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Theme: Documentary Photography
Eligibility: Open to all
Entry Fees: Minimum $5
Prize: Cash Prize
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 membership
Step 2: Submit your photos and text
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Deadline: April 01, 2020
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 thro
Deadline: April 01, 2020
The Clarence John Laughlin Award
The Clarence John Laughlin Award was created by the New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA) to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative expression. It honors the life and work of Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985), a New Orleans photographer best known for his surrealist images of the American South. The Clarence John Laughlin Award grants one $5000 prize annually to a photographer whose work exhibits sustained artistic excellence and creative vision. Both
Deadline: April 01, 2020
Aint-Bad Issue No. 15
In 2014, we released Issue No. 8 of Aint–Bad: The American South. Since then, we have witnessed the evolution and changes in the region. To us, The South remains both a reality and a fiction, a conceptual and a cultural entity. Our questions to you are: Why are we still interested, inspired and motivated by this region? Perhaps it is the rich, troublesome history, the political undertones, the shifting power dynamics, or maybe just the aesthetics? In this new decade, we want to see and discuss w
Deadline: April 01, 2020
seeingWOMEN Awards
Photos de Femmes (PDF) is proud to announce the Call for Entries for the seeingWOMEN Awards with exhibits at two magnificent women-owned chateaux in France in June 2020. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Prize Winners plus Honorable Mentions will be included in the exhibits. One Grand Prize Winner will receive a one-week Artist’s Residency in the south of France. PDF promotes empowering images of women and girls. This Call for Entries is open to all photographers, all genders, all genres.<
Deadline: April 01, 2020
Liquid - Sky
Juror: Elizabeth Flinsch, Editor: Shots Magazine Liquid conforms to the shape of its container. The sky is an abstract sphere, centered on the earth. Liquid, Water, Sky and the liminal space between are by definition poetic and symbolic. Yet there are infinite iterations of liquid & sky: consider our human drive to master and contain liquids (pools, levies, faucets and bottles); idiomatic lamentations of “spilt milk” or “water under the bridge”– while also reaching upward in towering buil
Deadline: April 02, 2020
Visa pour l’image festival
As a professional photographer, you may wish to submit your work for an exhibition at the next Visa pour l'Image Festival or have a report screened as part of an evening program. How to participate? As a professional photographer, you may wish to have an exhibition at the next Visa pour l'Image Festival or have a report screened as part of an evening program. For exhibitions and evening screening feature, please send between 50 and 150 photos on ONE SINGLE
Deadline: April 02, 2020
Left Coast:  Summer National Juried Exhibition
THEME: The name "Left Coast" brings up compelling images of sun-swept beaches," tech start-ups, L.A. glamour, left-leaning politics and... Portlandia?! Is it a place or a state of mind? Artists will illustrate left coast themes with artwork that conveys openness, beauty, diversity, election-year issues, resistance, and respect for nature and all living things. 2D and 3D work accepted in all media. JUROR: Ken Harman Hashimoto. Ken Harman Hashimoto is a curator, gallerist and arts writ
Deadline: April 03, 2020
Lab.15 ART PRIZE
Lab.15 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks and much more. This is an opportunity for artists to win a cash prize, and have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks and much more. PRIZES: 5000,00€ - collaboration award
Deadline: April 04, 2020
The Curated Fridge: Open Call
The new refrigecurator is Alexa Becker, Acquisitions Editor for photography and art books for Kehrer Verlag! After earning her Master's in Art History from the University of Heidelberg, Mrs. Becker started her career at Kehrer in 2003, where she is responsible for selecting and acquiring new photography-related projects. Mrs. Becker provides artistic and marketing advice for photographers concerning the content and style of their work at several international portfolio reviews. She e
Deadline: April 05, 2020
15th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers
Women photographers can participate with her female visual perspective in 23 thematic categories. In this special edition, male photographers will be able to participate in only one category: The Feminine Universe.$21,300 in total awards. Solo exhibition for the three overall winners (Women Pro, Women non-Pro, Men in The Feminine Universe) plus travel and lodging stipend to attend the opening of the 6th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography in Barcelona on October 20, 2020, wher
Deadline: April 05, 2020
FMoPA 2020 International Photography Competition
FMoPA has put out a call to photographers to participate in a photography competition. Winners are selected by a jury knowledgeable of art and photography. Winning submissions will be notified by May 1st. The top entries will be exhibited at FMoPA from June 5th -- July 31st. Prizes will be awarded as follows: Best in Competition will receive $1,000, be considered for public art exhibition on a billboard, be part of a group exhibition at FMoPA, and taken into consideration for a solo e
Deadline: April 05, 2020
Landscape Photographer of the Year
It is the calling together of photographers from all over the world, to celebrate their personal wonder and relishing of the landscape, but not just any landscape, the landscape of the United Kingdom. The landscape of the UK is amazingly diverse and rich with vast, deep expanses to small intimate cameos. The resulting collection of photographs coming from the craft and expertise of every photographer who participates, will result in a collection of images that will last for
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