Photo Contests2020-03-07T15:10:39+00:00

Photo Contests

BJP International Photography Award 2019

Running for over a decade, 1854 Media publisher of British Journal of Photography created BJP International Photography Award to find the best in contemporary photographic talent.

Total Prize: £5000

LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards 2019

The LensCulture Visual Storytelling Awards recognize the work of photographers weaving compelling narratives into their work. Our international jury is looking for image makers who are defining contemporary visual storytelling, whether that be through documentary work, imaginative storytelling, or something that combines (or defies!) all of the above.

Total Prize: $5,000

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2019

For more than 50 years, Wildlife Photographer of the Year has championed ethical wildlife photography while pushing the boundaries of artistic freedom, narrative excellence and technical skill.

Total Prize: £10,000

TSLIQUID International Contest 2018

ITSLIQUID GROUP, a communication platform for contemporary art, architecture and design, is proud to present ITSLIQUID International Contest - 6th Edition 2018. The contest is a great opportunity to present your works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world. Taking part in ITSLIQUID Contest, you can win the participation in contemporary art exhibitions in Venice during the 58th Art Biennale 2019, in New York City, Bogotá and Buenos Aires, interviews and featured articles on specialized magazines and platforms, one year contracts for the representation in influential art galleries.

Total Prize: 100.000€

Portrait of Humanity – International Photography Award

Portrait of Humanity serves as a timely reminder, that despite our many differences, we are able to unite as a global community through the power of photography, to create one of the greatest collaborative photography exhibitions in history.

Total Prize: $10,000

Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019 – Photography Competition

Grand Prix gives photographers an opportunity to present their works during Fotofestiwal. We award artists of exceptional personality and projects that present daring ideas.

Total Prize: 10,000 Polish złoty


The Malta International Photo Award has a strong focus on delivering a quality jury of experts, so as to ensure that all entry participants' work is reviewed by the right people. The Jury will be reviewing all the entries, consulting among themselves, and selecting the top 25 images or collections (for storytelling) in each category.

Total Prize: €45,000


Adobe and award-winning director Zach Braff have teamed up to give college students a chance to win the experience of a lifetime. To enter, students can submit their original movie posters (about anything they want) and Zach will select one winner and turn the poster concept into a three-to-five-minute short film.

Total Prize: $4,468.88

Monochrome Awards 2018 – Black and White Photography Contest

Monochrome Awards, the international black and white photography contest is calling for entries for 2018 and invites photographers from all around the world to participate.

Total Prize: $3,000

Go Wild! Stay Cultured. – CEEweb’s 2018 Photo Contest

Nature and culture can both be on their own a fertile source of inspiration. What happens when they are interlinked? Today, we’re inviting you to join us on this journey of discovery by taking part in our photo contest.

Total Prize: €1,500

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.