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The LensCulture Exposure Awards 2014

 


Deadline December 21, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes Series Award:
Grand Prize $3000
2nd Prize: $2000
3rd Prize: $1000

Single Image Award:
Grand Prize $2500
2nd Prize: $1000
3rd Prize: $500

Six Winners and 25 Finalists will be selected by international jury to show their work in a world-class exhibition in London.
Entry Fee $20 for one image, $60 for a series
Description The LensCulture Exposure Awards 2014 is an international competition that aims to discover and showcase the best photographers from all over the world. Share your images with the world for a chance at over $10,000 in awards, as well as a world-class exhibition in London and massive exposure to our global audience of over 900,000.

Our international jury of notable industry professionals will select six top winners in two categories and 25 finalists. These are our largest international awards of the year and YOU are invited to submit your best photographs and get worldwide recognition.
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"Click a Smile" Photography Contest 2014

 


Deadline December 22, 2014
Theme Digital/Color/Black & White 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes Three (3) winners will receive certificate, trophy and a surprise gift.
Entry Fee Free
Description Welcome to Click a Smile 2014!

Click a Smile 2014, the annual photography contest organised by The Akshaya Patra Foundation, is back bigger and better than before! Whether youíre an amateur or professional photographer all you have to do is send us a beautiful image of a smiling child (or children) clicked by you, from anywhere in the world! Get your photographs judged by an exclusive panel of judges from the industry to earn your place amongst the top three winners.
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A Mobile Christmas Photo Competition

 


Deadline December 22, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes There are $1000 worth of Amazon vouchers up for grabs (with $500 for first prize, $300 for 2nd and $200 for 3rd!)
Entry Fee Free
Description To get us in the festive mood and to celebrate the launch of our new iOS app weíre launching a seasonal photography competition, A Mobile Christmas. Christmas is one of the most photogenic times of year, whether itís tinsel, trees and Christmas markets in Europe, or other local festive traditions.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is log in to CoinaPhoto, share with us your best photos that capture the essence of the holiday season and upload them on the public library category titled 'A Mobile Christmas'.
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Amateur Photographer of the Year Competition

 


Deadline December 26, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes Prizes are awarded to the first, second and third-placed entrants for each round. This year we have great Olympus cameras on offer, worth a total each month of around 2,000 GBP. We also have a top prize of 5,000 GBP worth of Olympus kit for the overall winner. That's a grand total of £25,000 in prizes for APOY 2014, in association with Olympus.
Entry Fee Free
Description Your chance to enter the UK's most prestigious competition for amateur photographers.

APOY 2014 follows a similar format to last year, with ten monthly rounds from March until December. The competition is open to all amateur photographers and each monthís round follows a theme. Please note that entrants who live outside the UK who win a prize will be liable for any local customs charges. After the closing date of each round, the entries are narrowed down to a shortlist of 50, then the top 30, and finally the top three. Points are awarded to each image for creativity, technical excellence and how well the image fulfils the brief.

Judges are looking for original, imaginative and well-executed pictures that explore the theme in an exciting way. The names of the top 50 photographers from each round appear on our website, along with the images from the top 30. The top 30 images are also published in the magazine at the end of the following month. After the ten rounds, the person with the most points accumulated over all the rounds will be crowned Amateur Photographer of the Year 2014.
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Tallenge Student Photography Contest

 


Deadline December 27, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes Your photographs would gain global exposure & staff picked entries will be featured on social media pages of Tallenge. Winner shall get $250 cash prize
Entry Fee Free
Description his contest is open only for students from all parts of the world. The winner will be disqualified if he/she fails to prove that he/she is a student of a recognized school, college or university.
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The 2014 Newborns Photo Contest

 


Deadline December 30, 2014
Theme Digital "Newborn"
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes GRAND PRIZE
$500 Cash Prize (Payout via PayPal).
$50 Gift Voucher in Handcrafted Crowns store.
Title NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR.
E-Badge Newborn Photographer of The Year 2014 to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Interview and Editorial Feature on our Blog.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest.

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER CATEGORY

1ST PLACE
1st Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Interview and Editorial Feature on our Blog.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest

2ND PLACE
2nd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest

3RD PLACE
3rd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest.

AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER CATEGORY

1ST PLACE
1st Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Interview and Editorial Feature on our Blog.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest

2ND PLACE
2nd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest

3RD PLACE
3rd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest.
Entry Fee From $5.99 for one image
Description To enter the competition: 1. Fill out the submission form; 2. Choose the category you wish to enter your work; 3. Upload your file(s); 4. Pay for your submission based on the category and number of images submitted. After we receive your payment and submitted image(s), you are officially entered in the Contest. You will receive a confirmation email indicating your successful submission and payment.

CATEGORIES
This contest has one single category "Newborns". Babies on the photographs must be between 1 and 30 days old to be considered as newborns.
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Black and White CHILD PHOTO CONTEST

 


Deadline December 30, 2014
Theme Digital/Black & white 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes GRAND PRIZE
Title CHILD BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR.
$500 Cash ( payout via PayPal)
1st Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials.
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery.
Interview and Editorial Feature on our Blog.
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners".
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Annual Subscription to MOZI MAGAZINE
Publication in MOZI MAGAZINE

CATEGORY WINNERS (Portrait, Fine Art, Lifestyle, Conceptual&Photoshop, Documentary&Street and Silhouette) will receive:

1ST PLACE
1st Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery
Interview and Editorial Feature on our Blog
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners"
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest
Your winning photo published in MOZI MAGAZINE

2nd PLACE
2nd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners"
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest
Your winning photo published in MOZI MAGAZINE

3rd PLACE
3rd Place E-Badge to accompany your award winning artwork to use on marketing and advertising materials
Showcase in our Winners Online Gallery
Published in our yearly E-Book "Book of Winners"
Promotion on our Social Media Websites: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest
Your winning photo published in MOZI MAGAZINE
Entry Fee $10
Description Open to professional and amateur photographers from any country worldwide using traditional or digital methods.

An entry consists of a single file upload, 3 files or 5 files, depending on the option you choose.

Six categories: Portrait, Fine Art, Lifestyle, Conceptual & Photo Manipulation, Documentary & Street, Silhouette.
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All of Asia Photo Contest

 


Deadline December 30, 2014
Theme Digital "All of Asia!"
Eligibility International   18+  
Prizes The Winner will receive one 15-inch 2.5GHz Macbook Pro with Retina display AND one Wacom Medium Intuos Pro tablet. OR $3,000 in Cash!
Entry Fee $22
Description Submit three of your best photos taken in the Asian continent and win a MacBookPro AND a Wacom Tablet OR 3000$ cash!
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Wilderness 2014 Photo Competition

 


Deadline December 31, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes Two (2) tickets for next year's festival
Entry Fee Free
Description The photographs can be from a camera, Instagram or any pictures that capture your favourite memories of the festival...
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The Eyes on Asia Awards Competition

 


Deadline October 31, 2014
Theme Digital 
Eligibility Worldwide   18+  
Prizes One overall winner and 5 category winners.

Ticker for all categories (starting at 100 USD, going up $1 per entry)

The main prize starts at 2280 USD. Starting from 200 image entries with each image entry it will go up by 1 dollar.

At present, the combined value of all the prizes in the main prize pool stands at 16,382 USD.
Entry Fee 10/15 USD
Description Eyes on Asia Awards recognizes that you retain full ownership of the copyright in each Entry.

Contest Categories:

People: Uplifting and inspiring photographs of people who call Asia & Oceania their home. From Eastern Turkey to the islands of Indonesia and Japan, we want portraits and pictures of people at work or play, at home or in a religious setting.

Nature: Depictions of nature images and landscapes. Landscapes are images of the visible features of an area, including physical elements such as landforms, living elements of flora and fauna, abstract elements like lighting and weather conditions, and human elements like human activity.

Travel Folio: A four to six shot collection that tells a story about a person or a place. The essay must be Asian/Oceanic themed and shot in Asia & Oceania. It canít be depressing or shocking.

Sense of Place: A single picture that tells a complete story about a place and gives a powerful impression of what itís like to be there. Must include basic elements like people and urban or cityscapes.

Instagram: A single travel picture from anywhere in Asia & Oceania that is taken with Instagram.
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Disclaimer: Proof Positive does not run the contests that are listed above. Ultimately, it is up to YOU to check out each contest you enter including the rules and the company or organization running the contest.

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