Review our guidelines to help you with your entries.

The Chelsea International Photography Competition will open for entries on September 15, 2019. The last day to submit entries will be April 28, 2020.

Eligibility


Who is a professional photographer?

Professional photographers are the ones who run a profitable business, have a solid body of work, have a number of publications in their name, and earn the majority of their income from photography.

Who is an amateur photographer?

Amateur Photographers are the ones who engage in photography for pleasure rather than for financial benefit. They enjoy photography on different levels, considering it a hobby.

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Accepted Media And Topics


Digital, Analog, Phone Images and Images taken with any camera are all accepted. Videos are not allowed

The competition does not impose any restrictions in terms of the subject of the submitted photographs. The images may investigate any topic, from regional cultures and travel photography to commercial work and photojournalism.

Please note that all submitted images must be available for sale.

Materials Required For Submission


Amateur Photography:

  • Each photographer must submit at least 1 image on any topic of their choice.
  • All images must be accompanied by a title.

Professional Photography:

  • Each photographer must submit a minimum of 5 images. The images may be part of a series or individual photographs.
  • All entries must be accompanied by a title. You may also send in a series description (not mandatory).

Entry Fee


Amateur Photography:
There is a $25 entry fee for up to 5 images in this category. There will be a charge of $5 for each additional image.

Professional Photography:
There is a $45 entry fee for up to 5 images in this category. There will be a charge of $5 for each additional image.

*Early Bird Submissions: Submissions received between September 15th – 23rd may include 2 additional images at no additional cost.

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diners, JCB, UnionPay as well as Paypal. Please note that once the payment is made, your submission will be completed and you will not be able to make any changes.

If you have any further questions, please visit our FAQ page or send us an email at photo@nyartcompetitions.com.

Competition Calendar

Art submitted to the competition will be reviewed by a rotating panel of expert jurors, each representing a different field in the art world, ensuring a fair and balanced selection process.

Opens
SEP 2019
24th
Deadline
APR 2020
28th
Results
MAY 2020
26th
Exhibition
SEP 2020
3-12th

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