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Street Photography Contests Calendar

Our Street Photography Contests Calendar shows currently Open Calls for Entries of Free and Paid Street Photography Competitions and Projects around the globe.

Contest Date = Submission Deadline!

The Calendar Date of each contest is the official Submission Deadline.
It is very common that the submission period is extended shortly before the original deadline ends. Always check the contest website for last minute updates!

Excluded Photography Contests

The following contests are not included in the contest calendar because they belong to Martin Stawiasz aka Martin Stavars. He runs a fraudelent ring of contest in which mentioned judges never had to judge anything.

  • Chromatic Awards
  • Fine Art Photography Awards
  • International Photographer of the Year
  • Monochrome Awards
  • Monovision Photography Awards
  • Neutral Density Awards (ND Awards)

Thanks to our reader Giuseppe Cardoni for pointing to this most important investigation!

Calendar Functions

  • Use the Category Button to see only Award-, Festival- or Galleries Exhibition Contests.
  • Use the Tag Button to filter Contests which match your personal preferences with regards to Entry Fees, Prizes and Publishing Opportunities
  • Add the Calendar to your personal Outlook, Google, Apple Calendar. Use the Subscribe Button on the Calendar bottom right side.
  • Subscribe to our Weekly Newsletter and get updated about Street Photo Contests via Email.

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The Motif Collective Silhouettes Photography Competition
Nov 7 @ 0:00
The Motif Collective Silhouettes Photography Competition
  • Theme

    • Silhouettes
  • Instruction
    • Silhouettes can be both subtle and dramatic. They will always have an impact on the mood, composition and overall flow of our work. From the sublime to the bold they have also long been a critical part of many of the worlds finest images!
  • Eligible to Enter
    • Contestants must 18 years old to participate and shall not be on the staff of The Motif Collective or an immediate family member of the staff.
  • Entry Fees
    • 1 Entry – 12,- USD
    • 2 Entries – 18,- USD
    • 3 Entries – 24,- USD
    • 4 Entries – 28,- USD
    • 5 Entries – 32,- USD
    • 6 Entries – 36,- USD
  • Judges
    • Philippe Sainte-Laudy
    • Dawna Moore
    • James Duckworth
    • Jason Swain
    • Wayne Mora
    • Michael Spicer
    • Stephan R. Leimberg
    • Eric Rousset
  • Prizes
    • 1st Place
      • Receives 25% of all entry fees in the Theme
      • A free CloudSpot Annual Lite Plan
      • A free copy of ON1 Photo RAW
      • A free Pixel Pocket Rocket™ (Currently only available to US entrants)
      • Showcased in The Motif Collective Artists Showcase Winners Gallery
    • 2nd Place
      • 15% of all entry fees in the Theme
      • Showcased in The Motif Collective Artists Showcase Winners Gallery
    • 3rd Place
      • 10% of all entry fees in the Theme
      • Showcased in The Motif Collective Artists Showcase Winners Gallery
  • Taxes
    • All Federal, State and Local Taxes associated with the receipt of any Award is solely the responsibility of the winner.
  • Copyright Terms
    • You will retain full copyright in each entry. In addition your moral rights are respected and whenever your work is published by The Motif Collective, You will be credited.
Mobile Photography Awards 2019
Dec 10 @ 0:00
Mobile Photography Awards 2019

“The Mobile Photography Awards were founded in 2011 to recognize and celebrate the talent and imagery of the mobile photo & art communities. Alongside our annual competition (October-December), we produce themed exhibits with international open calls throughout the year.”

  • Category
    • Street Photography
  • Instruction
    • We want to showcase great images. We hope and expect to see all genres and styles submitted. We have 20 photo categories. Each image submitted may be placed in two (2) categories. All styles welcome!
  • Eligible to Enter
    • Images shot and edited on any mobile phone or tablet including iPhones, iPads, Android phones and tablets, Windows Phones, and the iPod touch are eligible for entry.
    • There are no restrictions on submission eligibility with regard to age or residence unless prohibited by the jurisdiction in which the entrant resides.
  • Entry Fee (Single Image)
    • 1 Photo – 15,- USD
    • 3 Photos – 30,- USD
    • 6 Photos – 50,- USD
    • 15 Photos – 100,- USD
  • Entry Fee (Image Series)
    • Not specified amount of  photos – 30,- USD
  • Judge
    • Not mentioned
  • Prize (Single Image)
    • Category Winner – Not mentioned
    • Overall Grand Prize Winner from 20 Categories – 3000,- USD
  • Prizes (Image Series)
    • 500,- USD
  • Exhibition Print Sales
    • All works accepted for display as part of the Mobile Photography Awards Exhibits will be considered for sale at the exhibitions.
    • Proceeds from works sold: 50% to the artist, 50% to MPA
  • Taxes
    • Not mentioned
  • Copyright Terms
    • Artist keeps 100% of copyright.
    • Entrants grant the Mobile Photography Awards the right to use submitted images on the Mobile Photography Awards website and for promotion
  • Rules