Contests


© Erik Madigan Heck

PDN Photo Annual 2017

Extended Deadline: February 24, 2017
PDN‘s annual survey of the best work of the year, as judged by an esteemed panel of visual experts in photography and multimedia.


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© JOY NEWELL

PDNEDU STUDENT PHOTO CONTEST 2017

Competition Closed
Open to students of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, with a category for high school students. One grand-prize winner will receive $1,500, and every entry will receive feedback from one of the judges.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |

© Tomaso Baldessarini

One Life

Competition Closed
An international photography contest that celebrates the art of telling stories through images.

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Previous Winners:
2016 |

© Barbara Peacock

Street Photography

Competition Closed
“Street Photography” was established to recognize a segment of photography that is often explored historically but rarely recognized as an important catalog of social currency and circumstance. The competition will result in a photo book that honors the tradition of street photography in today’s world.

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Previous Winners:
2015 |

© Andrew Hetherington

Your New York Minute

Competition Closed
PhotoPlus Expo introduces its first-ever photo contest that celebrates its home city of New York. Categories: Brooklyn; The Bronx; Manhattan; Queens; Staten Island; the Islands (Roosevelt, Liberty, Governors, Randalls & more).

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Previous Winners:
2016 |

© SCOTT PITTS

PDN Taste Food Photography Awards

Competition Closed
Professional, amateur, and student food photographers compete for cash prizes ($2,500 & $1,000), two profiles in PDN, B&H gift cards, and exposure: editors and creatives will see your work both in print and online.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 | 2014 |

© Gabe McClintock

The Body: A Celebration of the Human Figure

Competition Closed
The human figure has been celebrated in art since the dawn of art history. Continue the tradition and be a part of The Body, honoring contemporary photographers who capture the beauty of our anatomy. Prizes include three cash awards (up to $2,500 for Grand Prize), a one-page feature in an issue of Rangefinder or PDN magazines, and a profile on either magazine’s Photo of the Day blog.

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Previous Winners:
2016 |

© Lisa Shalom / www.lisashalom.com

Celebrations

Competition Closed
A photography contest celebration the beauty of our holidays, cultures, and events.

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© Shaun Naugle / Aurora Photos

The Great Outdoors

Competition Closed
Open to both professional and amateur photographers, The Great Outdoors celebrates the beautiful vistas, diverse wildlife and adventure that make our planet so unique.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |

© Matt McElligott Photography

Top Knots Wedding Photography

Competition Closed
A search for the best shots of endearing engagements and wonderful wedding days, open to entries featuring real couples on their special day, in addition to commissioned commercial and editorial work.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2006 | 2005 |