PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

STREET – DOCUMENTARY – PORTRAIT

THREE AWARDS

STREET – DOC – PORTRAIT

“Our main incentive is to support all form of photography and provide a platform for audiences seeking exciting new work. Through our photography competitions, we invite photographers of all backgrounds and experience levels to submit and share their best work. Our goal is to shine the spotlight on photography that breaks the mold and inspires fellow emerging artists.”

“Our main incentive is to support all form of photography and provide a platform for audiences seeking exciting new work. Through our photography competitions, we invite photographers of all backgrounds and experience levels to submit and share their best work. Our goal is to shine the spotlight on photography that breaks the mold and inspires fellow emerging artists.”

Photography Competition

Street photography competition

Get exhibited in New York. 

Our next exhibition will exhibit the work of 24 photographers. Aside from being an opportunity to gain international exposure, selected photographers will also have the opportunity to sell their printed work. The street photography competition is judged every month until August 2019 by master photographers Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb.  Each month’s there will be 10 winning images. The 1st place and 2nd place winner will be exhibited in our end of the year exhibition. Learn more

You can submit up to 5 images. It is a single image award so each submited images are judged independently from one another.

Documentary photography competition

Receive your fine art photobook.

In an effort to provide exposure and build a wider audience for emerging storytellers, 3 winners will be receiving coverage on our website and the 1st prize winner will be offered the opportunity to have his work featured in his own physical photobook publication, designed and handcrafted by us. The competition is judged anonymously by our own editor to ensure that future books will correspond perfectly to our publishing criteria. Learn more

You can submit one series (from 5 to 20 photos + 1 statement) depicting significant events or simply everyday life stories. Your images must connect one to another and form a coherent body of work.

Portrait photography competition

Win $1000 cash prizes. 

We will work in conjunction with this month’s guest juror, Cristina de Middel , to curate a selection of 10 winning portraits that illustrate the most captivating photos the genre has to offer. The winning photographers will be receiving coverage on our website and the 1st prize winner will be presented with $1000 cash prize. Learn more

You can submit up to 5 images.  It is a single image award so each submited images are judged independently from one another.

Street photography competition

Get exhibited in New York. 

Our next exhibition will showcase the work of 24 photographers. Aside from being an opportunity to gain international exposure, selected photographers will also have the opportunity to sell their printed work. The competition is judged by master photographers Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb.  Each month’s there will be 10 winning images. The 1st place and 2nd place winner will be exhibited in our end of the year exhibition. Learn more

You can submit up to 5 images… It is a single image award so each submited images are judged independently from one another.

Documentary photography competition

Receive your fine art photobook.

In an effort to provide exposure and build a wider audience for emerging storytellers, 3 winners will be receiving coverage on our website and the 1st prize winner will be offered the opportunity to have his work featured in his own physical photobook publication, designed and handcrafted by us. The competition is judged anonymously by our own editor to ensure that future books will correspond perfectly to our publishing criteria. Learn more

You can submit one series (from 5 to 20 photos + 1 statement) depicting significant events or simply everyday life stories. Your images must connect one to another and form a coherent body of work.

photography competition

Juan Madrid

Portrait photography competition

Win $1000 cash prizes. 

We will work in conjunction with this month’s guest juror, Cristina de Middel , to curate a selection of 10 winning portraits that illustrate the most captivating photos the genre has to offer. The winning photographers will be receiving coverage on our website and the 1st prize winner will be presented with $1000 cash prize. Learn more

You can submit up to 5 images.  It is a single image award so each submited images are judged indepently from one another

Cristina de Middel

Prizes and opportunities: Exposure for all!

photography competition photo contest

photography competition photo contest 

Can I submit to just one competition?
Absolutely. However, your submission fee buys you entry into all three of our ongoing competitions. By submitting additional work at no extra cost to our street, portrait, and/or documentary photography competitions, you increase your chances of exposure.

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Choose between the Simple, Bundle or Infinite plan and enter your images to one, two or to all three awards and receive associated prizes. You can pay for your entry now and upload your images later.

 
USD 30.00
USD 40.00
USD 80.00

COMPETITION RULES

Users will retain copyright of all images submitted.

By submitting your work to a PhotoChronicles competition, you agree that the site has the right to utilize your photos for editorial activities, exhibitions, and miscellaneous promotion and advertising. All images will fully credit their creators by including each artist’s full name.

Our photography competitions are open to photographers worldwide. Professionals and amateurs of any age are eligible to enter. We do, however, require that individuals under the age of 18 years obtain guardian consent before submitting.

We accept images that have been exhibited or published elsewhere. There are no limitations concerning when submitted images were made.

Each competition is judged independently, and PhotoChronicles users are permitted to submit the same set of images more than once.

Street: For our street competition, we are looking for any sort of image that portrays an urban environment or public place. As images are judged individually, we do not require that images be a part of the same series. Users are permitted to submit up to five images to be judged.

Portrait:  Portraiture photography must feature one or more people. We accept any orientation or image aspect ratio the artist desires. As images are judged individually, we do not require that images be a part of the same series. Users are permitted to submit up to five images to be judged.

Documentary: No story is too large or small to be considered for our documentary category. All we require is that the photos all be a part of a single, coherent body of work that communicates a narrative. In order to be considered for the documentary award, we require users to submit at least five images, but no more than twenty images per story.

In order to compete, all users must pay submission fees. All payments are handled securely via Stripe.com. We accept most major credit cards (Amex, Visa, Mastercard, etc) as well as Paypal.

A payment will grant users the ability to submit to all three of PhotoChronicles’s open calls for entry. Credits expire once the competition deadlines pass. For $80, users will be eligible to submit to any and all competitions of their choosing for then next 3 months.

Payments are final. We do not provide refunds, as stated in the terms and conditions users accept upon entry.

All images should be submitted as a JPEG or PNG file.

Individual files should be no larger than 2MB.

Please do not add watermarks to your submissions.

You do not need to rename or title image files.

Users are permitted to submit an artist statement alongside their submissions. All statements should be written in English and saved as a text file (.doc, .pdf, .txt, etc)

It is imperative that all users submit their image files before a competition specified deadline. Under no circumstances will late submissions be accepted.

StreetAt the end of each month, 10 winning photographs will be featured on PhotoChronicles website and social media platforms. First and second place winners, as selected by our guest juror closer to the exhibition date, will be invited to exhibit at out end of the year exhibition. Selected photographers may also have the opportunity to sell their printed work to the general public.

PortraitAt the end of each month, 10 winning photographs will be featured on PhotoChronicles website and social media platforms. First place winners, as selected by our guest jurors, will receive a $1000 grant courtesy of PhotoChronicles. Winners will be contacted within a week of the jurors selection. Cash prizes will be sent via Paypal or bank transfer, depending on the winner’s preference. Winners are responsible for any transfer fees that may arise.

DocumentaryAt the end of each month, three winning photographers will have their stories showcased on PhotoChronicles website and social media platforms.  All first place winners, as selected by PhotoChronicles’s editors, will have their submitted series printed into a unique photo book. Winners will be contacted within a week of the editors selection. The book and box set can be shipped directly to participating photographers, or be sold directly through the PhotoChronicles website. Artists will receive all profits from each sale – however, PhotoChronicles will deduct production cost from each transaction.

If a submitted photograph contains any elements or materials belonging to a third party and/or a person appears  in a photograph, it is the entrants responsibility to obtain any and all necessary release and consent forms prior to the submission of photographs.

PhotoChronicles reserves the right to cancel or suspend the contest if it is not capable of continuing as planned. If the contest is cancelled, PhotoChronicles will refund the entry fee to entrants and will not reserve the right to use any of the submitted images.

For any further questions, contact us or read over our FAQs.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 30 JUNE 2019

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