Photography Contests

Photography Contests

Here are a list of photography contests for your to submit your photographs to. Each photography contest listed here will state it’s deadline date and a link for more information about the photography contest.

Happy Submitting!

amateur photography contestCurrent Photography Contests:

The Places That Inspire — Deadline April 4, 2014 — Free Entry — Win 2 free tickets to Paris courtesy of Air France — Click here for info

Seasons Photo Contest — Deadline April 15, 2014 — Entry Fee - A total of $13,000 in prizes — Click here for info

Center Forward International Photographic Call for Entry - Deadline April 16, 2014 — Paid Entry — Click here for info

Earth and Sky Photo Contest - Deadline April 22, 2014 — Free Entry — Click here for info

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014 — Deadline April 24, 2014 — Free Entry — Overall winner Prize: £1500 +++ — Click here for info

Emerging Focus International Photography Competition — Deadline April 27, 2014 — Submission Fees Apply — Click here for info

The MINI Space Framed Photography and Design Contest — Deadline April 28, 2014 — Free Entry — Click here for info

Renaissance Photography Prize 2014 — Deadline April 28, 2014 — Paid Entry — Best Single Image: £1000 + £700 Metro Imaging printing/framing + 3 x portfolio reviews (worth £100) + Membership Book Club — Self Publish, Be Happy (1 year, worth £100) — Click here for info

Photography and Design Competition “Framed!” — Deadline April 29, 2014 — Entry Fees May Apply -  First Place: iMac 27” 3.2 GHz — Eagle eyes like you know it’s all in the crop. When capturing a perfect photo or crafting a sleek design, the way you frame it is what makes it. Now MINI Space wants to reward your knack for compelling compositions with some attractive prizes.  Click here for info

2014 Nikon Small World Competition — Deadline April 30, 2014 — Free Entry — 1st Prize – Winning photographers’ will receive major awards including exhibition, monetary grant, book/magazine publishing, representation as well as product prizes from our sponsors.$3,000 towards Nikon Equipment — Click here for info

International Kontinent Photography Awards — Deadline May 1, 2014 — Paid Entry — Click here for info

I Love Animals Photo Contest — Deadline May 9, 2014 — Entry Fees May Apply — Grand Jury Winner — win your choice of a Canon 5D MK III camera body or Nikon D800 camera body — Click here for info

34th Annual Spring Photography Contest - Deadline May 12, 2014 — Paid Entry — 1st Prize 2,000 cash award from Photographer’s Forum magazine plus…• Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM|Art lens (MSRP $1,160) • Chimera OB2 PRO Kit #6024 (Octa 2 Beauty Dish reflector and Versi Octa Speed Ring)- Click here for info

Free Food Photography Contest - Deadline May 28, 2014 — Free Entry — First prize $100 — Click here for info

The International Landscape Photography of the Year — Deadline May 30, 2014 — Entry Frees Apply — Cash prizes totaling US $10,000 — Click here for info

2014 Art Kudos Juried Online Competition — Deadline June 30, 2014 — Entry Fee — 1st Prize — $4,500 in cash awards — Click here for info

Colors of Life International Photo Contest — Deadline June 30, 2014 — Entry Fees Apply — 1st prize winner will receive US$ 1,000 plus a Contest catalog — Click here for info

2014 National Geographic Travelers Photo Competition — Deadline June 30, 2014 — Paid Entry — First Prize — 8-day Alaska’s Inside Passage Expedition in a Category 2 cabin aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion or National Geographic Sea Bird with National Geographic Expeditions for the winner and one guest in 2015 — Click here for info

Travel Photography Awards 2014 — Deadline June 30, 2014 — Submission Fees Apply — The prizes include a 7 night trip to French Polynesia, an HP DreamColor II professional graphics monitor, a Nikon Df camera and lens kit, a Nikon 1 AW1 camera and lens kit, Lexar memory cards, Lowepro backpacks and an AquaTech underwater housing — Click here for info

BBC Wildlife Magazine Camera trap Photo of the Year 2014 — Deadline June 30, 2014 — Free Entry — The overall winner of the three research categories will be awarded Camera-trap Research Project of the Year and £3,000 for their research project — Click here for info

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year — Deadline Aug 8, 2014 — Free Entry — First prize: luxury photo safari holiday (location of your choice) — Click here for info

Horticulture 2014 Garden Photo Contest — Deadline Aug 15, 2014 — Free Entry — One Grand Prize of $1,000 USClick here for info

International Garden Photographer of the Year — Deadline Oct 31, 2014 — Entry Fee May Apply — Top Prize — £5,000 — Click here for info

Dog Photographer of the Year 2014 — Deadline Nov 10, 2014 — Free Entry — Click here for info

Backyard Travel Photo Contest - Deadline Dec 1, 2014 — Free Entry –First Prize — Tour in Asia worth US$8000 — Click here for info

Ongoing Photography Contests:

Tallenge Photo Contest — $100 monthly prize — no entry fee — Click here for info

The Big Picture — Every week the Big Picture offers you the chance to win a £250 camera. All you need to do is send the photo in — Click here for details

Pixoto - $2,000 in Cash Weekly! Click here for info

ViewBug is a community where you can participate in photo contests to gain recognition and exposure. Some free and some paid submission — Check it out!

Is that your best shot? The prize is $500 USD to the photographer of the winning image each month.

Free Monthly Garden Photography Competition — Click here for info

MyPhotoSchool Course — Free monthly photography competition — The winning entry from each category will win a free MyPhotoSchool Course of their choice — Click here for info — ongoing competitions — great place to get feedback — Click here for info

Onemillionphotographers has competitions and is also a live Gallery project, so once submitted your work is always on display — Submission Fees Apply — Click here for info

Lenzr - Ongoing contests with prizes provided by businesses — you can even start your own contest — Click here for info

Nikon Photo of the Month — Ongoing monthly contest — Free Entry — Click here for info

We will be updating this list on a regular basis!

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