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 2024, from free to paid photography awards, so you can decide what photo contest meets your needs.

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The Bowness Photography Prize is an anchor to our annual programming, and with the introduction of the $10,000 Wai Tang Commissioning Award, the prize continues to increase the ways in which it grows and deepens its support of artists and their practice.
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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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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 jury will convene in July to select the winner who will be presented with the award with prize money of €8,000 at the Campo Santo during the evening show on Thursday, September 5.
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A rare chance to collaborate with Kyoto’s master artisans to print exquisite collotypes of your best work
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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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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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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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Any artist using Photography and/or Printmaking as critical components in their work can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional photographic and printmaking practices are encouraged to enter.
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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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The 6th annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to share your perspective on the world's streets!
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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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Two production Grants for Female Photojournalists in recognition of their contribution to photojournalism. Each grant is 8,000 euros.
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Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the fifth "Faces" online art contest for the month of June 2024.
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Winning artists shall get cash prizes of up to $500, promotions on social media, and email blasts to 50,000+ galleries.
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Group Exhibition in Rome city, Italy. July 2024
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Climb into the lap of nature and her splendid artistry shall embrace you. This time let the earth be your muse!
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Each winner will receive a screening exhibition of their project during the 4th edition of Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Marrakech, as well as a printed exhibition at Les OFF des Rencontres d'Arles 2024
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Be Featured in our July 2024 Online Juried Solo Exhibition!
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This call for submissions is called "A few of your Best Photographs." Choose up to three of your best works you think our curators and collectors will like. Just don't submit something you have sent us in the past.
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Welcoming both individual image and series submissions that honor and explore black and white photography.
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Created in 1990, the Jean-Luc Lagardère Foundation Grants help young media and culture professionals.
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100 winning images will be exhibited on JCDecaux digital screens across the UK for one month
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Our Judges will select 46 APA Award Winners this year for 15 categories and one Best of Show.
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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.
ENDS 06/28/24
Based in TORONTO, Canada, Part Crowd Art Gallery is ONLINE ONLY, so no need to ship your work(s) to us. Exhibition Dates: July 1 - August 31, 2024
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International Color Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of color photography using traditional or digital methods.
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The overall winner will receive £8,000 to document the stories behind some of its members as well as a mentorship with a leading talent from Magnum’s network of photographers
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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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If you're a passionate amateur or professional photographer, we invite you to share your photographic project with us.
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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.
ENDS 06/30/24
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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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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Founded in 2023, Deloitte’s Photo Grant positions itself in the contemporary artistic landscape as one of the most important global awards dedicated to photography.
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Show us projects that problematize what is difficult, but that also attempt to look at the opportunities that exist in this time of upheaval.
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We are looking for artists who set new standards with their projects and push creative boundaries.
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Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the formal, conceptual, and metaphoric implications of the shadow.
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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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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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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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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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Portrait is the theme for this months competition. Cash Awards up to $10,000 the Top Three Photographers
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Exhibit Around's new Call aims to recognize the talent of photographers by leading them on their professional journey in the world of fine art photography and art galleries.
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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.
ENDS 07/09/24
Over $5,000 in cash prizes, global exposure, artist profile, winner's gallery feature, custom press release, interview, and more.
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Our 41st printed issue of AAP Magazine will feature the best projects showcasing the theme "Black and White".
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The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards are a major commissioning opportunity supporting early-career artists working with photography to make new work and significantly develop their practice.
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Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year.
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The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook's contribution to the evolving narrative of photography
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Send us your vision of architecture with images that represent any of the facets mentioned above or another interpretation you envision.
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For the EVOLVE open call, we invite you to submit artwork that reflects your exploration of a concept and the resultant process and visual form that evolution takes.
ENDS 07/15/24
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.
ENDS 07/15/24
Issue #126 is about telling stories with photography.
ENDS 07/15/24
Abandoned is an exhibition exploring abandoned and rediscovered objects, spaces, and structures.
ENDS 07/15/24
Win an online photo exhibition
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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.
ENDS 07/16/24
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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M&C Saatchi Group & Saatchi Gallery launch Art Prize to drive meaningful change for emerging artists worldwide.
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Ufofabrik Contemporary Art Gallery has announced an art prize, with the formula of the competition for artists, with the aim of promoting Contemporary Art in fairs and in new digital markets.
ENDS 07/19/24
This Call for Entry is for the juried exhibit that will run from November 1, 2024 through December 9, 2024.
ENDS 07/20/24
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.
ENDS 07/26/24
Group Exhibition in Rome city, Italy.October 2024
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The SE Center for Photography is looking for images on the theme Alternative Processes Juror: Diana Bloomfield, Juror
ENDS 07/31/24
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.
ENDS 07/31/24
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
ENDS 07/31/24
A competition for world class commercial photographers, judged by a prestigious panel of experts from renowned advertising agencies, magazines & brands.
ENDS 07/31/24
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
ENDS 07/31/24
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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$24,000 Awarded Annually
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The Arte Laguna Prize is an international free-themed art competition aimed at enhancing Contemporary Art. The contest stands out in the global art scene for the growing variety of its partnerships and opportunities offered to artists and photographers,
ENDS 08/01/24
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.
ENDS 08/01/24
Fusion Art invites submissions for the 9th Annual Waterscapes art competition for an online exhibition during the month of August 2024.
ENDS 08/10/24
Curators: with jurors Debra Achen and Diana H. Bloomfield
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The submission of photos for the specific contest is free. Each photographer can participate with up to 5 files.
ENDS 08/19/24
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.
ENDS 08/19/24
The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44x60 inches on museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery.
ENDS 08/25/24
For this call the focus is on images where a curve or curves is an important element of the composition.
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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.
ENDS 09/01/24
We are receiving open call submissions from countries across all the world's continents. We are delighted to announce our Open Call for FORMAT23.
ENDS 09/01/24
The Lucie Foundation is proud to offer four cash grants to support the work of emerging and established photographers.
ENDS 09/15/24
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.
ENDS 09/15/24
This program is a juried competition open to a diversity of book submissions- from traditionally published to prototypes, hand-made books to zines
ENDS 09/15/24
Nomination to the Awards: Your artwork will be considered for the Van Gogh Tribute Art Prize.
ENDS 09/15/24
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.
ENDS 09/22/24
Choose your best work, upload photos and give yourself a chance to compete for prestige, fame and more than $ 7,500 in monetary award!
ENDS 09/27/24
Based in TORONTO, Canada, Part Crowd Art Gallery is ONLINE ONLY, so no need to ship your work(s) to us. Exhibition Dates: October 1 - 31, 2024
ENDS 09/30/24
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.
ENDS 09/30/24
Winner Receives $100 Dollar Cash Prize
ENDS 10/10/24
The winning project will be published by Yogurt Editions in a 500-copy edition.
ENDS 10/31/24
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
ENDS 11/12/24
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.
ENDS 11/22/24
Since starting out in 2006, the London International Creative Competition has been recognising and rewarding the world's most fresh and progressive talents.
ENDS 11/29/24
Provides a platform for photography students worldwide - first prize is top Sony digital imaging equipment plus benefit from global exposure
ENDS 11/30/24
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
ENDS 12/01/24
Promote your work with Al-Tiba9 Interviews and engage with our diverse readership.
ENDS 12/10/24
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
ENDS 12/31/24
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.
ENDS 12/31/24
Open Show holds social screenings worldwide where the public can experience compelling visual stories and interact directly with their creators.
ENDS 12/31/24
There is no particular theme, but we have an affinity for photos that display humorous, colorful, pattern oriented, and allegorical content.
ENDS 12/31/24
MVIBE Magazine is a magazine created by artists for artists solely for the purpose of advertising worldwide.
ENDS 12/31/24
Promote your work with Al-Tiba9 Interviews and engage with our diverse readership.
ENDS 12/31/24
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.
ENDS 12/31/24
We hope the Gender Equality Grant can help our partner organizations advance their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and commitments.
ENDS 01/03/25
Rewarding the best single images! Enter for free and you could win $5,000, top Sony digital imaging equipment plus more!
ENDS 01/03/25
Dedicated to young photographers under 19 years-old - first prize is top Sony digital imaging equipment plus benefit from global exposure
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Rewarding the best photo series worldwide! Enter for free and you could win $25,000, a range of Sony digital imaging equipment plus more!
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Black Box Gallery is excited to announce a juried group photography exhibition on Street + Night + Architecture
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Online Exhibition Publication August 2024
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TIFA connects photographers from around the world with the creative community in Tokyo, Japan, providing them with an excellent platform to present their work to a new market.
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Abstract images combine shapes, color, pattern, texture and imagination to create an image that is largely independent of visual reality. For this exhibition we seek abstract lens-based images made and modified in whatever way you choose.
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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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light : sunny, cloudless, ablaze, lucent, aglow, beaming, shiny, luminous, brilliant, radiant, bright
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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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Exhibition | Feature | Magazine
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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 SE Center for Photography is looking for images on the theme Summer Juror: Aline Smithson
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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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Curators: Ellen Friedlander & Lori Pond representing Pasadena Photography Art
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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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The award will provide support and encouragement fora photojournalist committed to a long-term project.
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This initiative offers authors the opportunity to publish a photobook, giving them full support in the final optimization and publication process.
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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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Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year.
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Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 4th “Blue” Online Art Competition for the month of June 2024.