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  • The Independent Photographer - 2021 Portrait Award
    Fee: $15 / Prize: $2,000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: $15 / Prize: $2,000
    Theme: Portrait. Spanning across all corners of the globe, crossing both cultures and borders; we’ve created a complex world of traditions and behaviors. There are few restrictions and we are looking for portraiture, travel, street photography, documentary work, photojournalism.
  • Florence Contemporary Gallery - Limitless
    Fee: Free / Prize: Exhibition
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: Exhibition
    Theme: Limitless. Florence Contemporary Gallery created to promote and boost the career of emerging artists selected from all over the world, is an online-based contemporary art platform, an online based contemporary art platform, a meeting place among artists, collectors, curators and art lovers.
  • Bicycle Travel Photo Contest
    Fee: Free / Prize: $300 + Publication
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: $300 + Publication
    Theme: Travel. Adventure Cycling Association invites you to enter your most stunning photos — highlighting the beauty, adventure, and inspiration of bicycle travel — in our 13th Annual Bicycle Travel Photo Contest.
  • Medium Festival of Photography - Size Matters
    Fee: $$35 for 5 images / Prize: $1,000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: $$35 for 5 images / Prize: $1,000
    Theme: Size Matters. We offer six awards based on work in the final exhibition. These include the Purchase Award ($1000) selected by our exhibition juror, the Director's Choice Award ($500), the People’s Choice Award ($250), and three honorable mentions.
  • International Color Awards 2021
    Fee: $35 / Prize: $1,500 + Exhibition
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: $35 / Prize: $1,500 + Exhibition
    Theme: Color. International Color Awards is open to professional and amateur photographers shooting in all forms of color photography using traditional or digital methods. We encourage classic styles, new creative ideas and photographers who are driven by their artistic eye and a desire to excel.
  • UNESCO launches Fit for Life Photo Contest
    Fee: $10 / Prize: 500$ + Exhibition
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: $10 / Prize: 500$ + Exhibition
    Theme: Sport. To celebrate the launch of the Social and Human Science Sector’s new sport-based flagship, Fit for Life, UNESCO is organizing a photo contest to promote equality, empowerment and inclusion through sport.
  • Life Framer - Humans of the World
    Fee: $20 / Prize: $2,000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: $20 / Prize: $2,000
    Theme: Humans of the World 7.9 billion people on Earth and counting. Each of us is a unique combination of genetics and experience, and yet our similarities are greater than our differences. Across vast geographies and wide cultural boundaries our humanity unites us.
  • Malamegi LAB.20 Art Contest
    Fee: €45 / Prize: value of € 2000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: €45 / Prize: value of € 2000
    Theme: Open The contest Malamegi LAB.20 is managed in all its parts by the creative workshop Malamegi Lab and by the Association Aps Moho, under a mandate of the Malamegi company.
  • SEARCA Photo Contest 2021
    Fee: Free / Prize: $1000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: $1000
    Theme: Open With the unprecedented COVID-19 and Asian Swine Flu global pandemics already more than a year old and showing no signs of slowing down, we are constantly reminded of how interconnected our world is and should be managed.
  • Dodho Magazine - Call For Entries
    Fee: 10€ / Prize: Pubblication + Exposure
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: 10€ / Prize: Pubblication + Exposure
    Theme: Open We are looking for 6 fantastic photographers who want to give an incredible impulse to their career. We are going to put your photographs in front of the eyes of the directors of the best galleries, festivals and agencies around the world.
  • LIF - The London Image Festival - Open Call
    Fee: £4 / Prize: £1000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: £4 / Prize: £1000
    Theme: Open The London Image Festival is annual festival celebrating both photography & cinematography. The LIF is all about the best in imagery.
  • IFPA Independent Freelance Photojournalist Awards
    Fee: Free / Prize: $15,000 + Exhibition
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: $15,000 + Exhibition
    Theme: Photojournalism This Award has been established to recognize and reward independent & freelance photojournalists who endeavour to gather images for the purpose of supporting news stories and bringing awareness to issues of impact from around the world.
  • HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE AWARDS 2021
    Fee: Free / Prize: US$10,000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: US$10,000
    Theme: Portrait The NEXT-IMAGE Awards embody Huawei’s dedication to the craft and artistry of modern photography. By equipping aspiring photographers with cutting-edge technology, Huawei hopes to provide the outlet for an outpouring of creative inspiration.
  • Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award
    Fee: Free / Prize: $120,000
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: $120,000
    Theme: Nature Mother Nature is in everything that we touch; she is in everything that we see. She inspires us every day. A force to be reckoned with, she can be both cruel and kind in equal measures. There are so many words to express her, yet not a single word can capture her.
  • Unlike Portrait Awards
    Fee: €10 / Prize: Exhibition + Exposure
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: €10 / Prize: Exhibition + Exposure
    Theme: Portrait The Unlike Portrait Awards (UPA) is a photo competition organized by fellow photography colleagues and portrait lovers. Our terms reflect the wishes of the community and are photographer friendly.
  • Smithsonian Magazine 19th Annual Photo Contest
    Fee: Free / Prize: $2,500
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Free / Prize: $2,500
    Theme: Several Categories Smithsonian Magazine is calling for entries to its 19th Annual Photo Contest, open to all photographers who are 18 years old or older.
  • OCEAN ART - Underwater Competition
    Fee: Yes / Prize: $30,000 in prizes
    Nov 30, 11:59 PM
    Fee: Yes / Prize: $30,000 in prizes
    Theme: Underwater Photography This year there are 13 categories. Open to all photographers; Winners choose their own prizes!