2022 People Award

Win Cash Awards & International Exposure

Spanning across all corners of the globe, crossing both cultures and borders: we are looking for all forms of photographic practice that tell the story of people!

  • Win $2000 in Cash
  • International Exhibitions
  • Published in 2022 photobook
Submit Photos
Deadline: 31 December 2022
street color photo of man with scarf in india by Anna Biret
© Anna Biret
color travel photo of The Taj Mahal in Agra, India by Pauline Beretz
© Pauline Beretz
street color photo of woman and man on horse by Brad Jones
© Brad Jones
color portrait photo of hindu man and his monkey by Somraj Sahu
© Somraj Sahu
color photograph of men on a boat in Bangladesh by Md Arifuzzaman
© Md Arifuzzaman
street color photo of man with scarf in india by Anna Biret
© Anna Biret
color travel photo of The Taj Mahal in Agra, India by Pauline Beretz
© Pauline Beretz
street color photo of woman and man on horse by Brad Jones
© Brad Jones
color portrait photo of hindu man and his monkey by Somraj Sahu
© Somraj Sahu
color photograph of men on a boat in Bangladesh by Md Arifuzzaman
© Md Arifuzzaman
street color photo of man with scarf in india by Anna Biret
© Anna Biret
color travel photo of The Taj Mahal in Agra, India by Pauline Beretz
© Pauline Beretz
street color photo of woman and man on horse by Brad Jones
© Brad Jones
color portrait photo of hindu man and his monkey by Somraj Sahu
© Somraj Sahu
color photograph of men on a boat in Bangladesh by Md Arifuzzaman
© Md Arifuzzaman
street color photo of man with scarf in india by Anna Biret
© Anna Biret
color travel photo of The Taj Mahal in Agra, India by Pauline Beretz
© Pauline Beretz
street color photo of woman and man on horse by Brad Jones
© Brad Jones
color portrait photo of hindu man and his monkey by Somraj Sahu
© Somraj Sahu
color photograph of men on a boat in Bangladesh by Md Arifuzzaman
© Md Arifuzzaman
street color photo of woman walking in New York by Hugo de Melo
© Hugo de Melo
street color photo of people dancing in india by Maychelle Alvior
© Maychelle Alvior
Visual Story Award
© Reza Assar
Visual Story Award - photo of a crowded train in Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India by Robi Chakraborty
© Robi Chakraborty
Visual Story Award - color photo of a reindeer herder by Natalya Saprunova
© Natalya Saprunova
street color photo of woman walking in New York by Hugo de Melo
© Hugo de Melo
street color photo of people dancing in india by Maychelle Alvior
© Maychelle Alvior
Visual Story Award
© Reza Assar
Visual Story Award - photo of a crowded train in Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India by Robi Chakraborty
© Robi Chakraborty
Visual Story Award - color photo of a reindeer herder by Natalya Saprunova
© Natalya Saprunova
street color photo of woman walking in New York by Hugo de Melo
© Hugo de Melo
street color photo of people dancing in india by Maychelle Alvior
© Maychelle Alvior
Visual Story Award
© Reza Assar
Visual Story Award - photo of a crowded train in Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India by Robi Chakraborty
© Robi Chakraborty
Visual Story Award - color photo of a reindeer herder by Natalya Saprunova
© Natalya Saprunova
street color photo of woman walking in New York by Hugo de Melo
© Hugo de Melo
street color photo of people dancing in india by Maychelle Alvior
© Maychelle Alvior
Visual Story Award
© Reza Assar
Visual Story Award - photo of a crowded train in Thar Desert, Rajasthan, India by Robi Chakraborty
© Robi Chakraborty
Visual Story Award - color photo of a reindeer herder by Natalya Saprunova
© Natalya Saprunova

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2022 People Award
Judge
black and white portrait photo of Fiona Shields by Linda Nylind
Fiona Shields

Head of Photography – The Guardian

Prizes
  • 1st prize
    $1000
  • 2nd prize
    $600
  • 3rd prize
    $400
Exhibition
  • Berlin, GERMANY
Publications
  • 2023 Photobook





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