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Photography Contests

ANZANG Nature Photography

Conducts an annual nature and wilderness landscape photography competition.

Best Foto

Digital photo contest dedicated to promoting and encouraging photographers of all skills levels to enhance the quality of their works.


Digital photography contest with forums and galleries of winning submissions.

Earth Shots Photo of the Day

A photo of the day contest celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet. Open and free to photographers worldwide.

Environmentally Aware Photographic Competition (EPIC)

Contest for underwater photographers and videographers with emphasis on environmental sensitivity.

The Everyman

International photo contest with amateur and professional divisions. Site posts the rules and presents submission guides and galleries of submitted works.

International Photography Awards

Annual photography contest with a $10,000 grand prize, open to both professional and amateurs. Includes information about the judges, rules, online entry form and previous winners.

Long Live Imagination

Photography contest with celebrity panelists, that has now been also turned into a film festival starring the contestants photos.

National Geographic Photo Contest

Photographs are submitted in three categories: people, places and nature. The grand prize winner receives $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar.

Nikon International Small World Competition

Contest initiated as a way of recognizing and acclaiming the works of photomicrographers in various scientific disciplines or those involved in the taking of photographs through the light microscope.

Photo of the Day

Australian photography competition. Presents the rules, list of winners, galleries of participants' works, forum, and information on prizes and sponsors.


Serves as a virtual venue for expressing and sharing passion for photography and photo art. Posts details on ongoing competitions and list of recent winners.

Pilsner Urquell International Photography Awards

Prestigious photography competition for professional and amateur photographers. Offers a wide variety of categories for interested contestants and information on how to join the event.

Smithsonian Magazine: Annual Photo Contest

Photographs are judged on technical quality, clarity, composition, a flair for the unexpected and the ability to capture a picture-perfect moment.

Trierenberg Super Circuit

Annual international “salon of photography” looks to find out the best of photography from different styles, techniques, and genres.

Venice International Photography Contest

Annual themed photography competition open to all photographers all over the world.

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