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Deadline: December 03, 2020
White
Submit your photos for free Deadline: Thursday December 3, 2020 White is the colour of purity and innocence. It symbolizes pure feelings and thoughts. White is good and positive, in contrast to black which symbolizes bad and dark feelings and thoughts. But apart from signifying good and pure, white symbolizes a whole season as well, winter. It is connected to snow, cold and festivity. White Christmas, white mountain slopes, cosy atmosphere in wooden huts, while outside everything is covered by
Deadline: December 04, 2020
The Portrait Project
We know that many of you are seeking creative outlets during this time of isolation and want to see the compelling work you are creating. While it is not mandatory to submit images created while in quarantine, we strongly encourage you to submit what you have captured around your home environment during this time. Photographers of all backgrounds and using all formats are welcome to submit. GRAND PRIZE / ONE WINNER Winner will be the photograph with the highest score overall in any cate
Deadline: December 04, 2020
AAP Magazine#15: Streets
Encyclopedia Britannica defines Street photography has "a genre that records everyday life in a public place." Photographers have been documenting their environment since the invention of photography. The image "View of the Boulevard du Temple" by Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre, shows a Parisian street in 1838. Later encouraged by improvements in the portability and quality of cameras many photographers decided to record urban life. Charles Nègre, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz, Andre Kertesz,
Deadline: December 04, 2020
New-Post Photography
For the upcoming 10th edition, MIA Fair is pleased to announce a new initiative aimed at promoting creativity and innovation in the world of Art Photography. Through this Award, open to all artists with no theme, age or nationality restrictions, the winners will be offered an opportunity to be exhibited at no charge during the 10th edition of MIA Fair (from 24thMarch to 28th March, 2021) at SUPERSTUDIO MAXI, in via Moncucco 35, Milano at an exhibition dedicated to the "New-Post Photography" Awar
Deadline: December 06, 2020
Annual Photography Awards
Looking specifically for those with a bold & innovative approach that disrupts traditional artistic standards, participants can submit entries in up to eight categories. There are no restrictions on interpretation, creativity, or aesthetic; we accept all formats that showcase new talent and help grow the notoriety of photography as a fine art. The Annual Photography Awards are dedicated to preserving the craft as a contemporary medium of fine art, and is motivated to helping young artists ris
Deadline: December 06, 2020
Shades of Black and White
The SE Center for Photography is looking for Shades of Black and White. For the first 100 years of photography monochrome was the only choice. When asked to name a fine art photographer, one usually thinks of those of 1930s-70s, masters of black and white, shadow and light, form and contrast. The photographers of today turn to shades of black and white for the same expressive ability of monochrome and we're looking for the best. Our juror for Monochrome is Michael Kirchoff. Michael has spent
Deadline: December 07, 2020
Silhouettes
Theme Silhouettes can be both subtle and dramatic. They will always have an impact on the mood, composition and overall flow of our work. From the sublime to the bold they have also long been a critical part of many of the worlds finest images! Share with us your best frames and moments showing your perception of Silhouettes! Selection Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction. P
Deadline: December 07, 2020
Submission for Al-Tiba9 Magazine ISSUE07
Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine is an internationally established publication that showcases experimental contemporary art, reflects modern society and its environment through a diversity of mediums in Digital Arts, photography, painting, architecture, sculpture & installations, Film & Video Art, fashion design, interior design , and performance. Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine features selected artists, architects and designers from around the globe with a high focus on contemporary art and those holding a deta
Deadline: December 07, 2020
Botanical
Wild or cultivated, plants of all kinds help define a landscape, give it a sense of place, delight the senses, and connect us to the natural world. For Botanical, we’re looking for images created in the landscape, garden or studio that capture the spirit and character of plants, as well as our intimate connection to the plant world. All capture methods and processes are welcome. We are very pleased that Lee Anne White jury the exhibit. She will select approximately 40 images for exhibition
Deadline: December 09, 2020
GCCA 2nd Annual Global Photography Competition 2020
Welcome to the second edition of the GCCA "Concrete in Life" global photography competition. As one of the most widely used man-made products on the planet, concrete is all around us: in our houses and offices; our roads and pavements; in the bridges that connect us; the wind farms that provide us with energy; and the sea barriers that protect us. With this competition, we want to inspire you to celebrate the vital role that concrete plays in our world, its versatility, strength, durabili
Deadline: December 10, 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: December 10, 2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2021
Wildlife Photographer of the Year harnesses the power of photography to promote the discovery, understanding, and responsible enjoyment of the natural world. An image can alter the way we see, think and feel. Whether captured in the most remote wilderness or taken in the intimacy of your own backyard, a truly great image of Nature can change our worldview. For the past 56 years, this competition has championed honest and ethical wildlife photography while pushing the boundaries of artistic fr
Deadline: December 10, 2020
Louis Roederer Discovery Award
Since its creation, the Rencontres d'Arles has promoted photography and all its stakeholders: photographers, artists, curators, publishers, etc. In that spirit, the Rencontres d'Arles has associated the Louis Roederer Discovery Award with galleries and opened it up to all exhibition venues. Through their work spotting new talent, galleries, arts centers, artist-run spaces, independent venues and institutions are often the first to support emerging artists. Now they can propose an exhibi
Deadline: December 10, 2020
Lab.17 Art Prize
The Lab.17 art contest, is a call for submissions that is open to all kind of artists. Works that will be accepted into the art competition are: paintings, photographs, drawings, sculptures, graphics, mix media and video. This is a great opportunity for artists, who can win a cash prize, and have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks and much more. PRIZES: 5000,00€ - collaboration award for a new Malamegi collection - artwork acquisition award - cash prize - monographic book prize All
Deadline: December 10, 2020
Camera Work: Landscape and Architecture
Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a landscape and architecture juried group photo show. What is the process and diversity of observation, interpretation and documentation of these two photographic genres? How do we look for and create compelling, significant and relevant photographic work that engages the aesthetics, craft, tradition and concepts of landscape and architectural photography? Juror: Todd Johnson Todd Johnson is the founder and director of Black Box Gallery. Todd r
Deadline: December 12, 2020
11th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA)
11th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA) is calling for entry now. Alliance Française de Singapour cordially invites both French and Singaporean photographers to submit their works for this year's theme "Interlude". "Interlude is a short interval between a play or a concert. It is a liminal space that often calls for reflection and introspection, solitude amidst the chaos and uncertainty. Due to the outbreak of the pandemic, we have adapted to new routines and reconsidered
Deadline: December 14, 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: December 14, 2020
The Billboard Creative:7th Annual Billboard Exhibition
The Billboard Creative (TBC) is excited to announce the opening of submissions for the 7th annual TBC Billboard Exhibition. TBC provides artists with extensive exposure within the art community and the public at large through its billboard exhibitions, online audiences, and show publicity. Our shows have brought hundreds of mass-scale works of art to the streets of Los Angeles where they have been passed by cars over 67 million times. We work with industry leaders focused in the art space to pro
Deadline: December 14, 2020
Mobile Photography Awards 2020
The Mobile Photo Awards is the longest running international competition open exclusively to photographs shot & edited on all mobile phones and tablets. Founded in 2011, we recognize and celebrate the talent and imagery of the mobile phone photo & art communities. Alongside our annual competition (October-December), we produce themed exhibits with international open calls throughout the year. If it's true what Henri Cartier-Bresson says, that our first 10,000 photos will be our worst, then it
Deadline: December 15, 2020
UNION OF LIGHTS World Photography Contest
60% of all entries awarded to the Best Photograph Overall – the Winning Photograph and Best Photograph in each category. The Best Photograph Overall – the Winning Photograph receives 30% of all entries. The Best Photograph in each category receives percentage dividend of 30% of all entries. Categories: Abstract, Action & Motion, Architecture, Black-and-white, Creative, Fashion, Food & Drinks, Landscape, Nature & Wildlife, Objects, People, Street & Lifestyle Image requirements: at least 72 dpi
Deadline: December 15, 2020
Anthologies
Jury Panel: Praxis Directors Praxis Gallery is inaugurating a triennial, small group exhibition featuring narrative based collections of photographic art limited to six artists with four images each. The title of the show, Anthologies, is derived from Greek meaning “to gather, or collect”. In this precise sense Praxis Gallery seeks to explore the manner in which photographic artists gather and organize images into collections - thereby creating meaning. However, this is not an exercise in seq
Deadline: December 15, 2020
Beyond Human Power
The continuous spread of the novel coronavirus and the emotions it has caused have become the most direct and vivid explanation of force majeure, something beyond the control of human power. In most cases, the first thing that people think of is ruthless nature. The virus is an invasion of aliens and yet is not caused by nature alone. Its development involves human economic and social activities. In the end, our bodies will inevitably suffer the most from the things beyond human power. We invite
Deadline: December 15, 2020
AAP Solo Exhibition January 2021
We want to showcase incredible work. Photography that awakens our imagination, transforms our way of thinking, or simply resonates with who we are. The Solo Exhibition enables you to reach a wider audience through our independent magazine that has become one of the most vibrant portals of photography on the web. The Solo Exhibition competition is open to any category of photography or subject matter. Photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nudes, landscapes,
Deadline: December 16, 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 16, 2020
2021 LensCulture Art Photography Awards
The 2021 LensCulture Art Photography Awards aim to recognize and reward talented and visionary artists using photographic processes and images to make remarkable work. Awards include an exhibition during Paris Photo, cash prizes, projection at international photo festivals, industry exposure and more. We're proud to once again offer free entry on single-image entries, part of our ongoing commitment to ensure participation is open to all photographers, no matter their location or budget. Many
Deadline: December 20, 2020
Cluster Photography Artist in Residence
Cluster, the creative platform tailored to the needs of artists and young collectors, is launching a tailored Residency programme to support a photographer with space, mentoring (from Dougie Wallace and Zelda Cheatle) and a central London exhibition. Working from a studio in East London with specific equipment provided in response to the photographer's needs, residents will be given a custom designed programme of one-on-one mentoring sessions to guide them through research and production, an
Deadline: December 22, 2020
BarTur Photo Award 2021
The BarTur Photo Award was established in 2011, with the generous support of the BarTur family, in memory of late wife and mother, British artist Ann Lesley BarTur (1947-1984). The 2019 BarTur Photo Award is eager to introduce its two themes: Unity in Diversity and Climate Change. Submit your photos inspired by these themes as a Professional ($20 fee per entry) or Student (free entry). There are 18 total prizes available: One Professional Winner: $10,000, winning photo(s) featured in
Deadline: December 23, 2020
News Photo Awards 2020: Overcoming COVID
Overcoming COVID in 2020 has become a challenge for billions of people all across the globe regardless of their occupation or social status. The pandemic has affected all areas of our lives, becoming a series of trials and tribulations for many professionals, including photographers. Far behind hospital front lines and on deserted city streets, photojournalists have been striving to capture the most vital moments of the global fight against coronavirus. Their work is as essential as that of o
Deadline: December 26, 2020
Nature’s Best National Parks Photo Contest
The editors of Nature's Best Photography magazine invite photographers at all levels of experience to enter the NATURE'S BEST NATIONAL PARKS PHOTO CONTEST. Whether you are based in the U.S. or any country around the world - if you have traveled to a U.S. National Park and have favorite images and videos to share, please join us in assembling a public record of this diverse ecosystem. You are invited to enter your best photos and videos in the 2020 Nature's Best National Parks Contest! We're of
Deadline: December 27, 2020
My Best Work of 2020
Best of Show *Cash award 3-month exhibition of the artist work on CamelbackGallery.com (Includes artist statement, description of artwork & link back to artists website) Award Exhibitions Artwork displayed on CamelbackGallery.com main page under exhibitions 3-month free listing on Camelback Gallery's Featured Artist Page Facebook recognition with links to artists website and social media Facebook Award recognition on Instagram E-blast promotion to Artists, Friends and Subscribers
Deadline: December 30, 2020
2020 International Juried Photography Exhibition
The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art and the School of Performing and Visual Arts are pleased to announce 2020: International Juried Photography Exhibition, an online exhibit of photographs from a year like no other, 2020. Whether your photographs address social and racial injustice, the Covin-19 pandemic, community and family, or your own creative quarantine, we encourage you to apply and share your personal perspective from the 2020 experience. ELIGIBILITY: This call is 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
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: 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: December 31, 2020
Inoventa awards: Stared
Inoventa is a new quarterly photography contest where participants will not only be rewarded with great cash prizes, but each submissions will also be showcased to the Instagram community with credits to the photographer for maximum exposure. Each contest has its own theme and jury.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Frank Hurley Photography Awards 2020
The Frank Hurley Photography Awards is an international competition to find the best in new photography honouring the spirit and adventurous career of this iconic Australian photographer. It is presented by the Mawson’s Huts Foundation, a not for profit charity with support from our generous sponsors and partners. The Frank Hurley Prize - a single berth on a 10-day Discover Antarctica trip on the Ocean Endeavour valued at over AU$10,000 Category Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Online Featured Photographer 2020
We are searching for the trailblazers who shoot decades-old expired film through refurbished cameras, capture images with processes invented a century ago, and invent new and creative ways to process and manipulate our mainstream film stock staples. We want to see the work created by the individuals who share our love for the sound of shutters clapping open and close and the smell of darkroom chemicals in the morning. Regardless of your format of choice, how expensive your lens set is, or th
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Black Lives Matter
Black Lives Matter. Seeking photographic images that address the struggle and the injustice experienced by the African-American community in our country, the United States of America. Photographers should create images that capture and detail the current issues identified by the Black Lives Matter movement. All photographs should serve as poetic representations of the issues. Participants should present portfolios that convey feelings, create emotional interest, and express a visual point of
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Noir Blanc 2021
Want to show off your noir et blanc? Not just another photography contest, NOIR BLANC 21 is a bold and modern international event showing off the works of new and emerging black and white portrait photographers and their creative teams from around the world. We're on the lookout for extraordinary portraiture work that captures the dynamic relationship between subject and photographer - presented in black, white and all the tones in between. Our aim is to uncover photographers and crea
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Shining a Light International Photography Contest
The Muhammad Ali Center is honored to announce the topic of its eighth annual "Shining a Light" International Photography Contest and subsequent exhibition will be informed by the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goal (#6), clean water and sanitation, as it relates to women and gender equality. The Muhammad Ali Center requests submitted photographs pertinent to the above described topic. Images should relate to women's work, lives, sanitation, and hygiene involving water. For more details
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Submit your work to Portrait Magazine
We want to see your portrait photography. We accept: studio and outdoor portraits nude and erotic photos Fashion Send us your submission: up to 10 images, max. dimensions, 300 dpi biography/artist statement link to your website/portfolio IN THE CASE OF MANY PHOTOGRAPHERS FEATURED WE CAN'T PAY THE PHOTOGRAPHERS. WHEN THE ISSUE FEATURES ONLY 1 OR 2 PHOTOGRAPHERS WE PAY THROUGH PAYPAL A PERCENTAGE BETWEEN 20 AND 40%. Contact: alex@alexcoghe.com Your work featured in a printed and
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Monochromerific
Photography was born black and white, and some photographers choose to continue this tradition, while working on evolving the visual aesthetics of this raw art form. From an artistic viewpoint; color depicts reality. Black and white is an interpretation of reality. Try and describe the feelings black and white photography evokes and you"ll come up with words like classic, bold, raw, and natural. Whether it"s capturing the texture of an object or seeing the form, shading, pattern or tone, black a
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Juried Exhbition
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. Selection will be based upon the thematic series of photographic work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement and bio are required. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online.
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Urban Landscapes Photography Competition
The theme of this competition is "Urban Landscapes Photography" images are welcome from cityscapes and urban views that showcase architecture, city life, infrastructure, commerce, transport and everything in between. We want to see any type of your captured images from your travels from around the globe The images should give a feeling of presence and place, and should tell a story. Overall Winner Win a copy of DxO PhotoLab 4 by DxO software worth £109, One year Free Membership of any of o
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Portfolio Contest Parallel Voices 2021
Photometria International Photography Festival continuing the promotion of modern photographic creativity, announces a portfolio competition at 1 November - 31st December 2020. It is requested by the participants one (1) portfolio including fifteen (15) photos of which eight (8) will be chosen. Through these pictures, the photographer addresses a topic of his preference, an idea or even the narration of a story. The top nine (9) portfolios will be the material of the exhibitions entitled
Deadline: December 31, 2020
30 Over 50: In Context
Talent is not reserved for the young, and (hopefully) with age comes wisdom. We are looking for work from artists over the age of 50 making work that reflects our times. Whether the work engages with events of 2020 or is from a long project that is in context with history or contemporary thought, we seek to highlight the work of 30 socially engaged artists/photographers. Juror: Arnika Dawkins Arnika Dawkins is the owner of her eponymous fine art photography gallery established in Atlanta in
Deadline: December 31, 2020
Friends sixth annual photo contest
Friends of the Columbia Gorge-a Portland-based conservation organization dedicated to protecting the scenic, natural, cultural, and recreational resources of the Columbia Gorge-is now accepting submissions for its sixth annual photo contest. The 2020 contest is entitled Picturing Protection. Friends' photo contest gives photography enthusiasts the opportunity to close out a difficult, change-filled year by capturing something that is dependable and comforting: the beautiful and inspiring
Deadline: December 31, 2020
The Independent Photographer - Open Call
Regardless of genres, we encourage all photographers to share their best images. Fine art, landscape, street, documentary, portrait, still life & more: there are no boundaries and photographers are free to submit any kind of work​. . 1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400
Deadline: December 31, 2020
The Abstract Image
An abstract photograph draws away from that which is realistic or literal. It draws away from natural appearances and recognizable subjects in the actual world. Some people even say it departs from true meaning, existence, and reality itself. It stands apart from the concrete whole with its purpose instead depending on conceptual meaning and intrinsic form.' John Suler Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic works that explore the world through an abstracted lens; utilizing e
Deadline: January 03, 2021
This Is Gender
This is Gender, the global photography competition hosted by Global Health 50/50, is back. Now in our second year, we invite photographers to share their vision of what gender looks like and to submit photographs that explore the diverse ways in which gender norms - rigid and fluid, traditional and progressive - are lived and subverted by men, women and non-binary people. At this moment of global upheaval, lives and society at large are being impacted and changed in diverse and gendered ways.
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: January 07, 2021
Minimalism
Theme Minimalism or the absence of distractions from shadows, light and often a single subject, line or emotion is also the core of every photograph we take where instead of being subtle and undefined it becomes the dramatic force of the image. Share with us your best frames and moments showing your vision of inspirational Minimalism! Selection Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction
Deadline: January 10, 2021
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: January 11, 2021
 Photo Noir
The film noir genre was extremely popular in the American films made in the 1950s. Among them were Double Indemnity, The Maltese Falcon, Key Largo and Out of the Past. All were known for contrasty lighting, unexpected camera angles, dark anti-heroes, high drama, and a lurking sense of danger. Film critic Roger Ebert described the style: 'Locations that reek of the night, of shadows, of alleys, of the back doors of fancy places, of apartment buildings with a high turnover rate, of taxi drivers
Deadline: January 12, 2021
 The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition 2020
New York Art Competitions are pleased to announce the opening of the Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition. Fine artists from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal, the Latin American diaspora, and artists residing in any of the above, are invited to submit their works for a chance to be selected for promotional awards designed to boost their careers. This year's awards include a participation in a collective exhibition in New York, an Art Fair, cash prizes and online promo
Deadline: January 15, 2021
F-Stop Magazine - The Constructed Image
Issue #105 will focus on constructed photographs - by this we mean the creation of an image that is revised, reworked, added to or altered in a way to engage with the subject. Submit 10-20 photographs from a single body of work along with your artist/project statement following the guidelines. Issue #105 will have an expected publication date of February 1, 2021.
Deadline: January 15, 2021
F-Stop Magazine - The Constructed Photograph
Issue 105 will focus on the constructed photograph - the creation of an image that is revised, reworked, added to or altered in a way to engage with the subject. Submit 10-20 photographs from a single body of work along with your artist/project statement following the guidelines.
Deadline: January 17, 2021
2021 Monovisions Photography Awards
Our aim is to discover the best monochrome photographers from all over the world and deliver the best opportunities to be recognized and rewarded for their work. You can compete for $5000 in cash prizes in two categories: Black and White Photo of the Year 2021 and Black and White Series of the Year 2021. Our annual competition is open to photographers of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of black and white photography created with trad
Deadline: January 29, 2021
Friend-Ship Screenshot Competition
Make a video call to win £500 Celebrate family and friends by making a video call! Whether you connect with one or more people, make sure you take screenshot from your smartphone, tablet/computer. Capture the treasured connection between you and the wonderful people you call. The most original and fun screenshots will be showcased online in February 2021. The winner will be awarded £500 cash prize.
Deadline: January 31, 2021
Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA)
With an impressive Grand Prize of 120,000 USD, the Hamdan International Photography Award is an international photography award, founded in 2011 under the patronage of the crown prince of Dubai. There are four categories: - Humanity (main theme for this edition) - General - Portfolio - Architectural Photography The Award encourages photographers to share their craft and demonstrate excellence in what is now one of the most coveted Awards in the world. You can submit one photograph pe
Deadline: January 31, 2021
Lumen Awards
Lumen Awards is a new photography contest where photographers get rewarded with great cash prizes, but also every submission will be showcased to our Instagram community with credits to the photographer for increased exposure. Each contest has a different theme and jury. This Competition is about Architecture Photography.
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
Deadline: February 01, 2021
RHS Photographic Competition 2021
The RHS Photographic Competition inspires young and old alike to get outdoors and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be. There are nine different categories in the competition, designed to have a broad appeal to aspiring entrants and cover different gardening-related topics: • Celebrating Gardens • Welcoming Garden Wildlife • Pure plants • Abstract • Urban Gardening • Under 18s (age 11-17) • Under 11s • Social Media • Portfolio The winner of the RHS Photogra
Deadline: February 07, 2021
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: February 07, 2021
2021 Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year is the global competition celebrating the art of food photography in a huge variety of applications. From eye-catching advertising hoardings to sumptuous editorial features, from tempting food packaging to daily blogs. The Awards celebrate this magnificent diversity in what is truly the stuff of life. The 25 categories cover the full cultural range of the depiction of food in society - there is something for everyone. From styled food for magazines to
Deadline: February 15, 2021
Sony Alpha Female + Grant
The visual creator industry needs diverse voices to thrive and reach new heights. We're on a mission to support the growth of underrepresented voices in photography, videography, and filmmaking, and provide a platform for creators across the artistic spectrum furthering this mission with their work. You have a photo or video project idea that you believe in, and this grant will help you bring it to life. Besides funding, we'll provide the Sony gear to shoot on, Adobe software to edit with, a
Deadline: February 15, 2021
Nikon Photo Contest
The Nikon Photo Contest has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike. This year, the contest is comprised of two competitions: - Photo Competition: single images and photo stories (2-5 images per story) - Short Film Competition: videos should be between 3-5 minutes in lenght. The theme for the Open category in both competitions is "Connect
Deadline: February 15, 2021
Wildlife Artist of the Year 2021
Wildlife Artist of the Year is an internationally renowned art competition and exhibition often referred to as the 'Oscars of international wildlife art.' Each year, the competition welcomes entries from hundreds of talented artists worldwide, in a celebration of outstanding wildlife art. There are seven categories: - Animal Behaviour - Earth's Wild Beauty - Facing Extinction - Human Impact (for artists between 16 and 22 years of age) - Into the Blue - Urban Wildlife - Wings Mediu
Deadline: March 30, 2021
3rd Vincent van Gogh Photo Award
The third edition of this photo exhibition will take place in the magnificent setting of the living and working area of Vincent van Gogh (1883 - 1885 in Nuenen). From Saturday 10 September until Sunday 2 October 2021 a selection of 50 nominated photos of this International Photo Contest will be exhibited. Let the theme 'Pure' inspire you in a contemporary way. Think out of the box, just like Vincent used to do. Surprise everyone! Let the camera be your paint brush and participate in this con
Deadline: April 30, 2021
Nikon Small World Competition
Celebrating over 45 years of images captured by the light microscope, Nikon invites entries for 2021 in its Small World competitions. Nikon’s Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. The Photomicrography Competition is open to anyone with an interest in microscopy and photography. The video competition, entitled Small World In Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the
Deadline: May 01, 2021
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: May 04, 2021
Asian Contemporary Fine Art Competition
The Asian Contemporary Fine Art Competition awards offer participating artists a wide range of opportunities and prizes specifically chosen to promote the selected Asian/Asian Diaspora artists or artists residing in Asia and enhance their careers. The Competition is an opportunity qualifying artists shouldn't miss. A collective exhibition for 25 artists from the Classical Exhibition Category and 10 artists from the Digital Display Category - will be held from December 3rd - 12th, 2021. Twe
Deadline: May 15, 2021
PX3 Annual Photography Competition
The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (PX3) has announced the opening of its 14th Annual Photography Competition, calling all visionary photographers from around the world, both professional and amateur, to share their unique perspectives on the world with a French audience, and compete for international recognition as the next "PX3 Photographer of the Year", cash prizes, publication in the PX3 Annual Book, and inclusion in a special curated exhibition to be shown in Paris. Photographers wi
Deadline: May 15, 2021
PX3 The State of the World
"The State of the World" is a new special contest of PX3 (Paris Photo Prize), to share important global stories, eyewitness accounts as told through the lens of the photographer; stories both happy and sad, inspiring and shocking, gentle and brutal; stories to focus your eyes and mind on issues that are current and crucial in our world. We live in an era where we have faster access to information than any previous generation and limitless amounts of knowledge at our fingertips, and yet it is
Deadline: August 31, 2021
Anthology Magazine Photographer of the Year
Open to practitioners working at any level, the Anthology Magazine Photographer of the Year contest celebrates outstanding standalone images. It also provides a platform for photographers to showcase their work through publication. Images submitted must be on the theme of 'Food'. Submissions will be judged on quality, creativity, originality, and visual/emotional impact. Photographers can submit as many entries as they wish. It is not a requirement, but is advisable to refer to Anthology Maga
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