Photography Contest

Great Photo Awards

Great Photo Awards

Deadline |


Theme |

Portrait World

Territory |


Eligibility |

Open to all

Entry Fees |

35 Euros/category

Prizes |

The second Great Photo Awards International Photo Contest is now open for submissions. This time we welcome excellent Portrait creative work in the following categories:

My Favorite Portrait In this broad category, feel free to send your takes of portraiture, from the traditional to the avant garde. Supply your own original ideas of what makes an interesting, vivid and creative portrait.

Enviromental/Work Portrait Βy placing the person in a working environment, business, workshop, agricultural or other, the creator correlates identity with its surroundings and all other interacting factors.

Ethnic Portrait In this category the author creates a strong context with ethnicity, culture and identity, in most cases making use of costumes, garments, jewelry etc. or local folklore.

Group Portrait Group portraits can pertain to any other category but what distinguishes and classifies them as a special genre is that they imply a strong link and bondage among the depicted people, family, friends, coworkers, athletic teams etc.

Self Portrait May be as old as photography itself, this portrait style lets the creator be an artist and a posing person at the same time trying to explore the boundaries of this duality.

Don’t miss the opportunity to claim a distinction and be judged by prominent names in the international photographic community.
Jury: Belgium: Pascal Baetens | Editorial photographer for lifestyle magazines and author of numerous photographic books | Cyprus: Elena Paraskeva | International Conceptual Photographer, Art Director and Adobe official instructor | Greece: Panagiotis Kaldis | Photographos Magazine editor | Romania: Mihaela Noroc | Photographer & public speaker | Spain: Alfonso del Barrio | Photo magazine publisher & editor | UK: Sanjay Jogia | Wedding & Portrait Photographer

Grand Award: Free accommodation for 3 nights with breakfast, for two people in Fira – Santorini at the Hotel Atlantis.

Featured Photo Contest

AAP Magazine #38/Women

$1,000 cash prizes | Winning image(s) published in AAP Magazine #38 | Extensive press coverage and global recognition

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