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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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. Juror Elisabeth Avedon

Deadline: July 19, 2019
Host: PhotoLucida
Prize: Exhibition
KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 Open Call & KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award
KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 Open Call & KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award

KAUNAS PHOTO festival announces an Open Call for its 16th edition, inviting photographers to propose their works and offering exhibiting opportunities as well as participation at New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award, consisting of a solo exhibition at the largest

Deadline: July 19, 2019
Host: KAUNAS PHOTO festival
Prize: Exhibition
EPSON International Pano Awards: Open
EPSON International Pano Awards: Open

The Open competition is open to all photographers. The EPSON International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest competition for panoramic photography.

Deadline: July 22, 2019
Host: EPSON
Prize: Cash Prize
Portal
Portal

portal - doorway, entrance, opening, entry, gate, egress, opening, aperture, porte, exit, hatch, mirror, passage, threshold, cut, entrada, hole, scuttle, window, approach, camera, breach, mirror

Deadline: July 22, 2019
Host: A Smith Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
Personal Narrative
Personal Narrative

We are very pleased that Ralph Hassenpflug will be jurying and curating this exhibition. She will select approximately 35 images for exhibition in the gallery, and 35 for our Online Gallery.

Deadline: July 22, 2019
Host: PhotoPlace Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
David Bailey: SUMO
 
 
 

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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: July 31, 2019
Host: Shoot the Frame
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
The Sublime Landscape
The Sublime Landscape

The sublime landscape is defined as having the quality of such greatness, magnitude or intensity, whether physical, metaphysical, moral, aesthetic or spiritual, that our ability to perceive or comprehend it is temporarily overwhelmed.

Deadline: July 31, 2019
Host: Praxis Gallery
Prize: Exhibition
The Meitar Award
The Meitar Award

The Meitar Award, a collaboration between PHOTO:ISRAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the third time this year for a body of work which demonstrates originality and excellence in the field of photography.

Deadline: July 31, 2019
Host: PHOTO:ISRAEL and Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund
Prize: Exhibition
Flora
Flora

We're looking for flora, all types from a single stem to a vast landscape, still life, formal gardens, or vegetation gone wild. Color or monochrome, analog, digital or antique processes, photographers of all skill levels and locations are welcome.

Deadline: August 04, 2019
Host: The SE Center for Photography
Prize: Exhibition
Art in Nature Photo Festival
Art in Nature Photo Festival

The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art will host the 9th Annual Art in Nature Photo Festival August 9-11, 2019. Professional, amateur and youth divisions' photographs compete in five nature-inspired categories for great prizes.

Deadline: August 09, 2019
Host: The Ward Museum, Salisbury University
Prize: Exhibition
Red 2019
Red 2019

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

Deadline: August 12, 2019
Host: Art-competition.net & Gallery25N.com
Prize: Exhibition
Bird in Flight
Bird in Flight

The concept of the Bird in Flight Prize is to support photographers who think outside the box of traditional artistic standards. Our contest is not about photoprojects that cater to the existing general demand.

Deadline: August 12, 2019
Host: Bird in Flight
Prize: Cash Prize
Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award
Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award

Athens Photo World 2019, with the donation of Stavros Niarchos Foundation, organizes the annual Yannis Behrakis International Photojournalism Award for professional photojournalists.

Deadline: August 25, 2019
Host: Athens Photo World
Prize: Cash Prize
Gomma Photography Grant
Gomma Photography Grant

Now in its fifth year, Gomma Photography Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund photographers, both emerging and established, working among various genre.

Deadline: August 31, 2019
Host: Gomma Books Ltd.
Prize: Cash Prize
Inspire - 5th international travel photography competition
Inspire - 5th international travel photography competition

The winner will be able to chose between a Nikon Z7, a Canon EOS R, a Sony A7R III, or $3000 cash!

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: 1000 for 1
Prize: Equipment
F-Stop Magazine - Abstraction 2019
F-Stop Magazine - Abstraction 2019

Issue 97 has the theme Abstraction

Deadline: September 15, 2019
Host: F-Stop Magazine
Prize: Other
2019 CPA International Juried Exhibition
2019 CPA International Juried Exhibition

The Center for Photographic Art (CPA) is excited to announce the 2019 International Juried Exhibition with $6,000 in awards! . Juror: Paula Tognarelli from the Griffin Museum of Photography

Deadline: September 16, 2019
Host: Center for Photographic Art CPA
Prize: Exhibition
ND Awards 2019
ND Awards 2019

The winners of the Professional and Amateur sections will receive the titles: Photographer of the Year and Discovery Of the Year and $7500 in cash prizes.

Deadline: September 22, 2019
Host: ND Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Photo Stories Contest for CINE-BOOKS.com
Photo Stories Contest for CINE-BOOKS.com

CINE-BOOKS Platform invite photographers and filmmakers, professional and amateur, to join the Photo Stories Contest!

Deadline: September 30, 2019
Host: Ciine Books
Prize: Cash Prize
Monochrome Awards 2019
Monochrome Awards 2019

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers.

Deadline: November 17, 2019
Host: Monochrome Awards
Prize: Cash Prize
Sony World Photography Awards - Youth
Sony World Photography Awards - Youth

Each month you can submit up to three images relating to a specific theme

Deadline: December 31, 2019
Host: World Photography Organisation
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, 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: rm - 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
Sony World Photography Awards - Open
Sony World Photography Awards - Open

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

Deadline: January 07, 2020
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
Sony World Photography Awards- Professional
Sony World Photography Awards- Professional

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

Deadline: January 14, 2020
Host: World Photography Organisation
Prize: Cash Prize
David Bailey: SUMO
 
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