Contests


© Sean Naugle / Aurora Photos

The Great Outdoors

Final Deadline: July 27, 2017
Open to both professional and amateur photographers, The Great Outdoors celebrates the beautiful vistas, diverse wildlife and adventure that make our planet so unique. Be a part of this extraordinary compilation of outdoor work, published in the October issue of PDN and on PDNonline.com. Two grand-prize winners will win cash awards—up to $1,500—a Tamron lens and $500 to B&H Photo.


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© Jarod Lew

Exposure Photography Award

Deadline: July 27, 2017
Over the past seven years, The Exposure Award has honored top photographers from around the world, distributing over $1 million in prizes and awards. The awards and publicity of your work offer a career-defining opportunity.

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Previous Winners:
2016 |

© Maria del Rio

PDN THE LOOK

Competition Closed
PDN’s annual competition for fashion and beauty imagery. Have your work seen by influential photo editors, creative directors and other fashion-industry tastemakers.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |

© JOY NEWELL

PDNEDU STUDENT PHOTO CONTEST 2017

Competition Closed
Open to students of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, with a category for high school students. One grand-prize winner will receive $1,500, and every entry will receive feedback from one of the judges.

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Previous Winners:
2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |

© Tomaso Baldessarini

One Life

Competition Closed
An international photography contest that celebrates the art of telling stories through images.

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Previous Winners:
2016 |

© DeShaun Craddock

Street Photography

Competition Closed
“Street Photography” was established to recognize a segment of photography that is often explored historically but rarely recognized as an important catalog of social currency and circumstance. The competition will result in a photo book that honors the tradition of street photography in today’s world.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 |

© Andrew Hetherington

Your New York Minute

Competition Closed
PhotoPlus Expo introduces its first-ever photo contest that celebrates its home city of New York. Categories: Brooklyn; The Bronx; Manhattan; Queens; Staten Island; the Islands (Roosevelt, Liberty, Governors, Randalls & more).

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Previous Winners:
2016 |

© Ken Pak

Celebrations

Competition Closed
A photography contest celebration the beauty of our holidays, cultures, and events.

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Previous Winners:
2017 |

© Matt McElligott Photography

Top Knots Wedding Photography

Competition Closed
A search for the best shots of endearing engagements and wonderful wedding days, open to entries featuring real couples on their special day, in addition to commissioned commercial and editorial work.

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Previous Winners:
2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2006 | 2005 |