Upcoming Photography Competitions


Upcoming Photography Competitions

A great way to get your photographs seen by others is by entering photograph contests. Here is a list of some upcoming competitions.


EPSON International Pano Awards:

The Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to panoramic photography and showcases panoramic photographers worldwide. It is the largest competition in the world for panoramic photography.

Entries must be submitted by APRIL 15, 2011. A late fee will apply if submitted anytime after April 15, 2011 until April 30, 2011.

There are two categories:

The Open Awards: open to professional, non-professional/amateur and student photographers

The Amateur Awards: open to non-professional and student photographers

The categories are Nature (including landscapes) and The Built Environment (including architecture) and there is no limit on the number of entries submitted by the entrant.

Prizes include $1,000 cash, $500 cash, Epson Stylus Pro 4900 printer, and more!

To learn more about the competition visit www.thepanoawards.com

PDN Faces Contest:

The PDN Faces Contest is a competition to find the best portrait photograph. Enter for a chance to win a digital camera, a Photo Serve portfolio, a PDN PhotoPlus International Gold Expo Pass and a Crumpler bag.

Entrants should submit a portrait or a series of portraits in one or more of the following categories:

-celebrity/editorial portraits (studio)

-environmental portraiture


-animal portraits

The entry fee is $35 per image or $50 per series (a series consists of 6 images that are visually-related. They will be judged as one single image.) Students are $20 for a single entry or a series.

The deadline is MARCH 14, 2011. All entries received after March 14, 2011 until April 4, 2011 will be charged an extended deadline fee of $10 per entry.

Check out http://www.facesphotocontest.com/index.shtml for more information.

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The Street Photography Awards:

The International Street Photography Awards is on the search for the best street photographer to participate in the first annual London Street Photography Festival in July 2011. The contest is open to photographers from anywhere on the globe and photographs from around the world are welcome.

The application deadline is MARCH 31, 2011.

First place international winner will receive a cash prize, an all-expenses-paid trip to the exhibition launch in London, an Olympus PEN camera, an Open Award catalogues and more.

For more information, to submit photographs and to see the full list of entry rules click here.

(Above) Example of Panoramic Photograph

(Above) Example of Street Photography

(Above) Example of Portrait Photography