Opportunities Category: Awards & Prizes

Lens Culture Exposure Awards

Lens Culture is seeking the best new photography from around the world for the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2020. Since 2008, this award has offered significant exposure to more than 300 emerging and established photographers. Via a global callout, Lens Culture is eager to discover more diverse and talented image-makers to add to this impressive cohort. Read More

The British Photography Awards 2020

The BPA run an open, responsible competition aimed at celebrating photographic talent from all British and British-based photographers. The BPA work with a range of UK charities to operate a non-profit competition cashflow and keep this completely ring-fenced from the rest of the business finance. This is integral to the model. Together we can use Read More

COCA20 Open Call for Artists

The Center of Contemporary Artists are thrilled to kick off the COCA20 | 2 EDITION.
The search for the best international contemporary artists has begun!

The aim is to produce artistic projects, to stimulate the education of professional careers and to establish connections between artists and private collectors.

The mission is to discover new talents, for this reason Read More

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 

The 2019 Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £2000, facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Nikon for the first time this year, will be granted to a professional woman photographer towards the completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in Read More

2020 Student Scholarships 57th SPE Annual Conference

All SPE student members are eligible to apply for a scholarship to offset the cost of attending SPE’s 2020 annual conference. Awards are offered based on merits of submitted portfolios and include a travel stipend to attend the annual conference, a 2020 annual conference fee waiver, and a one-year membership to SPE. Jurors will seek Read More

Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award

SPE is honored to announce the Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award. The cash award
of $500 supports an SPE member, at any stage of their career, to attend SPE’s Annual
Conference. Special consideration will be given to photographers working to counter social
and/or environmental injustices.

The Lauren Shrensel Zadikow Memorial Award is made possible through a gift by Sharon
Shrensel Read More

LensCulture Black & White Awards

LensCulture is thrilled to announce the return of our Black & White Photography Awards!

LensCulture are seeking remarkable photographic work that plays with the dynamic relationship between light, dark and all the tones in between. Texture, shape, line and form are often hailed as the heroes of black and white photography. Show how you’re interpreting these Read More

Circulations European Young Photography Festival

Are you are a photographer who wishes to have their work exhibited at the next edition of the Circulation(s) festival?

The festival will take place from March to May 2020 at the Centquatre-Paris.

The call for applications is open to all European photographers or photographers living in Europe, without any age limit.

The application costs 25€.

The closing date Read More

International Photography Awards

The International Photography Awards 2019 is now open!
New Year – New Benefits, the category winners will receive an IPA Trophy, a traveling allowance of $500 to join the International Photography Awards “Best of Show” exhibition & Lucie Awards in New York City, guarantee to have their winning photography part of the IPA “Best of Show” Read More

Taurus Prize For Visual Arts

The Taurus Prize For Visual Arts is awarded every two years to a contemporary artist by a selection committee of professionals from within or outside the art world. Dedicated to a geographical area instead of a theme, the prize rejects the imposition of exterior narratives onto territories and promotes relevance and accuracy.

THE AREA
Every two years, Read More

Fiebre Dummy Award

Fiebre Photobook are launching the 4th edition of the Fiebre Dummy Award to publish a photobook, sponsored by Artes Gráficas Palermo and organised in partnership with Art Photo Bcn. The winning proposal will be co-edited with Dalpine, while La Troupe will be in charge of the prepress process.

Fully aware of the technical and economic difficulties Read More

Bird in Flight Prize

Bird in Flight Prize is an international award organized to support photographers who think outside the box of traditional artistic standards. The contest is not about photo projects that cater to the existing general demand but about discovering new ways to tell a story.

The second call for entries for an international award for innovative photography Read More

Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography 2019

The Meitar Award for Excellence in photography, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will be awarded for the fourth time this year for a body of work that demonstrates excellence in the field of photography.

An independent jury will select 20 finalists who will be showcased in a group Read More

Time to Think Female Photographers at Festival Pil’Ours, France

Shutterhub are delighted to be given the opportunity to create the main exhibition for Festival Pil’Ours 4th Edition and help deliver events that will form the basis for the Festival’s progression and inspiration.

It’s not only time to think about the festival, it’s direction, and what is needed, but also an opportunity for us to think Read More

Carte Blanche Students 2019

Paris Photo, Picto Foundation, and SNCF Gares & Connexions are proud to announce the third edition of the Carte Blanche Students, a platform of the discovery and promotion of emerging talent in photography in Europe.

Be among the 4 student laureates from European Art schools to be selected to exhibit at the Gare du Nord Paris Read More

Call for applications for the 12th Bamako Meeting

Imagine the artistic practice of photographic stream of consciousness as ‘thinking in images’. The art piece (the photograph, photographs), as an expression of an interior monologue, the artist’s sensory reactions to external events.

The image as a capture of streams of consciousness having the possibility of revealing the worlds of thoughts and circumstances, the universe of Read More

Open Call for the 7th International Photography Festival

PHOTO IS:RAEL invites artists to submit proposals for participation in the thematic exhibition as well as special projects at the 7th International Photography Festival, taking place in Tel Aviv in November 2019.

The International Photography Festival is Israel’s largest photography event and will be taking place in November 2019 for the seventh time. The festival has Read More

Annual IPA Photography Competition

The International Photography Awards conducts an annual photography competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global level, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. The IPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.

– Be honored by receiving the Read More

Female in Focus: An award for women photographers

Did you know that across the photography industry, just 1 in 9 award winners are women? And while equality in our own awards is improving, last year only 38% of our winners were female. If we are to make real steps towards equality in the photography industry, we must start at home.

It is for neither Read More

Portrait of Britain

Portrait of Britain is an award-winning nationwide photography exhibition, run by British Journal of Photography in partnership with JCDecaux. The exhibition celebrates the rich tapestry of people that make up Great Britain, by turning their stories into public art.

Portrait of Britain is groundbreaking in its scale and its mission. Envisioned as an exhibition for the Read More

Malmö Fotobiennal Open Call 2019

The deadline for the application is pushed until the 28th of February 2019. The main theme for the exhibitions is “UTOPIA”. The curator group is looking forward to review your project or series of photography, which we trust to be related to the theme in one way or the other. Applying to open call is Read More

Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2019

The international Felix Schoeller Photo Award is about to be held for 2019, marking the fourth occasion that the prize has been awarded. Between 1 January and 31 May 2019, professional photographers and photographers in training will be able to submit their work at www.felix-schoeller-photoaward.com.

The Felix Schoeller Photo Award honours photographers who demonstrate a love Read More

13th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers

The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography invites women photographers worldwide to submit images to 13th Edition of The Julia Margaret Cameron Award.

This Award is open to women photographers, professional and amateur, working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought. Traditional, contemporary, avant-garde, creative and experimental Read More

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. The ZEISS Photography Award is jointly organized by ZEISS and the World Photography Organisation. Last year, Read More

Call for Entries: Copenhagen Photo Festival

This open call is for photographers and artists who wish to contribute with an exhibition project to be exhibited at the heart of the festival, Photo City, which is open during the whole festival. Copenhagen Photo Festival takes place June 6-16 2019, and Photo City is located at Refshaleøen. This part of Copenhagen has in Read More

AOP Student Awards 2019

AOP Student Awards are a celebration of the best in photography amongst students, helping to provide that all important step up to the professional arena. By supporting new emerging talent, the Awards are an opportunity to get a first look at the potential stars of tomorrow.

For more details and to enter please follow the direct Read More

German Peace Prize for Photography

In 2019, the City of Peace Osnabrück, its Museum Quarter and the locally based Felix Schoeller Group will be awarding the first “German Peace Prize for Photography”. This prize honors the photographers who make the concept of peace visible and tangible in their work. As a special category of the Felix Schoeller Photo Award competition, Read More

BJP International Photography Award 2019

BJP International Photography Award aims to find the best in contemporary photographic talent. Through issuing an international open call, photographers from every background and from all over the world are welcome to submit a body of work to be judged by a panel of industry leaders.

We are looking to award a body of work that Read More

Chico Hot Springs Portfolio Review & Charcoal Publishing Prize

One grand prize winner will be awarded the Charcoal Publishing Prize. The winning project will be published and distributed worldwide by Charcoal Book Club, the first book-of-the-month club dedicated exclusively to photobooks.

The Chico Hot Springs Portfolio Review is a retreat that takes place over six nights at Chico Hot Springs Resort near Livingston, Montana. Forty Read More

AOP Awards 2019

There are a great many photography competitions out there for professionals and non-professionals alike, but the AOP Awards continues to be regarded as the original and the best – a celebration of exceptional work by the industry’s elite. 
Being selected for entry into the AOP Awards Book and accompanying exhibition is one of the highest Read More

GRAIN Bursary Award 2019

The bursary offers an award of £2,000 to support the making of new work in the rural West Midlands.  For this bursary opportunity we are seeking proposals from those who are interested in making new work in and with rural communities. The work must be made within a 12-month period of receiving the bursary award.

The Read More

Open Call: Portrait of Humanity

Portrait of Humanity is an international photography award, focused on unifying the global community.
Enter now to have your images shown across the world, and judged by industry leaders.
Be part of the movement. Together, we will create a Portrait of Humanity.

Please visit the direct link for more information.

CALL FOR ENTRY: LOST II – BOOK COLLABORATION AWARD

Kris Graves Projects invites you to be part of our LOST II series of books.

In 2018, +KGP collaborated with ten artists to produce a series of publications named LOST. Each artist was tasked with producing a visual study of a city or place that they call home or have been working in throughout their career. Nineteen artists have been confirmed as Read More

Open Call: Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019

Grand Prix gives photographers an opportunity to present their works during Fotofestiwal. We award artists of exceptional personality and projects that present daring ideas. The submission is open and does not impose any restrictions related to topics, age or place. The jury consists of experts from the greatest photography media and institutions.

Please see direct link Read More

Call For Entries: 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.

Show us how you’re using photography to chronicle Read More

SkyArts Master of Photography

Amateur and professional photographers from all over Europe have to prove to a jury of photographers and renowned experts that they have the creativity, versatility and resilience to become the next Sky Arts Master of Photography, the international photography award created by Sky Arts.  Further details and entry forms are available via the direct link.

The Felix Schoeller Photo Award

The Felix Schoeller Photo Award is one of the richest photography competitions in the German-speaking world. It honours work that demonstrates a love of photography and the highest standards of image quality. New for 2019 is the fashion photography category.

As a manufacturer of specialty papers for the largest possible prints, we are seeking Read More

BJP International Photography Award Open for entries.

British Journal of Photography seeks to award the most talented contemporary photographers from around the globe.

Through BJP IPA, winners and finalists have gained career changing industry exposure.

The Winner will receive:

Solo show at renowned art gallery, TJ Boulting in London, UK

Up to £5000 production grant for solo show

4-page supplement in British Journal of Photography

International press coverage

Travel Read More

RPS Awards 2019: Nominate Now

The Royal Photographic Society  International Awards are offered annually to individuals who have made significant contributions to the art and science of photography.

The Society has adopted a wide definition of photography which refers to the art or science of the recording of light or other radiation on any medium on which an image is produced Read More

Unlimited commissions are open now

Applications are now open for 2019 Unlimited commissions.

UK-based disabled artists and companies making disability-led work, across all art forms, are invited to apply for these funding opportunities:

Main Commissions
Main Research and Development Awards
Emerging Artist Awards

The deadline for all Expression of Interest applications is Monday 29 October 2018, 12 midday.

Please find on the direct link guidance notes on criteria Read More

Jerwood/Photoworks Awards

The call for entries for the third national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards opened today. We’re on the look out for proposals from outstanding artists using new approaches to photography.

The Jerwood/Photoworks Awards support photographers, or artists using photography, to make new work and significantly develop their practice. The Awards are a collaboration between Jerwood Charitable Foundation and Photoworks, supported Read More

LagosPhoto Portfolio Review Award

LagosPhoto and National Geographic invite documentary photographers from Africa and the diaspora to submit their work for this year’s portfolio review. Send your .pdf portfolio to LPReview@africanartists.org for a chance to present your portfolio to our panel of judges and potentially become and National Geographic Photographer.

The best portfolio wins $5000, Deadline is 14th October 2018, Read More

Format19 – Call for entries

FORMAT19 is delighted to announce the festival theme FOREVER//NOW and welcomes diverse and imaginative proposals from international photographers, curators, artists and collectives in response to this exciting dual concept.

Our eminent panel of international experts and the FORMAT Curators will view the submissions and select 35 projects to be exhibited at FORMAT19 in the spring of Read More

Lensculture Emerging Talent Awards 2018

The 5th annual Emerging Talent Awards 2018 is their search for the world’s best emerging photographers! Since year one, these awards have put hundreds of emerging photographers in a spotlight on the world stage.

Their international jury will select the work of 50 outstanding talents from all cultures, all points of view, all genres, with no Read More

Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers

This is your invitation to submit your work to the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers, juried by Andrea-Star ReeseJulia Fullerton-Batten, and Laura Pannack. 

Both Winners in the Professional and Non-Professional Sections will have a solo exhibition (all expenses paid) in the Read More

Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards.

Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with three major categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year. The shortlisted books, accompanied by the jury’s comments, will be featured in the fall Read More

Unseen Amsterdam Dummy Award 2018

The call for the Unseen Dummy Award 2018 is now open!

Unseen and Lecturis continue their collaboration and join forces once again to showcase the work of exceptional photographers and designers from around the world to give them the chance to realise and publish their photobook dummy. An esteemed international jury will come together at Unseen Read More

Ian Parry Scholarship 2018 now open

The Ian Parry Scholarship is a free international photographic award for all full time documentary & visual photojournalism students on BA, MA, MFA courses. It is also open to freelance photographers of the age of 24 years and under.

Over the past 28 successful years the scholarship has played an important role in keeping the values and traditions of photojournalism alive Read More

National Open Art – Call for entries

National Open Art (NOA) is the UK’s leading independent art competition, open to artists in the UK and Ireland. NOA now attracts more than 4,000 entries per year and we offer both shortlisted and winning artists exposure and income opportunities through our exhibitions and online art sales platform.

By working hard to expand the scale and Read More

LensCulture Art Photography Award – Entries Close Soon

What does art photography mean to you? Why does it remain important and relevant? How can it trigger appreciation of beauty, or a new way of viewing the world? We’re open to considering all types of photographic art—everything from printed art on gallery walls to sculptural objects, experimental processes, and totally new forms and Read More

ORGAN VIDA: Engaged, Active, Aware — Women’s perspectives now Open Call

ORGAN VIDA International Photography Organization based in Croatia invites artists from all over the world who work in the medium of photography as such or in an expanded form, video and sound, installation, collage to apply to this open call and respond to the given topic: Engaged, Active, Aware — Women’s Perspectives Now.
The selected artists Read More

PRIX VIRGINIA – last chance to apply

Who’s gonna succeed Sian Davey, Dina Goldstein and Liz Hingley? Who’s gonna be the fourth winner of the Prix Virginia? Do not hesitate to apply, share and inform the photographers you know as there is only 15 days left to submit photographs to the jury…

INFORMATION : to answer to some requests, the right address to Read More

MARILYN STAFFORD FOTOREPORTAGE AWARD

MARILYN STAFFORD FOTOREPORTAGE AWARD
DEADLINE: 18 MAY 2018

APPLY NOW

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Olympus, is granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic Read More

The Prix VIRGINIA: International photography prize for women

The prix VIRGINIA

The Prix VIRGINIA is organized by the Association SYLVIA S.

It recognizes the work of a woman photographer.

It is awarded in accordance with the following rules:

The Prix VIRGINIA, awarded every other year, beginning in 2012, is open to all living professional women photographers, regardless of age or nationality, with Read More

Canon Female Photojournalist Award 2018

The annual Canon Female Photojournalist Award is now open to entrants from across the world. The award, which is in its 18th year, is given to “an outstanding female photographer in recognition of her contribution to photojournalism,” and provides an €8,000 grant to fund further storytelling.

Previous winners have covered diverse stories, such as highlighting the Read More

KASSEL DUMMY AWARD 2018

Take this opportunity to be discovered by international publishers and experts, to be exhibited at international festivals and to win a complete book publishing! Registrations are open until 3 April!

One attraction of the FOTOBOOKFESTIVAL KASSEL is the dummy competition for the best unpublished photobook mock-up. Together with our cooperation partner VERLAG KETTLER, the festival invites all Read More

SUBMIT YOUR PHOTOBOOK DUMMY – SELF PUBLISH RIGA 2018

We are happy to announce the third edition of the SELF PUBLISH RIGA photobook dummy contest! Send us your dummy by 30 April, and take part in one of the central events of Riga Photomonth 2018.

AWARDS

Exciting news – this year we have teamed up with Kaunas Photography Gallery, and Printing house KOPA to publish the Read More

New East Photo Prize 2018

The New East Photo Prize celebrates contemporary photography from Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia and Central Asia.

The New East Photo Prize champions artistic excellence in photography. The prize recognises practitioners offering representations of the social, cultural and physical landscape of the New East and other perspectives on that region.

Although hugely diverse, the countries of Eastern Read More

Fem Tour Truck – Call for Proposals

Fem Tour Truck is an international and itinerant Feminist video-art festival that begins in February 2016 and continues until today, having become a biennial proposal, but with a constant journey, year after year. An initiative to recover the public space, the squares of the cities and towns, where performances, workshops and videos are screened in Read More

New Curators – Parallel Open Call 2018

This call aim is to select 8 new curators working with photography/new media/visual media that will be participating in the PARALLEL Platform 2nd Cycle, which occurs between June 2018 and September 2019. If selected, you’ll be taking part in one of the most innovative creative processes going from scratch to the exhibition, alongside with 37 Read More

THE MARILYN STAFFORD FOTOREPORTAGE AWARD 2018

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award facilitated by FotoDocument and supported by Olympus, is granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global. The work should, in part, showcase positive solutions Read More

OPEN CALL SHOWCASE FOR CURATORIAL PROJECTS

6th Singapore International Photography Festival Open Call – Curatorial Project

The Curatorial Project started in 2014 with the aim to encourage curatorial practice in the medium of photography in Asia. It reaches out to emerging and independent curators committed to develop their professional practice in Southeast Asia.

The last edition of the Open Call featured a project Read More

KAUNAS PHOTO 2018 Open Call with the New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award

KAUNAS PHOTO is the largest annual photographic festival in the Baltic States, based in Kaunas, Lithuania, since 2004. Maintaining its strong international character, KAUNAS PHOTO is a platform of priemieres of emerging talents. “Photo World” magazine (China) described KAUNAS PHOTO festival as a spot of the Europe’s Crossroads of photography. In the recent years, KAUNAS Read More

Competition: Dark Corners

Exhibit your work at the Museum of London alongside the major exhibition London Nights

What goes on in one of the world’s biggest cities after the sun goes down?

A new competition by the Museum of London supported by British Journal of Photography invites photographers to submit work that explores London after dark.

From neon lights to mysterious Read More

LUMA Rencontres Dummy Book Award Arles 2018

Call for entries

Since 2015, the Rencontres d’Arles has offered an award supporting the publication of a dummy book.

This prize, with a production budget of €25,000, is open to any new photographer or artist using photography, submitting a previously unpublished dummy book. Special attention is paid to experimental and innovative forms of publishing.

The application deadline is Read More

VISUAL ART OPEN PRIZE – Artist Call

All artists both UK & International are invited to apply for the Visual Art Open Prize, to win cash prizes of £1,000, plus a solo exhibition, and mentoring package. The primary goal of the awards, are to reveal and promote unknown artists who are yet to establish their profile in the contemporary art world. Finalists Read More

RPS The International Photography Exhibition (IPE): open call

The call for entries to the International Photography Exhibition (IPE) has now been announced – welcoming entries from all genres, styles and approaches by photographers worldwide, at all levels of practice.

Now in its 161st edition, the IPE is a celebration of photography today and continues to offer insight into current trends and subjects whilst providing Read More

THE MARIBOR PHOTOBOOK AWARD

WE ARE GLAD TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE SECOND EDITION OF THE MARIBOR PHOTOBOOK AWARD WILL TAKE PLACE IN MARIBOR IN MARCH 2018. APPLY NOW!

 

We would kindly like to invite you to the second edition of the Maribor photobook award. The award will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected photobooks from the call and will Read More

The Alexia Grants

The Alexia 2018 competition will begin accepting applications on Jan. 7, 2018.

The Alexia Foundation awards grants to student and professional visual journalists to help them produce projects that inspire change by addressing topics that are socially significant.

Alexia Foundation Grants were created nearly 30 years ago to support still photographers and that remains our primary mission. Read More

Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2018

Grand Prix is a competition which gives photographers an opportunity to present their works during Fotofestiwal (Łódź/Poland). We award artists of exceptional personality and projects that present daring ideas. The competition is open and does not impose any restrictions related to topics, age or place.

What winners receive

● 10.000 PLN (~2500 euro)
● Exhibition of finalists works Read More

Photobook Award 2018 / The Angry Bat

We would kindly like to invite you to the second edition of the Maribor photobook award. The award will be accompanied by an exhibition of selected  photobooks from the call and will coincide with the exhibition Through her eyes.

The theme of the photo book award is Picturing life: the new world order and the artist’s position in Read More

OPEN CALL: BJP International Photography Award 2018

International Photography Award 2018

Recognising the best of contemporary photographic talent.

Instrumental in launching the careers of some of the most respected photographers today, enter now for an opportunity to be recognised and celebrated by the international photographic community.

Prizes

£5,000 exhibition grant • Solo show at the leading London gallery, TJ Boulting • All-expenses paid trip to London Read More

OPEN CALL: Ilford Photo 2017/18 Student Competition ‘Lyrically Speaking’

Ilford Photo is delighted to announce the launch of our 2017/18 student competition ‘Lyrically Speaking’

The Brief

From Alt-Rock to Old School Pop and Reggae to Rhythm and Blues. Take a song lyric and turn it into an image that inspires that viewer as much as the music itself.

How to Enter

Photograph using ILFORD PHOTO or Kentmere black Read More

PhotoIreland Foundation Awards 2017: Nominate Now!

Nominations to the PhotoIreland Foundation Awards 2017 are now open to the public. You are welcome to nominate yourself, your friends, but most importantly others, as long as you are honest and concise. We will review all nominations equally: it is not the case that the more an individual or organisation is nominated the more Read More

Research award call: Peter E. Palmquist fund for historical photographic research

Considered one of the most important photo historians of the 20th century, Peter E. Palmquist (1936-2003) had a keen interest in the photography of the American West, California, and Humboldt County before 1950, and the history of women in photography worldwide.He published over 60 books and 340 articles and was a strong proponent of the Read More

DIFFERENT WORLDS – 5TH INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL FOR YOUNG PHOTOGRAPHERS FROM THE CENTRAL AND EAST EUROPE (CEE)

Deadline extended until 22 September!

Open call for young and promising artists in the field of contemporary art photography organized by Photon Gallery – Centre for Contemporary Photography from Ljubljana. The first prize is € 1,000 for the production and solo exhibition at Photon Gallery. The selected ten artists will present their work at Read More

REBECCA VASSIE MEMORIAL AWARD

Who can apply: An early-to-mid-career photographer in or from the UK
 
The award: £1,250 for the completion of a photography project documenting lesser- known peoples and communities: ‘human stories we seldom see’; project support from industry professionals; approx. £1,150 worth of printing; support from the Trust towards public and industry exposure of the work; membership of Read More

Residential Scholar Awards

The Yale Center for British Art offers three types of short-term residential awards to scholars undertaking research related to British art. While in residence, scholars have access to the Center’s rich holdings of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, rare books, and manuscripts, as well as primary and secondary reference materials. Scholars are also able to take Read More

EIKON Award for women photographers and media artists (45+)!!!

EIKON Award (45+) under the patronage of VALIE EXPORT

An open call for women photographers and media artists 45 years and older celebrating the 100th issue of EIKON – International Magazine for Photography and Media Art

The award winner will receive € 5,000 in cash, in addition to being extensively featured in the EIKON #100 issue.

The runners-up Read More

LATENT: Open Call – Exhibition & Residency in Rome

1 OPEN CALL | 2 ARTISTS SELECTED
1 EXHIBITION | 1 RESIDENCY IN ROME

Latent is the result of the meeting and collaboration between D.O.O.R and MATÈRIA, two Rome based institutions specialised in photography. Latent (an anagram for Talent) is an open call aimed at the discovery and the promotion of photographic research and production characterised by originality Read More

BJP – Breakthrough Awards

We’ll be selecting four outstanding photographers to have their work presented in a group exhibition in east London, be published on BJP’s print, online and digital platforms, and receive expert advice on launching a successful career in photography.

If you’re a photographer working in any format, style or genre, you can enter our undergraduate Read More

LANDSKRONA FOTO DUMMY AWARD 2017

Deadline just extended

Initiated and implemented in collaboration with Breadfield.

Do you want to make a photo book?
Have you made a dummy* of your project?
Now you have a chance to have it published.

By entering for the Photo Book Day´s Open Book Dummy Review you have the chance to win the Landskrona Foto Dummy Award.

Read More

Rennaissance Photography Prize

Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer.

This year the prize celebrates its 10th edition and invites entrants from anywhere in the world to enter by 26 June 2017. The exhibition of the selected finalists will take Read More

IPF Photo Prize

It is our great pleasure to announce that submissions for the 6th annual IPF Photo Prize are now being accepted!

Photographers, photo-enthusiasts and photo-makers of all descriptions and disciplines in all parts of the world are invited to submit images for exhibition in the IPF Photo Prize 2017  at House of Vans– the premier event Read More

AOP Student Award 2017

I am emailing to let you know that we are extending the deadline for the AOP Student Awards 2017!
Deadline is 10am on the 18th April

It would be great if you could spread this message to your students before the end of the week, either in contact time, tutorials, or by sharing this email.

 
Why enter the Student Awards? 
 
– Kickstart Read More

Call for The Unseen Dummy Award

The Unseen Dummy Award is back for its fifth edition! Last year, Japanese artist Yoshinori Masuda was announced the winner of the Dummy Award at Unseen 2015. His book ‘Tiger 2’, published by Lecturis, will be launched in advance of this year’s event.

Unseen and Lecturis continue their collaboration and join forces once again to showcase the work of Read More

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award for a professional woman photographer

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award – in association with FotoDocument – will be granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in part, showcase positive solutions to Read More

Open Call for Renaissance Photography Prize

Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer.

This year the prize celebrates its 10th edition and invites entrants from anywhere in the world to enter by 26 June 2017. The exhibition of the selected finalists will take Read More

Open call for £20,000 JERWOOD/FVU Award

2016 offered numerous examples of how the best-laid plans can unravel, and be subject to the law of unintended consequences. The world we live in has become unfeasibly complex, and our urge to find solutions often only creates, or reveals, a new set of problems.

Jerwood and Film and Video Umbrella are looking for proposals for Read More

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award – Call for Submissions

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award – in association with FotoDocument – will be granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in part, showcase positive solutions to Read More

FOAM TALENT CALL

Being selected as a Foam Talent puts you in the spotlight of the international photography world. It marks you as an emerging artist with great promise and gives you the means to jumpstart your career.

Foam Talent Call is limited to participants between the ages of 18 and 35.

The Womankind Photographers’ Award: NATURE

The Womankind Photographers’ Award is open for submissions. Submissions for each award must be based around the theme for that award.

Award: Nature

For the nature theme Womankind are looking for photographs that depict the concept ‘nature’. And by ‘nature’ they refer to the physical world such as plants, animals, the landscape, mountains, oceans, and products of the earth.  Read More

The Deutsche Bank Award for final year students

Calling all final year students and recent graduates in the creative arts. We’re looking for the next generation of creatives with a vision they want to make a reality, and we want to help you to do it.

The Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Enterprise (DBACE) celebrates 25 years in 2017, and we’re offering Read More

CALLING – EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS IN SCOTLAND AND INDIA

THEME: DOCUMENT

Fòcas are inviting emerging photographers based in Scotland and India to submit their work on the theme ‘Document’. 

From street to long-term documentary, from personal to political, and from conceptual to mobile, Fòcas are looking for photography from all genres that makes visible compelling narratives, perspectives and experiences of the world around us.

All submissions Read More

Voies Off Award

In the context of the Rencontres d’Arles
give your photographs a worlwide visibility

Participate in one of the most interesting photo competition, award and festival in the world: the Award and the night projections of the 60 nominees selected by a jury of experts is at the core of the Voies Off Festival. The festival itself is Read More

The PH Museum Grant

The PHmuseum Grant is an annual international initiative organized to support photographers, promote their projects and further their careers. Applicants are invited to send a visual project centred around a specific theme, narrative or concept.

Entry fee £30

Early bird entry fee £20 (until January 12)

An invitation to take part in the Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017

The third international Felix Schoeller Photo Award is about to take place, with professional photographers and emerging photographers having the opportunity to submit their work at www.felix-schoeller-photoaward.com from January 1st to May 31st, 2017.

The Felix Schoeller Photo Award honors work that demonstrates a love of photography, combined with the most demanding quality standards Read More

Photo Awards Barcelona FC

The FC Barcelona Photo Awards aim to identify the work that reflects in a conscious way the positive intrinsic values to sport. It is established with the aim of giving recognition to these values, seen through the lens of contemporary photographers.

Highlighting these positive values, common in sport and culture, the photography award of Read More

BJP INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2017

Prizes

Solo exhibition in London

The winner of the IPA 2017 will receive a three-week showcase at TJ Boulting, an innovative gallery in the heart of London. Working closely with gallery director and established curator Hannah Watson, together they will create an ambitious solo exhibition. Hannah has worked with some of the world’s most respected photographers, including Read More

9th Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers

LAST DAY 21ST JULY

 

The Gala Awards and the Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography announces a Call for Entries to women photographers worldwide, to be selected for exhibition at the 4th edition of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography (Berlin Foto Biennale 2016,) which will be held next October at the awesome venue of the Palazzo Read More

Firecracker Photographic Grant

The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer to aid with the completion of a documentary photographic project. Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and with the generous support of Genesis Imaging, the Grant fund is a minimum financial contribution of £1,000 plus £1,000 credit of professional Read More

Open Call for Prix Virginia

The prix VIRGINIA

The Prix VIRGINIA is organized by the Association SYLVIA S. It recognizes the work of a woman photographer.

It is awarded in accordance with the following rules:

The Prix VIRGINIA, awarded every other year, beginning in 2012, is open to all living professional women photographers, regardless of age or Read More

British Journal of Photography Breakthrow Awards

About

British Journal of Photography’s Breakthrough Awards are open for entries, offering students and recent graduates around the world an opportunity to showcase their work and gain international exposure.

Photographers who are studying on undergraduate and graduate courses, or within 5 years of graduating, may submit work on any topic to be judged by panel of industry experts.

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Sante-Fe International Awards

THE CHOICE AWARDS
More categories and jurors for the same price!
EXHIBITION, REVIEW SANTA FE & MORE
JURORS: Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jeff L. Rosenheim; The Huffington Post, Chris McGonigal; Photo-eye Gallery & Bookstore, Rixon Reed; QUAD & FORMAT Artistic Director, Louise Clements

PROJECT DEVELOPMENT GRANT
$5,000, REVIEW SANTA FE & MORE
JUROR: Susan Bright, Independent Curator & Writer
Get support for a fine art or documentary Read More

The Family of Man ONE-SHOT THEME COMPETITION

The International Photography Awards™ conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today.

The winners of the main categories listed below will compete for IPA’s top award of International Photographer of the Year. Those finalists Read More

The Inge Morath Award

Watch this space for the announcement of the Inge Morath award given to women photographers, under 30 years of age, who have a long term documentary project in progress – submission date is July 2016 – the award is managed by the Inge Morath Foundation in cooperation with Magnum Photos, New York.

MIFA Photography Awards 2016 Call For Entries Is Now Open!

CALL FOR ENTRIES

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: 1 JANUARY, 2016
Photographers from all corners of the world are encouraged to enter their work.

Up to $7000 cash prizes, exhibition in FotoLoft Gallery in Moscow, MIFA statue, major PR campaign and much more!

Enter your photograph now, the experts are waiting to see your images.

Win a prestigious award, cash prizes, exhibitions, certificate of Read More