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LensCulture Black and White

Close on October 26, 2020
LensCulture Black and White
Territory: Worldwide
Theme: Open
Eligibility: To qualify to enter the competition, you must be over 18 years of age.
Entry Fees: 1st image free, $35/5 images
Prize: Cash Prize
One of our most popular awards is back for a third year - the LensCulture Black & White Photography Awards!
Black and white photography holds a prominent place in our hearts and imaginations. While steeped in tradition and history, it remains an aesthetic choice of many photographer today, regardless of genre, method or subject matter. Show us how you are embracing the dynamic relationship between light, shade, and all the glorious tones in between. Our aim is to uncover photographers from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, and connect them with global audiences and career-changing opportunities. Free entry available for single-image submissions.

All winning photographers for this award will be exhibited in New York alongside Paris Photo New York. An opening reception will be held for artists, invited media, photo editors and industry insiders for a night of art appreciation and networking during the New York chapter of one of the world's largest international art fairs dedicated to photography.
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Deadline: May 17, 2022
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Deadline: May 17, 2022
AAP Solo Exhibition June 2022
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, nu
Deadline: May 19, 2022
Camille Lepage Award 2022
Members of the jury, all recognized figures in the field of photography, shall meet in Paris in late middle of June 2022 to select the Winner of the Award which will be officially presented at an evening show at the International Festival of Photojournalism Visa pour l'Image- Perpignan in September 2022. The Award Winner will receive prize money of 8000 euros in a single payment presented with the Award in September 2022. The Award Winner must be present in Perpignan in Septemb
Deadline: May 19, 2022
PHmuseum Days 2022 Photo Festival Open Call
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Deadline: May 20, 2022
2022 DongGang International Photo Festival OPEN CALL
Our dreams are always incomplete. It is a key that opens doors to a new future. a myriad of outside signals could even be perceived as revelations. Signaling infinite possibilities, and that will lead to various non-verbal experiences and fill the void of our lives with the memories and emotions they carry with them. Our dreams help us grasp the time, then a violent intellectual outburst surges from our uncontrolled psyches. It is a Eureka moment, a moment of fresh insights and new connections.
Deadline: May 25, 2022
The Color photograph. We want to celebrate Color in all its forms at the SE Center. Our juror would like to see creativity and self-expression. She has no preference subject, or style but would like to be able to see the photographer's mind at work, his or her use of visual composition and original thinking. Our juror for Color is Diana Bloomfield. An exhibiting photographer for over thirty-five years, Diana has received numerous awards for her images, including a 1985 New Jersey Stat
Deadline: May 27, 2022
Black & White Spider Awards
Black and White Spider Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of black and white photography, using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.Get exposure and put your work in front of the world's leading galleries, art directors, curators, editors and publishers and be recognized by the industry at the premie
Deadline: May 27, 2022
Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award
This photo award, in partnership with Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan, gives you the opportunity to win an 8 000€ endowment. Your work will be shown at the Festival Photo La Gacilly. It will also be screened at the International Festival of Photojournalism « VISA POUR L’IMAGE – Perpignan », which will take place from 27th of August to 11th of September 2022.
Deadline: May 28, 2022
Best Portfolio 2022
Blank Wall Gallery organizes an international portfolio contest for 2022 in order to discover and promote one photographer. The award of the best photographer will be a two-week solo exhibition at the new premises of Blank Wall Gallery. The gallery will produce and finance 36 prints (40x50cm and 50x70cm) for the exhibition as well as everything needed for its realization, even if you cannot attend it. The artist will gain international recognition and promotion from our web page.
Deadline: May 28, 2022
Human Nature
Decode Gallery is excited to announce June’s exhibition, Human Nature. Who are you, who are we, what does it mean to you to be human? Human Nature is described as what fundamental characteristics make us. The ways we do things, the way we; explore, create, conquer, and care for one another. Exactly what these characteristics may be, vary from human to human. We are excited to discover your Human Nature. JUROR: Holly Hart is a conceptual fine art photographer. She grew up
Deadline: May 30, 2022
LuganoAward 2022
Prizes Reportage and Documentary, series of 6-12 photos: CHF 1'500.- Environment and Sustainability, series of 6-12 photos: CHF 1'500.- IBSA Foundation - COVID-19: Resilience, series of 6-12 photos: CHF 1'500.- Wildlife, single photo: CHF 500.- Street photography, single photo: CHF 500.-
Deadline: May 30, 2022
Shoot the Frame
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