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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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: January 15, 2019
Host: Graphis
Prize: Other
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
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: January 20, 2019
Host: The London Photo Festival & Gallery
Prize: Cash Prize
Urban
Urban

PH21 Gallery invites photographers to submit their work for a group exhibition themed Urban.

Deadline: January 20, 2019
Host: PH21
Prize: Exhibition
BP Portrait Award 2019
BP Portrait Award 2019

After 30 years of sponsorship the BP Portrait Award still remains the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary practice.

Deadline: January 21, 2019
Host: National Portrait Gallery
Prize: Cash Prize
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Aperture Portfolio Prize 2019
Aperture Portfolio Prize 2019

The Aperture Portfolio Prize is an annual international competition to discover, exhibit, and publish new talents in photography.

Deadline: January 23, 2019
Host: Aperture Foundation
Prize: Cash Prize
Creatures
Creatures

Rangefinder's Creatures is a photography competition dedicated to all-things-animal, from four-legged friends to creatures and wildlife.

Deadline: January 23, 2019
Host: Rangefinder
Prize: Cash Prize
Short Street Stories: Exhibit Around
Short Street Stories: Exhibit Around

dotART cultural association through Exhibit Around platform together with Trieste Photo Days festival, launches a new open call for the project Short Street Stories.

Deadline: January 27, 2019
Host: dotART
Prize: Exhibition
Art + Science
Art + Science

Has photography ever really been disconnected from Science?

Deadline: January 28, 2019
Host: A Smith Gallery
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: January 31, 2019
Host: Shoot the Frame
Prize: Cash Prize
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
Nikon Photo Contest
Nikon Photo Contest

The Nikon Photo Contest has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: Nikon Corporation
Prize: Cash Prize
The Body Language
The Body Language

ITSLIQUID GROUP, a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design, is proud to present ITSLIQUID The Body Language

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: It's Liquid
Prize: Exhibition
Urban Photographer of the Year: Vision of a future city
Urban Photographer of the Year: Vision of a future city

Calling amateur and professional photographers alike to capture your vision of a future city for a chance to win the photography trip of a lifetime.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: Urban Photographer of the Year
Prize: Other
Night Life
Night Life

Urban street scenes, portraits, documentary, landscapes, editorial, conceptual, still life… Show us life at night!

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: Life Framer
Prize: Cash Prize
Color
Color

The Open Call Photography Award is now open for entries!

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Host: The Independent Photographer
Prize: Cash Prize
2019 Open Juried Exhibition
2019 Open Juried Exhibition

Join us as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary with another vibrant juried group exhibition, featuring the work of photographers from around the globe for the month of March 2018

Deadline: February 01, 2019
Host: Vermont Center of Photography VCP
Prize: Exhibition
2019 Head On Photo Festival
2019 Head On Photo Festival

The Head On Photo Awards represent a global selection of the best work from emerging and established photographers across four categories

Deadline: February 03, 2019
Host: Head On Photo Festival
Prize: Cash Prize
Light
Light

It's all about the light! Light and shadow have been the foundation of photography since the beginning.

Deadline: February 03, 2019
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Local Views 2019
Local Views 2019

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce the international art call for an exhibition and Fine Art Grant 'Local Views 2019'.

Deadline: February 04, 2019
Host: Art-Competition.net
Prize: Cash Prize
Stranger than fiction
Stranger than fiction

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

Deadline: February 07, 2019
Host: Loosenart.com
Prize: Exhibition
ZEISS Photography Award 2019
ZEISS Photography Award 2019

The ZEISS Photography Award is now in its fourth year - and is calling on ambitious photographers from across the globe to present their work around the theme "Seeing Beyond - The Unexpected" to the international jury of experts.

Deadline: February 08, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Equipment
Off The Clock
Off The Clock

The Los Angeles chapter of APA (American Photographic Artists) has announced its call for entries for the 2019 OFF THE CLOCK Curated Personal Photography Exhibition.

Deadline: February 08, 2019
Host: APA Los Angeles
Prize: Exhibition
Taking Pictures: 2019
Taking Pictures: 2019

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show.

Deadline: February 08, 2019
Host: Black Box Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
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
Fun Street Photo
Fun Street Photo

Send us your unexpected, serendipitous, humourous, funny, incredible, non-photoshopped shots to be named The Fun Street Photographer of the Year and win fantastic prizes!

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Host: Fun Street Photo
Prize: Cash Prize
ASPAwards - Alghero Street Photography Awards
ASPAwards - Alghero Street Photography Awards

ASPAwards is divided in three main categories: Travel Photography, Documentary, and Street Photography.

Deadline: February 17, 2019
Host: ASPAwards
Prize: Cash Prize
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
Altered Realities
Altered Realities

Photography is wonderfully capable of altering reality to suit the photographer or, as juror Brooke Shaden puts it:

Deadline: February 18, 2019
Host: PhotoPlace Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019
LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019

The LensCulture Portrait Awards 2019 are searching the globe for photographers making the most captivating portraits.

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Host: Lensculture
Prize: Cash Prize
Project Launch Grant
Project Launch Grant

The Project Launch is granted to an outstanding photographer working on a fine art series or documentary project. The grant includes a cash award to help complete or disseminate the works, as well as providing a platform for exposure and professional deve

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Host: CENTER
Prize: Cash Prize
Excellence in Multimedia Award
Excellence in Multimedia Award

The Excellence in Multimedia Award recognizes outstanding photo-media artists and storytellers working in a variety of media processes and subject matter.

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Host: CENTER
Prize: Cash Prize
The Choice Awards
The Choice Awards

Exhibition, Presentation at Review Santa Fe, Award Winners Exhibition

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Host: CENTER
Prize: Cash Prize
me&EVE AWARD
me&EVE AWARD

In partnership with photographer and alumni, Dorie Hagler, CENTER is pleased to offer a new $5,000 award for a female photographer, 40 years of age and over, who uses their camera to address social justice.

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Host: CENTER
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
Lacda International Juried Competition
Lacda International Juried Competition

Curating Jurors: Meghan Doherty Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, L.A. County Museum of Art

Deadline: February 25, 2019
Host: LACDA
Prize: Exhibition
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: February 28, 2019
Host: Moscow International Photo Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2019
The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2019

The Andrei Stenin International Press Photo contest was established on December 22, 2014. The contest is run by Rossiya Segodnya under the auspices of the Russian Federation Commission for UNESCO

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Host: Stenin Contest
Prize: Cash Prize
Call For Entries 07
Call For Entries 07

Put your photographs and projects in front of the eyes of the greatest experts from around the world; they are already waiting for to discover the photographers published in this new edition.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Host: Dodho Magazine
Prize: Other
Prix Picto de la Mode
Prix Picto de la Mode

The Picto Prize for Fashion aims to introduce new talents and offers the winners support for the realization of their projects

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Host: Picto
Prize: Exhibition
RHS Photographic Competition 2019
RHS Photographic Competition 2019

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
It's All About the Light
It's All About the Light

It's All About the Light invites photographers to focus on the radiation or reflection of light as its subject.

Deadline: March 01, 2019
Host: San Luis Obispo Museum of Art
Prize: Exhibition
Big Picture Natural World
Big Picture Natural World

BigPicture encourages photographers from around the world to contribute their work to this competition that will both celebrate and illustrate the rich diversity of life on Earth and inspire action to protect and conserve it through the power of imagery.

Deadline: March 01, 2019
Host: California Academy of Science
Prize: Exhibition
Camera USA 2019: National Photography Exhibition and Award
Camera USA 2019: National Photography Exhibition and Award

Camera USA® is a national competition created by the Naples Art Association to inspire and encourage photographers of all skill levels and from all regions of the United States

Deadline: March 04, 2019
Host: Naples Art Association
Prize: Exhibition
Belfast Photo Festival: Open Submission 2019
Belfast Photo Festival: Open Submission 2019

The biennial Belfast Photo Festival provided the perfect platform for gaining exposure to an international audience, with previous editions having welcome over 100,000 visitors from all over the world

Deadline: March 06, 2019
Host: Belfast Photo Festival
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: March 09, 2019
Host: I Shot it
Prize: Cash Prize
London International Creative Competition
London International Creative Competition

Since starting out in 2006, the London International Creative Competition has been recognising and rewarding the world's most fresh and progressive talents.

Deadline: March 09, 2019
Host: London International Creative Competition
Prize: Cash Prize
Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

The Chelsea International Photography Competition is an ideal way to gain valuable exposure for your artwork and exhibit your talent to a wider international audience.

Deadline: March 12, 2019
Host: Agora Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
PX3 2019
PX3 2019

The Prix de la Photographie, Paris (P×3) strives to promote appreciation of photography, discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris.

Deadline: March 15, 2019
Host: PX3
Prize: Cash Prize
SMACH 2019
SMACH 2019

SMACH is an international call for artists for a stunning open-air exhibition in the Dolomites (a range of the Alps in northern Italy), now in its fourth edition.

Deadline: March 17, 2019
Host: SMACH
Prize: Artist in Residence
Trees: Life in the Slow Lane
Trees: Life in the Slow Lane

This is a celebration of the lives and diversity of trees. All capture methods and processes are welcome.

Deadline: March 18, 2019
Host: PhotoPlace Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Light Work Grants in Photography
Light Work Grants in Photography

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2019 Light Work Grants in Photography competition. Light Work began offering grants to CNY artists in 1975 to encourage the production of new photographic work in the region

Deadline: April 01, 2019
Host: Light Work
Prize: Cash Prize
On Paper
On Paper

On Paper presents its annual printmaking contest, now in its 5th year, to promote the art of printmaking and the connection between printmakers around the world.

Deadline: April 01, 2019
Host: On Paper
Prize: Cash Prize
AGORA Awards 2019
AGORA Awards 2019

Win $25,000 in the world's biggest photography contest with the AGORA Awards 2019

Deadline: July 31, 2019
Host: Agora
Prize: Cash Prize
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, 2019
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, 2019
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, 2019
Host: L'Oeil de la Photographie
Prize: Other
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, 2019
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, 2019
Host: Open Show
Prize: Other
Rûm Open Call
Rûm 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, 2019
Host: rūm - 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, 2019
Host: In the In-Between
Prize: Other
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