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Close on December 20, 2022
Territory: Worldwide
Theme: Unfiltered
Eligibility: Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur working in all photographic mediums and styles. International entries are welcomed. Work that has been previously exhibited at A Smith Gallery is not eligible.
Entry Fees: $38/5 images
Prize: Exhibition
Juror for “open-theme | unfiltered” will be Kevin Tully. Kevin is a photographer, designer, writer and artist. He has over forty years of experience as a landscape designer, furniture designer, fine art painter and photographer. Kevin’s alter-ego and nom de plume, Franklin Cincinnatus, is currently working on a soon to be published collection of stories.
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Water - Sky
Water, sky, and the liminal space between them are, by definition, poetic and symbolic. There exist infinite iterations of the qualities of water and sky: water may be fluid, frozen, rippling, reflective, tranquil, turbulent, crystal-clear, submerged, or flowing. The sky may be celestial, atmospheric, airy, cloud-covered, ethereal, canopied, or infinite. The colors of water and sky span the spectrum from warm to cool; reflective silver, dark indigo, cerulean, cyan, azure, to crimson and blazing
Deadline: June 16, 2024
URBAN 2024 Photo Awards
The international photography contest URBAN Photo Awards is here: registrations will open on Monday 1st April and this 15th edition will be the largest and most important ever. URBAN Photo Awards is the most prestigious international photography competition in Italy, dedicated to celebrating urban photography as a form of art. The contest, which welcomes world-famous photographers as judges and special guests every year, serves as a promotional stage to give visibility to talents fro
Deadline: June 16, 2024
Open Call: image, scrape, synthesise, collapse
This free open call is for artists or collectives to undertake or extend research around generative AI, self-made tools or similar advanced technology. The research will in turn form a new commission to feature on Unthinking Photography and at The Photographers’ Gallery. The opportunity is open to artists and collectives working with photography, digital and moving image practices. The selected artist/collective will receive a £4,000 fee and £5,000 production costs. Applicants can
Deadline: June 16, 2024
URBAN 2024 Photo Arena
Are you an under 35 Photographer? Submit your best free themed photo for free to URBAN Photo Arena 2024 and take part in an international photo contest. Experience the challenge from a juror perspective: other than competing with your shots, you’ll get to vote your opponents ones! Passing the first phase means you’ll make it to phase 2: your submissions will be voted by a jury of big international photographers! Visit our webpage to discover the special prizes up to grab for the first photog
Deadline: June 17, 2024
99th Annual International Competition
We invite you to enter the 99th iteration of our ANNUAL Competition! Don't miss this chance to share your work with our fabulous jurors. Open to local, national and international artists, The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting the use of photography and/or printmaking in new and intriguing ways, both in content and process. The 35 Finalists and Semifinalists have the opportunity to receive an array of exceptional awards from museum acquisitions to solo exhibitions at The Pri
Deadline: June 18, 2024
Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year
Now in its ninth year, the Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year showcases the world’s most striking weather and climate photographs and provides an international platform to raise awareness about the environmental issues putting our planet at risk. This annual competition is open to photographers of all ages and abilities, including professionals and amateurs, and is free to enter.. Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, an
Deadline: June 19, 2024
LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2024
Are you ready to elevate your street photography from hidden gems in your portfolio to celebrated art on a global stage? The LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to submit your most captivating photos and series, offering you a unique platform to showcase the vibrant, pulsating life of your streets from around the world. Street photography is not just an art — it’s an encounter, an ongoing dialogue with the unpredictability of everyday moments. It’s the early morning
Deadline: June 19, 2024
The Analog Sparks International Film Photography Awards
The Analog Sparks International Film Photography Awards is inviting the professional, amateur, and student analog enthusiasts worldwide to submit the best photographs captured by an analog process. Colour or black and white film, instant film, collodion and other alternative techniques are accepted. The mission of the AS International Film Photography Awards is to discover, showcase and promote photographers working across all genres of analog photography worldwide. The phi
Deadline: June 20, 2024
Royal Society Of Biology Photography Competition 2024
The theme of the 2024 Royal Society of Biology Photography Competition is Transforming Life. The 2024 competition is now open to entries between 14th March and 20th June 2024. Teachers and photography club leaders can now download a poster to advertise this year’s competition. We invite submissions that explore the profound changes occurring across our planet, highlighting the resilience and adaptability of life in response to environmental changes, human intervention, an
Deadline: June 20, 2024
Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the fifth "Faces" online art contest for the month of June 2024. Contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. Only the face of a person or animal should be visible (single person, a group, or self-portrait). All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. Winning artists (Merit Award & Honorable Mention) will receive a digital award certificate. The deadline to submit en
Deadline: June 20, 2024
Françoise Demulder Photography Grants 2024
Since 2020, the French Ministry of Culture and the Festival Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan will be presenting two production Grants for Female Photojournalists in recognition of their contribution to photojournalism. Each grant is 8,000 euros. These grants, dedicated to women photojournalists, pay tribute to Françoise Demulder – a French war photographer and the first woman to win the World Press Photo, in 1977.
Deadline: June 20, 2024
Innovate Grant: Spring 2024
Innovate Grant awards (2) $1,800.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition, (6) honorable mentions (3 in art and 3 in photo), will be featured on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Innovate Grant's commitment extends beyond the grant cycle by promoting the work of selected winners and honorable mentions into the future. For more information and to apply visit Innovate Grant sup
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