APA Awards 2023 Call For Entries is Open

Mon 01st May, 2023

Posted by director@apa-la.com

Submission Deadline: June 26, Noon PDT

Awards Overview

  • Our annual competition is open to all photographers at every level, worldwide -- everyone from emerging photographers to established professionals. Have a great image? Submit it.

  • Our Judges will select 43 APA Award Winners this year from 14 single image categories, a Series and one Best of Show.

  • APA Professional and Leader level members save 50% on each single image.

  • The new "Series" is a flat rate for 2-6 images, entries for Series are submitted through Picter (coming soon).

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Awards Categories:

  1. Architecture / Interiors
  2. Beauty / Fashion
  3. Celebrity / Musicians
  4. Conceptual / Altered
  5. Corporate / Industrial
  6. Documentary / Photojournalism
  7. Food / Still Life
  8. Lifestyle
  9. Nature / Animals
  10. Personal Projects
  11. Portrait
  12. Sports / Adventure
  13. Travel / Landscape
  14. FRESH / New work (Created in 2023)
  15. SERIES / Diptych /Triptych

*Plus New this year a bonus category for 2023 - show us your AI generated images!
Please Note: AI images can only be submitted in the AI category or in Series. We want to see where the future of AI is taking us but we do not consider the craft equal to the creation of original photography. AI imagery will not be eligible for prizes or considered for Best of Show.

2023 APA Awards Prizes from Sony, StellaPro Lights, ThinkTank, Agency Access, Found, Blazing Editions, Wacom, to name a few.

Competition Entry Fees:

  • $20: APA Leader
  • $25: APA Professional
  • $30: APA Associate or Supporter
  • $35: APA Contributor
  • $40: General Public
  • $50: Series/flat rate per project (2-6 images)

Not an APA member? Now is a great time to join and earn a discount on every image you submit to our annual competition.
Awards Fundamentals:

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