Featured Photo Contests

San Francisco International Photography Exhibition

San Francisco International Photography Exhibition

11/04/2014

Featuring $6,000 in awards and an exhibition of outstanding photography from around the world. The theme is open to all styles and genres. All Gold Medal Award winners will be featured in the Exhibition, and both Gold and Silver Medal Award winners will be displayed in the online gallery.

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Live, Love and Laughter Photo Award

Live, Love and Laughter Photo Award

25/03/2014

TZIPAC is proud to launch the inaugural Live, Love and Laughter photography competition. This is the first in our series of charity based events. For us at TZIPAC, an important facet of photography is rooted in reflecting and exalting over our every day life, its many beauties and great diversity in ways of life around […]

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The 2014 Travel Photography Awards

The 2014 Travel Photography Awards

21/03/2014

You are encouraged to submit your best five travel photos. Choose images that meet this aim by telling a good clear story about a place – they could be happy images, sad images, thoughtful images, interesting images, beautiful images or even frightening images. But they should share with the viewer some essence of the place, […]

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Garden Photographer of the Year 2014

Garden Photographer of the Year 2014

26/02/2014

The Eighth annual competition opens in February 2014 with a deadline of 31st October 2014. There are also two Photo Projects seasonal competitions, they are based on specific themes. Eligibility: Worldwide Entry Fee: Under 16′s free / adults from £10 Prizes: Top prize: * £5,000 * The title “International Garden Photographer of the Year”** * […]

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Professional Photographer of the Year 2014

Professional Photographer of the Year 2014

22/02/2014

Professional Photographer of the Year is a prestigious award recognised by the big players in the photography industry. There are 14 single image categories and one triple image category, plus there will be an overall winner chosen from the category winners, and that person will win the coveted title of PPOTY 2014. How to enter […]

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Live, Love and Laughter Photo Award

Live, Love and Laughter Photo Award

TZIPAC is proud to launch the inaugural Live, Love and Laughter photography competition. This is the first in our series of charity based events. For us at TZIPAC, an important facet of photography is rooted in reflecting and exalting over our every day life, its many beauties and great diversity in ways of life around […]

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Vienna International Photo Awards 2014

Vienna International Photo Awards 2014

The Vienna International Photo Awards mission is to expose the diversity and uniqueness of documentary photography world-wide. Ever since we have established the first edition, VIPA has become one of the leading documentary photography contests. We wanted VIPA to be different as we focus on a niche between press and art photography that is often […]

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Country photo flags by Fotoura

Country photo flags by Fotoura

Fotoura is partly a collaborative project to bring the world’s photography together. Each of the countries of the world are represented on Fotoura by a country page. These can be found as a list on the Fotoura country page. At the moment, only a few of the countries have been populated with a photo that […]

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First International Photo Salon Plovdiv

First International Photo Salon Plovdiv

The First International Photo Salon Plovdiv is under the patronage № 2014/092 by International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP) and № 2014/002 by APB. Professionals and amateurs from around the world can participate in the following sections: 1. Theme – “My town – history, traditions, arts, culture, religion” (Т) 2. Open – black and white, […]

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2014 International Feature Photographer Competition

2014 International Feature Photographer Competition

2014 International Feature Photographer Competition Launch Date: January 15, 2014 Deadline: April 15, 2014 Exhibit your Prize Winning Photo in Canada! We are excited to announce the third annual call for submissions to photographers around the world for an opportunity to exhibit your work for one month at ViewPoint Gallery. The competition is open for […]

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Nature

The National Wildlife Photo Contest

The National Wildlife Photo Contest

Categories: Baby Animals: Portraits and Behavior of Young Animals of Any Species Backyard Habitats: Wild Creatures, Native Plants and Natural Settings in Your Yard Birds: Portraits and Behavior Connecting People and Nature: People Enjoying the Outdoors Landscapes and Plant Life: Scenic Views and Native Plants in Wild Settings Mammals: Portraits and Behavior Other Wildlife: Portraits […]

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TransNatura International Nature Photo Competition

TransNatura International Nature Photo Competition

The Saint George VADON Association announces the I. TransNatura International Nature Photo contest. The application is open, amateur as well as professional photographers are invited from all over the world, except the members of the jury and the organizers. The basic requirement is that the recordings be made of natural habitats without disturbing the wildlife. […]

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Garden Photographer of the Year 2014

Garden Photographer of the Year 2014

The Eighth annual competition opens in February 2014 with a deadline of 31st October 2014. There are also two Photo Projects seasonal competitions, they are based on specific themes. Eligibility: Worldwide Entry Fee: Under 16′s free / adults from £10 Prizes: Top prize: * £5,000 * The title “International Garden Photographer of the Year”** * […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2014

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition 2014

Show us the world through your lens An image can alter the way we see, think and feel. Whether captured in the most remote wilderness or taken in the intimacy of your own backyard, a truly great image of nature can change our world view forever. Be part of a global competition that recognises and […]

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Lowepro Single Shot Photo Contest 2014

Lowepro Single Shot Photo Contest 2014

The ShAFF Lowepro Single Shot photo competition returns for a second year in 2014 with sponsorship from Lowepro and Joby. Open to all, amateur or pro, entrants may each submit just a single image on the theme of the Adventure. A panel of judges including renowned outdoor and action sports and mountain bike professional photographer […]

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Misc

2014-15 Hamdan International Photography Award

2014-15 Hamdan International Photography Award

Welcome to the fourth season of the highly acclaimed HIPA photography awards. You’re invited to share your imaginative mind, your passion for your craft and push yourself to produce your best work yet. It’s your opportunity to explore the beauty of the world that surrounds you, to distil a story, to dive into a rich […]

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Professional Photographer of the Year 2014

Professional Photographer of the Year 2014

Professional Photographer of the Year is a prestigious award recognised by the big players in the photography industry. There are 14 single image categories and one triple image category, plus there will be an overall winner chosen from the category winners, and that person will win the coveted title of PPOTY 2014. How to enter […]

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International Kontinent Photography Awards 2014

International Kontinent Photography Awards 2014

International Kontinent Photography Awards 2014 (http://www.kontinentawards.com), the prestigious photography competition is now open for entries. Awards aim to honor best photographers in the world of photography and provide them global recognition and new opportunities. The winners will be selected by our internationally renowned committee including: Loranza BRAVETTA / Head of Continental Europe, MAGNUM PHOTOS Kathleen […]

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SOAS Photo Competition 2013

SOAS Photo Competition 2013

Launched last year with over 1400 entries from over 50 countries, the SOAS photo competition is an opportunity for people to submit images that highlight the intellectual, cultural and inspiring work of this unique institution and showcase the regions SOAS works within. This year we are pleased to be working with the National Geographic and […]

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Worldwide WOW Photo Competition

Worldwide WOW Photo Competition

CPC Elevate is proud to announce the 7th annual Worldwide WOW Photo Competition supporting The Canadian Women’s Foundation. Professional and amateur photographers from across Canada are invited to submit their best photos for a chance to win prizes in one of four different categories. Prizes (in Amateur and Professional divisions): 1st Place: $2000 Cash Prize […]

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Travel

The 2014 Travel Photography Awards

The 2014 Travel Photography Awards

You are encouraged to submit your best five travel photos. Choose images that meet this aim by telling a good clear story about a place – they could be happy images, sad images, thoughtful images, interesting images, beautiful images or even frightening images. But they should share with the viewer some essence of the place, […]

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Made in America Photo Contest

Made in America Photo Contest

Here’s your chance to win cash prizes and get published in an issue of Reader’s Digest. Send us your best shot of a person, place, or thing that’s been MADE IN AMERICA. And surprise us! While a picture of the Grand Canyon or a Louisville Slugger is great, one of a gorgeous, never-before-seen, only-in-America Alabama […]

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Travel Photo Competition 2013

Travel Photo Competition 2013

Photo competition with the theme travel portrait. Eligibility: +18, worldwide Entry Fee: no Image Specifications: JPEG format, 300-600 dpi, max. 10MB, to be send to shoutography@gmail.com Deadline: 19 January 2014 Prizes: 1ST PRIZE Thule Perspektiv Daypack 2ND PRIZE Thule Perspektiv Messenger Bag 3RD PRIZE Thule Perspektiv Toploader Copyright: By entering the competition, photographer warrants that […]

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PicStop Photography Competition “Travel”

PicStop Photography Competition “Travel”

Our latest competition brings you a prize that everyone wants ! The iPad mini: The whole package. In a smaller package. iPad mini has a beautiful 7.9-inch LED-backlit display, the A5 chip, ultra-fast wireless, iSight and FaceTime HD cameras, powerful apps and up to 10 hours of battery life. And there are over 475,000 apps […]

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DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards

DAYS JAPAN International Photojournalism Awards

Enter photographs asserting that the dignity of human beings and nature are being trampled upon, and photographs advocating the dignity of humans and nature. Prizes: First Prize: One person – Medal and Supplementary Prize (cash prize of 1 million Yen [approx. US$10,000] and a digital camera and lens were awarded in 2013) Second Prize: Two […]

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People

Sapixel Photo Contest – 2014

Sapixel Photo Contest – 2014

The Students Association from Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania’s Faculty of Sciences and Arts announces this year’s Sapixel photo contest to which anyone can submit their work irrespective of experience and qualifications. In the same time, it is also an excellent opportunity for photographers to present their works and to contribute to the enrichment of […]

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Varnaankura –  photography competition by ACAC

Varnaankura – photography competition by ACAC

Alexis Center for Art and Culture (ACAC) is a youth organization working to ensure the protection of our historical identity and promotion of the uniqueness of Indian physical and intangible cultural heritage. Its main aim is to create awareness about our ancient arts and practices that have been dying away in complete obscurity and to […]

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Images of Repression and Freedom 2014 Photo Contest

Images of Repression and Freedom 2014 Photo Contest

Freedom House will begin accepting submissions for its third annual photo and art contest, Images of Repression and Freedom. We invite professional and amateur photographers and artists to submit photos and other forms of art (i.e. cartoons, prints, paintings, graphic art) that reflect the themes of freedom, political participation, democracy, human rights, and repression. Eligibility: […]

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Renaissance Photography Prize 2014

Renaissance Photography Prize 2014

The Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging or established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer. All profit from entries is donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK. Eligibility The competition is open to everyone and welcomes entries from all countries. […]

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Festival Photography Contest 2013

Festival Photography Contest 2013

Across religions and faiths, people all over the world celebrate festivals. The festivals are linked to natural cycles and more often than not reflect the close interrelationship mankind has had with nature. Onset of each season is linked to festivities in different cultures. Apart from naturally cycles, festivals are also linked to important events and […]

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Portrait

LensCulture Portrait Awards 2014

LensCulture Portrait Awards 2014

Photographic portraits are part of everyday life in almost all parts of the world. From fine art to spontaneous selfies, from hyper-perfect photoshopped portraits to seductive (and often fictitious) social media profile pics, to mobile phone snaps altered with digital nostalgia filters. Some are candid, some are staged, some are outrageous and silly, others are […]

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The Face 2013 Annual Photo Contest

The Face 2013 Annual Photo Contest

The Digital Photo Pro, The Face Photo Contest is the second annual photo contest devoted solely to people and portrait photography! Eligibility: 18+ US, District of Columbia & Canada Prizes: First Prize: Publication in a special multi-spread feature in the January / February 2014 Issue of Digital Photo Pro, winner’s choice of DSLR (winner may […]

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The Duggal Portrait Photography Contest

The Duggal Portrait Photography Contest

A great portrait oozes character and emotion, breathing life like no other type of image can. We invite you to capture a striking portrait of your most unique and/or beloved subject for Duggal’s Portrait Photography Contest . The Portrait Photography Contest is now open! RULES & TERMS Entering The Contest & Submission Requirements Online Submissions Only […]

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The Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize

The Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize

At Getty Images, we are keenly aware of the skill level and attention to detail which portraiture photography requires. In 2013, to celebrate excellence in portraiture by emerging talent, we are launching our first ever Contour by Getty Images Portrait Prize. This prize will be a grant of $10,000 USD, awarded to one photographer, with […]

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Fremantle International Portrait Prize 2013

Fremantle International Portrait Prize 2013

Around 100 short-listed images are then exhibited as prints in the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery, Fremantle, followed by an Exhibition Opening event in August 2013 at which the winners are announced. By participating in the FiPP you can help vital work in the prevention and treatment of arthritis which occurs across all age groups, […]

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Street

Bufsad 1st International Photo Contest

Bufsad 1st International Photo Contest

Subject: Roads, Streets “… taking us to whereever we like … stretching to the horizon… dancing cheerfully… They are the mysterious routes of our dreams… They are the veins of our cities, our quarters, our homes… Sometimes silent and sometimes loud witnesses of daily life… We are looking for the images of the endless rhythm […]

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International Street Photography Challenge

International Street Photography Challenge

Entry: 35.00 USD Eligibility: Over 18 years Winner is: Judged Eligibility Location: Global Deadline: 11/30/2013 Experience: Any RULES, TERMS & CONDITIONS BACKGROUND The « STREET PHOTOGRAPHY CHALLENGE » is a competition organized by Emerging Scene Event Management (Website, Us, Organizer, We, Our) which offices are based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates at P.O Box 500166. […]

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Miami Street Photography Festival 2013

Miami Street Photography Festival 2013

​The street photography contest at the 2013 MSPF is open to participants from all over the world. All submissions will be juried by a panel of five accomplished and respected street photographers who are active members of a collective and have deep knowledge and understanding of street photography. This year the judges include: From IN-PUBLIC […]

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Urban Photographer Of The Year Competition 2013

Urban Photographer Of The Year Competition 2013

World’s Largest Annual Urban Photography Competition Offers Luxury Photo Safari Prize for Best Image Depicting ‘Cities at Work’ The search for this year’s coveted CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year prize was launched today. The competition, which was established in 2007 by CBRE, the world’s largest property advisor, is open to photographers worldwide and last […]

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URBAN 2013 Photo Contest

URBAN 2013 Photo Contest

Now in its fourth edition, URBAN has as its main theme daily life in the city, which is seen through street photography: real, instant images, that capture moments, people, faces, streets, buildings and other elements capable of telling stories woven into the urban fabric. The star of the show: the City. To take part, just […]

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Documentary

Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition

Documentary: 19th Annual Photography Exhibition

The Photographic Center Northwest is pleased to announce Documentary: 19th Annual Photo Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, Whitney C. Johnson. This year the theme is documentary. A minimum of 4 images required with your entry and an artist statement is encouraged. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center NW Gallery […]

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Images of Repression and Freedom 2014 Photo Contest

Images of Repression and Freedom 2014 Photo Contest

Freedom House will begin accepting submissions for its third annual photo and art contest, Images of Repression and Freedom. We invite professional and amateur photographers and artists to submit photos and other forms of art (i.e. cartoons, prints, paintings, graphic art) that reflect the themes of freedom, political participation, democracy, human rights, and repression. Eligibility: […]

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Alexia Foundation Call for Entries

Alexia Foundation Call for Entries

The Alexia foundation is calling for submission, the contest is open to all Enrolled full time graduate or undergraduate students students worldwide and free to enter, the winner of the contest will get a $1,000 cash grant to help produce the proposed body of work and also he/she will get Full tuition for study at […]

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The FotoVisura Grant

The FotoVisura Grant

The Grant aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside of the commercial realm. The Grant recognizes photographers as judged by their images, story, dedication and commitment of the photographer to the story or concept. Additionally, we consider the extent that he or she is willing to go […]

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Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014

Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014

LEICA CAMERA NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014 OSKAR BARNACK AWARD An international jury awards the Leica Oskar Barnack Award to professional photographers whose unerring powers of observation capture and express the relationship between man and the environment in the most graphic form in a sequence of a minimum of 10 up to a maximum […]

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Black and White

Color Spot

Color Spot

CONTEST THEME Black-and-white photographs with a color element. CONTEST RULES The competition is open to both amateur and professional photographers worldwide from 12:00 Midnight, Pacific Monday, November 18, 2013 to 12:00 Midnight, Pacific Tuesday, December 24, 2013. One person can submit up to 3 photographs. Photographs with water marks or any signs are not eligible, […]

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2014 Black & White Portfolio Contest

2014 Black & White Portfolio Contest

SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED FROM 07/17/13 TO 12/31/13 28 Spotlight winners will be featured photographers in issues of Black & White in 2014 and 2015 20 Excellence winners will have their work featured in four-page spreads in the August 2014 Portfolio Contest Special Issue. 80 Merit winners will have their work featured in two-page spreads in the […]

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B & W Magazine Photo Contest

B & W Magazine Photo Contest

2014 BLACK & WHITE SINGLE IMAGE CONTEST ENTRY INFO SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED FROM 01/01/13 TO 06/30/13 NEW SPOTLIGHT AWARDS: A best photograph will be chosen from each category and will be featured in a regular issue of Black & White with a short bio of the photographer and background information on the shot. CONTEST AWARDS: More […]

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International Call for Entries: “Black and White 2013″

International Call for Entries: “Black and White 2013″

THEME All Black and White imagery is eligible for submission. This includes alternative process, traditional, digital, and toned black and white images. All subjects are welcome. Entry fee: $35for the first three images; additional images for $10 each. Entry deadline: 24 April 2013 JURORS Elizabeth Corden and Jan Potts of Corden|Potts Gallery. The Corden|Potts Gallery […]

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2013 Black & White Spider Awards

2013 Black & White Spider Awards

We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel in this classic art form. Sections: Professional Amateur Categories: Abstract Advertising (Professional only) Architectural Fashion Fine Art Nature Nude People Photojournalism Portrait Silhouette Sport Still Life Wildlife Entry deadline: 22 February 2013 Awards: Black […]

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Sport

The Shot Sports Photography Contest 2013

The Shot Sports Photography Contest 2013

The Shot Sports Photography Contest from Photo District News® challenges you to take your best shots in the world of sports. Open to professionals and amateurs. You may enter as many photographs as you like. Categories: On the Field, On the Court, On the Mountain, In the Water, On the Road, In the Sky Judges: […]

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Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2013

Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2013

Red Bull Illume is the world’s premier international photography competition dedicated to the world of action and adventure sports. Its purpose is to showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet as art and bring the public into the world of action sports. The Image Quest 2013 is the 3rd edition […]

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Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2013

Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2013

Red Bull Illume is the world’s premier international photography competition dedicated to the world of action and adventure sports. Its purpose is to showcase the most exciting and creative action sports photography on the planet as art and bring the public into the world of action sports. The Image Quest 2013 will be the 3rd […]

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Spirit of the Games – Photographic Competition

Spirit of the Games – Photographic Competition

To celebrate the 2012 Olympics, Sigma UK has teamed up with Sigma User and are holding a ‘Spirit of the Games’ online photographic competition. It’s free to enter and has some big prizes! Not only that, but we’re inviting you to help us with the judging! The Spirit of the Games competition is all about […]

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Celebrate it, Commemorate it, Frame it!

Celebrate it, Commemorate it, Frame it!

Celebrate it, Commemorate it, Frame it! Sports Photo Contest 2012 Send us the best picture of you displaying “true celebration of a sport.” It might be an image scoring the big goal, hitting the game winner, or sealing the victory for your team. Submit a celebratory sports photo for your chance to win a $500 […]

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Architecture

CHROMOTECTURE – Architectural Photography Competition

CHROMOTECTURE – Architectural Photography Competition

Homemade Dessert is excited to invite you once more to participate in our architectural photography competitions. This time we would like you to think about COLOR in architecture. Color has a tremendous influence on human emotions. As Picasso once said, colors, like features, follow the changes of emotions. Although, and while perception of color is […]

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Arch-Photography Competition – EDITED ARCHITECTURES

Arch-Photography Competition – EDITED ARCHITECTURES

Homemade Dessert invites you to think critically about a space that has been re-purposed, the architecture or environment transformed from its original function to accommodate a new set of programmes or uses. Even the most successful of spaces can be subject to change over time, in relation to advancements in technologies, or evolving political, social […]

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Erotic Architecture Photography Competition

Erotic Architecture Photography Competition

Introduction Erotic and Architecture are not two words often used together. That does not mean they should not be, so we welcome you to change your usual perception of space and look around yourself to find buildings, constructions, bridges and other places and spaces that arose erotic associations. By Erotic Architecture we don’t mean only […]

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The Urban Landscape

The Urban Landscape

TeraBella Media is sponsoring “The Urban Landscape” competition. Enter for a chance to win a $500.00 award. Skyscrapers and other buildings of steel, concrete and glass dominate the landscape of today’s cities. They are monuments to the skills and talents of the architects of the modern world. The landscape of a city is about the […]

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TeraBella Media Presents: “The Urban Landscape”

TeraBella Media Presents: “The Urban Landscape”

Description: TeraBella Media is sponsoring “The Urban Landscape” competition. Enter for a chance to win a $500.00 award. Skyscrapers and other buildings of steel, concrete and glass dominate the landscape of today’s cities. They are monuments to the skills and talents of the architects of the modern world. The landscape of a city is about […]

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Mobile

The Mobile Masters Competition 2014

The Mobile Masters Competition 2014

The aim of this second edition of the Mobile Masters interactive eBook is to showcase Mobile Photography as a distinctive and expanding new movement in the history of the art form. It will curate the best work of some of the most passionate early innovators of this underground movement with images that would not have […]

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Mobile Photography Awards 2013

Mobile Photography Awards 2013

The Mobile Photography Awards were founded in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the genre’s leading mobile photo & art talent. It is with great anticipation and excitement that we announce the opening of the submission period for the 3rd annual Mobile Photography Awards. The MPA is an international open call for photographs and images created […]

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The GoPix Awards

The GoPix Awards

Photographic art is no longer confined to those who splurge on big, fancy and expensive cameras and equipments. Now, the power of creation lies in everyone’s hands, limited only by the imagination. Mobile phones and tablets are unprecedented tools to capture and create artwork anywhere anytime. The fleeting moment is just a click away. The […]

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Mobile Photo Awards 2013 Winners announced

Mobile Photo Awards 2013 Winners announced

The winners of the Mobile Photo Awards 2013 have been selected, There are 18 categories in which photographers could submit their work and the winner and first runner up in each category will have their photos printed and framed for the MPA gallery tour. All honourable mentions will be on display at the MPA premier […]

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PicYourCity Mobile Photo Contest

PicYourCity Mobile Photo Contest

Social Media Week has grown at an incredible rate over the past four years, hosting conferences in more than 26 cities around the world. In honor of the global nature of SMW, for September SMW12, we launched Instagram Your City, an online competition asking you to show us our host cities through your eyes. More […]

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