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Australian Photography Awards

Australian Photography Awards

Since launching in 2016 Australian Photography Awards is searching for Australia’s most original, honest and thought-provoking photography. We celebrate diversity and feel photography is a powerful medium for bringing people together and promoting understanding. We are looking for imagery which deepens our understanding and allows us to see from a unique perspective.
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NYC4PA Call for Entry – BLACK AND WHITE

NYC4PA Call for Entry – BLACK AND WHITE

It is time for NYC4PA to revisit one of our favorite themes, Black and White. It is our homage to the beginnings of photography before the dramatic change that came about when color film was introduced.
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World Photography Organisation – Open Competition

World Photography Organisation – Open Competition

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating the best imagery and photographers on the planet. We pride ourselves on building lasting relationships with both individual photographers as well as our industry-leading partners around the world.
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Open Approved Contests

“Memorial María Luisa” International Mountain, Nature and Adventure Photography Contest

“Memorial María Luisa” International Mountain, Nature and Adventure Photography Contest

The Maria Luisa Memorial is calling, one more time, photographers and filmmakers, both amateurs and professionals, to the thirty first edition of their contest. We start a new decade and ...
Historic Photographer of the Year

Historic Photographer of the Year

Historic Photographer of the Year showcases the world’s very best historic places and cultural sites from across the globe, capturing everything from the most famous national treasures to obscure and ...
Australian Photography Awards

Australian Photography Awards

Since launching in 2016 Australian Photography Awards is searching for Australia’s most original, honest and thought-provoking photography. We celebrate diversity and feel photography is a powerful medium for bringing people ...
NYC4PA Call for Entry – BLACK AND WHITE

NYC4PA Call for Entry – BLACK AND WHITE

It is time for NYC4PA to revisit one of our favorite themes, Black and White. It is our homage to the beginnings of photography before the dramatic change that came ...
SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2020 in aid of RSPB

SINWP Bird Photographer of the Year 2020 in aid of RSPB

Calling all photographers! Enter your best bird images into this exciting photo competition and help raise vital funds for The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). ...
Animography Photography Awards

Animography Photography Awards

Animography is a global photography competition with it’s primary goal being to draw attention to the beauty of animals through creative photography, and at the same time drawing attention to ...
Tokyo International Foto Awards 2020

Tokyo International Foto Awards 2020

At TOKYO INTERNATIONAL FOTO AWARDS we recognize, honor and connect talented photographers from around the world to new audiences and new eyes in the creative circles of Tokyo, Japan. ...
The Frank Hurley Photography Awards

The Frank Hurley Photography Awards

The Frank Hurley Photography Awards is an international competition to find the best in new photography honouring the spirit and adventurous career of this iconic Australian photographer. ...
World Photography Organisation – Open Competition

World Photography Organisation – Open Competition

The World Photography Organisation is a global platform for photography initiatives. Working across up to 180 countries, our aim is to raise the level of conversation around photography by celebrating ...
The 7th International Landscape Photographer of the Year

The 7th International Landscape Photographer of the Year

Showcasing the world\'s best landscape photography, we find the best 101 images each year and publish them in a hard cover book made by Momento Pro. ...