The Competition

2nd Competition Deadline: December 26, 2020



This contest is open to all amateur photographers in the United States, Canada, and around the world.


Abstract, Animal, Black & White, Children, Nature, Open, My Country, People, Portrait, Sports, Still Life, Street, Sunlight, Travel, Floral & Other.


Image Size must have a long dimension of at least 1000 pixels and less than 2000 pixels

Save file as (JPG) with maximum quality.

File Size should be no more than 4 Mb

Do not upload photos with watermark names, image frames or borders.


1 image $5 | 3 images $13 | 5 images $20 | 10 images $35 | 20 images $60.


Experts from across the photographic industry to determine the Winners and Honorable Mentions, we employ a panel of three judges. Our judges are always professional photographers who are also college-level photography instructors.


Grand Prize Winner, Photographer of the Year will receive $500 USD Cash Prize 

1st Place Winner, Photographer of the Year will receive $300 USD Cash Prize

2nd Place Winner, Photographer of the Year will receive $200 USD Cash Prize

3rd Place Winner, Photographer of the Year will receive $100 USD Cash Prize

16 Golden Awards  – The Photograph's Golden Awards will win highest aggregate scores in a competition.

16 Silver Awards – The Photograph's Silver Awards will win second highest aggregate scores in a competition.

16 Bronze Awards – The Photograph's Bronze Awards will win third highest aggregate scores in a competition.

80 Honourable Mentions – The Photograph's Honourable Mention are awarded for the 4th and 5th highest aggregate scores in a competition.

Certificates - All Grand, Golden, Silver & Bronze Prize Winners from each categories will receive a THEPHOTOGRAPH ORGANIZATION certificate. 


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Winners & Honorable mention will be published on the website and contacted via email six to eight weeks after the final submission deadline.

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Call for Entries

2nd International Photography Awards.


It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera... they are made with the eye, heart and head.

~ Henri Cartier-Bresson