2017 APA Awards - Call for Entries

Tue 09th May, 2017

Posted by director@apa-la.com in Calls for Entries

Homepage image © HollenderX2 - 2016 APA Awards, 1st Place Celebrity

© Tim Griffith earned a first place selection in the 2016 APA Awards in the Architecture/Interiors category


Our annual contest call for entry is happening now. We have big exposure and big recognition for selections this year. As an APA member you receive a discount on every image entry. Now is the time to enter your best image(s) in our annual contest. Enter by June 29th to get the best rate on submissions.

Join APA and Save Big

Our annual competition is open to all photographers at every level; from seasoned professionals to up-and-comers. That said, APA members save with each image they enter into the contest, members at the professional level or above save over 50% on each entry. Now is a great time to join APA and save on each image you enter.

Entry Fees

Non APA Member Entry Fee: $50 / entry (not a member? Join first)
APA Members (Leader level) - $15 / entry
APA Members (Professional level) - $20 / entry
APA Members (Associate level) - $25 / entry
APA Members (Supporter level) $25 / entry
APA Members (Contributor level) - $30 / entry

After June 29th, all entries increase by $10 per entry. Final deadline will be July 12th. No extensions no exceptions.


Advertising. Image commissioned for and used in any type of advertising or social media.
Corporate. Image shot for corporate client or non-profit business.
Editorial. Image commissioned from any type of editorial publication online or print.
Photojournalism. Image captured for documentary, journalistic or street photography.
Personal Project. Self commissioned image for art or promotion.
Series. Up to 3 images in one file on same subject. Can be for any category.
Student or Emerging. Less than 2 years as a professional photographer.

This year our judges will be able to include in their selection a wide variety of image. APA Awards book will feature no less than 50 images.

Need Inspiration?

Not sure what images to enter in this year's competition? No worries, here's the a quick list with links to the last four years of selections and their gallery of images.

2016 selections
2015 selections
2014 selections
2013 selections

Get the Details

You can grab all the details on entering by heading over to our contest section. All your remaining questions will be answered - click "Enter Awards" below.




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