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Istanbul Photo Awards

Anadolu Ajansı

• Deadline: January 17th, 2024

• Prize: 60.000 USD Total + Worldwide Exposure

• Theme: Photojournalism

• Entry Fees: Free

• REGISTRATION: CLOSED, Click HERE For More Opportunities

The İstanbul Photo Awards, organized by Anadolu Ajansı, a global news agency with a history of over a century, stands as an international news photography competition. Positioned at the crossroads of diverse cultures, the contest aims to enrich the sphere of news photography, offering a unique perspective influenced by the region.

This prestigious contest celebrates the courageous endeavors and talents of professional photographers worldwide, solely based on merit. Over time, it has garnered global recognition, establishing itself as one of the most renowned news photography competitions globally.

Notably, while İstanbul Photo Awards generously rewards the dedication of news photographers through substantial awards, the application process remains entirely free.

Since its inception, the contest has attracted immense attention from photojournalists worldwide, witnessing registrations from around 16,000 photographers over nine years. As the contest enters its 10th year in 2024, its significance continues to grow.

The award-winning photographs hold profound narratives, resonating against wars and conflicts while embracing diverse cultures. The jury, comprising esteemed figures across various photography domains, faces a challenging task every year to select the most impactful images.


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