Photography Contest

Applied Arts 2023 Photography Awards

Deadline |


Theme |

Several Categories

Territory |


Eligibility |

Open to professionals internationally created between February 2022 and February 2023

Entry Fees |

Single: $40 Series: $65 (up to 3 images)

Prizes |

You have succeeded in building your niche within the creative industry, creating arresting and technically au point imagery. Keep pushing past your comfort zone by flexing that creative muscle. Winning an Applied Arts Images Award will help you broadcast your work in front of top creative professionals working in the advertising, design industries today. This is an international competition open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished, and personal work, for photographers of all levels — including newly minted professionals and Canadians working in smaller communities or smaller businesses or with smaller budgets. With over 60 categories including these and many more categories Open to professionals internationally, Applied Arts Awards are Canada’s largest multi-disciplinary competitions. Launched in 1992, the Applied Arts Awards are the only competition in Canada that recognize the creative work of professionals across the visual communications sector, from image makers to advertising executives to designers. For the 2023 Photography Awards, entries can be submitted in these main categories: • Photography • Motion • Young Blood and Community Community Awards categories are only open to work done by and for Canadians. Young Blood categories are only open to works produced by entrants who have been out of school up to three years. Each competition is judged by a different and independent jury of award-winning creative professionals. Winning entries are not ranked and there is no pre-determined quota of winners. So if the jury votes you in, it means your work will be published in one of the Awards Annuals. All entrants will be notified by early-March 2023 via email. Winners receive: • Their work published in print in the Summer 2023 issue • A complimentary copy of the Summer 2023 issue • Their work published online in the Winners’ Gallery • A personalized, awards certificate for every winning entry signed by the founder of Applied Arts