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Photo Contests

Pink Lady Food Photographer Of The Year 2019

Pink Lady® Food Photographer of the Year is inspired by the proliferation of wonderful food photography in a huge variety of applications. From eye-catching advertising hoardings, to sumptuous editorial features, from tempting food packaging to daily blogs. The competition celebrates this magnificent diversity in what is truly, the stuff of life.

Total Prize: £5,000GBP

Fine Art Photography Awards (FAPA) 2019

Fine Art Photography Awards is one of the largest award giving bodies for a community of artists ushering an era of new trends in the world of photography. Created in 2014, this competition is a melting pot for people where passion, interest, sense of beauty and openness to diversity in photography collide in intergalactic proportions.

Total Prize: $5,000

Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019

​The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019 will be awarded to artists that show significant potential, interesting ideas, a relevant message and skillful execution. We understand that talented artists exist in many forms, so endeavour to appeal to emerging artists of all ages and career paths, whether student, graduate, full-time or part-time, and from any country.

Total Prize: £9,000

ZEISS Photography Award 2019 “Seeing Beyond – The Unexpected “

The ZEISS Photography Award is now in its fourth year – and is calling on ambitious photographers from across the globe to present their work around the theme “Seeing Beyond – The Unexpected” to the international jury of experts.

Total Prize: €12,000

Applied Arts 2019 Photography Awards

The contest is international and open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between January 2018 and January 2019 (but not entries that have been submitted into last year’s competition). Only digital entries are accepted for this competition.

Nikon Photo Contest 2018-2019

The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike.

Total Prize: 500,000 Japanese yen (~$4,500)

All About Photo Awards 2019

Our fourth edition of the All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to submit their best work for consideration. In reference to Henri Cartier-Bresson's photo essay, The Mind's Eye investigates the depth and thoughts behind each image.

Total Prize: $10,000

Sony World Photography Awards 2019

The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most celebrated and diverse photography competitions in the world. Now in its 12th year, our goal is to showcase the best contemporary photography worldwide.

Total Prize: ​$25,000

Photo Contests


In photo contests, besides the suitability to the theme given by the photographers, meaning, creativity, difference and aesthetic integrity are expected.

Photography is a kind of art of which we can make very deep meanings. What is photography? The best answer we can give for the question; is transforming the components that one sees into visual art by certain techniques through its own infrastructural support.

In photography contests, the aim is to support the work of photographers and to promote the art of photography.

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Photo contests are important opportunities for photographers in terms of their career and improvement.


Brands can sometimes organize photo contests to see different perspectives, and other times to make profit commercially.

Some institutions can organize photo contests only in order to improve the art of photo or to raise awareness on social responsibility topics.


Photo contests may be organized by several kinds of organizations like brands, companies, associations, educational institutions etc. Photo contests can be held open to professionals, students or public.


Photo contests often have awards for winners. Awards may be moral (scholarship, certificate) or material. The owners of the awards can sometimes be determined by the jury assigned by the contest owner and sometimes by voting.