Free Photo Contests

A listing of free photo contests that you can enter.

Action Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, December 9, 2016

An action shot can be a football player or a child playing outdoors. Action shots can be fun and offer many creative outlets. There is a cash prize to the winner of this photo contest.

Light Photography Contest
Due Date: Fri, December 16, 2016

Make use of light in this photography contest. Light, when used properly, can work in dazzling ways. The right shadow, the emphasis on a particular angle, all of these can play into photography.

Christmas Photography
Due Date: Wed, December 28, 2016

Christmas is a wonderful time for photographers. Share your photos of the Christmas lights or the store windows. Perhaps children opening their presents on Christmas morning. Deadline is Christmas Day!

Nikon Photo Competition
Due Date: Currently Open

The challenge of this photo contest is to use your photography to tell a story.

Cat and Kitten Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, December 30, 2016

Share a photo of your cat or kitten for this photo contest with a cash prize.

Dog and Puppy Photo Contest
Due Date: Wed, January 4, 2017

Dog lovers this contest is for you. Share a photo of your dog or puppy.

Wildlife Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, January 13, 2017

Share a photo of any animal that that you take in the wild. What will you shoot? A squirrel on the roof or a lion on the prowel? Perhaps you can win this photo contest. Good time for that african safari!

Reflections Photo Contest
Due Date: Tue, January 24, 2017

Share a photo that is a reflection for this photo contest.

Seascape Photo
Due Date: Mon, January 30, 2017

The sea covers over 70% of the earth. So you should have plenty to shoot for this seascape contest. Turn your attention to the ocean and share a photo that uses the sea.

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Due Date: Currently Open

Share your travel experiences from around the globe for this contest. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments.

My Pet Photo Contest
Due Date: Sat, February 11, 2017

Brush off your pet, because your pet is the topic of this photography contest. Share images of your pet and you may be able to win the cash prize.

Nature Traditional Photo Contest
Due Date: Thu, February 16, 2017

Get out into the wilderness and you will find an unlimited number of subjects to shoot. Flowers, trees, rivers, rocks are all waiting to be shot.

Winter Photo Contest
Due Date: Wed, February 22, 2017

Share your photos of this time of the year for this photo contest. What will you share for this contest.

Flower Photos
Due Date: Fri, March 10, 2017

Flowers are a popular topic for photography contest. This photo contest challenges you to share a photo of a flower (or many flowers).

After Dark Photo Contest
Due Date: Wed, March 15, 2017

Recent advancements in DSLR cameras give photographers the ability to capture breathtaking images of the night sky. Participating gives you the option to enter this dark photo contest.

Celebration Photo Contest
Due Date: Sat, March 25, 2017

Weddings, birthdays and other celebrations are often the time when the photo comes out. The challenge for this contest is to capture those moments with your camera.

Birds Photos
Due Date: Thu, March 30, 2017

Share your photos of birds for your chance at the cash prize in this photo contest.

Sexy Photo Contest
Due Date: Wed, April 5, 2017

This contest is looking for photo contests that say "sexy". How will you approach this topic?

Macro Photos
Due Date: Mon, April 10, 2017

The challenge of a macro contest is to shoot a photo of something very small - and show it in great detail. So get up close and personal to enter this photo contest.

Faith Art Contest
Due Date: Sat, April 15, 2017

Share your artwork of faith. How will you portray your faith in your art?

Nightime Sky
Due Date: Thu, April 20, 2017

Share your photos of the nighttime sky for this photo contest.

Water In Nature
Due Date: Wed, April 26, 2017

Share your photos of Halloween for this photo contest.

Color Photography
Due Date: Mon, May 1, 2017

Color is all around us. But capturing that color can be challenging. For this contest you are challenged to show an image that is colorful.

Landscape Photography
Due Date: Sat, May 6, 2017

Share your best landscape photo for this photography contest.

Black and White Photo Contest
Due Date: Thu, May 11, 2017

For this contest your goal is to share a black and white photo. The topic is open. So share a photo that captures any subject in black and white.

Sunrise or Sunset
Due Date: Tue, May 16, 2017

When you shoot a sunset you have about 20 minutes to get the shot. Once the sunset (or sunrise) is gone - your window has closed. Find perfect location, get ready, and shoot your sunrise or sunset for this photo contest. Cash prize to the winner.

Portrait Photo Contest
Due Date: Sun, May 21, 2017

This is a portrait photography contest. What will your subject be? Share photos that capture an individual in a portrait.