The 500px Global Photography Contest
International Photography Award: The application is open for the 2023 Global Photography Award worth 2,000 USD. All global photographers are invited to participate in the 500px international photography contest.
500px Photography Contest Overview
Our annual photography competition is now accepting submissions. We want to recognize and celebrate the most stunning, jaw-dropping images you took or showed us in 2022. This competition is open to all skill levels and is free to enter. The only requirement for submitting is that you have a 500px profile.
Award: 2000 US Dollars
Eligible Countries: All countries
Application Deadline: 19 February 2023
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Categories of Contest
There are six categories to choose from. Each category will have 1 category winner and 5 finalists. To be eligible, the images you submit must be captured or first uploaded on 500px between January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022.
- Technical: Images that consider lines, texture, color, size, and depth and result in a high-quality depiction of the subject.
- Story-telling: Images that create an arch that makes viewers wonder what came before and what will come next.
- Commercial content: Images taken with the intention to sell, advertise or market a business, a product, a service, a person, or persons.
- Documentary: Images that chronicle the world around us in a realistic and honest manner.
- Fine art: Images created as a means of expression, with an undeniable imaginative and aesthetic quality to them.
- Landscape: Images that capture the spaces within the world, both vast and untouched terrains or environments.
All six category winners will receive the following:
- A cash prize of $2,000
- A “photographer of the year” badge
- A one-year Pro account
- Global exposure via social media channels and blog
- Published in 2022 collectible photobook (premium feature)
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- Photo must be taken or uploaded in 2022.
- You must own the copyright – images will be inspected for copyright issues;
- An image cannot be submitted to multiple categories, a single image will only be considered for one type.
- You need an active 500px account (Don’t have one? Sign up for free now).
- Focus on quality over quantity. They want to see your best work.
- Choose a category that best suits your image.
- Ensure you are uploading your photo with the correct metadata.
- Review the inspiration galleries to better understand what the judges are looking for.
How to Apply
Interested and suitable qualified candidates should click on the Apply Button below to apply.
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