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Open Photo Contests

Deadline: February 22, 2024
Phmuseum 2024 Photographers Grant
The 12th edition of the PhMuseum Photography Grant is now open for submissions. From today you can present your projects to the open call that offers €10,000 in cash prizes to support photographers and recognise the importance of visual storytelling. Beyond the monetary prizes, your work will be considered for several opportunities to exhibit, produce work, get feedback and exposure. Three applicants will be granted the opportunity to exhibit their work thanks to our collaboration with
Deadline: February 22, 2024
Earth Photo 2024
Photography and film are the most powerful mediums of our time, they enable us to convey meaning and provoke deep emotional responses far beyond the barriers of language. Now, more than ever they also play an influential role in how we see, represent and understand the world around us. This is especially important as we face the interconnected impacts of the climate breakdown, decline of biodiversity and rapid environmental change which have led to the degradation of ecosystems everywhere.
Deadline: February 22, 2024
Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 3rd "Yellow" Online Art Competition for the month of February 2024. The theme may include any work with depiction of the color “Yellow” or shades of Yellow (beige, lemon yellow, canary yellow, golden yellow). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. All selected artists will receive a digital award certificate.
Deadline: February 23, 2024
Belfast Photo Festival: Open Submission 2024
Having helped to launch so many photographers careers, the Open Submission of the international Belfast Photo Festival is back with more opportunities than ever before. Being described as “One of the best photography festivals in the world,” (Capture Magazine) the biennial Belfast Photo Festival provides a perfect platform for gaining exposure to an international audience, with previous editions having welcomed over 150,000 visitors from all over the world. Belfast Photo Festival is of
Deadline: February 23, 2024
Here and Now
HERE & NOW is a call for artists to submit a series of work that grabs our attention and provokes thought while addressing pressing contemporary issues. Whether social, political, cultural, environmental, inspirational, spiritual, or personal. We encourage artists to delve into modern life's realities, challenges, struggles, and joys and express them uniquely through their artistic creations. Show us HERE & NOW from your perspective. Accepted artists will have their series displayed in our
Deadline: February 23, 2024
AAP Solo Exhibition March 2024
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: February 23, 2024
Street Photography Magazine
Use te form to submit a single image To submit a second image return to this page or use the link on the confirmation page Submissions are limited to a maximum of 2 per person Tell us about the photo and the location where it was taken Submit only jpeg image. Minimum of 3000px on the long side at 300dpi. Maximum file size: 15MB each.
Deadline: February 23, 2024
We are seeking photography of any genre in a square format. Whether you specialize in portraits, landscapes, documentary, architecture, or conceptual photography, we’d love to see submissions that embrace the creative possibilities within a square frame. JUROR: Holly Hart is a conceptual fine art photographer. She grew up in Southern Oregon. In 2011 she graduated with a BA in Photography from the Art Institute of Seattle. Her work has been published in magazines as well as exhibited in g
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Project Development Grant
The Project Development Grant offers financial support to fine art, documentary, or photojournalist WORKS-IN-PROGRESS. The grant includes a cash award to help complete a project as well as platforms for feedback and professional development opportunities for the work's final stages. This grant is awarded to projects that are still in progress and have not been exhibited or published.Career Advancement Package • $5,000 Grant • Review Santa Fe Admission • Public Project Presentation
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Project Launch Grant
The Project Launch Grant provides funding to a complete, or nearly completed, documentary project or fine art series. PACKAGE • $7,500 USD • Review Santa Fe Admission • Public Project Presentation • Professional Development Seminars • Publication with CENTER Media Partners • Ongoing Project Promotion • Inclusion in the Winners Gallery & Archive JUROR • Jehan Jillani – Visuals Editor, The Atlantic
Deadline: February 25, 2024
me&EVE AWARD 2024
Provides financial support to a female, non-binary, transgender, gender non-conforming, or two-spirited identifying photographer, 40 years of age and over. Package: • $1,000 Grant • Review Santa Fe Admission • Public Project Presentation • Professional Development Seminars • Publication with CENTER Media Partners • Ongoing Project Promotion • Inclusion in the Winners Gallery & Archive
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Excellence in Multimedia Award
The Multimedia Award recognizes an outstanding storyteller using lens-based media to create narrative-driven projects. Open, but not limited to, video, new media, photography, photojournalism, installation, and web-based works. PACKAGE • Review Santa Fe Admission • Public Project Presentation • Professional Development Seminars • Publication with CENTER Media Partners • Ongoing Project Promotion • Inclusion in the Winners Gallery & Archive
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Exhibit Around APS and the dotARt association, promoters of the Trieste Photo Days international festival, are hosting an open call for the project PLAY! – Let the Game Begin!. We are looking for photographers interested in submitting single photos and/or projects/portfolios focused on the world of Sports and all of its facets. Whether it's football ultras or ballet dancers, street workouts, luxury yoga retreats or kids’ school tournaments, we want you to capture it all! The best photo
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Artists throughout the ages have been drawn to the vast and varied world of flora. What moves you? Do you celebrate the essence of beauty or strive to heighten recognition of the perilous path of our environment? Are you inspired by a single bloom or a profusion of blossoms in a lush bouquet, enchanted gardens manicured or messy, plants endangered or invasive, carefully cultivated or sown by nature, bursting forth or shriveling on a vine? Our Juror, Wendi Schneider is a Denver-based visual ar
Deadline: February 25, 2024
Welcome To My Unknown Award
MIA Photo Fair proudly unveils a new call for artists specifically designed for the fair by Erik Kessels – a Dutch artist, curator, and expert in visual communication with a profound passion for art and photography. This award aims to engage emerging contemporary artists under 35, working with photography as an artistic language. Up to 15 participating artists will have the opportunity to exhibit their work for free in a dedicated showcase during the 13th edition of MIA Photo Fair, schedule
Deadline: February 26, 2024
Vision and Expression: the art of photography
Although photography initially emerged as a technological invention, it quickly evolved into an expressive artistic practice. Pictorialist photographs from the nineteenth century were crafted to resemble paintings, while proponents of straight photography in the early twentieth century aimed for a purely photographic approach to conveying meaning. Street photographers dedicated the medium to capturing fleeting moments, and in the latter part of the twentieth century, many photographers embraced
Deadline: February 26, 2024
World Water Day 2024 Photo Contest
UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme and Onewater are launching the third edition of the photo contest inspired to the topic of the 2024 UN World Water Development Report on "Leveraging Water for Peace and Prosperity". The Report will be launched on occasion of the official celebrations of World Water Day, on 22 March 2024. The photo contest aims at amplifying water's pivotal role in conflicts and its capability to serve as a beacon of peace, particularly in regions spanning multiple b
Deadline: February 26, 2024
BBA Photography Prize 2024
20+ artists selected by BBAs international Jury will exhibit in Kühlhaus Berlin, a 600 sqm venue, in Berlin in May 2024. BBA will award 5 prizes including international exposure and cash prizes. 1st prize winner receives a solo show at BBA Gallery. Plus, every day we will feature an “Artist of the Day” in our social media stories. Our “Artist of the Week” is then featured on our social media feed and on our website.
Deadline: February 28, 2024
Moments Collective Annual Exhibition 2024
Calling all photographers, from amateurs to professionals! Get ready to embark on a captivating journey into the world of photography at the OPEN THEME - Moments Collective Annual Photography Exhibition 2024, hosted by Moments Collective in collaboration with Fujifilm Hellas. This grand celebration of photography will take place at the esteemed Hellenic American Union in Athens, Greece. Whether you're just starting your photographic journey or have been capturing moments for years, this exh
Deadline: February 28, 2024
Umencia: Portrait International Photography Competition
With certificates and official seals for all participants, there’s a reason for every budding and established photographer to compete through Umencia. We accept up to four entries per participant each quarterly, awarding ribbons, medals, and trophies to our coveted category and subcategory winners. Please note, our competition is accessible globally for photographers over the age of 18. All photos must be submitted prior to midnight (Canadian Eastern Time) on the deadline date. For more sp
Deadline: February 28, 2024
The Photo Week Awards 2024
The Photo Week Awards are now open for entries! An international photography contest.. A competition in which photographers from all over the world will prove their talent and try to win the title of Absolute Winner and the €2.000 that goes with it. In this edition, we expect to find incredible captures, coming from all over the world, showing the beauty of this planet. But not only the winner of the competition will be awarded. Our photo contest is provided with more than Eur 4,000 in priz
Deadline: February 28, 2024
Your Way Online Solo Exhibition
We are open to artists at all stages of their career – including emerging artists. The Your Story, Your Way Solo Exhibition is a unique chance to showcase your artwork to more than 100,000+ international viewers, including collectors, press, art advisors, and art lovers. Our Solo Exhibitions offer a unique opportunity for you to showcase your artwork among a carefully chosen ensemble of fellow artists. Witness your creations presented in a polished manner while increasing your visibility to
Deadline: February 28, 2024
Photometria Photobook Open Call
The open call for entries is addressed to artists and publishers from around the world, focusing on artist books, self-published books, limited edition books, zines and DIY publications related to photography. Those interested are invited to send from February 1 to 28, 2024, an envelope with the following via WeTransfer to (for Greek entries, the information, but also where text is required must be in Greek & English): Results – The results will be
Deadline: February 29, 2024
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: February 29, 2024
Photographer of the Month
"For Photographers Only" is a platform dedicated to selecting and sharing the finest international opportunities exclusively tailored for photographers. We are excited to introduce our monthly photo contest, an exclusive privilege for our members. The winner will receive an online exhibition, and their work will be prominently featured on our homepage and shared across our social media platforms throughout the entire month. If you're a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we invit
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Submission for Al-Tiba9 Magazine ISSUE15
Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine is an internationally established publication that showcases experimental contemporary art through a diversity of mediums in Digital Arts, photography, painting, architecture, sculpture & installations, Film & Video Art, fashion design, interior design, and performance. The ORIGINAL issue is a special edition of Al-Tiba9 Art Magazine specifically curated and designed to celebrate the 15th issue of the magazine. With special guests, testimonies, and a rich list of contrib
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Turkey Mobile Photo Awards 2024
Türkiye Mobile Photography Awards is an international contest designed to promote mobile photography and encourage photographers. Courtesy of Türk Telekom's main sponsorship TMPA is open to photographers of all ages, nationalities, and locations, whether they are new or established, who create valuable works using mobile devices. Our aim is to create an opportunity to showcase valuable works produced with mobile devices to a global audience, appreciate emerging talents, and inspire smartphone
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Muse Photography Awards 2024
The MUSE Photography Awards celebrates the creative ethos and underlying afternotes of what makes a photograph so influential. We want to see the ever-thriving visuals arts community grow from the view of their camera lens and share stories that will live on for decades to come. From promoting the work of photography professionals to aspiring visual arts extraordinaires, our mission is to provide one of the best competitive platforms to display your work to the world. Like the mytholo
Deadline: February 29, 2024
The theme “Patterns” encourages the examination of repetitive forms, designs, or motifs, whether abstract or representational. Patterns provides a platform for artists to demonstrate their skill in utilizing repetitive elements, creating visually engaging and thought-provoking pieces. This theme celebrates the versatility and aesthetic appeal of patterns, offering artists an opportunity to showcase their unique perspectives within this competition. This theme explores the world of repetitiv
Deadline: February 29, 2024
 Contemporary Landscapes the virtual 3D exhibition
Worldwide Artist Open call “Places matter. Their rules, their scale, their design include or exclude civil society, pedestrianism, equality, diversity (economic and otherwise), understanding of where water comes from and garbage goes, consumption or conservation. They map our lives.” ― Rebecca Solnit, Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics Are you inspired by landscapes? Are you creating them? Send them to us.We hold exhibitions in virtual 3D rooms tailored for ar
Deadline: February 29, 2024
The theme “Figurative” invites artists to focus on representing the human form in their work. This theme encourages diverse approaches, from traditional portraiture to abstract interpretations or symbolic representations. Artists are invited to explore the depth and diversity of human expression. Figurative provides a platform for artists to showcase their skills in portraying any 2D or 3D visual art that retains strong reference to the human figure. Figurative art often involves depicting
Deadline: February 29, 2024
The Independent Photographer - 2024 Visual Storytelling Award
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: February 29, 2024
Diptych ~ Open Theme -Juror: Sandrine Hermand-Grisel A photographic diptych is a work of art that consists of two photographs that are arranged side by side. Diptychs can convey a story by connecting seemingly unrelated images. The use of two photographs side by side can allow the photographer to experiment with different compositions and to create a sense of balance or symmetry. The two images in a diptych can represent duality or opposites. They allow the photographer to explore different t
Deadline: February 29, 2024
WildSojourns Nature Awards
The *WildSojourns Nature Awards* invites photographers of all levels, from amateurs to professionals, to submit their best wildlife photographs captured across the globe. Whether it’s a majestic leopard in the African savannah, a vibrant coral reef teeming with life, or a rare bird species hidden deep within a dense forest, all submissions that showcase the beauty and diversity of our planet’s flora and fauna are welcome! To participate, enter the contest and submit your mesmerizing wil
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Natures Wonder Open Call
Are you a nature-inspired artist or photographer with a deep appreciation for the wonders of the natural world? Do you possess a unique artistic vision rooted in the beauty of nature? Here’s your opportunity to showcase your artwork in the Nature’s Wonder Online Art Competition at Ten Moir Gallery! The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces, and extensive promotion to amplify your pres
Deadline: February 29, 2024
5th Water
TERAVARNA is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated "5th WATER International Juried Art Competition." Artists worldwide are cordially invited to submit their finest artworks, exploring the captivating theme of water, to be considered for inclusion in this prestigious exhibition. This remarkable event welcomes various art styles, encompassing both 2D and 3D creations, such as watercolor painting portraits, sculptures, digital art, printmaking, fiber art, photography, graphic design, mixed me
Deadline: February 29, 2024
Eyes Wide Open 1st Photo Book Grant 2024
Conceived and organized by the Eyes Wide Open association (the cultural production arm of The Eyes) with the support of the French Ministry of Culture and the SAIF, the Eyes Wide Open 1st Photo Book Bursary programme is aimed at photographers who who wish to propose a first book project with the support of an independent French publisher. The Eyes Wide Open 1st Photo Book Grants program offers to support 3 book projects by a photographer and his/her publisher, each with €5,000. It is di
Deadline: March 01, 2024
European Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2024
The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2024 competition, presented by the German Society for Nature Photography (GDT), is an esteemed platform that celebrates the intersection of art, nature, and conservation through the lens of Europe’s most skilled photographers. This annual competition invites both amateur and professional photographers from across Europe to submit their most compelling wildlife images, offering a unique opportunity to highlight the diverse and vibrant natural world
Deadline: March 01, 2024
Big Picture Natural World 2024
BigPicture is open to all photography enthusiasts and professionals alike worldwide to compete for a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize. Now in its 11th year, BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this competition that both celebrates and illustrates the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspires action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery. Chaired by award-winning conservation photographer Suzi Eszterhas, BigPicture welcom
Deadline: March 01, 2024
2024 CPA Members’ Juried Exhibition
The Center for Photographic Art (CPA) is excited to announce the 2024 Members’ Juried Exhibition! This year we are offering $2400 in awards and prizes. New or current CPA members working in all still photographic media are welcome to enter. There is no theme; any subject matter is eligible. Jurying, Awards and Exhibitions Forty five images selected by the juror will be exhibited in the historic CPA gallery in Carmel, CA, and featured in an online gallery on the CPA website. Up to an addit
Deadline: March 01, 2024
The Alpine Fellowship Visual Arts Prize 2024
The Alpine Fellowship Visual Arts Prize 2024, a prestigious competition organized by the Alpine Fellowship, a charitable foundation based in London, is a beacon of opportunity for artists worldwide. With a commitment to fostering artistic expression and dialogue, this annual competition invites artists aged 18 and above from all nationalities to submit their best work that aligns with the year’s theme, "Language." This theme encourages a diverse range of interpretations, allowing artists to ex
Deadline: March 01, 2024
If selected Participation Fee £48.00 (discount available if selected for both exhibitions in the same month) Exhibition Date: July 4-31, 2024 The Glasgow Gallery of Photography's mission is to advance the arts, heritage and cultural sector through exhibitions of photographic works as a means for artistic, community and personal expression. The Glasgow Gallery of Photography is running a month long exhibition in July called Yellow. This is final part of our on going primary colour ser
Deadline: March 01, 2024
If selected Participation Fee £48.00 (discount available if selected for both exhibitions in the same month) Exhibition Date: July 4-31, 2024 The Glasgow Gallery of Photography's mission is to advance the arts, heritage and cultural sector through exhibitions of photographic works as a means for artistic, community and personal expression. The Glasgow Gallery of Photography is running a month long exhibition in July called Travel. With global travel slowly returning to pre-pandemic l
Deadline: March 01, 2024
Superpresent: Spring 2024 Survival
Superpresent is a quarterly magazine of the arts. Superpresent is available free online and a limited run of print copies for each issue. Superpresent publishes poems, short stories, essays, visual art pieces, experimental art, video art, and sound art. We accept submissions from anywhere in the world. No fees for submission. The theme for the Spring 2024 issue is Survival. We are are seeking poetry, short stories, essays, experimental art, video, sound art, all forms of visual art a
Deadline: March 01, 2024
Hellerau Photography Award 2024
Welcome to our ninth edition of the PORTRAITS – Hellerau Photography Awards and its new theme, SINGULARITY. Our traditional venue of previous years, the exhibition halls of Dresden’s Museum of Science and Technology which also hosts the vast collection of the city’s former Museum of Photography, will feature our finalist exhibition for the fifth time in 2024. Numerous solo exhibitions including a new solo show by the current artist in residence, and a number of public events complete our c
Deadline: March 02, 2024
The Boomer Art Prize : 2nd Edition
After the resounding success of its inaugural edition, Boomer Gallery proudly invites creators from every visual arts discipline to participate in the second “Boomer Art Prize.” We are eagerly looking forward to discovering perspectives and innovative visions that artists from all over the world bring to this grand stage. Boomer Gallery continues its commitment to recognizing, promoting, and supporting excellence in the expansive domain of art, inviting both local and international artist
Deadline: March 04, 2024
Out of the ordinary
Out of the ordinary is often characterised as strange, unusual, odd, peculiar, bizarre, uncanny, weird, mysterious, or even surreal. Subjects, scenes, themes, perspectives, compositions, portrayed events, visual experiences, and imaginative narratives may all deviate from the ordinary. Photographers often step into the realm of the extraordinary through the lens of their camera, embracing the unconventional, where the peculiar dances with the mysterious, and the odd intertwines with the surreal.
Deadline: March 05, 2024
2024 Color Photography Contest
Over $4,000 in cash prizes, global exposure, artist profile, winner's gallery feature, custom press release, interview, and more. Exhibition: An artist-forward space dedicated to exhibiting your works online Artist Directory Receive your own personalized page with links to your website and social profiles as a year-round point of discovery for your work
Deadline: March 05, 2024
Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2024
The Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition, now in its 16th iteration for 2024, stands as a testament to the awe-inspiring beauty and complexity of the cosmos. Celebrated for showcasing the world’s most spectacular space photography, this competition draws attention to stunning skyscapes, as well as extraordinary images of distant planets and galaxies. Year after year, it continues to captivate audiences with visuals that not only highlight the wonders of astronomy but also demonstrate
Deadline: March 05, 2024
Foto Forum Santa Fe 2024 Award
Foto Forum Santa Fe is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that creates an artistic space to explore the current relationship between photography, storytelling, science, and technology through artist exhibitions, workshops, visiting artist lectures, research, and community outreach. The Photography Award expands upon Foto Forum’s commitment to showcasing both contemporary work from established artists and giving opportunities for emerging photographers to find an audience. The Foto Forum Santa Fe
Deadline: March 06, 2024
Green Art Competition
We are pleased to announce our 1st Green online Art Competition for the month of March 2024. The theme can include any work with an interpretation of the color green or shades of green as a prominent color. All forms of visual art are acceptable. In addition to the selected artists, the jury will select award winners in the following art categories: painting, photography, sculpture. All selected artists will receive a digital award certificate. An article about each artist will be displ
Deadline: March 07, 2024
Black and White 2024
Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the fourth Black & White online art contest for the month of March 2024. Contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. Entries must include the black and white or shades of gray as the primary focus. All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. Winning artwork (Best of Show) will be on the poster of the show. All winning artists (Merit Award & Honorable Mention) will receive a digital award certificate.
Deadline: March 08, 2024
Black and White
Decode Gallery is pleased to announce our upcoming theme: Black and White. Black and white photography is a powerful and timeless medium. It’s how photography began; it’s the deep unending shades of grey. We look forward to seeing through your lens in grayscale. JUROR: Holly Hart is a conceptual fine art photographer. She grew up in Southern Oregon. In 2011 she graduated with a BA in Photography from the Art Institute of Seattle. Her work has been published in magazines as well as exhi
Deadline: March 10, 2024
3D Online International Photography Exhibition: Intimate Exposure
"Intimate Impressions" invites photographers to delve into the nuanced artistry of the human experience, transcending boundaries in a celebration of visual storytelling. Capture the richness of intimate moments and subtle expressions, revealing the diverse essence of human connection. Embrace the challenge of conveying depth through creativity – a tender glance, an interplay of hands – each composition seeks authenticity, providing a window into the myriad ways the human spirit connects. I
Deadline: March 11, 2024
Prix pour la Photographie - Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac 2024
Simultaneously a museum, a cultural center, and a place for research and teaching, the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac was born from the political desire to highlight non-European cultures, in the heart of Paris. The museum gathers a collection of 370 000 objects, a considerable collection of graphic art and a collection composed of more than 710 000 ancient and contemporary photographic pieces. The photography collections covers the whole geographic area represented by the museum,
Deadline: March 11, 2024
Budapest International Foto Awards 2024 (bifa)
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: March 11, 2024
Portrait: Self and Others
A great portrait reveals something of the depth, history, and emotional state of the subject, at least as captured in a single moment in time. Although many portraits zero in on the face, many fine images don't show the face at all, instead using light, gesture, context, and other nuances of expression to create an informative portrait. For this exhibit we seek portraits, self- or otherwise, that go beyond the surface to explore a deeper vision of the subject and, hopefully, draw an emotional
Deadline: March 12, 2024
2024 One Shot Photography Contest
Prizes Include: *Global Exposure: A public profile in our Artist Directory with links to your website and social media to get your work seen by global industry professionals and influential tastemakers *Cash Prizes: $4,000 in cash prizes *Winner's Gallery: An artist-forward space dedicated to exhibiting your works online *Press Release: Customized press assets to help you share your win using a professionally written and formatted press release Winner’s Interview: A publicly-promoted inte
Deadline: March 12, 2024
AAP Magazine #38: Women
Since the medium's inception, women have been the subject of photographers but also experimented photography as a tool of documentation and a space of self-expression. This 38th edition of AAP Magazine encourages photographers to celebrate all the important things women do. Send us a cohesive body of work or portfolio - capturing the essence, hard-work, beauty, resilience, kindness... of women! The subject is completely open, it can be fashion, nude, documentary, portrait, sports, fine art, c
Deadline: March 13, 2024
Taking Pictures 2024
Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show. Show us your favorite photographic shots! Open to all themes and ideas, all styles and genres, all perspectives on crafsmanship and photographic creativity. Great opportunity for landscape, architecture, portraiture, documentary, fashion, still life, conceptual projects, street, color and black and white, nature, night photography. This will be a fun show with a great diversity of photographs! Juror: Todd Johnso
Deadline: March 14, 2024
Metamorphosis as a process that manifests itself through mutation and change, as a process determined by the passage from one state to another, and finally as one that in the biological cycle coincides with the breath of nature. Metamorphosis is here a phenomenon that instills the perception of becoming; it is where the transience of the state of things contains the deepest meaning of existence. Beginning with myths in Greek mythology, probably inspired by natural phenomena, literature has buil
Deadline: March 14, 2024
Der Greif - Guest Room: Renee Mussai and Belinda Kazeem-Kaminski
Guest Room aims to spark collaboration. Curator, writer & scholar Renée Mussai, who pursues a special interest in Black feminist and queer visual arts practices, has chosen to collaborate with Belinda Kazeem-Kamiński, a writer, artist & artistic researcher engaging in a process-oriented practice that deals with the condition of Black life in the African diaspora. Together, they have developed the following framework for your submissions: "Response-ability — Touch/Change — Otherwise". "T
Deadline: March 15, 2024
2024 Communication Arts Photography Competition
Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in photography, the Communication Arts Photography Competition — now open for entries for 2024. Any photograph, originating from any country, first published or produced from March 2023 through March 2024 is eligible. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and photographers, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Photography Annual, in print and digit
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Art On Loop: Paris Exhibition
We are excited to announce ART ON LOOP - PARIS 2024, and invite artists from all countries to submit their works for consideration. This exhibition is open to all mediums, including but not limited to painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, and more. The theme for the exhibition is OPEN, giving you the freedom to submit any work that aligns with your artistic vision. For digital artworks, such as digital illustrations, d
Deadline: March 15, 2024
F-Stop Magazine - Cities 2024
Issue #124 will explore cities. Submit up to 12 photographs, please see submission guidelines for details. Issue #123 will have an expected publication date of April 1, 2024. Only one submission per person for an issue.
Deadline: March 15, 2024
2024 Nature’s Best Photography International Awards
You are invited to enter your best photos and videos in the 2024 Nature's Best Photography International Awards! Cash prizes and awards totaling $20,000! Submissions are reviewed by our Judging Panel of experts in photography, wildlife, conservation, and film. Winners are selected for overall appeal, originality, conformity to rules, and technical quality. We are seeking dramatic portraits, animal behavior, humorous displays, intimate interactions, young animals at play, macro closeups, s
Deadline: March 15, 2024
The Surreal
Surrealism is an artistic exploration of the human psyche, dreams, and the unconscious mind. Through bizarre and fantastical scenes, juxtaposition, or symbolism, we challenge you to capture and present images that defy logic and question the boundary of perception. Invite us to a realm where the conscious and unconscious blur and reality transform into the surreal. The Surreal is an international open call for photographers ages 18 and older. All forms of two-dimensional images, traditional
Deadline: March 15, 2024
2024 Call for Entry: Aging Well for All
At the National Council on Aging (NCOA), we believe everyone deserves to age well. NCOA is inviting photographers to submit work exploring the artistic expression of Aging Well for All-how older adults are making the most of their longevity. There are no limitations as to the subject matter. Share your favorite photographic shots of older adults! Open to all ideas, all styles, and genres, all perspectives on craftsmanship and photographic creativity. This is a great opportunity for street, po
Deadline: March 15, 2024
Fotobus Library Award
The Fotobus Library Award honors the best photo books of the year. All publishers and bookmakers worldwide are invited to submit. Application is free of charge! The winning photo book of the Fotobus Library Award and the 20 shortlisted photo books will be publicly exhibited at the Fotobus during the Rencontres d’Arles and Polycopies festivals in 2024. For the inaugural edition of the Fotobus Library Award all photo books that were published between March 2021 and March 2024 in an edition
Deadline: March 17, 2024
Prix Picto de la Mode 2024
Picto Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the 26th edition of the Prix Picto de la Photographie de Mode. Since 1998, the Prix Picto de la Photographie de Mode has been highlighting emerging talents in the field of fashion photography and awards three photographers each year. FIRST PRIZE: PICTO FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY MAIN AWARD - A LEICA SL2-S camera with an SL 24-70 mm lens. - The production of an exhibition worth €2,000. - The opportunity to join the public collections o
Deadline: March 17, 2024
Head On Photo Festival 2024 Submission
Head On Photo Festival represents a global selection of the best work from established and emerging photographers. Our 2024 Festival will be a mix of online and in-person exhibitions and events across Sydney, Australia. Underscoring our belief that all photo-artists need a fair chance to show their work, our selection panel reviews exhibition proposals without the artists’ names or pedigrees ensuring work is selected by Head On on merit. After the review process, we will invite successfu
Deadline: March 17, 2024
On the Road Again
From Robert Frank to Justine Kurland, Jack Kerouac to Thelma & Louise, the road has called out to artists. We're looking for images of interstates, blue highways, back roads, gravel roads, small towns, grand vistas, national parks, tourist traps, motels, waysides, truck stops, adventure, solitude, friendship, and kids in the back seat. Take us on a trip where the journey really is more important than the destination. If you've ever fired up a mixtape or a playlist and hit the open road, show u
Deadline: March 18, 2024
JUROR: Wendi Schneider will be the juror for “trees”. Guidelines: Digital images should 1000 pixels on the longest side saved in JPEG format at 72 ppi. Each image should be labeled with consecutive numbers followed by your name, i.e. 1FirstName_LastName.jpg. The number should correspond with the number on the application form. Please do not watermark your images. If you need help sizing your images, please follow this link
Deadline: March 18, 2024
2024 SPMOP Photo Laureate
In 2024, SPMOP will select its second Photo Laureate, who will have the honor to document and represent Tampa Bay for one year. Additionally, with the work the new Photo Laureate will create, they will get a solo exhibition at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts during SPMOP 2025. To apply, please send us your application using the form below. After the deadline, a jury will create a shortlist of 5 nominees. These nominees will be exhibited during the Saint Petersburg Month of Photo
Deadline: March 20, 2024
Open Call for Creative Photography
Unlike anthology or gallery-style magazines, Dek Unu publishes only one artist per issue. We are highly artist-centric; each edition is themed and curated by the artist, not the editorial staff. Along with 11 images, Dek Unu emphasizes each artist's words – each issue includes an artist's commentary for each image and an in-depth interview. Additional images from the artist are included in the interview section to add context, depth, and texture to readers' understanding of the artist and the
Deadline: March 20, 2024
Photo Picture Awards stands as a global hub for all photographers, both professional and aspiring amateurs, striving to elevate their skills to the next level. This is not just a website, but a vibrant community that exists to inspire, challenge, and nurture passionate photographers from all corners of the globe. We understand the essential components needed for photographic breakthroughs: honest feedback, a competitive environment to fuel motivation and exposure to a plethora of styles that expand visu
Deadline: March 20, 2024
2024 Color Photography Contest
Join us in celebrating and honoring exceptional color photography with the Color Photography Contest by reFocus. Winners will receive $4,000 in cash prizes, an immersive, dedicated digital gallery to share their works in a global Artist Directory, and way more. Company Description: Beyond awards and prizes, the reFocus Awards offers annual competitions and a novel, artist-first online gallery designed to not only share the unique power of photography but to encourage the discovery of artists
Deadline: March 20, 2024
Kolga Tbilisi Photo Award 2024
From February 10, 2024, to March 20, 2024, the largest and most prestigious photo competition in Georgia is announced as part of KOLGA TBILISI PHOTO. The jury members will select the best photo projects and determine the winners in each category. This year’s competition categories include: Documentary Series Reportage Conceptual Photo Project Best One-Shot /Single Image Mobile Photo – one shot The KOLGA AWARD is $6,000. The winners of the first three cat
Deadline: March 28, 2024
Photography: The Universal Language
Foto Femme United (FFU), Paris, and Musée de la Femme Marrakech, proudly announce their inaugural collaboration, an open call photography exhibition themed "Photography: the Universal Language," aimed at amplifying the voices of female and non-binary photographers based in or from the MENA region (Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates an
Deadline: March 29, 2024
Face to Face
Portraits captivate us because they serve as windows into our human experience. They go beyond more than just physical representation- they capture emotions, stories, and identities. Their attraction comes from their power to freeze a moment, revealing the layers and subtleties of an individual's spirit. Whether classical or contemporary, portraits allow us to explore the depth of human expression, reminding us of our shared humanity and individual uniqueness. Show us FACE TO FACE from your pers
Deadline: March 29, 2024
Forecast 2024
We invite you to submit work for FORECAST 2024, SF Camerawork’s survey of contemporary photography! This year’s acclaimed jurors, Rea Lynn de Guzman and Maggie Dethloff, will consider all works within the expanded field of photography, from traditional to experimental, with a focus on recently completed, thought-provoking projects. The work of up to six artists will be selected for a group exhibition at SF Camerawork’s gallery in San Francisco, and one artist will win the $1,500 Juror’s
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Open Call: Heritage
‘Heritage’ is an exploration of the traditions, history, and practices that form nations and the people in them. This open call asks you to look at generations past and the influence both personally and as a collective. This heritage can be singularly experienced or broad and all encompassing. How does our past shape our present and future and in turn our art? What does ‘Heritage’ mean to you? GRAND PRIZE / ONE WINNER: Winner will be the photograph with the highest score overall in a
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Wiki Loves Folklore
Join us for Wiki Loves Folklore 2024, an international photographic contest hosted annually at Wikimedia Commons! This exciting event aims to capture the rich tapestry of folk cultures from diverse corners of the world. In the spirit of cultural documentation and celebration, participants are invited to contribute their unique perspectives through captivating photographs that showcase the beauty, traditions, and uniqueness of folk cultures. How to Participate: Capture: Grab your camera or sma
Deadline: March 31, 2024
iPhone Photography Awards 2024
Entries are open worldwide to photographers using an iPhone or iPad. Photos should not be published previously anywhere. The posts on personal accounts (Facebook, Instagram etc.) are eligible. The photos should not be altered in any desktop image processing program such as Photoshop. It is OK to use any IOS apps. The use of any iPhone is permissible. iPhone add-on lenses can be used. In some cases we may ask the original image to verify that it's taken with an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Open Call for Artists Summer residency
DE SARTHE is pleased to announce an Open Call for Artists for the upcoming 2024 edition of deSAR, the gallery’s annual summer residency in Hong Kong. In a city known for its high rent and small spaces, deSAR (inaugurated in 2017) offers its gallery space in the Southside art district Wong Chuk Hang to a Hong Kong artist to freely create an exhibition. Spanning over two months, the artist may fully utilize the space as their studio, which will stay open to the public during normal gallery
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Nature Photo Competition 2024
The EuroNatur Photo Competition 2024, a prestigious event organized by EuroNatur, a non-profit foundation based in Radolfzell, Germany, marks its 31st anniversary this year. This competition stands as a beacon for nature photographers, both amateurs and professionals, across Europe. It uniquely showcases the rich diversity and beauty of European nature through the lenses of passionate photographers. The aim of the competition is to capture and highlight the varied landscapes, flora, and fauna of
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Kuala Lumpur International Photo Awards 2024
Although photography is often called a literal art form, portraiture can push the boundaries on the literal with constructed narratives. We are now open for entries to the 2024 edition with a theme of MAKE IT REAL : Staged Narratives in Portraiture seeking the deeper trajectories of storytelling, alternative realities or make-believe tales that infect our minds. One can say that most directed portrait sessions are staged or constructed, to a degree - as in fashion photography, formal, environ
Deadline: March 31, 2024
Photographic Exploration Project: (Im)possible Worlds
For the 6th edition of the BPM, we invite artists to join us on a journey through (im)possible worlds: confessions of defeat and promises for the future. ​ This group exhibition will present a poetic approach to our planet in the age of the Anthropocene and explore the different questions that it raises. What is the impact of human activity on the environment and climate? Have we reached a point of no return, or can we envision viable alternatives for the future? What is our relationship
Deadline: March 31, 2024
The Lumen Prize 2024
The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created with technology through a global competition. Now in its 13th year, it has distributed more than 100,000 USD in prize money and created opportunities with partners worldwide for artists who have been longlisted, shortlisted or won Lumen Awards. All art is eligible as long as it engages with technology in some form. You do not need to be a digital artist or be able to design software to enter. Artists can use any equipment, there is no limit
Deadline: March 31, 2024
7th Color
TERAVARNA announces their "6th COLOR" International Juried Art Competition. All visual artists from around the world are invited to submit their best artworks on the theme for inclusion in the exhibition. All types of art styles may be submitted, including both 2D and 3D works, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, as well as experimental and installation works. Conditions for Participation ​​The theme of this international juried art comp
Deadline: April 01, 2024
Call for works 2024:   FIGURATIVE - The Body as Language
We are interested in works that use the body to express content. This could be as traditional as nudes, portraiture, self portraits or as contemporary as what is happening with the politics of the body today; How we’re counted and treated by the color of your skin, our gender, who we love or whether or not we have a uterus. If you have something to say and it’s well executed we’re interested. we welcome submissions FROM MAINE AND BEYOND in any photographic medium. Send us an email with
Deadline: April 01, 2024
Drone Awards 2024
The Drone Photo Awards stands as a premier competition for professional, amateur, and student drone photographers globally. Our international judging panel, comprised of distinguished photographers, editors, and industry experts, evaluates submissions with an eye for innovation and creativity. Winners in the primary categories receive an exclusive invitation to the AWARDS CEREMONY and GALA, competing for the coveted title of "Photographer of the Year." The overall winner, along with category
Deadline: April 03, 2024
CPA Artist Grants
Four separate grants of $5,000 each will be awarded to deserving photographers: one emerging photographer (students are encouraged to apply), one more mid-career photographer, one landscape photographer, and one LGBTQ+ photographer. We’ve invited Brian Paul Clamp, Frank Yamrus, and Jan Watten to be on our selection committee this year (see bios below). The award includes a grant project exhibition, which will take place in Spring 2025 in our historic gallery in Carmel, California.
Deadline: April 04, 2024
Passepartout Photography Prize 8th Edition
Passepartout Photo Prize aims to support the development of talented photographers from all over the world by awarding 1,000 euros in monetary prizes every year, organizing exhibition in a fine art gallery in the heart of Rome, publication in our partners’ magazines, and providing other opportunities for international exposure. What makes our contest unique is that we collaborate with various professionals in the contemporary art and photography industries. Our jury is a diverse blend of
Deadline: April 05, 2024
Queer Conscience 2024 Photography Exhibition
Juried by: Stephan Schlarb, Nathan Lomas, and The Image Flow The Image Flow invites photographic artists closely tied to the LGBTQIA2+ community to submit work to our 2nd Annual juried photography exhibition Queer Conscience 2024. It is a precarious time to be a queer person today, as many forces conspire to limit the ways in which we live and express our very identities. Despite the seemingly relentless waves of legislation targeting queer and especially transgender individuals in the U
Deadline: April 06, 2024
From the classical to the contemporary period and all throughout the history of art, mythology has inspired artists in their representation of universal ethical and moral values. Such values have accompanied the development of civilizations since ancient times. These are stories of heroes, mermaids, nymphs, monsters and creatures, and they have survived the changing of time and represented human fears and hopes, giving life to pages of books and legends handed down from father to son. These are
Deadline: April 07, 2024
Nature Photographer of the Year contest 2024
Nature Photographer of the Year not only gives you the opportunity to win great prizes and earn some cachet, it’s also a chance to support nature conservation. The awards ceremony takes place at the yearly Nature Talks Photo Festival in the Netherlands, where the winning images are also exhibited. When you enter this nature photography contest you have the chance to become the Nature Photographer of the Year 2024. This year the total prize will amount to €25,000, of which many large cash pr
Deadline: April 11, 2024
Portrait of Humanity, Vol. 6
Portrait of Humanity is an international photography award, focused on unifying the global community. Enter now to have your images shown across the world, and judged by industry leaders. Be part of the movement. Together, we will create a 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. We want to get an insight into the lives of people from across the g
Deadline: April 14, 2024
Decay, Corrosion, Rust
The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the winners catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. ​ DECAY, CORROSION, RUST: ​ “And behind door number 2 – a brand new…….” US
Deadline: April 14, 2024
Comedy Pet Photograpy Awards
We are so pleased to see you here, you are in for a treat of happy, positive, feel good nonesense that is the Comedy Pet Awards. So who are we and what exactly are we doing? Our mission is to promote positive awareness of animal welfare issues and celebrate, hi hip hooray...the incredible and hugely valuable contribution that pets can and do have on our lives. They keep us fit, sane and grounded, help us with tricky decisions, see the lighter side of life and are unbelievably happy to see u
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