The World Photography Organisation recently announced the winners and shortlists of the Sony World Photography Awards along with its National Awards winners. But now, the ZEISS Photography Award has just had its winner and shortlists announced too. It’s another contest held by the same organization, and there are some more inspiring images in its selection.
Photography competitions aren’t high up on every photographer’s list. But for a great many, they are. Every year on social media, I see countless people talking about entering a lot of the big annual American and global photography competitions. But very few of them win or even get close. After all, there are only limited spots amongst those top prizes.
Not winning, or even ranking doesn’t necessarily mean that your photography sucks. But maybe the reasons why haven’t occurred to you. in this video, photographer Zack Arias gives us six reasons why you’re not winning those photography competitions and how you might be able to resolve it.
Nominees and winners of World Press Photo Contest never fail to give us chills and leave us in awe, shock and with mixed emotions. The World Press Photo Foundation has just announced nominees of its 63rd annual contest, as well as its Digital Storytelling Contest. They come from all over the world, making yet another stunning and powerful collection of images.
Sony World Photography Awards (SWPA) has shared with DIYP some of the most stunning 2020 entries so far. But finalists and shortlisted images of the Professional competition have now been officially announced, and they’re nothing less amazing than the photos we’re used to seeing at this contest. We bring you a selection of finalists and shortlisted photos, along with some background about this year’s competition.
The International Landscape Photographer of the Year (ILPOTY) has announced the winners of the 2019 contest. Both professional and amateur photographers from all over the globe posted their photos, and the best of the best have been selected. From vast spaces to abstract patterns, the winning photos show the immense beauty of the world that surrounds us.
The judges remarked, “This image and its huge impact held the judge’s attention for a long time. You can almost smell the smoke in the room. A travel image that will stand the test of time.”
Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) has just announced the winners of its 2019 competition. Among tens of thousands of submissions, the judges have selected the best of the best. The winners come from all corners of the globe and show us just how incredible, diverse, but also harsh our planet is.
Royal Society Publishing is a photography contest that celebrates the beauty of science. The 2019 winners have been announced, and they show us natural and scientific phenomena that are astounding, but also truly beautiful and photogenic.
As a professional photographer, entering a photo contest can be a big decision. Entries often cost money (which you could be using on new gear or workshops) and it’s important to also consider things like the submission rights for the contest, jury makeup and prizes before moving forward.
Once you’ve found a contest you want to pursue, the next question to answer is how you can stand out from the hundreds, if not thousands, of other entries. We’ve rounded up seven tips to get you ahead of the competition and onto that list of finalists and winners.