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All About Photo has selected the best photo contests, photography competitions and call for entries. This list of international photo competitions and photo contests is thoroughly curated to help photographers find their next creative breakthrough and keep up with all the current opportunities to gain exposure. Exhibition, cash prize, publication... find the photo contest that is right for you.
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Deadline: October 04, 2022
AAP Magazine #27: Colors
Life is a stream of colors. Red, blue, yellow, and all the possible combinations in between these primary colors without forgetting black and white surround us everywhere. Send us your images - preferably a cohesive body of work or portfolio - both where colors may not just influence the pictures, but where it may also be the subject solely. The contest is open to any color photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, lands
Deadline: October 04, 2022
AAP Magazine #27: Colors
Life is a stream of colors. Red, blue, yellow, and all the possible combinations in between these primary colors without forgetting black and white surround us everywhere. Send us your images - preferably a cohesive body of work or portfolio - both where colors may not just influence the pictures, but where it may also be the subject solely. The contest is open to any color photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, lands
Deadline: October 05, 2022
PhotoBrussels Festival 07: Self Portrait
PhotoBrussels Festival is the annual event dedicated to photography in Brussels. Exhibitions, meetings, workshops, and conferences constitute a global program that covers the whole city and brings up places that showcase photography: the Festival Tour. During the Festival, Hangar proposes a thematic exhibition, and in the framework of the 7th edition, launches a Call for photographers on the theme: Self-portrait. This call is open for original and unpublished projects tha
Deadline: October 05, 2022
Embracing our differences: 2023 Exhibit
Embracing Our Differences is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images created by local, national and international artists. The display reflects the artists' interpretations of the theme "enriching lives through diversity." The exhibit will be on display January 18 through May 29, 2023, in three locations through Sarasota and Manatee counties in Florida. The winning artworks combine a deep understanding of both medium and message. Awards:
Deadline: October 07, 2022
Migrations and the Shift of Borders
The current events that provoke mass migration, as shown by the war in Ukraine, or those involving millions of people driven by hunger or, as is also happening in more developed countries, driven by the search for working opportunities, well testify such a human behavior inherent in its own nature, a behavior that explicits the need and urgency of a universal recognition of a right which is still too often opposed today by a widespread cultural xenophobia. Mobility, transition and structural co
Deadline: October 07, 2022
APOY Amateur Photographer of the Year 2022 - 9th round
Amateur Photographer magazine invites amateur photographers from around the world to enter its annual competition for the chance to win monthly prizes, exposure in the magazine, and the title of ‘Amateur Photographer of the Year 2022’, which for the second year is brought to you in partnership with our sponsor, MPB. The competition has 10 rounds, each with a different theme: 1. Low Light Opens 8th February | Closes 4th March 2022 2. Black and White Opens 4th March | Cl
Deadline: October 07, 2022
APOY Amateur Photographer of the Year 2022 - 9th round
Amateur Photographer magazine invites amateur photographers from around the world to enter its annual competition for the chance to win monthly prizes, exposure in the magazine, and the title of ‘Amateur Photographer of the Year 2022’, which for the second year is brought to you in partnership with our sponsor, MPB. The competition has 10 rounds, each with a different theme: 1. Low Light Opens 8th February | Closes 4th March 2022 2. Black and White Opens 4th March | Cl
Deadline: October 07, 2022
Symmetry 2022
Symmetry is the theme for this months competition Symmetry, the similarity or exact correspondence between different things capture the eye of photographers every minute of every day. These wonderful matching patterns made by nature or humans always seem to offer a soothing sense of balance and harmony. Show us your best Symmetry images! Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstrac
Deadline: October 09, 2022
Primary Colors
The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards, be featured on the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the PRIMAY COLORS catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. There will be 10 cash prizewinners, 20 Juror Selections and 20 Honorable Mentions
Deadline: October 09, 2022
Fine Art Photography Awards 2022-2023
Fine Art Photography Awards is one of the largest award giving bodies for a community of artists ushering an era of new trends in the world of photography. Created in 2014, this competition is a melting pot for people where passion, interest, sense of beauty and openness to diversity in photography collide in intergalactic proportions. At Fine Art Photography, we seek to find artists and unique souls who breathe and live for creativity—where we provide a platform of promotion and support in th
Deadline: October 11, 2022
BBA Photography Prize 2022
The BBA Photography Prize is open to all international photographers above 18 years of age. You can submit up to 15 images, all themes are welcome, and submissions are open until 2 August. The call offers a 1st prize of € 1500 and a solo show at BBA Gallery artsy profile; a 2nd prize of € 1000 plus an Artsy profile; and a 3rd prize of € 700. Moreover, the One-Shot Award offers a cash prize of € 500, and the People’s Choice Award grants € 500 and an artsy profile. Furtherm
Deadline: October 12, 2022
Camera Work: Trees and Water
Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a juried group photo show on Trees and Water. This exhibition will look to feature both subjects in a dynamic and diverse exhibition on contemporary photography. Trees and Water are both powerful and important subjects. Water can be an ocean, a river, a pool, a fountain, rain or mist or fog, lakes, snow and waves. And Trees can be great subjects of composition, giving the picture a strong foundation to play with the visual elements of space and time. This
Call for Entries
AAP Magazine #27: Colors
Publish your work in AAP Magazine and win $1,000 Cash Prizes

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News from the Web

22 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize Shortlist
Contest
Sep 28, 2022 | Source: National Portrait Gallery
We are delighted to announce this year's shortlist features Haneem Christian for Mother and Daughter and Rooted, Clémentine Schneidermann for portraits from the series Laundry Day, and Alexander Komenda for Zahid’s Son. The winner will be announced on Tuesday 25 October 2022.
Announcing the Winners of Google’s 2022 Image Equity Fellowship
Contest
Sep 16, 2022 | Source: Aperture
Today, in partnership with Google, For Freedoms, and FREE THE WORK, Aperture is pleased to announce the twenty recipients of the 2022 Image Equity Fellowship. The winners of the 2022 Image Equity Fellowship are: Jamil Baldwin, Miranda Barnes, McKayla Chandler, Maneesha Chaudhary, Nykelle DeVivo, Emanuel Hahn, Eric Hart Jr., Vikesh Kapoor, Adeline Lulo, Tiffany Luong, Maya June Mansour, Da’Shaunae Marisa, Xavier Scott Marshall, Ricardo Nagaoka, Nasrah Omar, David López Osuna, Walé Oyéjidé, Oluwatosin “Tosin” Popoola, C.T. Robert, Giancarlo Montes Santangelo
THE LUCIE AWARDS ANNOUNCE LYNSEY ADDARIO TO RECEIVE THE 2022 IMPACT AWARD
Contest
Sep 07, 2022 | Source: The Lucie Awards
Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist Lynsey Addario will receive the 2022 Lucie Impact Award, given to a photographer whose image and/or body of work has made a substantial impact during the current year. The image below is the winning image, along with Addario's other work in Ukraine.
Best 2022 Aerial Images Announced
Contest
Sep 06, 2022 | Source: Drone Photo Awards 2022
The image titled Big Bang, immortalized by French photographer Armand Sarlangue, is the overall winner of Drone Photo Awards 2022, the most important international contest of aerial photography.
New narratives: BJP International Photography 2021 Award Winners revealed
Contest
Aug 30, 2022 | Source: British Journal of Photography
This year’s BJP International Photography Award Series Winner Hajar Benjida, has been awarded the prestigious solo show at London Gallery, TJ Boulting, this December. Her winning series takes viewers behind the scenes at the iconic Magic City strip joint in Atlanta Made us Famous.
New Street Photography — Meet the Winners!
Contest
Aug 19, 2022 | Source: Lensculture
We’re delighted to announce the winners, jurors’ picks and finalists of the LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2022. These 39 photographers from 18 countries — always out on the job, alert and camera in hand — present an abundance of great, fleeting moments from around the world.