Photo Contests

All About Photo has selected the best photo contests, photography competitions and call for entries. This list of international photo competitions and contests is thoroughly curated to help photographers to make finding their next creative breakthrough and keep up with all the opportunities to gain exposure.
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Interiors
Interiors

In the Main Gallery
Juror: Elizabeth Avedon

Deadline: August 20, 2018
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Travelers
Travelers

The submission of photos for the specific contest is free. Each photographer can participate with up to 5 files.

Deadline: August 23, 2018
Host: Blank Wall Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
American Photography Open 2018
American Photography Open 2018

Presenting the American Photography Open 2018. A new competition to celebrate the best pictures submitted by photo enthusiasts, taken with any device.

Deadline: August 24, 2018
Host: AI-AP
Prize: Cash Prize
Our Dramatic Landscape curated by Michael Kirchoff
Our Dramatic Landscape curated by Michael Kirchoff

ALL entrants work is exhibited in a group online exhibition. Each entrant is asked to submit 3 images so they can have their own page with their images, bio, artist statement and contact info.

Deadline: August 25, 2018
Host: L.A. Photo Curator
Prize: Exhibition
The Shape of Things
The Shape of Things

The rhythm of surfaces, lines, and values is for me the essence of photography; composition should be a constant of preoccupation... an organic coordination of visual elements.

Deadline: August 26, 2018
Host: Praxis Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
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Photography Annual 2019
Photography Annual 2019

Graphis is committed to presenting and promoting the work of exceptional talent in Graphic Design, Advertising, Photography and Art/Illustration.

Deadline: August 28, 2018
Host: Graphis
Prize: Other
International Photography Award 2018
International Photography Award 2018

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: IPA
Prize: Cash Prize
Open Call
Open Call

Win $1000, Global exposure, Your work Published & Exhibited!

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: The Independent Photographer
Prize: Cash Prize
Travels
Travels

Our third printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Travels".

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: All About Photo
Prize: Cash Prize
Call for Artists: Transformation
Call for Artists: Transformation

Change and transformation is the only thing we cannot avoid. We live in a world that is transforming even faster than ever in many different ways, either positive or negative.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: re:artiste
Prize: Exhibition
Shoot the Frame
Shoot the Frame

Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
Travels
Travels

Our third printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Travels".

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: All About Photo
Prize: Cash Prize
Tokyo International Foto Award (TIFA)
Tokyo International Foto Award (TIFA)

TIFA Photo Awards aims at recognizing, rewarding and exposing talented photographers from around the world and introducing them to the creative community in Japan.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Tokyo International Foto Award
Prize: Cash Prize
Travels
Travels

Our third printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Travels".

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: All About Photo
Prize: Cash Prize
The Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award
The Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award

We are pleased to offer the Working Artist Photography Award, a regular one-time art purchase award dedicated solely to photography and photo-based artwork.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Working Artist Org
Prize: Exhibition
The Woven Tale Press
The Woven Tale Press

The Woven Tale Press exhibits monthly the literary, artful, and innovative. The WTP mission is to grow Web traffic to noteworthy writers, photographers, and artists, both emerging and established.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: The Woven Tale Press
Prize: Exhibition
Photocrowd contests
Photocrowd contests

Portraiture is a genre that comes in many forms, from intense studies of a person's physical features and form to more candid snaps of a subject living their life.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Photocrowd
Prize: Equipment
THE HUMAN BODY judged by Roger Ballen
THE HUMAN BODY judged by Roger Ballen

From the pulsing arteries of a bustling metropolis, to the quiet solitude of its empty backstreets. Glistening glass and steel, against crumbling brickwork and eroded stone. Chance encounters and random moments. From Los Angeles to Lagos; as a stranger in

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
Aesthetica Art Prize
Aesthetica Art Prize

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Aesthetica Magazine
Prize: Cash Prize
The Unexpected curated by Ellen Jantzen.
The Unexpected curated by Ellen Jantzen.

The Unexpected curated by Ellen Jantzen

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: N.Y.Photo Curator
Prize: Exhibition
Passion for Freedom Art Festival
Passion for Freedom Art Festival

Passion for Freedom London Art Festival taking place annually in hired gallery space located in central London.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Passion for Freedom
Prize: Exhibition
Aesthetica Art Prize
Aesthetica Art Prize

Hosted by Aesthetica Magazine, the Aesthetica Art Prize is a celebration of excellence in art from across the world.

Deadline: August 31, 2018
Host: Aesthetica Magazine
Prize: Cash Prize
The Contemporary Portrait
The Contemporary Portrait

The Contemporary Portrait. Portraits can represent individuals in many different ways. They can be literal representations of a person or they can represent a person symbolically.

Deadline: September 02, 2018
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
12th Pollux Award
12th Pollux Award

The Pollux Award is addressed to professional and non professional photographers worldwide, who will compete in this editions in two different sections

Deadline: September 03, 2018
Host: The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (WPGA)
Prize: Exhibition
Bring us your dead (Dia de los muertos)
Bring us your dead (Dia de los muertos)

Las Laguna Gallery is currently accepting submissions of all types of photography, which includes but is not limited to traditional film, polaroid, iPhone, digital, etc. There are no restrictions to content or style.

Deadline: September 04, 2018
Host: Las Laguna Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
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