2021 Emerging Talent Award Deadline: 31 March 2021

abstract portrait of a woman with red lips
© Giuseppe Gradella

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!

Competition Judge:
MaryAnne Golon, The Washington Post


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

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Previous Winners

    Previous Winner Tessla Stuckey

    “I have followed The Independent Photographer for a while and have always found it to be such great inspiration, it feels incredible to be on it myself. This is all very exciting!”

    Tessla Stuckey - Open Call Winner

    Previous Winner Marcus Maddox

    "It was an honor to be chosen as the winner, the prize money will allow me to finally purchase the printer and scanner that I've been wanting. This opportunity has not only given me exposure, but it has allowed me to continue to work. Thank you."

    Marcus Maddox - Open Call Winner

    Previous Winner Madoka Ikegami

    "It was an honor to be selected as competition winner. I really appreciated the judge’s comments and the way all photographs are displayed on the website."

    Madoka Ikegami - People Winner


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