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

Editors' Picks Open Call Award

“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

abstract portrait of a woman with red lips
© Giuseppe Gradella

2021 Emerging Talent AWARD Deadline: 31 March 2021

This month we are on the lookout for the most exciting and promising practitioners of all ages and backgrounds, working across all photographic genres and styles.

Fine art, landscape, street, documentary, portrait, fashion, or conceptual: there are no specific boundaries or limitations, allowing you the space and freedom to fully showcase your skill, creativity, and talent!


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

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