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The Independent Photographer

Win cash prize, global exposure and international exhibitions!

“The 2019 Open Call Competition is now open for entries and we are delighted to announce that it will be judged by the renowned Alessia Glaviano. Regardless of genres, this month we encourage all photographers to share with us their best images. Fine art, landscape, street, documentary, portrait, still life:...
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Deadline: Jan 02, 2020
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
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Siena International Photo Awards 2020

Be the “Photographer of the Year SIPA Contest 2020" and win amazing prizes!

It is a worldwide competition offering the opportunity for photographers and enthusiasts to gather together in Siena, share their passion, and attend the Oscars of photography. Siena International Photo Award is one of the photo contests with the highest international participation ever. 2019 edition has received nearly 48.000 images from...
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Deadline: Jan 05, 2020
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Varied Entry
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2019 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography

Win $3,000 cash and be featured in Center for Documentary Studies’ digital publications!

The CDS Documentary Essay Prize is an annual competition run by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. The CDS Documentary Essay Prize honors the best in short-form documentary photography and writing in alternating years: one year, photos; one year, writing. The focus is on current or recently completed...
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Deadline: Mar 01, 2020
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Paid Entry
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Join SDN

The winner will get cash prizes!

We encourage both professional and non-professional photographers to submit your work to the Social Documentary Network website. The primary criteria is your commitment to use the documentary form to explore the human condition—with the goal of increasing our understanding of it. Submitting your projects to the SDN website is the...
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Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry
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Sony World Photography Awards 2019

Win $25,000, Sony digital imaging equipment and inclusion in the Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition at Somerset House, London!

Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards are one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar. The Awards are a global voice for photography and provide a vital insight into contemporary photography today. For both established and emerging artists, the Awards...
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Deadline: Jan 14, 2020
Winner is: Judged
Entry: Free Entry
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Photo contests with rising money prizes at Shuttout

Prizes from $10-$50 and then rising $1 with each premium entry

20+ live photo contests created on a daily basis by the community and photography influencers. Join contests for free or with premium entry ($2) to fight for the money prizes that rise with each premium entry. Limited offer: Sign up and get special $2 bonus from Shuttout founder. It will...
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Deadline: Ongoing
Winner is: Voted
Entry: Varied Entry
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GuruShots: World’s Greatest Photography Playground

Win a front cover of Amateur Photographer magazine!

Billed as “The World’s Greatest Photography Game,” GuruShots helps photographers around the world gain experience and recognition for their work. No matter your skill level, you can join the GuruShots community, share your images, and participate in challenges. Before you sign on, you can find out answers to frequently asked...
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Deadline: Ongoing
Winner is: Judged & Voted
Entry: Free Entry
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Showing 7 results for the category: Documentary.