Photography Competitions

The Aesthetica Art Prize 2017

Description: The Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 is open for entries. Now in its 11th year, the Prize presents an opportunity for emerging and established artists and photographers to showcase their work to new international audiences and further their engagement in the art world. Prizes include: • £5,000 Main Prize Winner • £1,000 Emerging Art Prize Winner • Group exhibition hosted by Aesthetica • Editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine • Publication in the Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology for 100 artists • £250 art supplies vouchers, courtesy of Winsor & Newton • A selection of art publications from Prestel Books Categories for entry: Photographic & Digital Art; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media; Three Dimensional Design & Sculpture, and Video, Installation & Performance. Entry fee: £24 You may enter up to two works per entry fee, unless you are entering into the Video, Installation & Performance category. Submissions close 31 August 2017.

Closing Date:  31/August/2017

Contact: Sophie
Website: http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/art-prize/

EEF Photography Competition 2017

Description: We're on the hunt for images that capture UK manufacturing This competition is designed to inspire a new image and improved public perception of UK manufacturing using photography. From the traditional to the high-tech your images should reflect the strength and diversity of today's UK manufacturing sector. Capture British products, components or processes in abstract form or in their full glory and enter them into one of three categories: •Best photograph by an Amateur photographer •Best photograph by a Professional photographer •Best photograph by a Young photographer (under 20 years old) ENTRY IS FREE Win a share of our £5000 prize fund to help you buy the very latest, high-end equipment.

Closing Date:  30/September/2017

Contact: Caroline Oneill
Telephone: 0207 654 1509

Website: https://www.eef.org.uk/photo

London Image Festival

Description: The London Image Festival is an annual photography festival showcasing the best in photography.

Closing Date:  09/October/2017

Contact: G. Willis
Website: http://londonimagefestival.co.uk

2018 Sony World Photography Awards

Description: 2018 Sony World Photography Awards launches with more opportunities than ever May 30, 2017 By: World Photograp... © Luo Pin Xi, China, Shortlist, Professional, Sport, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards "Being named Photographer of the Year has given me more exposure than I could ever had imagined." Frederik Buyckx, 2017 Sony World Photography Awards winner The free to enter 2018 Sony World Photography Awards is now open for entries. The 11th edition of the Awards will provide more opportunities than ever before to win prizes and get your work seen on a global stage. With a new Sony grant, monthly prizes and new Professional categories, this is your best chance yet of showcasing your photography and taking your career to the next level. We work closely with winning, shortlisted and commended photographers throughout the year to ensure maximum exposure and recognition. All category winners of the Professional, Open, Youth and Student Focus competitions will receive cutting edge digital imaging equipment from Sony. Cash prizes of $25k will be presented to the Photographer of the Year and $5k to the Open Photographer of the Year.

Closing Date:  04/January/2018

Contact: Elly Thomas
Website: https://www.worldphoto.org/sony-world-photography-awards