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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: May 19, 2022
Camille Lepage Award 2022
Members of the jury, all recognized figures in the field of photography, shall meet in Paris in late middle of June 2022 to select the Winner of the Award which will be officially presented at an evening show at the International Festival of Photojournalism Visa pour l'Image- Perpignan in September 2022. The Award Winner will receive prize money of 8000 euros in a single payment presented with the Award in September 2022. The Award Winner must be present in Perpignan in Septemb
Deadline: May 19, 2022
PHmuseum Days 2022 Photo Festival Open Call
After the great success of the first edition, our International Photo Festival is back from 23 September to 2 October 2022 in Bologna, Italy. With this open call you can become part of it and claim your free daily pass to come to visit us. The theme of this edition is Today is Yesterday's Tomorrow, meant as an occasion to reflect on the strong moment of change we are living. The eternal return of history; the need to live the present while recognizing the power of actions and how the
Deadline: May 20, 2022
2022 DongGang International Photo Festival OPEN CALL
Our dreams are always incomplete. It is a key that opens doors to a new future. a myriad of outside signals could even be perceived as revelations. Signaling infinite possibilities, and that will lead to various non-verbal experiences and fill the void of our lives with the memories and emotions they carry with them. Our dreams help us grasp the time, then a violent intellectual outburst surges from our uncontrolled psyches. It is a Eureka moment, a moment of fresh insights and new connections.
Deadline: May 25, 2022
Color
The Color photograph. We want to celebrate Color in all its forms at the SE Center. Our juror would like to see creativity and self-expression. She has no preference subject, or style but would like to be able to see the photographer's mind at work, his or her use of visual composition and original thinking. Our juror for Color is Diana Bloomfield. An exhibiting photographer for over thirty-five years, Diana has received numerous awards for her images, including a 1985 New Jersey Stat
Deadline: May 27, 2022
Black & White Spider Awards
Black and White Spider Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of black and white photography, using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form.Get exposure and put your work in front of the world's leading galleries, art directors, curators, editors and publishers and be recognized by the industry at the premie
Deadline: May 27, 2022
Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award
This photo award, in partnership with Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan, gives you the opportunity to win an 8 000€ endowment. Your work will be shown at the Festival Photo La Gacilly. It will also be screened at the International Festival of Photojournalism « VISA POUR L’IMAGE – Perpignan », which will take place from 27th of August to 11th of September 2022.
Deadline: May 28, 2022
Best Portfolio 2022
Blank Wall Gallery organizes an international portfolio contest for 2022 in order to discover and promote one photographer. The award of the best photographer will be a two-week solo exhibition at the new premises of Blank Wall Gallery. The gallery will produce and finance 36 prints (40x50cm and 50x70cm) for the exhibition as well as everything needed for its realization, even if you cannot attend it. The artist will gain international recognition and promotion from our web page.
Deadline: May 28, 2022
Human Nature
Decode Gallery is excited to announce June’s exhibition, Human Nature. Who are you, who are we, what does it mean to you to be human? Human Nature is described as what fundamental characteristics make us. The ways we do things, the way we; explore, create, conquer, and care for one another. Exactly what these characteristics may be, vary from human to human. We are excited to discover your Human Nature. JUROR: Holly Hart is a conceptual fine art photographer. She grew up
Deadline: May 30, 2022
LuganoAward 2022
Prizes Reportage and Documentary, series of 6-12 photos: CHF 1'500.- Environment and Sustainability, series of 6-12 photos: CHF 1'500.- IBSA Foundation - COVID-19: Resilience, series of 6-12 photos: CHF 1'500.- Wildlife, single photo: CHF 500.- Street photography, single photo: CHF 500.-
Deadline: May 30, 2022
Shoot the Frame
Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers. We are a community that is completely in love with all things photography. If you are a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we would love to see your imagery. You can submit your photos into our contests below. We have three categories every month. Shoot the Face, Shoot the Land and Shoot the Wild. All finalists an
Deadline: May 31, 2022
Emergentes
In its 9th edition, BFOTO Festival stages the exhibition programme EMERGENTES to support artists and diffuse their projects. Among activities the festival hosts, the programme provides a perspective of the photographic scene exposing the selected projects. The call is open to any interested author, on behalf of themselves or a collective. Only exhibition proposals linked to photography -in any of its forms- will be accepted. Only one entry per participant will be accepted.
Deadline: May 31, 2022
Outdoor Photographer The American Landscape 2022
Now in its eleventh year, The American Landscape is Outdoor Photographer's premier annual photo contest celebrating our country's wild places. Submit your best landscape photographs for a chance to win recognition and great prizes including publication in a future issue of Outdoor Photographer. Prizes: Grand Prize $2,000 cash prize Publication in the Outdoor Photographer special contest issue Placement as Outdoor Photographer's Facebook Cover Photo Publication
Call for Entries
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News from the Web

Winners One Eyeland Photography Awards 2021
Contest
May 04, 2022 | Source: One Eyeland Photography
One Eyeland Photography Awards is delighted to unveil its winners for 2021. Adjudged by a jury of eminent artists, the awards this year received over 3300 images from 56 countries. In all, our judges decided to give out 23 Camera Trophies, 18 Golds, 53 Silvers, 269 Bronzes and 291 Finalists. Our congratulations to the winners.
Prix Fujifilm 2022
Contest
Apr 15, 2022 | Source: Festival Circulation(s)
The 2022 Fujifilm Circulation(s) Prize was awarded to Felipe ROMERO BELTRÁN (young Spanish photographer) for his series “Dialect” dedicated to minor migrants hosted in the south of Spain.
Winners of the Emerging Talent Competition
Contest
Apr 11, 2022 | Source: The Independent Photographer
This winners collection celebrates the work of all award winning photographers capturing life in its most vivid forms. These unique and international artists constitute the best of the photographic scene and we are very proud to share their work.
Alpha Female Award results announced
Contest
Apr 04, 2022 | Source: Sony World Photography Awards
We reveal the winner and shortlist for the Alpha Female Award in the 2022 Sony World Photography Awards. Champion female photographers worldwide!
Tokyo International Foto Awards Winners
Contest
Dec 23, 2021 | Source: TIFA
The Tokyo International Foto Awards is pleased to announce the category winners and top two winners in its 2021 Photography Competition for the Professional and Non- Professional/Student categories.(...)
Anthony Gebrehiwot awarded the 2021 Gattuso Prize
Contest
Dec 14, 2021 | Source: Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
The Gattuso Prize of $5,000 acknowledges an outstanding artist in the Juried Call Exhibition program of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. Juried Call Exhibitions are selected to be part of the Festival through a submission process and are independently organized by artists, venues, and organizations across the city.