Photo Contest News

2021 World Press Photo Contests winners announced

2021 World Press Photo Contests winners announced
The World Press Photo Foundation is proud to present the winners of the World Press Photo of the Year, World Press Photo Story of the Year, World Press Photo Interactive of the Year, and World Press Photo Online Video of the Year. An independent jury of photography and digital storytelling experts from all over the world selected the winners.


Winners & Finalists LensCulture Portrait Awards 2021

Winners & Finalists LensCulture Portrait Awards 2021
Jim Casper (LensCulture) - The 38 winners, jurors' picks and finalists announced today represent a wonderful range of styles and approaches to the art of portrait photography. (...)


18th Annual Smithsonian magazine Photo Contest Winners

18th Annual Smithsonian magazine Photo Contest Winners
We are thrilled to announce the eight winners of the 18th Annual Smithsonian magazine Photo Contest, selected from more than 45,000 entries submitted by photographers hailing from countries and territories around the world. From Skyler Wilson's Grand Prize-winning shot of protesters at the Womens March (above) to Tran Tuan Viets colorful snapshot of a worker preparing a hot air balloon, these photographs capture moments in time for Smithsonian magazine readers across the globe. (...)


Aassmaa Akhannouch and Cyrus Cornut winners of prix HSBC 2021

Aassmaa Akhannouch and Cyrus Cornut winners of prix HSBC 2021
For its 26th edition, the jury of the HSBC Prize chose to distinguish the French photographer Cyrus Cornut and the Moroccan Aassmaa Akhannouch, amongst the 12 names proposed by Sylvie Hugues, the artistic advisor of the edition.


Kris Graves is the Winner of the 2021 Aftermath Project

Kris Graves is the Winner of the 2021 Aftermath Project
Dystopia a.k.a. Privileged Mediocrity will be a series of artworks about systematic unfairness in America. I will focus on making photographs that act as a document of our time using a mix of conceptual and documentary practices.


Winners of the Focus on the Story Portrait Awards 2021

Winners of the Focus on the Story Portrait Awards 2021
Focus on the Story is proud to announce that Italian photojournalist Alessio Paduano is the grand prize winner in the Focus on the Story Portrait Awards 2021 for his photograph of a man struggling with the social stigma of having contracted Covid-19.(...)