First Deadline: September 26, 2019
Entry fee: Single or Photo Essay, Professional: $45, Amateur: $30
Prizes: $2,000 cash (professional), $1,000 cash (amateur), $500 to B&H Photo
Enter your best single images of travel portraits, outdoors scenes, local places or spontaneous moments, or submit a photo essay to tell a longer story from your travels.
All winners will be published in the December issue of PDN and in an online gallery and promoted to our network of more than half a million readers, followers and photo-industry creatives.
- Travel Portraits
- Outdoor Scenes
- Sense of Place
- Spontaneous Moments
- Photo Essay (2-6 images)
World In Focus 2018 Winners
A series exploring Japan, from off-the-beaten-path destinations to more traveled ones seen from a new perspective.
Professional : Photo Essay
A series documenting the Korean martial art of Taekwondo.
Professional : Editorial / Commercial
A crowded sleeping area in a prison in the town of Cojutepeque, El Salvador.
Professional : Portraits
A portrait of Sein Gay, an aspiring Haitian actor who lives in Los Angeles.
An Indian soldier eating ice cream while waiting for a delayed train in the desert town of Jaisalmer, India.
Professional : Wildlife / Insects
A photo taken in Ireland as McGinn made the unique calling sound for this herd of sheep, causing them all to stare and baa in unison.
An image of two monkeys in a hot spring in Japan.
Professional : Landscapes / Nature
A white horse gracefully runs across a barren volcanic black sand riverbed.
A snowy, frozen landscape from Hakkõda mountain in Japan.
Amateur : Editorial / Commercial
A boat owner prepares for a day of work in Ninh Binh, Vietnam.
A gold cart sits in front of an apartment complex as the sun sets in San Diego.
Amateur : Photo Essay
A series capturing the Charreada, an event where contending teams show off ranching skills in Mexico.
This photo essay captures the challenge of commuting in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the ways that the locals manage.
Amateur : Portraits
A photo of Taj and Akash, two Bangladeshi boys who are seen train surfing.
A portrait captured at the annual Dance of the Bears, a ritual that takes place every winter in the northeastern regions of Romania.
Amateur : Wildlife / Insects
A 72-image focus stack of a millipede captured at Roan Mountain in Tennessee.
A portrait of a fox taken at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.
Amateur : Landscapes / Nature
Dawn with fog at Laguna Larga in Los Alerces National Park, Patagonia.
Morning light hitting the dunes of Sossusvlei in Namibia.
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