Emerging Artists 2011
SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2011, the 19th annual competition for group exhibition, and awards. Open to all artists working in any media this event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. The exhibition will be
held in April 2011 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists
working in any media.
* National Geographic Photography Contest 2010
The Categories for entries are: People, Places, and Nature. There is no limit on the number of entries per person. Each entry must comply with the following requirements - Minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable. Hand tinting is acceptable, as is cropping. Fish-eye lenses are acceptable. High dynamic range images (HDR) and stitched panoramas are acceptable only if the combined parts are all made around the same time. Any changes to the original Photograph not itemized here are unacceptable and will render the Photograph ineligible for a prize.
Memoria Maria Luisa - Mountain and Nature photography contest
This is Mountain and Nature photography contest, which is open for amateur and professional photographers.Categories: Mountain Landscape, Alpinism, Mountain climbing, Man and Mountain, Animal World, Vegetal world, Biodiversity 2010, Nature landscapes, Mountain and Nature in abstract.
Go Indie Photo contest
What does Go Indie means to you? Categories:Still Life,Portrait, Travel, Lifestyle, Everything In Between Entries will be judged on the basis of creativity, photographic quality and effectiveness in expressing the contest theme. Winners will be published in the 2011 issue of the PDN Stock Guide and exhibited at the "GO INDIE" website. Photographs must be taken between January 1, 2010 and December 1, 2010.
Salon Photo Prize
The Salon Photo Prize 2011 is the inaugural photography exhibition
produced by Matt Roberts Arts. It is expected that up to 100 photographers
will be exhibited at gallery space in East London with one exhibitor
winning the selectors' prize supported by 1000 Words Magazine which
will consist of £1000 and a solo exhibition in 2012. Up to 3 images can be submitted at any theme.
EPPhoto Black & White photo contest
This is an exciting contest for us all with a fantastic theme of Black & White photography.
Now this theme has been set for you to run free and either create a new
piece of work, or for you to use one from your archives. The subject
can be anything you like, and we mean anything you like, but it must be
black and white, this is a strict requirement, and any hint of mono with
a color tinge, then it will not be included for the judges vote.
* Nikon Photo Contest International 2010-2011
The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation
since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world
to communicate and to enrich photographic culture for professionals and
amateurs alike. Categories: free
subject and "Energy” - expressive images
from around the world that are true to people’s emotions. Possible to submit up to 2 images for each category.There's NO restriction to images made by Nikon cameras only. Any film or digital camera photograph is accepted.The entry deadline has been extended to 13:00 (JST), December 9, 2010 (Thursday).
Exposed International Salon of Photography
There are four sections, all digital: Open color, Open monochrome, Nudes, Landscape. - 4 images per section.Under FIAP and PSA patronages.
Canon Emerging Pro Photo Competition
Categories: Fashion/Beauty, Fine Art and Photojournalism/Sports.Grand Prize: Cash Prize of $10,000; Canon EOS 5D Mark
II DSLR; Canon EF 24-105mm ƒ/4L IS USM Lens; Canon PIXMA Pro9000 Mark II
Professional Inkjet Photo Printer; Datacolor Spyder3Elite; Publication
in the March/April 2011 issue of Digital Photo Pro; Publication in the
Digital Photo Pro Emerging Pro online gallery.“ARV” of Grand Prize
Winner Package: $14,496.99Eligibility restriction: Open is only for US residents above 18 years old - professional photographers with at least 5 years experience.
* Donkey Art Prize - modern art competition
Blindonkey cultural association announces the opening of the first edition of the DonkeyArtPrize, a competition aimed at promoting modern and contemporary Art, developing of an international community of artistic talents and discovering brand new artists. There're 3 categories: Painting, Digital Art and Photography.The jury will select 100 finalists, they will be invited to expose their work in one of the galleries of the DonkeyArtPrize circuit in the period comprised between February and May 2011 in the cities of Milan, London, New York and Tokyo.
"Who's Creative?"2 Art Contest
Art Creations Magazine’s “Who’s Creative?2 “ art contest is sponsored
and brought to you by Laniercreations This contest is all about
creativity, composition, technique and execution. The theme of this
contest is to just show your unique creative expression through your
art. Anything goes! Express your creativity to the fullest!
FEP Fine Art Photograph of the Year 2010
The aim of this prize is to reward and stimulate creative initiatives by professional photographers, often bound to assignment work. There is just one main category in the competition, each entrant may
submit up to 3 pictures. Pictures already entered into another FEP
Competition will not be eligible. Only photographs created after July 2009 are eligible to compete for the prize.
* Hasselblad 2010 Masters Awards
The Hasselblad Masters Award is the most prestigious awards in the industry. Each year Hasselblad awards the title of Master photographers in a range of specially defined categories. Awards are granted in recognition of the photographer’s contribution to the art of photography and photographic ability in the areas of creativity, composition, conceptual strength, and technical skill. All winners will receive an equipment sponsorship agreement with Hasselblad wherein they will receive the use of an H4D digital camera system for use in the creation of images for the Masters program and for a special Masters Commemorative book to be published."Hasselblad Masters" 2010The Masters award is open to all active professional photographers. To be eligible for judging, submitted photos must be shot using some form of medium or large format system, regardless of brand. No 35mm photography will be accepted. 11 categories with up to 5 images in each:architecture, editorial,
fashion/beauty, fine art, general photography, nature/landscape,
portrait, product, up-and-coming, wedding/social and, for the first
time, wildlife."Up-and-Coming" 2010The “Up-and-Coming” category is open to all professional photographers regardless of type of format or camera used.
The Welsh International Projected image Salon
4 sections: General, Creative, Natural History/Wildlife, Photo Travel. Up to 4 digital images per section.The Exhibition will be conducted according to the standards of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain. The FIAP and PSA Special Recognition.
Sakuraba International Artist Competition and Exhibition
Sakuraba Gallery hosts an art competition to recognize the best artists from outside of Japan. The artists that are selected to exhibit will be brought to Japan
from their home country to attend the opening reception. Airfare, cost
of hotel stay for up to ten days, and a small group tour of Sendai are
included. Meals and spending money are not provided. The opening reception will be held on February 5th, 2011 at 19:00.
The exhibition will be open from that day until April 2nd 2011.
* The Sony World Photography Awards
The mission is to discover and support photographers beyond the simple award presentation. Once discovered, our photographers gain unparalleled exposure and promotion through a full years marketing campaign, publication in countless international media, global exhibitions and publication inside the annual Sony World Photography Awards book.There're 2 separate competitions for professional and for amateur photographers. Images must be taken in 2010 by any camera.Amateur competition sections: action, after dark, architecture, arts & culture, fashion, nature & wildlife, panoramic, people, smile and travel. Possible to submit up to 3 images into any category.Professional competition sections: Commercial - travel, lifestyle, still life, fashion, campaign; Fine Art - architecture, portraiture, landscape, still life, conceptual; Photojournalism & Documentary - current affairs, contemporary issues, people, arts & culture, sport. Possible to submit to each category a series of 3-10 images from the same story series.
* World Press Photo 2011
World Press Photo invites professional photographers and photojournalists from around the world to participate. All entries must include the personal and professional details of the participant as well as a full specification of all digitally submitted images in the form of all required metadata. The photographer’s professional status must be established by providing a document of verification (press card, union membership card, letter of reference or other official document). Categories: Spot News, General News, People in the News, Sports ,Contemporary Issues, Daily Life, Portraits. Arts and Entertainment, NatureSingle images in all categories must have been taken in 2010. Stories/portfolios entered in the categories Spot News, General News and People in the News must have been taken in 2010. Stories/portfolios entered in the remaining categories must have been completed or first published in 2010. Stories/portfolios must contain no less than 2 and no more than 12 images. The content of the image must not be altered. Only retouching which conforms to currently accepted standards in the industry is allowed. Only single-frame images will be accepted. Composite and multiple exposure images will not be accepted. Images with added borders, backgrounds or other effects will not be accepted.
Maitland International Salon of Photography 2011
The Salon consists of an exhibition of prints and projected images in five sections:Monochrome Prints, Colour Prints, Nature Prints, Pictorial Projected Images, Nature Projected Images An entry in each section consists of up to four images.The exhibition is recognised by: Australian Photographic Society, Photographic Society of America (PSA) , Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique (FIAP)
* Renaissance Photography Prize 2011
Renaissance is an international photography competition where all funds raised go to support breast cancer, which culminates in a one week exhibition and celebrity private view at the prestigious Mall Galleries, London.Categories: Environment, Expression, Shape/Form, Motion, Time. 4 images at each category.Exhibition - 100 finalists will be given a one week exhibition at the prestigious Mall Galleries in the heart of London and be able to sell their work.Five category prizes - £500 best in category. Calumet prize for best film entry - Fuji GF670 medium format camera.
2011 GASO Georgia Southern Circuit
5 digital completions salons in Georgia/USA.10 sections - up to 4 images in each : color open, color people, open (color and monochrome), creative, nature open, nature wildlife, travel open, travel people, photojournalism open, photojournalism "The Home"Under PSA patronage.