PDN Student Photo Contest

PDN Student Photo Contest

Deadline: December 27, 2019
Entry fee: $15
Prizes: $1,500 cash, $150 B&H gift cards, Nikon gear

Gain Important and Critical Exposure for your Work!

The PDNedu Student Photo Contest is open to students of undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, and also includes a category for high school students.

Winners and honorable mentions will be recognized in the Spring 2020 issue of PDNedu, which has a circulation of 50,000 copies to students and educators nationwide. Featured photographers will also be promoted to PDN’s online audience of more than 500,000 followers.

Grand-prize winners will also receive prizes that include Nikon gear, $150 to B&H Photo and Video and a portfolio consultation with either an editor at PDN or a contest judge.

There’s No Risk to Enter

All photographers retain their copyright. Winning work will only be published in the print and online winners’ gallery and in promotion related to the PDNedu contest.


  • Fashion & Portraiture
  • Documentary
  • Still Life
  • Travel & Landscape
  • Fine Art & Personal Work
  • Multimedia & Video
  • High School (any subject)


One select grand-prize winner will receive:

  • $1,500 cash award
  • A one-day PDN Instagram takeover

Seven grand-prize category winners (one per category) will receive:

  • Nikon gear
  • A $150 B&H gift card
  • A portfolio review

Winners and Honorable Mentions will be featured in the Spring 2020 issue of PDNedu and in an online gallery, promoted to PDNs network of more than 500,000 followers. Winners and honorable mentions will also have their work featured on the PDNedu’s Instagram.

Entry Fee

  • $15 per entry (single or series)

Only students currently enrolled in college or high school, or a certificate program are eligible to enter. Educators may submit on behalf of a class.

1-6 images per entry. For entries with more than one image the images should be visually related and will be judged as a whole.

Take advantage of these discounts available at time of purchase:

  • Add 6 entries and pay for 5 (Get 1 Free)
  • Add 12 entries and pay for 10 (Get 2 Free)
  • Add 18 entries and pay for 15 (Get 3 Free)

Website: https://contest.pdnedu.com/


Art Competition: All Photography/Digital – Contemporary Art Gallery
Art Competition: All Photography/Digital - Contemporary Art Gallery


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