September Photo Contests
At the beginning of each month Bird In Flight updates you about photo contests for both professional photographers and photography lovers.
Deadline: September 15, 2017.
Entry fee: $55
Award: $20,000 and a trip to New York for the award ceremony.
Photography contest commemorating a famous American photographer, the founder of the environmental portraits genre, Arnold Newman. To participate one has to submit a cohesive project (portraits, up to 12 images), a CV, and a letter of motivation. Winners will be announced by the end of January 2018.
Deadline: September 24, 2017.
Entry fee: for professionals — $25 per image, $30 per series (two to five images), for amateurs — $20 and $25 respectively.
Award: $2,500 for the grand prize winner, $1,300 for the winner among amateurs, $500 for each of the six category winners among professionals.
Open photography contest for professional and amateur photographers. Works are being accepted in 11 categories, among which – “Advertising”, “Architecture”, “Nature”, and “Editorial Photography.”
Deadline: September 26, 2017.
Entry fee: £8–15 depending on the category, free of charge for participants under 18.
Award: £4,000 for the grand-prize winner, Fujifilm photo equipment for the category winners.
Yearly travel photography contest. Main prizes – the “Travel Photographer of the Year” title and £4,000. Entries are being accepted in eight categories, photographers under 18 are being evaluated separately.
Deadline: September 30, 2017.
No entry fee.
Award: a trip to Ecuador for two, photography equipment.
A series of photo contests dedicated to wild nature. Premium community members (£9 per year) can submit up to six images, and the deadline for them is extended till December 31, 2017.
Deadline: October 15, 2017.
No entry fee.
Award: €50,000 for the project implementation.
Yearly grant for photojournalists from The Carmignac Foundation. This year’s topic is “Arctic.” Participants must send their portfolio (10 images), a CV, and 8 to 15 captioned photographs from a single series or news story, which can (but does not have to) be connected with the theme.
Deadline: October 17, 2017.
Entry fee: $25.
A monthly contest for photographers and photo artists, organized by the Working Artist community. Participants have to send five work samples (or their website) to firstname.lastname@example.org. There are no limitations regarding the style or technique used. Digital processing is allowed.
Deadline: October 31, 2017.
Entry fee: €25.
A grant for photo project finalization from Gomma publishing house. Applicants must send 12-50 images from a current or a finished project. There are no restrictions regarding the theme of the project or the expenditure of the grant.
Deadline: December 31, 2017.
Entry fee: $10 per image.
Award: $1,000 for the Grand-prize winner, $250 for the category winners, publication in Popular Photography.
A contest organized by Popular Photography contest. Submissions are accepted in the following categories: “People”, “Action and Sports”, “Cities and Architecture”, “Animals”, “Nature and Landscapes.”
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