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The Emerging Photography Awards are back and you could have your work seen by thousands of collectors, industry leaders, art buyers, peers and press from around the world!

Prizes include:

  • Group street exhibition in Los Angeles
  • Group street exhibition in New York City
  • Inclusion in Feature Shoot’s Emerging Photographers photo book
  • Feature Shoot Instagram takeovers
  • Winners showcased on Feature Shoot 
  • Get your work in front of leading photography professionals!

Photographers of all ages and backgrounds working across all genres not currently represented by a gallery or photographers' agent can submit work.

More information here.

How to Submit

Submitting to the Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards is easy and should take less than 3 minutes. Please make sure you have the following ready:

  • 1, 3, 5 or 10 images from any genre of photography. 
  • Size: at least 760 pixels wide (JPEG or TIFF format)
  • A brief bio and description about the work you're submitting.
  • The single image category is thematic and the theme for entries into the Single Image Category of the Emerging Photography Awards is: Show us Today’s World Through your Lens!


  • 1x image for US$15
  • 3x images for US$25
  • 5x images for US$30
  • 10x images for US$50

Portfolio Reviews

The following photography professionals are also offering portfolio reviews for photographers at a cost of $150 for 30 minutes. You can select one or more as an option at checkout:

  • Anna Goldwater Alexander (Director of Photography of WIRED)
  • Sarah Gilbert (features picture editor for the Guardian)
  • Marcia L. Allert (Director of Visual Journalism at The Dallas Morning News)
  • Jason Baron (former Head of Photography at the BBC)
  • Giangiacomo Cirla (Editor in Chief of PHROOM)
  • Karen Comer Lowe (curator and visual arts leader)
  • Lauri Lyons (author, photographer, and journalist)
  • Erik Vroons (Editor-at-large for GUP)
  • Russell Frederick (photographer)
  • Laura Wzorek Pressley (runs CENTER in Santa Fe)
  • Diane Allford (photographer, multimedia artist, and visual content creator)
  • Alison Zavos (Founder of Feature Shoot + The Print Swap)
  • Vaughn Wallace (Program Director at Blink, formally @natgeo)
  • Danielle A. Scruggs (founder and editor of Black Women Directors)
  • Lieve Beumer (Director of Photography at Flowers Gallery)
  • Patricia Karallis (Founding Editor of Paper Journal)
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