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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Metamorphosis
Metamorphosis

With the beginning of a new year and the resumption of new Calls for Entry it seems appropriate to give our contributors a chance to choose their own best photos, regardless of subject or genre, to enter.

Deadline: June 20, 2018
Host: Darkroom Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Chapeau Vivian
Chapeau Vivian

Be exhibited in France at Saint Julien en Champsaur

Deadline: June 23, 2018
Host: Association Vivian Maier
Prize: Exhibition
'Street Shooting' curated by Carl Shubs
'Street Shooting' curated by Carl Shubs

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: June 23, 2018
Host: L.A. Photo Curator
Prize: Exhibition
Critical Mass
Critical Mass

The aim of Critical Mass is to provide participants with career-building opportunities and to promote the best emerging and mid-career artists working today.

Deadline: June 25, 2018
Host: PhotoLucida
Prize: Exhibition
Portraits Without Faces
Portraits Without Faces

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a group exhibition themed Portraits Without Faces.

Deadline: June 25, 2018
Host: PH21
Prize: Exhibition
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Emerging Photographer
Emerging Photographer

Submissions are open for the Fall 2018 issue of Emerging Photographer, showcasing the work of up-and-coming photographers with around five years or less of professional experience

Deadline: June 28, 2018
Host: PDN
Prize: Cash Prize
Surface
Surface

ITS LIQUID International Art and Architecture Festival

Deadline: June 28, 2018
Host: It's Liquid
Prize: Exhibition
Lucie Photobook Prize
Lucie Photobook Prize

The Lucie Foundation is dedicated to celebrating all forms of photography, in print and online and is pleased to introduce the Lucie Photo Book Prize.

Deadline: June 29, 2018
Host: Lucie Foundation
Prize: Cash Prize
Open Call
Open Call

For our final theme of the current edition there’s no explicit lead… You are free to investigate everything, and to capture anything.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
Documentary
Documentary

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

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: The Independant Photographer
Prize: Cash Prize
Black and White Photography Awards
Black and White Photography Awards

We are looking for the top 6 photographers to be presented worldwide.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: Dodho Magazine
Prize: Other
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: June 30, 2018
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
Hariban Award 2018
Hariban Award 2018

Professionals & amateurs alike are invited to submit monochromatic photographs for a chance to win this remarkable award. The winner will receive an expenses-paid trip to the ancient city of Kyoto to participate in the production of a collotype portfolio.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: Benrido Collotype Atelier
Prize: Other
Color Awards
Color Awards

The ROYGBIV Color Awards celebrate the excitement, energy and unpredictability of color.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: TZIPAC
Prize: Cash Prize
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: June 30, 2018
Host: Photocrowd
Prize: Equipment
Northern National Art Competition
Northern National Art Competition

Join artists from across the country in this esteemed national juried competition. This event, featuring works in a variety of mediums, is a cooperative venture of the Northern Arts Council and the Nicolet College Art Gallery.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: Nicolet College
Prize: Exhibition
Visions of the urban future
Visions of the urban future

adelphi, the independent think tank and leading public policy consultancy on climate, environment and development, invites you to take part in a photo competition on the theme of 'Visions of the urban future'.

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: adelphi
Prize: Cash Prize
'Vibrant' curated by Julie Williams-Krishnan
'Vibrant' curated by Julie Williams-Krishnan

Deadline: June 30, 2018
Host: N.Y.Photo Curtaor
Prize: Exhibition
Wonder
Wonder

Center Forward 2018 International Photography Call for Entry and Exhibition

Deadline: July 01, 2018
Host: The Center for Fine Art Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Direct Look
Direct Look

FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography at the Sakharov Center is pleased to announce our fourth annual international Direct Look photo contest.

Deadline: July 01, 2018
Host: FOTODOC Center for Documentary Photography at the Sakharov Center
Prize: Cash Prize
Future Generation Art Prize
Future Generation Art Prize

The Future Generation Art Prize is a biannual global contemporary art prize to discover, recognize and give long-term support to a future generation of artists.

Deadline: July 01, 2018
Host: Future Generation Art Prize
Prize: Cash Prize
The Architectural Photography Awards
The Architectural Photography Awards

The Architectural Photography Awards, now in its seventh year, is the leading architectural photography competition in the industry. We invite participation from both professional photographers and keen amateurs over 6 categories.

Deadline: July 01, 2018
Host: Photocrowd
Prize: Cash Prize
Art Photography Awards
Art Photography Awards

For the first-ever LensCulture Art Photography Awards, we want to discover and highlight the diverse and creative ways in which photographers are pushing the medium and reinventing our definitions of art made with photography.

Deadline: July 03, 2018
Host: LensCulture
Prize: Exhibition
Sunrise and Sunset
Sunrise and Sunset

Both the beginning and ending of each amazing day in our world provide some of the most magical, mystical and beautiful light.

Deadline: July 07, 2018
Host: The Motif Collective
Prize: Cash Prize
Re/member/construct
Re/member/construct

Filter Photo is pleased to announce an open call for photography-based work. Re/member/construct will be juried by Lisa Volpe, Associate Curator, Photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Deadline: July 08, 2018
Host: Filter Photo
Prize: Exhibition
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