All Photography Contests

Whether you look for cash prizes, camera equipment, or having your work exhibited, photography contests are a great way to test your skills as a photographer. Most competitions publish early entries and finalist's photographs, aside of winner's galleries, so having your images posted on a photo contest website can give you valuable exposure whether you win or not. We've pulled together a selection of 150+ photography competitions in 2022, from free to paid photography awards, so you can decide what photo contest meets your needs.

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This art call has no specific theme, allowing artists the freedom to explore subject matter and ideas that are meaningful to them.
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Exhibition Date: 3rd October - 30th October 2024
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Exhibition Date: 3rd October - 30th October 2024
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7th Annual International Juried Virtual Art Exhibition
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Be Featured in our May 2024 Online Juried Solo Exhibition!
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All art is eligible as long as it engages with technology in some form.
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Nature Photographer of the Year not only gives you the opportunity to win great prizes and earn some cachet, it’s also a chance to support nature conservation.
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Our 40th printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Portrait".
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Unleash your creativity by submitting up to 100 of your breathtaking photos into the CEWE Photo Award 2025 and stand a chance to win amazing prizes.
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Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Green online art contest for the month of June 2024
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Shoot The Frame is a suite of monthly international photography contests, designed to celebrate stunning photography and expose talented photographers.
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The submission of photos for the specific contest is free. Each photographer can participate with up to 5 files.
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If you're a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we invite you to share your photographic project with us.
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The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.
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Online Exhibition Publication August 2024
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One photographer will receive a €500 cash prize. In addition, one of the top 3 winners has the opportunity to participate in the next year’s festival with a solo exhibition. T
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Earthlings: How can we, in Central Europe, depict the climate crisis and speak about it using a language other than that of science?
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The international photography contest URBAN Photo Awards is here: registrations will open on Monday 1st April and this 15th edition will be the largest and most important ever.
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The Museum of Avant-garde is delighted to launch its yearly programme inviting artists and creatives to enter its contemporary collection and win the prestigious MA-g Awards.
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Decode Gallery is thrilled to reveal our latest call for entry, Portrait. Often, portraits show aspects of the subject’s character that may not be immediately apparent. Portraits tell a story.
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Celebrating the artistic achievements of landscape photographers who dedicate themselves to capturing the beauty of the landscape in a realistic manner.
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Experience the challenge from a juror perspective: other than competing with your shots, you’ll get to vote your opponents ones!
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TATÌ SPACE Photography Center opens the 7th edition of the Online Photo Exhibitions with the theme: THE CITY IN BLACK AND WHITE
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The Koi Artist Award is our way of extending a hand to emerging and established artists, providing them with a platform to shine and thrive.
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Each month the competition winners and finalists are rewarded with $2000 cash prizes and direct online exposure.
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A 'found object'is a material artifact discovered by chance and assigned esthetic value in an artist's hand.
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DongGang International Photo Festival 2024, a contemporary photography exhibitions, to be held from July 12th to September 29th, 2024
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Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia's Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Fusion Art invites submissions for the 9th Annual Animal Kingdom art competition for an online exhibition during the month of June 2024.
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The Paula Riff Award was created by the Center of Photographic Art and Lenscratch in 2021 as a way to celebrate and continue the legacy of artist Paula Riff.
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C4FAP wants to see photographic and photo based work that reveals a strong personal voice and personalized approach to photography
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We provide everything: camera, film, processing, scans, prints, and great prizes, free of charge! Participants shoot 12 poses on a set theme, in 48 hours.
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The SE Center for Photography is looking for images on the theme Summer Juror: Aline Smithson
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Prizes: 2.000 euro, Exhibition in Art gallery, Publication in FotoSlovo Magazine and Annual Book, Promotion and more
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The Center Annual is Houston Center for Photography’s yearly group exhibition that seeks to highlight and provide insight into current themes, technologies, and practices in photography.
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Step into a world of contemplative beauty with 'Abstract Whispers' exhibition, presented by ART SQUARE GALLERY.
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Submit your best work to our photo competition for a chance to win up to $11,500 in cash prizes, be selected by our curators for the PX3 exhibition in Paris and inclusion in the Annual PX3 book.
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Win $2000 and international recognition in the prestigious Minimalist Photography Awards. The winners will receive the title: Minimalist Photographer of the Year and cash prizes.
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Street photography is characterized by its spontaneity and the emphasis on capturing the moment as it happens, without posing or staging the subjects.
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We are pleased to announce our 1st Yellow online Art Competition for the month of June 2024.
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Clarissa Ward, CNN’s award-winning chief international correspondent, has agreed to chair the jury for this 31 st edition.
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Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 4th “Blue” Online Art Competition for the month of June 2024.
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Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year.
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Works will be selected based on creativity, quality of execution and uniqueness of vision. The work can be expressed from realism to abstraction.
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In partnership with Artmobile, Booooooom is open to submissions for its Art & Photo Book Award, which will grant six artists the opportunity to publish a collection of work free of charge.
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Curators: Ellen Friedlander & Lori Pond representing Pasadena Photography Art
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Looking specifically for those with a bold & innovative approach that disrupts traditional artistic standards, participants can submit entries in up to eight categories.
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Exhibition | Feature | Magazine
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For this 8th edition, students are invited to submit their projects and a jury of professionals will select 20 finalists from over 200 European schools
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Passepartout Photo Prize provides cash awards, exhibition in a fine art gallery in Rome, publication in annual catalogue and various magazines, and more.
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light : sunny, cloudless, ablaze, lucent, aglow, beaming, shiny, luminous, brilliant, radiant, bright
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Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a juried group photography exhibition on Street + Night + Architecture
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Photoworks, Photography+ The Graduate Issue call out is now open for 2024 BA and MA Photography Graduates.
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Black & White Photo Awards is a contest created with the intention of recognizing and rewarding talent in this discipline, with 5 Thematic category to show your creativity as a photographer:
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Selected pictures and collections will be exhibited in Vienna. Win prizes up to EURO 10.000!
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Abandoned is an exhibition exploring abandoned and rediscovered objects, spaces, and structures.
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The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces
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The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces
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Creative Photo Awards is a project of Siena Awards, dedicated to rewarding originality, experimentation, and imagination by encouraging the creative use of the medium of photography in all its forms, including abstract and conceptual ideas.
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The Photographers’ Gallery invites proposals for an artist or collective to develop research and create a new digital commission to be presented online and at the Gallery in February 2025
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Water, sky, and the liminal space between them are, by definition, poetic and symbolic.
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Now in its ninth year, the Standard Chartered Weather Photographer of the Year showcases the world’s most striking weather and climate photographs
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The mission of the AS International Film Photography Awards is to discover, showcase and promote photographers working across all genres of analog photography worldwide
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Photographer of the Year (18 and over) will receive 1,000 GBP. Young Photographer of the Year (under 18) will receive 500 GBP.
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Innovate Grant is thrilled to introduce our newly increased award amounts of $1,800.00.
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Group Exhibition in Rome city, Italy. July 2024
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Welcoming both individual image and series submissions that honor and explore black and white photography.
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100 winning images will be exhibited on JCDecaux digital screens across the UK for one month
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Throughout history artists have been inspired by the human form. Nudity can simply be implied or tell a story through the whole human form. We venture to make this our most revealing exhibition to date.
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Diversity has existed on earth since the beginning of time. It is one of the fundamentals of life that our ancestors have learnt and understood along with the wisdom behind it until it has become ingrained as intellect.
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We invite you to participate in the third edition of the Monochromatic Awards. we are looking for the best monochrome picture for this year, 2024.
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As part of its 34th edition, Encontros da Imagem – International Photography and Visual Arts Festival, is promoting the Open Call – Photobook Award EI2024
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Queer|Art’s first international grant provides an award of $10,000 for the winner and $1,250 for distinguished finalists
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Queer|Art is pleased to announce that the grant will also provide a $1,250 award to four distinguished finalists.
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OnePlus and the IPA will co-judge the contest to explore the infinite new possibilities unlocked by mobile phone photography.
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Named after the Latin term for “Earth” this Virtual Exhibition invites photographers worldwide to share their connection with nature and photography.
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Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in its exhibition competition for 2025 and in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated.
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Fusion Art invites submissions for the 6th Annual Lines, Shapes & Objects Art Competition for an online exhibition during the month of July 2024.
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Fusion Art invites submissions for the 6th Annual Lines, Shapes & Objects Art Competition for an online exhibition during the month of July 2024.
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Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers.
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This contest is open to all nature photographers aged eight and older, with $200 prizes awarded separately to 8 - 18 year olds and ages 19 and up
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Do you have a body of work or a concept for an exhibition that is photography or photography based? We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to fill our interior salon space.
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Over $5,000 in cash prizes, global exposure, artist profile, winner's gallery feature, custom press release, interview, and more.
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Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year.
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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.
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20+ photographers selected by BBA will exhibit in Berlin during the Nov/Dec 2024.
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BUDAPEST INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS is an international platform for photographers from all levels and genres to share their best images with the creative community in Hungary and Eastern Europe.
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Issue #126 is about telling stories with photography.
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Abandoned is an exhibition exploring abandoned and rediscovered objects, spaces, and structures.
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The Head On Photo Awards represent a global selection of the best work from emerging and established photographers across three categories: Portrait, Landscape, Student
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We promote each online edition via email, web, and social media three times during the publication month.
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All selected artists will be promoted on our website, social media, and newsletters.
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Chromatic Awards is an international competition of color photography open to both professionals and amateurs. Participation in the Chromatic Awards offers not only prestige, but also the opportunity to win extra money for the development of passion.
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Group Exhibition in Rome city, Italy.October 2024
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For 14 days, from October 7th to 21st, 2024, Mind The Art Exhibition transforms the bustling London Underground into a contemporary gallery space, covering the period of the prestigious Frieze Art Fair.
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The free competition, open to wildlife photography novices, amateurs and professionals, celebrates the hilarity of our natural world and highlights what we need to do to protect
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A competition for world class commercial photographers, judged by a prestigious panel of experts from renowned advertising agencies, magazines & brands.
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SlowArt Productions presents the group exhibition, A Show of Heads . The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 10 – November 2, 2024
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Win The Title For Photographer Of The Year And Receive Up To $7,400 Cash Prizes
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The Best in Show award comes with a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition to showcase your winning artwork, and extensive promotion to elevate your profile in the art world.
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The 2024 Global Contest promotes climate justice. We believe climate change is a human rights issue, so we are looking for images that show people impacted by the escalating climate crisis.
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The 15th edition of the Carmignac Photojournalism Award is dedicated to Southeast Asia and the violations of human and environmental rights caused by illegal fishing and overfishing.
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Eidolon centre for Everyday Photography is calling artists, academics, enthusiasts, and professionals, who have a passion and serious interest in vernacular photography and everyday imaging.
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We are receiving open call submissions from countries across all the world's continents. We are delighted to announce our Open Call for FORMAT23.
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The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer four cash grants to support the work of emerging and established photographers.
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Artadia Awards are open to all visual artists living and working throughout one of Artadia's Award Cities. Individual artists and collaboratives working in all visual media and at any stage in their career are strongly encouraged to apply.
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This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines
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Nomination to the Awards: Your artwork will be considered for the Van Gogh Tribute Art Prize.
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A FREE to enter International Photography & Film Awards with great prizes across several genres. Photographers of all ages, backgrounds, and experience are eligible to enter the Xposure International Awards.
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Choose your best work, upload photos and give yourself a chance to compete for prestige, fame and more than $ 7,500 in monetary award!
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The Aesthetica Art Prize celebrates contemporary art in all its forms, offering opportunities for exhibition at a major public gallery alongside online publication and £10,000 prize money.
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The winner of the Anthology Cover Art Award will receive a €500 cash prize and publication on the cover of – and editorial coverage in – a future Issue of Anthology. The winner will also receive a one-year subscription to Anthology
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This year's CIPC rewards selected artists with an exhibition in Chelsea, New York, along with other numerous PR opportunities. The event also provides invaluable exposure to the community while promoting career growth and recognition.
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The winner will receive a €500 cash prize and editorial coverage in a future issue of Anthology Magazine, plus a one-year subscription to Anthology
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Promote your work with Al-Tiba9 Interviews and engage with our diverse readership.
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Created in 1993 to further FCA's mission to encourage, sponsor, and promote work of a contemporary, experimental nature, Emergency Grants provide urgent funding for visual and performing artists
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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.
ENDS 12/31/24
We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website.
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Open Show holds social screenings worldwide where the public can experience compelling visual stories and interact directly with their creators.
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There is no particular theme, but we have an affinity for photos that display humorous, colorful, pattern oriented, and allegorical content.
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MVIBE Magazine is a magazine created by artists for artists solely for the purpose of advertising worldwide.
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Promote your work with Al-Tiba9 Interviews and engage with our diverse readership.
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The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change.
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We hope the Gender Equality Grant can help our partner organizations advance their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and commitments.
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FRESH EYES International, our worldwide Open Call, invites photographers from across the globe to showcase their vision and expertise in their chosen photographic field.
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A £2250 prize fund will be awarded to standout entrants, including the IPE Award, Under 30s Award and visitor prize. 100 images, chosen by a guest selection panel, will form a group exhibition at the Royal Photographic Society, UK
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The Grant is given in order to allow the winnerto carry out the photo-reportage which has been presented for the Grant.
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The International Photography Exhibition the world’s longest-running contemporary photography exhibition.
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Free to submit. Only those accepted as finalists must pay the $35 finalist fee.
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The EMERGENTES 2024 - International Photography Award Encontros da Imagem, consists of 3.000€ monetary award and a solo exhibition
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Soho Photo Gallery is pleased to announce its 28th National Competition. The gallery, located in lower Manhattan, is New York City’s longest running co-operative photography gallery.
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MonoVisions Photography Awards are an international open call for photographers using black and white medium to express their visual language.
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This call is about images where the original shot was only the beginning.
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The Global Peace Photo Award recognizes and promotes photographers from all over the world whose pictures capture human efforts towards a peaceful world and the quest for beauty and goodness in our lives.
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The Yves Rocher Foundation Photography Award shall be granted to a professional photographer who wishes to make a journalistic study of a topic relating to the environment
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The first prize winner will receive €3,000 and the opportunity to exhibit at the 2025 edition of the Cortona On The Move international photography festival.
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This exhibition is a celebration of the astonishing beauty and diversity found in the animal world.
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Decode Gallery is pleased to announce our upcoming theme: square
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The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award, facilitated by FotoDocument and supported generously by Nikon UK, is granted annually to a professional female photographer towards the completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay,
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The first 3 winners get cash prizes - 800 Euro for the first prize, 500 Euro for the second prize and 300 Euro for the third prize sponsored by Kelag.
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Present your work to exhibit at the 4th edition of PhMuseum Days, our International Photo Festival happening between September and October 2024 in Bologna, Italy.
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The awards program has included 9 international categories, as well as a London-specific main category for worldwide participation
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Exposure 2024 is the 28th annual PRC Members juried exhibition, supporting photographers working in a broad range of exhibition-ready bodies of work.
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The winner will receive $2500, a digital feature and a chance to have their project considered for publication.
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Issue 125 will not have a theme, it is open to all fine art and documentary photography.
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Abandoned is an exhibition exploring abandoned and rediscovered objects, spaces, and structures.
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The Best in Show award not only grants you a distinguished title but also includes a $150 cash prize, a solo exhibition featuring your masterpieces