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Open Photo Contests

Deadline: May 07, 2021
Environment Alterations
LoosenArt Contemporary Art Magazine and Gallery is always looking for new artists. Photographers, digital graphic designers and digital illustrators are invited to submit own artworks and take part of LoosenArt project. Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Visual Digital Group Exhibition in Rome or Milan city, Italy. August 2021 FREE ENTRY Artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 artworks addressing the theme This here call responds once again to the topics
Deadline: May 07, 2021
Black and White Photo Competition
Black and White is the theme for this months competition. Black and White is at the core of the art, being the original format of photography and it requires us to look at line, shadow and contrast in such a different way when shooting. Share with us your best frames and moments showing your vision of an inspirational Black and White image! Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction.
Deadline: May 07, 2021
Color Burst: Contemporary Photography
Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a color photography juried group photo show. Contemporary color photography has a big range of dynamic colors being used for landscape, portraiture, architecture, fashion, street, abstract, documentary, still life, narrative, conceptual projects, nature and night photography. How do photographers use color to think about, compose, stylize and captivate and present contemporary photography? Juror: Todd Johnson Todd Johnson is the founder and direct
Deadline: May 09, 2021
Land and Sea
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: May 10, 2021
In Celebration of Trees
They nurture our spirit, give us shade and shelter, and mark the relentless passage of time. In this exhibit we pay homage to trees in all their seasons, all their ages and geographies. We are very pleased that Catherine Couturier will jury and curate this exhibit. She will select up to 35 images for our Middlebury, Vermont, Exhibition Gallery, and another 35 for our Online Gallery. All 70 images will be published in the exhibition catalog.
Deadline: May 11, 2021
AAP Solo Exhibition JUNE 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: May 11, 2021
FOTONOVIEMBRE Call for Artists in Selection
FOTONOVIEMBRE is a photography festival which focuses on various aspects related with the image, contemporary art, new technologies, photographic heritage, artistic creation and the development of the medium. The mandate of the festival, held in Tenerife since 1991 and a driving engine for photography in the Canary Islands and further afield, is to enable and promote a wide-ranging rethinking of the image as a means of expression, communication and participation. TEA Tenerife Espacio de las
Deadline: May 13, 2021
PHmuseum Days 2021 Photo Festival Open Call
During this unprecedented year we had time to reflect on ourselves, on the PHmuseum project and on which actions we could have undertaken to inspire and support a positive change in the years to come. Feeling a renewed need of gathering together, joining forces and finding collective answers, we thought that a festival could have been a great occasion to meet on an annual base, share experiences and discuss ideas to redesign the future together. For this reason, we are beyond excited to announce
Deadline: May 13, 2021
Obsessions
Theme: OBSESSIONS In their creative practice, many artists gravitate towards certain ideas that are intruding on their mind and to which they keep on returning over and over again - some forms of obsessions that drive them to create. The extraordinary perseverance and the willingness to take risks that arise from them are often the driving force that feeds artists' productivity, allowing them to grow in their practice and deliver exceptional outcomes while expanding their singular universe.
Deadline: May 14, 2021
Artwork Archives Art Business Accelerator Program
Artwork Archive's Art Business Accelerator Program provides visual artists with unrestricted funds, resources, and a curriculum to help establish, grow and manage their art careers. The program is designed to arm artists with the necessary business skills to succeed as artists and entrepreneurs-and to make a living through their artwork. 20 unrestricted cash grants of $1,000 each, a lifetime Master Account with Artwork Archive (valued at $1,000), and educational resources/expert guidance.
Deadline: May 14, 2021
 Digital Art Call for Entries for the Public Art CA collection
Digital media artists, Dyson & Womack are accepting submissions for the Public Art CA digital media call for entries. Public Art CA is a contemporary art collection commissioned for the California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) and the California Health and Human Services (CHHS) new buildings in downtown Sacramento. The Media Wall Request for Proposals (RFP) is an opportunity that centers digital media within the CNRA public art collection. The Media Wall RFP is open for artists to propose n
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: May 15, 2021
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA
MOSCOW INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS’ mission is to recognize, reward and expose talented photographers from around the world and introduce them to the creative community in Russia. Our affiliate competition, Tokyo International Foto Awards exhibits our winners’ work in Tokyo, Japan. Photographers from all corners of the world are encouraged to enter their work. Awards and Promotion MIFA Photographer of the Year $3,000 cash prize and MIFA trophy New Talent of the Year $2,000 cash pr
Deadline: May 15, 2021
FIBA Photo Contest 2021
This year, photographers and basketball lovers may submit their photos that best illustrate the theme Urban Culture & Basketball. Basketball is part of urban culture and lifestyle. It is expressed through its public playgrounds. Its players take pride in their style. They embrace values and norms such as freedom, fair play, equality of races and genders. Street and urban fashion as well as music and art trends often have their origin here. They are sisters & brothers with street dancers, skat
Deadline: May 15, 2021
Portfolio Contest
The purpose of the More Art Please Portfolio contest is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition. A photography portfolio can focus on a single subject. It can be a collection of photographs taken with a certain type of camera, an idea and its evolution, the representation of a concept, of one person or a group of people, only black & white or sepia photos, a special event, etc. The three winning portfolios will be exhibited bet
Deadline: May 15, 2021
F-Stop Magazine - Open Theme 2021
Issue 107 will not have a theme, it is open to all fine art and documentary photography. Only one submission per person for an issue. The featured artist is chosen from the work that is submitted to the issue. Issue #107 will have an expected publication date of June 1, 2021.
Deadline: May 15, 2021
Daylight Photo Awards
This year's jurors are: Kai Caemmerer (SFO Museum) Alexa Keefe (National Geographic Magazine) Joanna Milter (The New Yorker) Mark Murrmann (Mother Jones Magazine) Amanda Webster (The New York Times) The winner will receive $1000, a digital feature and a chance to have their project considered for publication. Previous Daylight Photo Award winners include Bryan Thomas, Matthew Genitempo, Bryan Schutmaat, Aaron Vincent Elkaim,Tamas Dezso and Katrin Koenning.
Deadline: May 15, 2021
FEMALIA
Theme: Femalia, Guest Curator: Elizabeth Flinsch We are programmed to understand gender and femininity within narrow and restrictive definitions. Photographs, both historical and contemporary, often reinforce these definitions and boundaries that no longer serve us. Photography has the power to transcend all manner of boundaries. It can blur minuscule lines between otherwise dichotomous realms of physical and philosophical space. If we are to reflect on photography’s capacity to ch
Deadline: May 16, 2021
Exhibizone 4th International Group Exhibition
In the spirit of supporting artists to showcase their arts worldwide, Exhibizone's online international exhibitions present the 4th edition of its one-of-a-kind smart online group shows for participant artists. Artists are invited to submit their applications from anywhere in the world. Exhibizone online art shows are very popular and have been seen by 200,000+ visitors globally. Our last art exhibition, received 40,000+ views reported weekly and hundreds of ratings and reviews from art lo
Deadline: May 16, 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: May 16, 2021
Architecture 2021
Architecture is defined as the art or science of building, often with a focus on habitable structures. Great architects like Gehry, Wright, and Gaudi come to mind as well as famous buildings like the Sydney Opera House and the Disney Music Hall in LA. But architecture can be much broader that habitable buildings. Consider the Eiffel Tower, the pyramids in Egypt and interiors like the main hall at New York's Grand Central Station. Gardens can have a fundamental architecture as can other carefully
Deadline: May 16, 2021
Our Planet: Ourselves
Spring is here! And the beauty of our natural world is ever more apparent. Green shoots are poking through the crust, and once again the earth is warming in the sun. However "the warming earth" carries a more somber message as well - a reminder of the fruits of our greed, the fragility of our planet, the reality of our losses. And, as we face the urgency to respond, we seek to raise our artistic voices -- to celebrate, to mourn, to activate, and to contemplate how we live together in rel
Deadline: May 17, 2021
Inoventa awards: Desolate
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: May 17, 2021
Open Call for Participation in the 9th International Photography Festival
PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to submit proposals for the central exhibition of the 9th International Photography Festival in Tel Aviv, November 2021. A jury of leading experts spanning a wide range of artistic genres will review the open call submissions and select the exhibiting artists. 20 artists will be invited to present their work in the festival’s central exhibition, and will also be featured on the website and in the festival catalog.. MEETING POINT Photographers, as well a
Deadline: May 17, 2021
Photobook Dummy Contest - SELF PUBLISH RIGA 2021
Until May 17, photographers and visual artists are invited to submit self-made, unpublished photobooks and book dummies for the fourth international SELF PUBLISH RIGA contest. The winner will be awarded an exhibition at the ISSP Gallery in Riga, while the author of the best dummy from the Baltic states will receive a voucher for high-quality printing and framing services. The best of the submitted works will be presented at an exhibition at the ISSP Gallery during Riga Photomonth 2021. S
Deadline: May 18, 2021
The Hopper Prize
The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totalling 5,000 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. They are committed to supporting artists from diverse cultural backgrounds at all stages of their professional careers. All artists are encouraged to apply. The Hopper Prize grant winners will be selected by Amber Esseiva and Leila Grothe Prize 10 artists will receive 1,000 USD each in unrestricted grant awards 30 ar
Deadline: May 22, 2021
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: May 25, 2021
The Global Art Award
We are delighted to announce the 3rd edition of the international Awards for the Visual Arts, The Global Art Awards, Saturday 5th June 2021 parallel to the Tokyo International Art Fair. The Awards were created to honour and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of artists, galleries, and art professionals worldwide. Awarding the outstanding artist live to the public and press, giving the winners the recognition that they deserve, boosting their career and
Deadline: May 30, 2021
Call for Emergentes 2021
BFOTO Festival stages the exhibition programme EMERGENTES to support artists and diffuse their projects. Among activities the festival hosts, the programme provides a perspective of the photographic scene exposing the selected projects. The call is open to any interested author, on behalf of themselves or a collective. Only exhibition proposals linked to photography 'in any of its forms' will be accepted. 9 projects will be selected and each one will have an individual exhibition. BFOTO
Deadline: May 30, 2021
Large Format 2021
Photography can also be on the street and, for this reason, one of the objectives of BFOTO Festival is to bring photography closer to citizens. The idea is to enjoy the journey itself, connecting the vision of photographers with the urban space in order to achieve an aesthetic and conceptual reflection on the city and photography. In that way, the street becomes an exhibition space where photography is as important as the surroundings and its people. Throughout Open - Large Format, you have
Deadline: May 31, 2021
URBAN 2021 Photo Awards
URBAN Photo Awards is an international photo contest that every year draws thousand of partecipating pictures and hundreds of participants from all over the world. It's an always growing international contest, one of the very few that goes “over the boundaries” of Internet offering to photographers real visibility through dozens of international photo exhibitions. URBAN Photo Awards will summit in October with its award ceremony and exhibitions during Trieste Photo Days festival in north-eas
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Marika Awards
Eight best works will be published on Covers of the Marika Magazine in February FOR FREE + placement in instagram FOR FREE + placement of Webitorial FOR FREE+ interviews FOR FREE. Submit your best work on one of the topics. We will accept your submission and confirm your participation in the photocontest. All accepted submissions are guaranteed to be published in Marika Magazine in February. Topics of work: beauty, fashion, portraits, children, fine art, men, nude, nature The winners (8 work
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Solo exhibition opportunity
PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a solo exhibition opportunity. Please submit a coherent portfolio that is suitable for a solo exhibition, an artist statement and a short bio. The portfolio should consist of at least 15 and at most 35 images. The submission may include one or two series, provided that the two series are suitable for a joint presentation in a single exhibition. There are no generic, stylistic or thematic constraints; photographers working in all photogr
Deadline: May 31, 2021
Colors
Life is a stream of color. Red, blue, yellow, and a billion pigments in between! We are looking for color-inspired photographs…literally and figuratively. A scene, a detail, a narrative or mood. A single tone or a technicolor daydream. Urban street scenes, portraits, travel adventures, landscapes, editorial, conceptual, still life… Color our lives.Juror: Neil Krug
Deadline: May 31, 2021
FOTOGRAF OPEN CALL 2021
FOTOGRAF issues an open call for professionals, amateurs and students who are invited to submit their photo projects. These projects may be related to this year's theme of the Fotograf Festival and magazine Earthlings. Projects that are not related to the topic, but represent a distinctly defined project of an independent and non-commercial character will be accepted as well. Two selected projects will be published in a printed issue of the Fotograf magazine in September 2021. Fotograf magazi
Deadline: June 01, 2021
Direct Look
The contest is held in three distinct categories: The Problem, The Conflict, The Compromise. All entries must depict history or be part of a long-time project. The jury 2021: Svetlana Bachevanova, publisher of FotoEvidence and documentary photographer; Andrei Polikanov, photo editor, visual director at 'Takie Dela' project; Kathy Moran, Deputy Director of Photography in National Geographic magazine; Thomas Borberg, Photo Editor-in-Chief in Politiken newspaper in Denmark The prize
Deadline: June 05, 2021
SHOTS Summer 2021
Send up to 8 images. No entry form is required, but please include a word document that includes your name, address, email, titles/captions, website, and any other information pertinent to your submittal. Shots accepts files submitted online using either WeTransfer or pCloud Transfer (free services, no registration required, for files up to 2GB or 5GB respectively). Please use submit@shotsmagazine.com as the recipient address and include your name in all files. Prepare your files per the spec
Deadline: June 07, 2021
Inspired by Words
FREE ENTRY Photographers, Visual Designers and Video artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 works addressing the theme. Words as an evocative means of an image or of a vision. Words taken from a book, a diary, a quote, a sentence or speech that arouse ideas and visual concepts, all expressed through a figurative and/or a narrative type of language.
Deadline: June 07, 2021
Portrait Photography Competition
Portrait is the theme for this months competition. Faces and silhouettes of passers by, or beautifully executed, controlled studio shots, The Portrait has always been at the core of the Art of Photography. Since its creation, we have found that the camera in our hands favors the faces and spirit of all people of all ages. Share with us your best frames and moments showing your vision of an inspirational Portrait! Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execut
Deadline: June 08, 2021
The 2021 Paula Riff Award
The Paula Riff Award was created by the Center of Photographic Art and Lenscratch in 2021 as a way to celebrate and continue the legacy of artist Paula Riff. Paula was an innovator, using lensless photography and historical processes to create objects of remarkable beauty. The Award is open to artists whose art is challenging conventional photography through work that reflects the artist's hand, either based on the historical/alternative photographic processes or with physical intervention th
Deadline: June 10, 2021
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: June 13, 2021
Wandering Curves
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. WANDERING CURVES The world around us is filled with all kinds of shapes. For this call the focus
Deadline: June 15, 2021
96th Annual International Competition
The Print Center is very pleased to announce the 96th ANNUAL International Competition juried by Jurors Ana Casas Broda and Dr. Kelli Morgan. The ANNUAL is one of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national and international artists who utilize photography and printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process. Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical comp
Deadline: June 30, 2021
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: June 30, 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: June 30, 2021
The Sunny Art Prize
The Sunny Art Prize has established itself as one of the UK's most prestigious international art competitions. The scope of this contemporary art prize is about sourcing the most talented artists from all over the world, both established and emerging ones, who produce ground-breaking and innovative artworks. We select artists who work with a wide range of media, making the art prize a varied and stimulating global platform to engage with critical contemporary issues and topics. The art competiti
Deadline: June 30, 2021
Anthology Cover Art Award 2021
Submissions are now invited for the Anthology Cover Art Award 2021. Established to foster and support both established and emerging visual artists and provide a platform for publication, the competition is open to multiple genres including painting, printmaking, mixed media, photography and digital media. Works entered must not have appeared on the cover of another publication and not entered simultaneously in any other contest or competition. Works previously exhibited or published on the
Deadline: July 01, 2021
Artadia Award
Artadia Award applications are only available online during specified application periods (see Upcoming Deadlines). During open awards periods, applications can be completed via the Artadia/Submittable website. Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia's Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Artadia Awardees will be selected through a tw
Deadline: July 04, 2021
Monochrome Photography Awards 2021
Monochrome Photography Awards 2021 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: July 04, 2021
IPA Oneshot: Our Times - Pandemic Perspectives
The past year has been an unprecedented time in humanity's history, overshadowed by a global pandemic that has affected every aspect of life across the globe. The 2021 edition of IPA's OneShot competition will focus on images that document the impact of COVID-19 and how the world has responded. Calling photographers to share their viewpoints and witness accounts, IPA wants this special photography event to portray how they are experiencing these times: the front-line heroes who have been bat
Deadline: July 07, 2021
Folklore and Traditions
FREE ENTRY Photographers, Visual Designers and Video artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 works addressing the theme. Pictures cannot be considered to be merely documents. They are also able to capture, preserve, interpret and reinvent occurrences, situations, places that are progressively disappearing or - on the contrary - still surviving, like folklore and traditions. This call aims to collect photo, digital and video works that are capable of catching the essence, the traditional part of
Deadline: July 09, 2021
Charta Dummy Award
"Charta Dummy Award" is a prize dedicated to the best photobook dummy. The award is connected to the homonym festival, "Charta: a Photobook Festival", winning project of "Strategia Fotografia 2020", promoted and supported by "Direzione generale creativitá contemporanea" of the Ministry of Culture. Charta Dummy Award is open to visual artists who use the photographic medium and have already made a book dummy of his/her project. There are no restrictions rel
Deadline: July 15, 2021
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation Grant
The Ruth and Harold Chenven Foundation gives annual awards of $1500 to individual artists living and working in the United States, and who are engaged in or planning a new fine craft or visual art project. The Foundation does not accept film, video, performance art, or music submissions. An independent jury of artists and art professionals will judge the submissions and make its recommendations to the Foundation Board of Directors for final approval. Previous winners of a Foundation grant are
Deadline: July 15, 2021
Artadia Awards: San Francisco
Artadia is now accepting applications for the 2021 San Francisco Awards from all visual artists who have lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for a minimum of two years. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply. Awardees will be selected through a two-tier jury process that employs a panel of prominent curators in the summer of 2021.$10,000 Cash Prize
Deadline: July 15, 2021
Open Call: Notions of Home
THIS OPEN CALL WILL FEATURE 60 PHOTOGRAPHERS THAT WILL BE DISPLAYED IN AN ONLINE EXHIBITION ALONG WITH A VARIETY OF PRIZES LISTED BELOW. GRAND PRIZE / ONE WINNER Winner will be the photograph with the highest score overall in any category. Featured interview on the Lucie Foundation website Part of Lucie Foundation Online Exhibition for competition Cash prize $1,000 B&H Gift Certificate $250 16×20" print of the Award Winning Image from Digital Silver Imaging (printed and ship
Deadline: July 26, 2021
Passepartout Photography Prize 2021
Il Varco invites you to join the third edition of the Passepartout Photography Prize, a photography contest born to promote and widen the exposure of emerging photographers. Among the jurors are the American photographer Richard Tuschman, World Press Photo Awards winner Laura Pannack and professionals from different backgrounds that bring various perspectives into our selection process. Passepartout Photo Prize aims to support the development of talented photographers from all over the world by
Deadline: July 31, 2021
The First Half of 2021 ’Smile World’ International Photography Awards
The First Half of 2021 "Smile World" International Photography Awards is open for submissions! The competition is organized by the "Smile World" International Photography Union. We welcome photographers from all over the world to participate in the competition, to convey our blessings and hopes through smiles, and to change the world with smiles. Theme: A. Happy Time(show us a happy scene - gatherings, festivals, traditions, dance, events, wedding, sports) B. Beauty
Deadline: August 01, 2021
Annual Betty Bowen Award
The Betty Bowen Award is open to all visual artists working in the Pacific Northwest. The winner will be awarded a cash prize up to $15,000, and a selection of works will be shown at the Seattle Art Museum. In addition, two Special Recognition awards in the amount of $2,500 are often granted at the discretion of the committee. The application will close at 11:00 PM PST on August 1, 2021.Betty Bowen (1918–1977) was a Washington native and enthusiastic supporter of Northwest artists whose friend
Deadline: August 03, 2021
The Chelsea International Photography Competition
The Chelsea International Photography Competition (CIPC) honors our gifted talents all over the world— striving for their passion in photography. We are inviting photographers, both professional and amateur, to participate in our competition and get the chance to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York's art district. We are one with our photographers as we aim to promote iconic and innovative works of art. This year's CIPC will have awards valued at more than $55
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
Deadline: September 01, 2021
Natural Landscape Photography Awards
The competition aims to represent landscape photographers who recognize the power that comes from truthful depiction of the natural world. Whilst other competitions may allow complete freedom in digital manipulation, this competition is for photographers who choose to work within the more traditional bounds of the medium, while still expressing themselves creatively. It addresses the idea that the unique quality photography has over other artistic mediums is its grounding in reality. The competi
Deadline: September 19, 2021
ND Awards 2021
ND Awards aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition. The winners of the Professional and Non-Professional sections will receive the titles: ND Photographer of the Year and ND Discovery of the Year and cash prizes. Our judging panel will comprise highly acclaimed industry professionals, i
Deadline: September 21, 2021
Voyage Travel Awards
An award centered on everything travel, Voyage Travel Awards aims to find the most outstanding creative talents throughout the world. Submit your best work for a chance to win cash prizes, recognition, inclusion in the Voyage Travel Award online pubic gallery and published book . Cash prize of $1000 for each professional winner (four total) and $500 for non professional/student (four total) plus a VTA Trophy
Deadline: October 24, 2021
Budapest International Foto Awards 2021
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: October 30, 2021
Tokyo International Foto Award (TIFA)
Tokyo International Foto Awards acknowledges, commands and exposes outstanding photography from all corners of the globe. TIFA connects photographers with the creative community in Tokyo, Japan, to provide them with an excellent platform to present their work to a new market. We encourage all photographers to participate in the TIFA photo competition. Share your unique talents with the world and win prizes, awards, and recognition. If you would like to have your work exposed to the Russian cr
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Unlike Portrait Awards
The Unlike Portrait Awards (UPA) is a photo competition organized by fellow photography colleagues and portrait lovers. Our terms reflect the wishes of the community and are photographer friendly. Copyright remains with the participating photographer and the submitted photos are only published in direct relation to the competition. Territory You are unlike me and that makes you perfect. The Unlike Portrait Awards is a international photo contest celebrating our diversity, human life and love
Deadline: November 30, 2021
Smithsonian Magazine 19th Annual Photo Contest
Smithsonian Magazine is calling for entries to its 19th Annual Photo Contest, open to all photographers who are 18 years old or older. Award-winning photographs can range from a captivating portrait of a family member to a moon-drenched landscape to movement captured at just the right time. Smithsonian is looking for the best of the best. Eight prizes will be awarded in spring 2022, including a Grand Prize of $2,500, six category prizes of $500 each and a Reader's Choice award of $500.
Deadline: December 31, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
MVIBE Magazine Call for Entry
MVIBE Magazine is a magazine created by artists for artists solely for the purpose of advertising worldwide. We give creative people the opportunity to be published and to show the world their images and their works. Impressive images, of high standards from world emerging talents. MVIBE Magazine is printed in America and distributed worldwide. It can only be purchased online, either in print or electronically, through the publishing company's website. It publishes three issues a month
Deadline: April 13, 2022
 The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition
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
Call for Entries
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