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Contest and Special Issue Sponsorship

PHOTO+ Contest Sponsorship 2017

© Erik Madigan Heck

CFE run dates: Year-round
Cost: Varies
Take advantage of PDN, Rangefinder and WPPI’s varied range of photography competitions, carefully targeted toward different genres and experience levels to reach all types of photographers. Select the contests that best align with your dedicated audience. Learn more.

Ultimate Music Moment

PHOTO © ERIC ASHLEIGH

January
CFE run dates: September, October, November
Cost: $15,000
Share your photos of the greatest moments in music! This unique music photography contest covers commercial and editorial photography, and is open to amateur and professional photographers. CATEGORIES: Artist Portraits, Performances, Crowd. http://www.ultimatemusicmoment.com

PDN Adrenaline

PHOTO © MICHAEL COONS

February
CFE run dates: October, November, December, January
Cost: $15,000
Sports + Action Photography Contest. Open to pro, amateur and student photographers, dedicated to the best in sports and action photography. CATEGORIES: On the Field, On the Court, On the Mountain, In the Water, On the Road, In the Sky, In the Studio. www.pdnadrenaline.com

World in Focus

PHOTO © GURMINDER BANGA

March
CFE run dates: September, October, November
Cost: $15,000
The Ultimate Travel Photography Competition. Open to professional and amateur travel and documentary photographers. CATEGORIES: Travel Portraits, Outdoor Scenes, Sense Of Place, Spontaneous Moments, Photo Essay. http://www.worldinfocuscontest.com

PDNs 30 Sponsorship

PHOTO © Billy Kidd

April
Cost: $15,000
The April issue of PDN will highlight 30 rising talents in the photo industry. This program gives you recognition in ads, banners and at six live events at universities, workshops and trade shows through seminar programs. With this sponsorship package, you can effectively reach a broad audience of emerging photographers and be a part of the next big thing. Sponsorships are industry exclusive. http://www.pdns30.com/

Storytellers

PHOTO © SEBASTIANO TOMADA

April
CFE run dates: December, January, February
Cost: $15,000
Documentary Photography Competition. Launching in 2016, Storytellers will engage views with unique perspective in documentary photography. This is our opportunity to showcase the talented professional recording history. Open to professional and amateur storytellers. CATEGORIES: News, Long Term projects, Portraits, Sporting Events and more. http://www.pdnstorytellers.com/

Celebrations

PHOTO © ANGELA MARKLEW

May
CFE run dates: November, December, January, February
Cost: $15,000
A photography contest celebration the beauty of our holidays, cultures, and events. CATEGORIES: Cultural, corporate events, holidays, private events, wedding. www.pdncelebrations.com/

The PDN Photo Annual

PHOTO © MARTIN SCHOELLER

June
CFE run dates: December, January, February, March
Cost: $15,000
The #1 Photo Competition of the Year. The June issue of PDN is not only an essential annual guide for both photographers and creatives looking for the hottest talent and newest trends, but it also serves as a lasting record of our industry’s achievements over the last year. CATEGORIES: Advertising, Magazine / Editorial, Photo Books, Photojournalism / Sports / Documentary, Corporate Design / Self-Promo, Personal, Stock, Websites, Student Work, Video. http://www.pdnphotoannual.com

The Curator: Fine Art Contest

Photo © Patricia Voulgaris

March
CFE run dates: February, March, April, May
Cost: $15,000
The Search for Outstanding and Undiscovered Fine-Art Photography. Six emerging photographers, one from each category, are selected to showcase their work in a gallery exhibition in New York City. Additional sponsorship opportunities available for the gallery show. CATEGORIES: Portraits, Still Life, Abstract / Mixed Media, Landscapes, Urban Scenes, Student Work. http://www.pdncuratorawards.com

The Great Outdoors

Photo © Matt Dayka

August
CFE run dates: March, April, May, June
Cost: $15,000
Celebrate the World Outside. Open to both professional photographers and amateur shooters. CATEGORIES: Parks and Safaris; Scenes of the Natural World; Plants, Animals, Insects and Gardens; Outdoor Sports and Activities; Beaches, Islands and Underwater. http://www.greatoutdoorscontest.com

Faces

PHOTO © LLOYD BISHOP

September
CFE run dates: April, May, June, July
Cost: $15,000
The most comprehensive portrait photography competition for amateurs and professional photographers; one of our largest competitions of the year. CATEGORIES: Animal Portraits, Celebrities, Babies / Children, Commercial / Assignments, Personal Work. http://www.facesphotocontest.com

The Look

Photo © Billy Kidd

October
CFE run dates: May, June, July, August
Cost: $15,000
Where Fashion Meets Art. The Look celebrates innovative fashion photography, open to professional and student/emerging photographers. CATEGORIES: Advertising, Editorial / Celebrity, Still Life / Accessories, Personal Work / Fine Art, Runway / Street Scenes, Beauty, Debut / Student, Motion (video). http://www.pdnthelook.com

Objects of Desire

Photo © Sam Kaplan

November
CFE run dates: June, July, August, September
Cost: $15,000
Still Life Photography Contest. Targeted toward professional still-life and product photographers with a strong, conceptual point-of-view. CATEGORIES: Commercial / Editorial, Fine Art / Personal. http://www.pdnobjectsofdesire.com

Taste

Photo © Peden + Munk

December
CFE run dates: July, August, September, October
Cost: $15,000
Food Photography Awards. In 2014, PDN launched their first food photography competition to great success. CATEGORIES: Editorial, Commercial, Still Life, Destination / Travel and Social Media Snaps. http://www.pdntaste.com

Emerging Photographer

Photo © Djamila Grossman

Summer
CFE run dates: Summer
Cost: $15,000
Emerging Photographer is a submission-based magazine, showcasing the work of up-and-coming photographers with around five years or less of professional experience.
https://emerging.pdncontests.com