photograph of a a fruit seller working on top of a water melon pile in the streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Open Call Award Editors' Picks

“I can get obsessed by anything if I look at it long enough. That’s the curse of being a photographer” – Irving Penn

Following the results of our previous Open Call photography award judged by LFI – Leica Fotografie International Magazine renowned photography director Carol Körting, our editors are delighted to share some of the competition entries that didn’t make it to the final round but showed remarkable skills and a variety of techniques, subjects, and genres well worthy of exposure.

– Discover the 2020 Open Call Award winners & finalists here

Monthly Photo Contest

Fine art color photograph of a train
© F.Dilek Uyar

2021 Color AWARD Deadline: 30 June 2021

“Color! - What a deep and mysterious language,
the language of dreams.”
– Paul Gauguin

Cool or warm, soft or vivid, how can subtle shades of colors affect mood and our perception of a scene? - In June we invite all photographers driven by their artistic eye and passion for color to join the award and celebrate with us the beauty and diversity of color photography.

Portrait, landscape, fashion, street, documentary, fine art, or any other form of photography - classic or experimental: we’re open to all genres and want to see YOUR colors!


1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

Submit Now