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Competitions

Alexandra Boulat Grant http://www.viiphoto.com/association.html

American Illustration – http://www.ai-ap.com/ American Illustration Competition where selected images appear in the produced hardcover annuals

American Photography http://www.ai-ap.com/cfe.html
American Photography Competition where selected images appear in the produced hardcover annuals

Aperture Portfolio Prize http://www.aperture.org/apertureprize/info.php

Art Directors Club – http://www.adcawards.org/ Art Directors Club hosts several award competitions which can be found on the website

The Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar http://www.photojournalism.org/digirules.html

Berenice Abbott Prize for an Emerging Photographer http://www.juliadean.com/competitions/index.html

British Design & Art Direction (D&AD) http://www.dandad.org/ The D&AD Awards span 30 different categories encompassing all aspects of creative communications from writing and art direction to architecture, graphic design, music videos and photography.

California Stories http://www.californiastories.org

CANON Young Photographers- http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/related_features/young_photographer/article3583642.ece

College Photographer of the Year-Annual contest for college photographers. http://www.cpoy.org/

Communication Arts Photography Annual http://www.commarts.com/competitions/photography

Emerging Photographer Grant 2010 http://www.burnmagazine.org/emerging-photographers-fund

Editor & Publisher’s Photos of the Year Contest http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/index.jsp

Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography

http://corporate.gettyimages.com/marketing/grants_editorial/index.asp

Gordon Parks Competition, focused on social injustice, suffering, family values / Lucile James Fine Arts Committee, Fort Scott Community College, 2108 South Horton, Fort Scott KS 66701 / http://www.gordonparkscenter.org/photocontest.asp

Inge Morath Award c/o Magnum Photos 40 W. 27th Street, 6th floor, NY, NY 10001, http://www.ingemorath.org/

IPA – International Photography Awards –http://www.photoawards.com/ The Pilsner Urquell International Photography Awards Competition is a prestigious photography contest for both professional and amateur photographers.

Magnum Expression Award: http://expression.magnumphotos.com/expression_award/index.php?p=purpose

National Photographic Portrait Prize- http://www.photographycompetitions.net/2009/08/national-photographic-portrait-prize-2010/ The Photographic Portrait Prize 2007 showcases the work of the most talented emerging young photographers alongside that of established professionals.

Open Society Institute: Documentary Photography Distribution Grant

http://www.soros.org/initiatives/photography/focus_areas/distribution/guidelines

PDN (Photo District News) Photo Annual http://www.pdnonline.com/pdn/contests/index.jsp

Pictures of the Year International / http://www.poy.org/

Society for Photographic Education / Calls for Entries and Submissions / http://www.spenational.org/opportunities/submissions.html#northeast

Travel Photographer of the Year – September (date tbc). http://www.tpoty.com/ An international travel photography competition, with prizes including international trips, professional-level photographic equipment, bursaries and exhibitions

Wildlife Photographer of the Year http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/wpy/ Held annually, the competition aims to find the most stunning and original wildlife pictures taken by photographers worldwide of all ages.

World Press Photo Contest, which brings together pictures from all parts of the globe to reflect trends and developments in photojournalism. http://www.worldpressphoto.nl/