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First Deadline: February 1, 2018
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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Final Deadline: December 20, 2017
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.
Extended Deadline: December 28, 2017
The music industry is constantly changing, but one song remains the same: Musicians need great photography. Show us what you’ve got. Prizes include up to $1,500 and a one-page profile in PDN.
First Deadline: January 23, 2018
Submissions are open for the Spring 2018 issue of Emerging Photographer, showcasing the work of up-and-coming photographers with around five years or less of professional experience.
First Deadline: February 6, 2018
PDN wants to see how you light, shoot and transform objects, from traditional still-life setups, to fashion and beauty editorials, to fine-art conceptual projects and more.
A call for images that capture the thrills, agony, and suspense of the sports and action world.
An international photography contest that celebrates the art of telling stories through images. The competition awards $6,000 in cash prizes, gift cards to B&H up to $500, a profile in PDN and Rangefinder and incredible worldwide exposure for your most powerful storytelling images of people, places, things and ideas.
Enter your most powerful portraits, including assignment and personal work, celebrity, animal and kids portraiture. Open to professionals and amateurs, with two cash prizes.
Enter your best single images or photo essays of travel portraits, outdoors scenes, local places, or spontaneous moments. Two grand prizes (professional & amateurs, judged separately).
The second annual PhotoPlus Expo photography contest returns, this time inviting you to participate in an international celebration of the human experience. PDN is calling for your best work that embodies this theme in the following categories: Portraits, Street Photography, Food Photography, and Architecture and Landscapes.
Professional, amateur, and student food photographers compete for cash prizes, two profiles in PDN, gift cards from B&H, and exposure: editors and creatives will see your work both in print and online.
Over the past seven years, The Exposure Award has honored top photographers from around the world, distributing over $1 million in prizes and awards. The awards and publicity of your work offer a career-defining opportunity.
Open to both professional and amateur photographers, The Great Outdoors celebrates the beautiful vistas, diverse wildlife and adventure that make our planet so unique. Be a part of this extraordinary compilation of outdoor work, published in the October issue of PDN and on PDNonline.com. Two grand-prize winners will win cash awards—up to $1,500—a Tamron lens and $500 to B&H Photo.
PDN’s annual competition for fashion and beauty imagery. Have your work seen by influential photo editors, creative directors and other fashion-industry tastemakers.
The search for outstanding and undiscovered fine art photography. Be featured in a group show in NYC and win $3,500.
Spotlighting 30 emerging photographers who represent a variety of styles and genres and have demonstrated a distinctive vision, creativity, and versatility.
A platform for narrative photography, from works by historical documentarians to photographers finding interesting stories in their own backyard.
“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.
A photography contest celebration the beauty of our holidays, cultures, and events.
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.