Open Photo Contests


Phmuseum 2018 Women Photographers Grant
Phmuseum 2018 Women Photographers Grant

The 2nd PHMUSEUM GRANT aimed at supporting women and non-binary photographers is open for submissions, offering 10,000 Pound Sterling in cash prizes, 3 publications on Vogue Italia, a solo exhibition at Verzasca Foto, and a nomination for World Press Phot

Deadline: October 24, 2018
Host: Phmuseum
Prize: Cash Prize
In Black and White
In Black and White

The grand prize winner will walk away with $2500 and their own profile in PDN's prestigious print magazine. Other prizes include high value B&H gift cards, huge exposure in PDN's online galleries plus various subscriptions.

Deadline: October 24, 2018
Host: PDN
Prize: Cash Prize
Currents 2018
Currents 2018

Photographers are invited to submit work for consideration in CURRENTS 2018. CURRENTS is an annual exhibition which highlights the diverse photographic work being created by New Orleans Photo Alliance members.

Deadline: October 25, 2018
Host: PhotoNola
Prize: Exhibition
Faces
Faces

All winners will be published in PDN and in a gallery on pdnonline.com, which reaches an audience of over 500,000 readers, followers and photo-industry creatives.

Deadline: October 29, 2018
Host: PDN
Prize: Cash Prize
B&W Photography Awards 2018
B&W Photography Awards 2018

Even though we see the world in color, black & white photography has held a prominent place in our imaginations for more than a century and a half.

Deadline: October 30, 2018
Host: Lensculture
Prize: Exhibition
OPEN CALL judged by Martin Parr
OPEN CALL judged by Martin Parr

On top of the cash prizes, exposure and international exhibitions, all entrants can create a personal, public profile (we feature some in The Collection), and get published in the Journal

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
People
People

From all the corners of the world, across all cultures and borders: This month we want to discover and celebrate the diversity of the human race.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Host: The Independent Photographer
Prize: Cash Prize
Shoot the Frame
Shoot the Frame

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

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
Contemporary Portraiture with Juror Ann Jastrab
Contemporary Portraiture with Juror Ann Jastrab

All selected artists' work is included in the gallery exhibition and online exhibition complete with artist website links.

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Host: The Center for Fine Art Photography
Prize: Exhibition
International Color Awards
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. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artisti

Deadline: October 31, 2018
Host: International Color Awards
Prize: Other
Gomma Photography Grant
Gomma Photography Grant

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

Deadline: November 03, 2018
Host: Gomma Books Ltd.
Prize: Cash Prize
The Natural Nude
The Natural Nude

This year we are celebrating the natural nude- the figure in the environment, whether natural or man made. We are not looking for classic studio work but we are looking for photographers who can make a statement.

Deadline: November 04, 2018
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Chromatic Photography Awards 2018
Chromatic Photography Awards 2018

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.

Deadline: November 04, 2018
Host: Chromatic Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Tokyo International Foto Award (TIFA)
Tokyo International Foto Award (TIFA)

At TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS we recognize, honor and connect talented photographers from around the world to new audiences and new eyes in the creative circles of Tokyo, Japan. The competition is open to everyone and we invite photographers from all

Deadline: November 04, 2018
Host: Tokyo International Foto Award TIFA
Prize: Cash Prize
Animal Life 2018
Animal Life 2018

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the Art Call "Animal Life 2018." There will be 5 Winners and 10 Honorable Mentions.

Deadline: November 05, 2018
Host: Art-Competition.net
Prize: Cash Prize
Abandonned Buildings
Abandonned Buildings

The submission of photos for the specific contest is free. Each photographer can participate with up to 5 files.

Deadline: November 08, 2018
Host: Blank Wall Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Color Photography: 2018
Color Photography: 2018

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a color photography juried group photo show.

Deadline: November 09, 2018
Host: Black Box Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
First Annual ''Books and Readers'' Group Show
First Annual ''Books and Readers'' Group Show

Photography and photo-based works are eligible for the show.

Deadline: November 11, 2018
Host: Davis Orton Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Empty Places: Abandoned Spaces
Empty Places: Abandoned Spaces

Through the visual representation of abandoned spaces, artifacts of history are at once fresh and new, ancient and decayed. The past continues to live in these forsaken, ruined, or empty spaces and we ask- Who were the people who lived and worked here?

Deadline: November 11, 2018
Host: Praxis Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Red 2018
Red 2018

Moment in Time 2018 an exhibiting and art grant opportunity at Art-competition.net & Gallery25N.com

Deadline: November 12, 2018
Host: Art-competition.net & Gallery25N.com
Prize: Exhibition
Bodies in movement
Bodies in movement

Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Digital Visual

Deadline: November 15, 2018
Host: Loosenart.com
Prize: Exhibition
F-Stop Magazine - At Night
F-Stop Magazine - At Night

Issue 92 will explore night photography and nighttime.

Deadline: November 15, 2018
Host: F-Stop Magazine
Prize: Other
Portfolio ShowCase Volume 12
Portfolio ShowCase Volume 12

All selected artists' work is included in the gallery exhibition and online exhibition complete with artist website links.

Deadline: November 15, 2018
Host: The Center for Fine Art Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Working Artist Photography Award
Working Artist Photography Award

We are pleased to offer the Working Artist Photography Award, a regular one-time art purchase award dedicated solely to photography and photo-based artwork. This award works in tandem with our bi-monthly general discipline Working Artist Grant/Art Purchas

Deadline: November 17, 2018
Host: Working Artist Org
Prize: Exhibition
Monochrome Awards
Monochrome Awards

Win $3000 and international recognition in the prestigious Monochrome Awards honoring black and white photography.

Deadline: November 18, 2018
Host: Monochrome Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Photographic fictional narratives read like fairytales or novellas rather than memoirs - they create a space for the viewer to interpret dreams, symbols, and characters - either collective or intimate stories told in metaphors rather than facts.

Deadline: November 19, 2018
Host: PhotoPlace Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Photography Annual 2019
Photography Annual 2019

Graphis is committed to presenting and promoting the work of exceptional talent in Graphic Design, Advertising, Photography and Art/Illustration.

Deadline: November 27, 2018
Host: Graphis
Prize: Other
black/white
black/white

Photographers are invited to submit work for the exhibitions "black/white" to A Smith Gallery by November 27, 2018. We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to fill our interior salon space.

Deadline: November 27, 2018
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
13th Arte Laguna Prize
13th 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: November 27, 2018
Host: Arte Laguna Prize
Prize: Cash Prize
STREET LIFE judged by David Alan Harvey
STREET LIFE judged by David Alan Harvey

For our final theme of the current edition there’s no explicit lead… You are free to investigate everything, and to capture anything.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
London Photo Festival Competition: The World Around Us
London Photo Festival Competition: The World Around Us

We are looking for images that epitomise where you live and it is our aim to get entries from every country in the WORLD!

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: The London Photo Festival & Gallery
Prize: Cash Prize
World Travelers
World Travelers

From the pulsing arteries of a bustling metropolis, to the quiet solitude of its empty backstreets. Glistening glass and steel, against crumbling brickwork and eroded stone. Chance encounters and random moments. From Los Angeles to Lagos; as a stranger in

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
Dodho Magazine
Dodho Magazine

Get in front of the experts' eyes who are already waiting to discover the photographers published in this new and promising edition.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Dodho Magazine
Prize: Other
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA

Moscow International Foto Awards aims to recognize, reward and expose talented photographers around the world and introduce them to the creative community in Russia. MIFA conducts annual competitions for professional, and non-professional photographers.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Moscow International Photo Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Malta International Photo Award
Malta International Photo Award

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: November 30, 2018
Host: Malta International Photo Award
Prize: Cash Prize
Monochrome
Monochrome

Monochrome Photography, images produced with a single hue, rather than recording the colors of the object that was photographed.

Deadline: December 02, 2018
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Black and White 2018
Black and White 2018

Any Photo. Our judges will decide on the winning photos. Cash Prizes Increases with the number of entries

Deadline: December 09, 2018
Host: I Shot it
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 11, 2018
Host: British Journal of Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Museum of Art Exhibition
Museum of Art Exhibition

The mission of the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is to provide and promote diverse visual arts experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds through exhibition, education, creation and collaboration.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
Prize: Exhibition
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, 2018
Host: Daylighted
Prize: Exhibition
Nine Dot Arts Artist Database
Nine Dot Arts Artist Database

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

Deadline: December 31, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
Host: SDN
Prize: Cash Prize
Open Show
Open Show

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

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: Open Show
Prize: Other
SPACES Archives
SPACES Archives

SPACES (Saving and Preserving Arts and Cultural Environments) is a California-based non-profit archive established in 1978 to identify, document, and advocate for the preservation of large-scale art environments, and self-taught art.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: SPACES Archives
Prize: Other
Open Call
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, 2018
Host: rűm - an analog photography magazine
Prize: Other
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication

In the In-Between is a journal of new photography that is seeking project submissions for portfolio features and interviews.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: In the In-Between
Prize: Other
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Open
2019 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 04, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
2019 National Awards
2019 National Awards

The hugely successful National Awards programme uncovers great photographic talent from each participating country, entered into any of the ten Open categories of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards.

Deadline: January 04, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
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 10, 2019
Host: Fine Art Photography Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year
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 10, 2019
Host: Pink Lady®
Prize: Exhibition
RHS Photographic Competition 2018
RHS Photographic Competition 2018

The RHS Photographic Competition inspires young and old alike to get outdoors and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be.

Deadline: March 01, 2019
Host: RHS
Prize: Cash Prize
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