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Givenchy Hat at Longchamps Paris 1958, black and white photography by Frank Horvat
© Frank Horvat
Editorial • February 2, 2023

Fashion Photography in 10 Iconic Images

To celebrate our inaugural Fashion Photography Award (open for entries until Feb 28), we've selected 10 iconic images that showcase this unique genre's illustrious history and fascinating visual language. 


Paolo Barretta
- Deadline: 28 February 2023

2023 Fashion Award

Receive $2000 cash prizes and global exposure. See your work published in the 2023 photobook, and presented internationally.

Color photography portrait of woman with red gloves by Anna Karvounari
© Anna Karvounari
© Paolo Barretta

Call for entries

Color photography portrait of woman with red gloves by Anna Karvounari
© Anna Karvounari
2023 Fashion AWARD

Win Cash Awards & International Exposure

In February, from studio portraiture to fine art, commercial editorial or personal projects, we aim to discover creative, inspiring work that captures the unique visual language of this fascinating genre.

  • Win $2000 in Cash
  • International Exhibitions
  • Published in 2023 photobook
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    ◇ STREET – September 2022
    ◇ OPEN CALL – October 2022
    ◇ LANDSCAPE – November 2022
    ◇ PEOPLE – December 2022
    ◇ BLACK & WHITE – January 2023
    FASHION – February 2023
    ◇ STREET – March 2023
    ◇ COLOR – April 2023
    ◇ PORTRAIT – May 2023
    ◇ FINE ART – June 2023
    ◇ TRAVEL – Summer 2023

    Coor photography of a man taking a bath by Ivelina Berova
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