All About Photo Awards 2019

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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Working Artist Photography Award
Working Artist Photography 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. This award works in tandem with our bi-monthly general discipline Working Artist Grant/Art Purchas

Deadline: November 17, 2018
Host: Working Artist Org
Prize: Exhibition
Monochrome Awards
Monochrome Awards

Win $3000 and international recognition in the prestigious Monochrome Awards honoring black and white photography.

Deadline: November 18, 2018
Host: Monochrome Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
The Underwear Show
The Underwear Show

Ever wonder why most photos are so... boring? Well, it's probably because the people in the photo are fully clothed. It's pretty much an accepted fact that people who spend a lot of time wearing their underwear loud and proud are happier, make more money,

Deadline: November 18, 2018
Host: 1650 Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Members Show
Members Show

The First Annual Members Exhibition is here. All subjects, analog and digital, monochrome or color, all subjects, analog, digital or antique processes, members of the SE Center of all skill levels and locations are welcome.

Deadline: November 18, 2018
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Self Portrait
Self Portrait

Photographic fictional narratives read like fairytales or novellas rather than memoirs - they create a space for the viewer to interpret dreams, symbols, and characters - either collective or intimate stories told in metaphors rather than facts.

Deadline: November 19, 2018
Host: PhotoPlace Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
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Warsaw Photo Days Competition: Manipulation
Warsaw Photo Days Competition: Manipulation

The theme of this year's edition is MANIPULATION. Exhibitions will be presented in Warsaw galleries between December 7-28, 2018

Deadline: November 24, 2018
Host: Warsaw Photo Days Festival
Prize: Exhibition
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: November 27, 2018
Host: Graphis
Prize: Other
black/white
black/white

Photographers are invited to submit work for the exhibitions "black/white" to A Smith Gallery by November 27, 2018. We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to fill our interior salon space.

Deadline: November 27, 2018
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
13th Arte Laguna Prize
13th Arte Laguna Prize

The Arte Laguna Prize is an international free-themed art competition aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. The contest stands out in the global art scene for the growing variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists and photographers,

Deadline: November 27, 2018
Host: Arte Laguna Prize
Prize: Cash Prize
Solace
Solace

This call for art, "Solace" seeks images that bring peace and comfort, cheer, support and relief to you.

Deadline: November 28, 2018
Host: L.A. Photo Curator
Prize: Other
STREET LIFE judged by David Alan Harvey
STREET LIFE judged by David Alan Harvey

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

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Students
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Students

The Student competition is one of the world’s leading programs for photography students.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Sony World Photography Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
London Photo Festival Competition: The World Around Us
London Photo Festival Competition: The World Around Us

We are looking for images that epitomise where you live and it is our aim to get entries from every country in the WORLD!

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: The London Photo Festival & Gallery
Prize: Cash Prize
World Travelers
World Travelers

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: November 30, 2018
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
Dodho Magazine
Dodho Magazine

Get in front of the experts' eyes who are already waiting to discover the photographers published in this new and promising edition.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Dodho Magazine
Prize: Other
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA
Moscow International Foto Awards - MIFA

Moscow International Foto Awards aims to recognize, reward and expose talented photographers around the world and introduce them to the creative community in Russia. MIFA conducts annual competitions for professional, and non-professional photographers.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Moscow International Photo Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
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: November 30, 2018
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
Malta International Photo Award
Malta International Photo Award

The Malta International Photo Award (MIPA) is a photography award that aims at providing aspiring photographers from all around the globe with the chance to share their passion and world.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: Malta International Photo Award
Prize: Cash Prize
International Color Awards
International Color Awards

International Color Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of color photography using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artisti

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: International Color Awards
Prize: Other
Black and White
Black and White

From the earliest days of photography to the modern digital era: black & white photography has changed the way we see the world.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: The Independent Photographer
Prize: Cash Prize
The Journey curated by Susan Spiritus
The Journey curated by Susan Spiritus

The Journey curated by Susan Spiritus owner of Susan Spiritus Gallery

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: N.Y.Photo Curator
Prize: Exhibition
Printworks
Printworks

A new way to sell your work AND help charity. Each month L.A. Photo Curator will send out a monthly newsletter showcasing works for sale of your work.

Deadline: November 30, 2018
Host: L.A. Photo Curator
Prize: Other
Monochrome
Monochrome

Monochrome Photography, images produced with a single hue, rather than recording the colors of the object that was photographed.

Deadline: December 02, 2018
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
FestFoto Brazil 2019 Call for Entry
FestFoto Brazil 2019 Call for Entry

The term diaspora defines the migratory movement of peoples – usually forced and sometimes traumatic.

Deadline: December 02, 2018
Host: FestFoto Brazil
Prize: Exhibition
Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019
Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019

Grand Prix gives photographers an opportunity to present their works during Fotofestiwal.

Deadline: December 02, 2018
Host: Fotofestiwal
Prize: Exhibition
Lost II - Book Collaboration Award
Lost II - Book Collaboration Award

The selected artist will work with our juror and the director of +KGP to produce a book of their series, and will receive a full set of LOST II, including a slipcase designed for all 20 titles.

Deadline: December 02, 2018
Host: KGP
Prize: Book
Mind, Spirit & Emotion 2018
Mind, Spirit & Emotion 2018

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the international art call for an exhibition and Fine Art Grant "PORTRAITS 2018".

Deadline: December 03, 2018
Host: Art-Competition.net
Prize: Cash Prize
Lacda: the un-juried exhibit
Lacda: the un-juried exhibit

Show your work in our un-juried exhibit featuring digital art and photography at annual exhibit of this very popular program.

Deadline: December 03, 2018
Host: LACDA
Prize: Exhibition
Focus: Landscape and Architecture
Focus: Landscape and Architecture

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a landscape and architecture juried group photo show.

Deadline: December 06, 2018
Host: Black Box Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Black and White 2018
Black and White 2018

Any Photo. Our judges will decide on the winning photos. Cash Prizes Increases with the number of entries

Deadline: December 09, 2018
Host: I Shot it
Prize: Cash Prize
ITSLIQUID International Contest
ITSLIQUID International Contest

ITSLIQUID GROUP, a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design, is proud to present ITSLIQUID International Contest - 6th Edition 2018.

Deadline: December 09, 2018
Host: It's Liquid
Prize: Exhibition
Portrait 2018
Portrait 2018

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the international art call for an exhibition and Fine Art Grant "PORTRAITS 2018".

Deadline: December 10, 2018
Host: Art-Competition.net
Prize: Cash Prize
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2019

Wildlife Photographer of the Year harnesses the power of photography to promote the discovery, understanding, and responsible enjoyment of the natural world.

Deadline: December 13, 2018
Host: The Natural History Museum (UK)
Prize: Cash Prize
Fading Light
Fading Light

CALLS FOR WORK are open to all photographers internationally. All processes, techniques and experience levels are welcomed. Color work can be submitted but will be reproduced in black & white. Please follow guidelines closely.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Host: Shots Magazine
Prize: Other
LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2019
LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2019

The LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards recognize the work of photographers weaving compelling narratives into their work.

Deadline: December 19, 2018
Host: Lensculture
Prize: Cash Prize
Cine-Books: Photo Stories Contest
Cine-Books: Photo Stories Contest

The cine-book is a brand new type of storytelling based on next-generation media format for digital content!

Deadline: December 25, 2018
Host: Ciine Books
Prize: Cash Prize
Museum of Art Exhibition
Museum of Art Exhibition

The mission of the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art is to provide and promote diverse visual arts experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds through exhibition, education, creation and collaboration.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
Prize: Exhibition
Daylighted - Call for Artists
Daylighted - Call for Artists

We are currently seeking organizations, artists, and galleries for digital art exhibitions all over the world. Our team of curators are currently reviewing portfolios.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: Daylighted
Prize: Exhibition
Nine Dot Arts Artist Database
Nine Dot Arts Artist Database

Founded in December 2009 by Martha Weidmann and Molly Casey, NINE dot ARTS grew out of the premiere regional art consulting firm McGrath & Braun.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: Nine Dot Arts
Prize: Other
L'Oeil de la Photographie - Send us your portfolio
L'Oeil de la Photographie - Send us your portfolio

Every weekend, The Eye of Photography dedicates itself to the portfolios of its readers. By publishing the best portfolios, the magazine enables photographers around the world to show case their photographs.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: L'Oeil de la Photographie
Prize: Other
Larry Sultan Photography Award
Larry Sultan Photography Award

The Larry Sultan Photography Award recognizes one exceptional artist in the medium each year. The Awardee will be in residence at Headlands alongside a multi-disciplinary cohort of Artists in Residence and receive a $10,000 cash award.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: Pier 24 Photography, CCA and SFMOMA
Prize: Artist in Residence
Join SDN
Join SDN

We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: SDN
Prize: Cash Prize
Open Show
Open Show

Open Show holds social screenings worldwide where the public can experience compelling visual stories and interact directly with their creators.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: Open Show
Prize: Other
SPACES Archives
SPACES Archives

SPACES (Saving and Preserving Arts and Cultural Environments) is a California-based non-profit archive established in 1978 to identify, document, and advocate for the preservation of large-scale art environments, and self-taught art.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: SPACES Archives
Prize: Other
Open Call
Open Call

We're always looking for interesting work to be published. If you want to submit to our magazine or our interviews, please obey the following instructions

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: rűm - an analog photography magazine
Prize: Other
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication
Seeking for Contemporary Photography for Online Publication

In the In-Between is a journal of new photography that is seeking project submissions for portfolio features and interviews.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Host: In the In-Between
Prize: Other
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Youth
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Youth

Best single images by photographers aged 12-19

Deadline: January 03, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Exhibition
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Open
2019 Sony World Photography Awards - Open

Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter the Open competition of the world’s biggest photography competition. The judges are looking to award the best single images from across the 10 diverse categories.

Deadline: January 04, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
2019 National Awards
2019 National Awards

The hugely successful National Awards programme uncovers great photographic talent from each participating country, entered into any of the ten Open categories of the 2019 Sony World Photography Awards.

Deadline: January 04, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
Environment Documenta
Environment Documenta

Call for Exhibition - Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Digital Visual

Deadline: January 07, 2019
Host: Loosenart.com
Prize: Exhibition
Portrait of Humanity
Portrait of Humanity

We are inviting photographers to submit work to Portrait of Humanity, an international photography award celebrating the unity of human beings around the world.

Deadline: January 08, 2019
Host: British Journal of Photography
Prize: Exhibition
2019 Sony World Photography Awards- Professional
2019 Sony World Photography Awards- Professional

The Professional competition is looking to reward and showcase the world's most outstanding bodies of work.

Deadline: January 11, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
SCAPES 2019
SCAPES 2019

"Scapes 2019" Artists/Photographers work that provides us with original interpretations of different types of landscapes, seascapes, or mindscapes from representational to abstract.

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Host: Art-Competition.net
Prize: Cash Prize
F-Stop Magazine - Alternative Portrait
F-Stop Magazine - Alternative Portrait

Issue 93 will feature non-traditional portraits (open to interpretation)

Deadline: January 15, 2019
Host: F-Stop Magazine
Prize: Other
Magnum Photos Submissions 2019
Magnum Photos Submissions 2019

Successful applicants will be invited to become a "Nominee Member", a category of membership, which presents an opportunity for Magnum and the individual to get to know each other.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: Magnum Photo
Prize: Other
Istambul Photo Awards
Istambul Photo Awards

Istanbul Photo Awards is an international news photography contest organized by Anadolu Agency.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: Istambul Photo Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Fine Art Photo Award
Fine Art Photo Award

Art is born out of passion. Fine Art photography is a perfect instrument, which allows a person to communicate with the world and share their vision. It results from the author's deep sensitivity, a need to express feelings through image.

Deadline: February 10, 2019
Host: Fine Art Photography Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year

Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year is an international contest inspired by the proliferation of wonderful food photography in a huge variety of applications.

Deadline: February 10, 2019
Host: Pink Lady®
Prize: Exhibition
Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019
Wildlife Artist of the Year 2019

The David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation welcomes entries from around the world in all artistic media for the Wildlife Artist of the Year Competition. Now in its 12th edition, this event is one of the most important in the wildlife art calendar.

Deadline: February 18, 2019
Host: David Sheperd Wildlife Foundation
Prize: Cash Prize
RPF 2019 International Open Call: Beauty in Imperfection
RPF 2019 International Open Call: Beauty in Imperfection

Now in its fourth year, RPF 2019 will include responses to our open call: Beauty in imperfection: reclaiming our aesthetic sensibility

Deadline: February 22, 2019
Host: RPF
Prize: Exhibition
RHS Photographic Competition 2018
RHS Photographic Competition 2018

The RHS Photographic Competition inspires young and old alike to get outdoors and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be.

Deadline: March 01, 2019
Host: RHS
Prize: Cash Prize
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