aerial Phot
Deadline: September 20, 2020
212 Photography Competition
The 212 Photography Competition is a fully independent body, run by 212 Photography İstanbul and showcasing the best up-and-coming talents of the year from the country, region and around the world. Our team administers a series of photography prizes that call for the very best in photography. However, the photography competition is only half of the story. While highlighting the photographer's art through this event, we also produce an international biannual arts and culture magazine, 212
Deadline: September 23, 2020
Defining BEAUTY
The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) is seeking entries for its third annual competitive juried art exhibition. Regional, national and international artists are invited to submit original works in a variety of mediums that reflect the theme, "Defining Beauty." Defining Beauty is intentionally vague - as conflicting objectives might be collected under its banner. Submissions are open to both established and emerging artists. Jurors Timothy C. Hengst is a Professor in the Mult
Deadline: September 28, 2020
Budapest International Foto Awards 2020
BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS is an international platform for photographers from all levels and genres to share their best images with the creative community in Hungary and Eastern Europe. We acknowledge the power of even a single photograph to greatly influence an audience, and how the artistic eye of the photographer behind the camera can interpret a scene in so many creative ways. We know that every image has a story to tell, and this is the place to tell it! The competition is open
Deadline: September 28, 2020
2020 Burtynsky Grant
Photographer Edward Burtynsky and CONTACT are requesting submissions for the 2020 Burtynsky Grant a $5,000 annual grant to support a Canadian artist in the creation of a photobook. Established in 2016, this grant is intended for photo-based artists who are in the advanced stages of developing a cohesive, rigorous body of work presented in book form. The jury is looking for submissions from those that have created a book dummy and who have had little to no prior opportunity to self-publish or
Deadline: October 07, 2020
Embracing our differences: 2021 Exhibit
Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences juried competition.Featuring 50 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national an
Deadline: October 07, 2020
Post - Industrialism
Currently, we are living in a post-industrial society, which is, by definition, "a society marked by a transition from a manufacturing-based economy to a service-based economy". So what happened to the urban/suburban factories populating the industrial landscape? The main focus, here, is centred on pictures showing the decadence of industrial buildings as well as renewed factories, currently fulfilling a different function (museum, art gallery, shop...).
Deadline: October 11, 2020
Fine Art Photography Awards 2020
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, a unique view of the surrounding reality. It can be spontaneous, but it can also be a conscious and deliberate manifesto. FAPA is searching for photos born out of passion - your passion. The competition is open to everyone, amateurs and professionals alike.
Deadline: October 25, 2020
Chromatic Photography Awards 2020
Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Participation in the Chromatic Awards offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion. Availability of photographic equipment makes the competition among photographers very large, and the possibility of breakthrough is extremely difficult. Amateurs and professional photographers who want to share their passion must demonstrate not
Deadline: November 01, 2020
Allard Prize Photography Competition
The bi-annual Allard Prize Photography Competition, which recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize, is adjudicated by the Allard Prize Committee and Maxe Fisher, Associate Professor, Faculty of Design + Dynamic Media, Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Photographers are enouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the ru
Deadline: November 15, 2020
Monochrome Photography Awards 2020
Monochrome Photography Awards 2020 conducts an annual competition for professional and amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover the most amazing photographers from around the world. We're accepting single images from the following categories: Architecture, Abstract, Conceptual, Beauty/ Fashion, Fine Art, Landscapes, Nude, Nature, People, Photomanipulation, Photojournalism, Portrait, Wildlife. The winners of the Professional and Amateur categories w
Deadline: November 27, 2020
15th Arte Laguna Prize
Entries are open for the 15th edition of Arte Laguna Prize, the world's most influential competition for emerging artists and designers, which showcases and promotes creative talents. Arte Laguna Prize gives the opportunity to exhibit in the Arsenale of Venice, win cash prizes and much more. Arte Laguna Prize, the world's most influential competition for emerging artists and designers, showcases and promotes creative talents. With fourteen years of history the Arte Laguna Prize gives the o
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Daylighted - Call for Artists
We are currently seeking organizations, artists, and galleries for digital art exhibitions all over the world. At Daylighted we connect artists and galleries with collectors through exhibitions in premium venues. Our exhibitions program utilizes the SmArtGalleries, high resolution, color corrected digital monitors that display artwork with sharp, vibrant fidelity and detail. Although the image is digital, we sell artworks in all media, and focus on exhibiting and selling 2-dimensional work
Deadline: December 31, 2020
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.To participate, please, send to lecteurs@loeildelaphotographie.com : - A series of 12 to 15 photographs (jpg, 72dpi 1024 pixels) - A Text about the series (English and French would be appreciated) - A Short Biography - Your portrait ou self-portrait.You will be notified by email of the p
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Join SDN
We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website. The primary criteria is your commitment to use the documentary form to explore the human condition - with the goal of increasing our understanding of it. Submitting your projects to the SDN website is the first and only step in getting your work selected for publication in ZEKE magazine.Step 1: Apply for a free membershipStep 2: Submit your photos and text
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Open Show
Check out the listings to find the open show that works best for you. Each month you can find shows that are open in a town near you.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
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: Guidelines ALL IMAGES MUST BE SHOT ON FILM no digitally added frames, no watermarks Only submissions via E-Mail accepted Photographers should keep their contact details up to date and inform us about any changes as all the news regarding Issue II will be communicated via this e-mail address. (Please send all submissio
Deadline: December 31, 2020
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. This is an on-going open call for fine-art, conceptual, and documentary photography projects that express unique, innovative, and personal visual voices. We are open to all processes and approaches to photographic image-making. Accepted entries are published on our website, included in our quarterly newsletter, and shared on our Facebook page. We cater to an interna
Deadline: December 31, 2020
NOICE Open Theme Photography Submissions
There's no limit to the number of submissions you wish to send. Feel free to submit multiple times throughout the year. Submissions that are accepted will be featured through our social sites which reach 6 million worldwide per year, considered for future publishing in the next issues of NOICE, and to be displayed on the Standard Vision LA Billboard in downtown Los Angeles. Colour Issues In previous NOICE releases, we have done color themed issues. We're looking to bring them back, so gather
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Feature Shoot Reader Submission Spotlight
To be considered for our weekly newsletter, submit your work to the link bellow. We accept submissions from any genre of photography from photographers at all levels of their careers. All submitting photographers will also have the opportunity to book a portfolio review with Vaughn Wallace, Former Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic and curator of @NatGeo and/or Michael Foley, Owner of the Foley Gallery (NYC).
Deadline: January 07, 2021
2021 Sony World Photography Awards - Open
Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter their best single images into the Open competition for a chance to win $5,000 (USD), Sony Digital Imaging Equipment, a trip to London, and be crowned "Open Photographer of the Year". The judges are looking to award the best single images from across the following 10 diverse categories: Architecture, Culture, Creative, Motion, Landscape, Natural World & Wildlife, Portraiture, Still Life, Street Photography, and T
Deadline: February 01, 2021
Accenti Magazine Photo Contest
Submission Criteria, submissions must Be original photographic works. Be in high-resolution (300 ppi), digital format (jpeg, eps or tiff), a minimum of 10 cm (4 inches) on the shorter side, ideally not exceed 2 MB in total capacity. Have a title. Be identified only by their title, appearing in the filename. Not bear any signatures, stamps, watermarks, copyright marks, or any other identifying symbols. Judging Winners are chosen by blind judging. Four finalists make the shortlist, from

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