Photography Awards
and Community

The Independent Photographer is a global network dedicated to sharing and bringing exposure to the work of photographers.
Our ambition is to inspire and connect like-minded people with a passion for photography. Through our monthly competition, we are committed to promote and celebrate all photographic talent.

Featured Photographers


Luca Tombolini

Competition Awards

© Luca Tombolini

A unique chance to
gain widespread exposure!

The Independent Photographer offers a set of monthly photography Competition awards.
Every month, we invite you to join the current theme and submit your best images.
We’re open to all photographers: Enter today and Get discovered!

  • Cash Prizes

  • Exhibition

  • Exposure

  • Network

  • Feedback

© Matthieu Paley

THEME: PEOPLE Deadline: 30 November 2017

From all corners of the world, across all cultures and borders: This month we want to discover and celebrate the diversity of the human race.

Whether in street, portrait, documentary, conceptual, travel or any other form of photography that tells the story of people.

There are very little boundaries and we are open to all approaches!

We want to be inspired and moved, emotionally and intellectually: Enter now and surprise us!

Talents Of The Year 2016/2017


Previous Theme: OPEN CALL October 2017

Winning Photographer Evelyn Bencicova

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