Aspiring and professional photographers alike gain exposure from showing their work. Rather than waiting to be discovered, take initiative by entering your work in some of the hundreds of photography competitions listed below.
Use the Tables to Find Photography Competitions
To make your search for photography competitions painless, we’ve categorized them according to geography and sponsor. Check out the State-based Contests tab to look for competitions in your region, or pit your skills against national photographers in the Government-based contests tab. You can also make a name for yourself by submitting your work for photography awards offered by major universities, or enter general photo contests sponsored by major corporations like Epson and Harper’s in the Education and General tabs, respectively.
This comprehensive list of photography contents provides you with a snapshot about each competition, including the title, entrance requirements, and the award each offers, in addition to a link to their official pages for more detailed information. Whether you fancy yourself the next Ansel Adams or you’re just starting your photography career, there’s a contest for you in the tabs below.