Ten Photography Contests to Enter in 2012

Photography contests are a great way to advance your career and get the fame you deserve. Here’s my list of Ten Photography Contests worth entering in 2012. Enter early and often and good luck!

SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS worldphoto.org/competitions
CONTEST SPECS: JPEG or TIFF no smaller than 800kb and no larger than 5mb
DEADLINE: January 6, 2012

WORLD PRESS PHOTO submit.worldpressphoto.org
CONTEST SPECS: 3000 pixels minimum length / sRGB, Adobe RGB or Gamma 2.2
DEADLINE: January 13, 2012 (Central European Time) / REGISTER by January 6, 2012

PICTURES OF THE YEAR INTERNATIONALL www.poyi.org
CONTEST SPECS: JPG high. 200-300 dpi 2,500 pixels or larger on the longest side
DEADLINE: January 12, 2012

THE BLACK & WHITE SPIDERS AWARDS www.thespiderawards.com
CONTEST SPECS: Grayscale or RGB JPEG maximum quality 72dpi, 1024 pixels longest side.
Name file: lastname-firstname_title.
DEADLINE: January 20, 2012

PDN PHOTO ANNUAL AWARDS www.pdnphotoannual.com
CONTEST SPECS: sRGB or Adobe98 JPEG measuring at least 1,000 pixels on its long dimension
DEADLINE: January 25, 2012

AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY www.ai-ap.com
CONTEST SPECS: JPG, 72 dpi, RGB, 1000 pixels on the longest side, up to 2MB
DEADLINE: January 27, 2012

BEST OF PHOTOJOURNALISM bop.nppa.org
CONTEST SPECS: RGB JPEG 6 or higher 250 DPI, 2750 pixels along its longest side NTE 2mb
DEADLINE: February 3, 2012

COMMUNICATION ARTS PHOTOGRAPHY commarts.com/competitions/photography
CONTEST SPECS: RGB JPG format – max width 1024 pixels and max height 768 pixels (72dpi)
DEADLINE: March 16, 2012

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS www.photoawards.com
CONTEST SPECS: 800 pixels on the longest side saved as RGB Jpeg Not to Exceed 4MB
EARLY DEADLINE: April 30, 2012

PHOTOGRAPHY MASTERS CUP www.thecolorawards.com
CONTEST SPECS: RGB JPEG – Maximum quality, 72dpi resolution, 1024 pixels longest side
Name file: lastname-firstname_title
DEADLINE: May 25, 2012

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