Photography Competitions

Free to Enter photo contest with Cash prizes

Description: How do you fancy winning cash prizes and exposure for your photography? Then why not enter our free photo contest where you can pit yourself amongst your peers to be in with a chance to win the 11th Photos Win Prizes photo contest. We have a number of cash prizes to be won, plus exposure for the winning entries. It's free to enter our photo contest and you retain full rights to your photos so you have nothing to loose expect a few moments of your time. Good luck if you decide to take the plunge.

Closing Date:  17/September/2014

Contact: Simon
Website: www.photoswinprizes.com

Foto39 Open Call for Submissions

Description: Foto39 is an open theme photography exhibition held annually in Bristol. All forms of lens-based media are invited for submission. Photography, moving image and zines/photobooks are all accepted. With an open theme, international entries are also welcomed. OPEN THEME EXHIBTION VENUE: BRISTOL, UK WEBSITE: www.foto39.org DEADLINE: 20th September 2014 Guest Judge: Richard Billingham Submit online! www.foto39.org

Closing Date:  20/September/2014

Contact: Foto39
Website: www.foto39.org

Face of Toyella

Description: We’re seeking the next faces of Toyella - a multi-award winning toy children’s toy retailer. Child portraits that represent the Toyella values, who are from anywhere in the world and want to be part of the Toyella brand. Fun, quirky, cute, individual, daring, innocent, troublesome, confident or shy! There’s no right or wrong look. We’re offering prizes and the chance to become a 'Face of Toyella’ in our next year’s marketing. PRIZE CATEGORIES: BABY & TODDLER, 3 TO 7 YEARS, 8 TO 12 YEARS 1st prize in each category: £200 in Toyella vouchers, ‘Face of Toyella’ goodies, Inclusion in Toyella marketing material. 10 SHORTLISTED in each category: £50 in Toyella vouchers, ‘Face of Toyella’ goodies, Inclusion in Toyella marketing material. Discount codes for everyone who enters!

Closing Date:  30/September/2014

Contact: Carl Shaw
Website: www.faceoftoyella.com

Heritage Photo Competotion

Description: We are seeking amateur travel photographers to send us an original photograph that captures the atmosphere of a location relating to the competition theme: Heritage. The term Heritage can be interpreted widely and includes architectural, cultural, historical and natural heritage. The Heritage Photo Competition is free to enter and offers as a prize of a free night for two persons with dinner and breakfast at any one of the twelve luxury Menzies hotels in England and Scotland. The winning photograph will be chosen by the SeniorTravelExpert.com Editorial Team, which includes the widely published photographer, John Esser. The picture can be taken anywhere in the world, but please let us know where it was taken and give us some brief background information. Photographs should be submitted as jpg, jpeg or gif files, less than 300kb in size. The winning entry will be exhibited on our website. Other notable entries may also be shown on our website, with the photographer’s prior permission. All photographs included on our website will be fully accredited.

Closing Date:  01/October/2014

Contact: Steve
Website: seniortravelexpert.com/photo-competition

Win a City Break - Photography Competition

Description: Fancy taking your camera up the Eifell tower, around the Colosseum in Rome or perhaps capture some of the sights & sounds of Amsterdam, well you can. Keeping with the theme of our latest competition (kindly sponsored by SanDisk) we are offering a "City Break" prize voucher with for the value of £399 and you can spend this on any trip you like. Win one of these fabulous prizes by entering your best three City themed photos. 1st Prize: City Break Travel Voucher with Thomas Cook worth £399 2nd Prize: £70 worth of SanDisk flash memory products 3rd Prize: £30 worth of SanDisk flash memory products

Closing Date:  03/October/2014

Contact: Peter Nuttall
Telephone: 01624 670005

Website: http://www.picstop.co.uk/photocomp-upload/

Images with Impact

Description: The Images with Impact: the Great British Bioscience Image Competition is seeking the best images that showcase UK bioscience and its importance in everyday life. The competition forms part of a series of engaging activities throughout 2014 to highlight the impact of BBSRC's research base, world-leading bioscience, and its important contribution to the UK economy over 20 years.

Closing Date:  06/October/2014

Contact: Kate Ford
Website: http://bbsrc2014.picturk.com/

Oxfordshire Photography Competition 2014

Description: The Oxfordshire Photography Competition is a brand new annual competition celebrating everything great about Oxford and the surrounding areas. This years theme is ‘Our Life’. Share your best photograph that captures your life in Oxfordshire. This could be a shot that represents your community, what you love about being in Oxfordshire, your travels, adventures, experiences and more. Upload your photograph and a caption to our competition site for your chance to win some amazing prizes. Judging takes place after the competition closes on the 10th of October by a carefully selected panel including Studio8, The Sponsors and Professionals from the Art and Photography industry. All finalists will be invited to an awards evening hosted by Bang and Olufsen in Oxford. We look forward to seeing your photographs . . .

Closing Date:  10/October/2014

Contact: Clark
Telephone: 01865842525

Website: www.oxphotocomp.co.uk

COMPAS Visual Arts Competition 2014

Description: The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford has added an additional category to our annual photocompetion. We are looking for photos AND illustrations that depict the experience of human migration. Winning entries will be used on the COMPAS website, in our 2015 calendar and in other publications. Prizes of £250 and £100 will be awarded to top entries in each category. Eight runners up will be awarded £50.

Closing Date:  10/October/2014

Contact: Ida Persson
Website: www.compas.ox.ac.uk/events/photocompetition

Faith through a lens

Description: The Faith through a lens (FTAL) competition seeks to highlight and support the positive role that faith can play in everyday life and is designed to encourage people from different backgrounds and beliefs, to engage with the subject. FTAL aims to uncover some personal experiences of faith and is open to any amateur photographer aged 16 plus. Entries are examined by a panel of esteemed judges including renowned photojournalist Don McCullin and award-winning photojournalist Hazel Thompson. One winner, along with two highly commended entries, will be announced at an exclusive awards ceremony held in Central London during Inter Faith Week 2014*. Ten shortlisted finalists will be invited to the event and each will receive photography prizes worth £250. The three winning entrants can nominate a charity, faith or community group to receive £1,000 worth of audio-visual or photography equipment of their choice, along with claiming £1,000 and £850 worth of personal prizes respectively. This includes Albelli photo books vouchers, a Huggler photo book, Rachel Bridgen Photography tuition vouchers and Serif software packages. UK amateur photographers can find further information and how to enter via www.faiththroughalens.co.uk * Inter Faith Week: 16 – 22 November 2014

Closing Date:  15/October/2014

Contact: Dawn Harding
Telephone: 01274 700 700

Website: www.faiththroughalens.co.uk

Capture The Motion

Description: Subject : CAPTURE THE MOTION. Entrants should submit only ONE image. ENTRY : Paid ENTRY. ENTRY FEE : £5 Payment mode: PAYPAL MONEY TRANSFER on email: yogesh_pawar28@yahoo.co.in OR OPTIONAL ( pixelphotographia@gmail.com ) Only entries sent to the correct email address will be entered into the competition " pixelphotographia@gmail.com " The image should be at least 2,700 pixels along its longest edge. It must be a JPEG file, preferably sRGB. The file name must be your first name and surname AND title. Include your postal address and daytime telephone number in the body of your email. List your camera model, lens, exposure details and any other information in the body of your email. Entries must be received by 5pm on the closing date. *** Please note the following and send your email to *** pixelphotographia@gmail.com Results : The results of the 2014 Photo Contest will be announced on 15th September. The prize-winning pictures will be presented in a year-long exhibition that travels to more than 100 cities ALL OVER INDIA.Winning Prizes of £200 and £120 will be awarded to top entries in each category. Eight runners up will be awarded £40.

Closing Date:  28/October/2014

Contact: yogesh Pawar
Website: https://twitter.com/photoservice1

2nd Ozone Zone International Photo Salon - Competi

Description: 2014 Special Theme: HAPPINESS. also COLOUR open, MONOCHROME open. Open to all photographers, amateurs and professionals from around the world. This is the second year of this Canadian-organized photo competition, this year under FIAP Patronage. Our goal is to promote fine, artistic photography with a positive message, highlighting the beauty of our world and positive changes. All accepted entries count towards FIAP distinctions. All finalist and winning images will be published in a digital catalogue and on Salon's Web site, with names of winners included in press releases. Organized by Ozone Zone, Canadian publisher of high end photography coffee-table books. Awards include FIAP and Ozone medals and awards, and big cash awards. Early Bird Special until 10th of July 2014.

Closing Date:  30/October/2014

Contact: Salon secretary - Dag
Website: http://www.internationalphotocompetition.com

International Wedding and Portrait Exposee

Description: TZIPAC and 43mm Magazine is seeking the finest in wedding and portrait photographic arts from around the world for our upcoming Exposée. With over 10,000 weddings per day around the world, we want to showcase the ever-changing facets of wedding photography - from the old to the new, the strange and the arty, and many more. Eligibility The Wedding and Portrait International Exposée is opened to any photographers who are 18 years and over. The competition will not distinguish between professionals and non-professionals. Please note: There has been some changes since the competition first open. (19-Aug-2014). How it works The Wedding and Portrait International Exposée entries are FREE. However you may only submit up to 10 entries in each category. With the FREE Entry, we hope to encourage a broader range of artists to participate, so that a multitude of marvelous artworks from budding undiscovered artists as well as established professionals, can be discovered without geographic boundaries or limitations. Please remember to CONFIRM your entries after uploading. Your images are not officially entered until you do this. But don't worries, you still have the freedom to edit your entries once they are confirmed. TZIPAC look forward to seeing and exhibiting the diverse and numerous artworks that will be submitted as well as the passionate flares and creativity of participating artists. Closing Deadline 31-Oct-2014 ( GMT -04:00 ) Categories People and Animals Wedding Images Images must be in JPG/JPEG format, 8 bit, 1500pixels on the longest side, 72 dpi, and have maximum file size of 500KB. Colour space should be RGB or sRGB. Images must have no border, nor marks or logos identifying the artists. You may only upload at most 10 images per category. Wedding Category: All images submitted into this category must have been commissioned by some wedding clients to celebrate their union. The submitted images may be from: - Engagement, Pre-wedding, or Bridal Portraits - Wedding day itself - any other creative sessions where images are specifically created for the wedding clients to celebrate their nuptial. Portrait Category (aka People and Animals): Images submitted into this category can be commissioned or non-commissioned, i.e. personal work is allowed. Age of Images: The Exposeé will accept all images regardless of when they were taken and created. Prizes 2 Grand Awards (one for each category of Wedding and Portrait) * The title of either TZIPAC International Wedding Image of the Year or TZIPAC International Portrait Image of the Year. * Each Grand Winner willl receive our prestigious TZIPAC medal in a custom made Rose Wood presentation box. * Invited to be a Featured Artist in our 43mm Magazine to showcase your work to our readers from over 40 countries. Finalists Will get our easy-share Finalist E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork May be featured in the Winners E-Book Will be showcased in our Winners Online Gallery

Closing Date:  31/October/2014

Contact: Linda Zhao
Website: www.tzipac.com

The 3rd Zebra Awards

Description: Welcome to our 3rd Annual Zebra Awards - we are seeking our very own TZIPAC Black and White Photographer of the Year. Black and white photography is as simple as it is complex, carefully weaving streaks of light into the black-unknown, giving rise to lines, shapes, textures, emotions and stories. TZIPAC is proud to celebrate this magic of black and white photography with The 3rd Zebra Awards. With great prizes up for grabs (please see below), we hope The 3rd Zebra Awards will bring to light the marvellously diverse and vibrant visions of black and white photography from many amazing artists worldwide. "Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships." Ansel AdamsEligibility The 3rd Zebra Awards is opened to any photographers who are 18 years and over. The competition will not distinguish between professionals and non-professionals. How it works The 3rd Zebra Awards' entry process is split into two stages. Stage 1 entry fee is just $1 per image with the judging being carried out by the TZIPAC Editorial team. The very low entry fee is designed to encourage a broader range of artists to participate, in the hope of discovering a multitude of marvelous artworks from budding undiscovered artists as well as established professionals, without geographic boundaries or limitations. Achieving a status of Stage 1 Accepted will allow you to promote your artwork with our simplistic E-badge until the final results are announced. All Stage 1 Accepted images will be invited for ongoing submission to Stage 2 at a cost of $20 per image, with the total fees capped at $100. Stage 2 will be judged by our specially invited Juror(s) whose scores will determine the Finalists, Category Winners and the TZIPAC Black and White Photographer of the Year. TZIPAC look forward to seeing and showcasing the diverse and numerous artworks that will be submitted and the passionate flares and creativity of participating artists. Closing Deadline 31-Dec-2014 ( GMT -04:00 ) Images Images must be in JPG/JPEG format, 8 bit, 1500pixels on the longest side, 72 dpi, and have maximum file size of 500KB. Colour space should be RGB or sRGB. Images must have no border, nor marks or logos identifying the artists. New rule for The 3rd Zebra Awards: All images must be monochrome, i.e. grayscale or toning with just one colour. The colour space can be gray scale or RGB. All images which are not strictly monochrome will be disqualified on judging. Prizes US$2000 worth of prizes to be won! Grand Prize US$2000 cash prize The title of TZIPAC Black and White Photographer of the Year Invited to be a Featured Artist in our 43mm Magazine and receive unprecedented international exposure Category WInners Each category will have up to three winners, 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place, at the discretion of the judges. 1st Place Will receive the prestigious TZIPAC Medals Will receive a 6 page editorial feature in 43mm Magazine Will get our 1st Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork Will be featured in the 3rd Zebra Awards Winners E-Book Will be showcased in our Winners Online Gallery 2nd Place Will receive a 4 page editorial feature in 43mm Magazine Will get our 2nd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork Will be featured in the 3rd Zebra Awards Winners E-Book Will be showcased in our Winners Online Gallery 3rd Place Will get our 3rd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork Will be featured in the 3rd Zebra Awards Winners E-Book Will be showcased in our Winners Online Gallery Finalists Will get our Finalist E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork May be featured in the 3rd Zebra Awards Winners E-Book Will be showcased in our Winners Online Gallery Fees Two phase entry fees system - designed to encourage a broader range of participants. Stage 1: Initial entry fee is only $1 per image. Stage 2: Additional entry fee for qualifying in Stage 2 Judging is just $20 per image with total fees capped at $100. In other words, once you reconfirm 5 images for Stage 2 Judging, any extra entries are reconfirmed FREE. This confirms your Stage 1 Accepted artworks for judging by our Judging Panel and put you in the chance to become Category Winners and ultimately win the grand prize.

Closing Date:  31/December/2014

Contact: Linda Zhao
Website: www.tzipac.com