PX3 Photography Competition

PX3 Photography Competition

Deadline: June 30, 2021
Entry Fee: from $20 to $50
Prizes: $250, $500, $2,000, $5,000, participation in the exhibition in Paris, publication in the book

Submit your best work to our photo competition for a chance to win up to $11,500 in cash prizes, be selected by our curators for the PX3 exhibition in Paris and inclusion in the Annual PX3 book.

The “Prix de la Photographie, Paris” (PX3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. A selection of work from this competition is displayed in Paris and the winners are published in the PX3 Annual Book. Juried by leading editors, publishers, curators, gallery owners, consultants, creative directors, and art directors, PX3 brings the best of photography from across the globe to Paris.

Categories

  • Advertising
  • Book
  • Fine Art
  • Nature
  • Portraiture
  • Press / Editorial
  • Architecture
  • Special

Awards and Prizes

  • PX3 Photographer of the Year (Professional)—$5,000 cash prize
    Professional photographers compete for the top award–the title of “PX3 Photographer of the Year” and $5,000 cash prize. The Photographer of the Year is chosen from among the 1st prize winners in each of the 6 Pro Categories. The winner’s work is publicized internationally, receives the spotlight at all events, is exhibited in Paris, and published in the PX3 Annual Book.
  • PX3 Best New Talent (Non-Professionals and Students)—$2,000 cash prize
    Non-professional photographers compete for the PX3 Best New Talent Award and $2,000 cash prize. The winner is chosen from the 1st prize winners in the 6 Non-Pro/Student categories. The work is publicized and exhibited in Paris, and published in the PX3 Annual Book.
  • First Place Category Winners (Professionals) – $500 cash prize
  • First Place Category Winners (Non-Professionals and Students) – $250 cash prize
    First place winners’ work will be exhibited at the PX3 Exhibition in Paris. All first place winners from both the professional and non-professional categories will receive a PX3 certificate and a PX3 winner’s logo for promotional purposes.
  • Other Category Winners
    All winners from both the professional and non-professional categories will receive a PX3 certificate and a PX3 winner’s logo for promotional purposes.
  • Honorable Mentions
    PX3 judges award several Certificates of Honorable Mention to both professional and non-professional entries to acknowledge talent as they see fit.
  • Paris Exhibition & International Publicity
    Submit your best work for a chance to win the title of PX3 Photographer of the Year, cash prizes, be selected by our curators for the PX3 exhibition in Paris and inclusion in the Annual PX3 book.
  • Winner’s Exhibition
    The work of following winners will be exhibited in Paris: Advertising Photographer of the Year, Press Photographer of the Year, Book Photographer of the Year, Fine Art Photographer of the Year, Nature Photographer of the Year and Portraiture Photographer of the Year together with New Talent of the year in Advertising, New Talent of the year in Press, New Talent of the year in Book, New Talent of the year in Fine Art, New Talent of the year in Nature and New Talent of the year in Portraiture categories.
    Please note: only the above 12 works will be exhibited in Paris. The work of winners of the gold, silver, bronze will be projected. All winners work and honorable mentions name will be showcased in the PX3 annual book.
  • PX3 Annual Book
    The work of winners of the gold, silver, bronze from both the professional and non-professional Subcategories will be published in the PX3 Annual Book. The names of the Honorable Mention recipients will be included in the book as well.
    Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in this international showcase of photographic talents.
  • PX3 Jury
    Juried by leading editors, publishers, curators, gallery owners, consultants, creative directors, and art directors, PX3 brings the best of photography from across the globe to Paris.
  • Winners Benefits
    PX3 winners receive significant, international publicity and exposure. In contrast to many other photography awards, all the associated perks of winning PX3 are included in your entry fee. We provide media extensive exposure throughout our media partners.

Entry Fees

Professional Photographers

  • $30 for each photograph entered (single image)
  • $50 for each series (2-8 images with a unifying theme) or book

20% off per additional category, if same entry is submitted to multiple categories

Non-professional and Student Photographers

  • $20 per photograph entered (single image)
  • $40 for each series (2-8 images with a unifying theme) or book

20% off per additional category, if same entry is submitted to multiple categories

Deadlines

  • Early Bird Deadline (10%): January 31, 2021
  • Extended Early Bird (5%): February 28, 2021
  • Regular Deadline: May 15, 2020
  • Extended Deadline: June 15, 2020
  • Final Deadline: June 30, 2020

 




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