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Sony World Photography Awards 2024 shortlist of the student competition

The World Photography Organization has announced the shortlist for the student competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2024. Frederik Rüegger (Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie) has been nominated from Germany. The winner will be announced on April 18.

Hellerau Photography Award: Theme "Singularity"

Photographers can submit their series of works for the 9th PORTRAITS - Hellerau Photography Award on the new theme "Singularity" until March 1, 2024.


Italian photographer Massimo Giorgetta was awarded the Grand Prix, worth 120,000 dollars, at the 12th HIPA competition for his photo of a creature from the jellyfish tunicate family.

Gesellschaft für Naturfotografie (GDT): European Nature Photographer of the Year

The winners of the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been honored. The overall winner and thus European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2023 is Spanish photographer Javier Aznar González de Rueda.

Photo contests: sports images in front

The University of Europe for Applied Sciences (UE), which offers a degree program in photography, has taken a close look at worldwide photo competitions: What are the most successful subjects and backdrops, which countries win most often, and which contests also pay off especially well financially?

Open Call: Follow up 2024

From November 15, 2023 to January 31, 2024, photography graduates can apply for project funding from the Friends of the Haus der Photographie. Since its launch in 2020, Follow up has offered five aspiring professional photographers a platform every two years to help them make the leap into the…

Siena Foto Festival: SIPA 2023 – The winners

Iraqi-American photographer Salwan Georges is the overall winner of the 2023 Siena International Photo Awards, a competition that was launched in 2015 and has become a major global photography competition with more than 50,000 entries from over 150 countries.

PHOTOPIA: Aerial Award

Drones are as much a part of PHOTOPIA as the ships are of the Port of Hamburg. In a new photo competition, photographers have the opportunity to demonstrate their own creativity and become part of an exhibition at PHOTOPIA with their aerial photographs.


Friends of Willy Brandt House: German Peace Prize for Photography

The Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus will be showing the German Peace Prize for Photography from September 22 to November 5, 2023.

BGW: "People - Work - Future 2024" photo competition

August 1, 2023 marks the start of the application phase for the "Mensch - Arbeit - Zukunft 2024" (People - Work - Future 2024) photo competition organized by the BGW (Berufsgenossenschaft für Gesundheitsdienst und Wohlfahrtspflege). The competition is looking for photographic works on the topic of…

BFF Promotion Award 2023/24: talents sighted

The jury of the prestigious BFF Förderpreis 2023/24 has selected the 12 participants for the practice-related BFF Förderpreis program from a wealth of applications of the most diverse and creative photographic concepts.

participants for the practice-related BFF Förderpreis program.

Felix Schoeller Photo Award: German Peace Prize for Photography 2023

The "German Peace Award for Photography" goes to the German photographer Sebastian Wells and his Ukrainian project partner Vsevolod Kazarin.

GDT NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2023: Silke Hüttche - "Szenen einer Ehe"

The GDT Nature Photographer of the Year competition is held every year exclusively for GDT members. This year Silke Hüttche prevailed with her picture "Szenen einer Ehe" against 424 GDT members from 13 countries.

ProfiFoto(s) @ Arles: Call-for-Entries – A STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS

ProfiFoto, in cooperation with WhiteWall, is offering photographers the chance to exhibit their images from July 3-14, 2022, as part of the off-program of the internationally renowned photo festival Rencontres d'Arles 2023.

CEWE Photo Award 2023

The CEWE Photo Award connects photo enthusiasts - and celebrates the beauty of our world. The world's largest photo competition is starting its fifth round with the motto "Our world is beautiful", and photos can be submitted in ten exciting categories. Win the coveted award and one of 1,000 prizes…

World Press Photo: WPP Photos of the Year

The four global winners of the 2023 World Press Photo Contest, selected from thousands of entries, have been announced.

Photo Products of the Year: TIPA WORLD AWARDS 2023

The Technical Image Press Association has announced the 2023 TIPA World Awards for the year's best photo and imaging products and services.

Sony World Photography Awards 2023: Awarded

At a gala event in London last night, the World Photography Organization announced the overall winners of the Sony World Photography Awards 2023. German photo artist Boris Eldagsen, who had won the Creative category with an AI-generated image, did not want to accept his prize.

Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2023: Jury announces nominees

This year's nominees for the internationally renowned Felix Schoeller Photo Awards in the categories Portrait, Sustainability, Photojournalism and Young Talent as well as for the German Peace Award for Photography have been announced.

World Press Photo: Regional Winners 2023

World Press Photo has announced the regional winners of its photo contest for photojournalists and documentary photographers.