Photography Competitions

The Great British Summer Photo Contest

Description: Go Outdoors Great British Summer photo competition is a celebration of British summer time (whatever the weather it brings with it). We invite the submission of Photographs in any of three categories. - Festivals - Summer Holidays - The Outdoors Entry is free, and entrants are competing for a top prize of a Hi-Gear Oasis 6 Premium Family Tent and a GoPro Hero Black Edition Camcorder bundle worth £985! You can submit your entries on the Go Outdoors contest page. Full terms and conditions are provided.

Closing Date:  31/July/2014

Contact: Matthew Leach

Cornish Traditional Cottages' Photo Competition

Description: Send us your favourite photo of Cornwall and win £300! Please keep digital manipulation such as cloning and compositing to a minimum; your photograph should faithfully represent the scene as you saw it.

Closing Date:  01/August/2014

Contact: Sophie Rapson

2014 International Photography Awards Competition

Description: The International Photography Awards (IPA) Competition conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today! Each year, we invite a panel of over 80 Internationally renowned industry leaders in photography to serve on the jury panel. • The Winner of Photographer of the Year Award - $10,000 cash prize, sponsored by AtEdge • The Winner of Discovery of the Year Award - $5,000 cash prize • The Winner of Deeper Perspective of the Year Award - $5,000 cash prize, sponsored by American Society of Media Photographers • The Winner of Moving Image Photographer of the Year Award - $2,500 cash prize • Title Winners are presented with a Lucie Statue at the Lucie Awards, November 2, 2014 at the Carnegie Hall • More prizes: ◦ Two complimentary tickets to the Lucie Awards ◦ Work screened at the Lucie Awards ◦ Published in the IPA Annual ◦ Press release and newsletter announcements to over 50,000 IPA members ◦ Inclusion in the Best of Show traveling exhibition

Closing Date:  30/August/2014

Contact: IPA Team

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

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

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 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

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

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


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

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