Free Photo Contests

A listing of free photo contests that you can enter.

Butterfly Photo Contest
Due Date: Mon, October 29, 2018

Butterflies can be fun and even a little tricky to photograph. Share your butterfly photo for this photo contest.

Landscape Photography
Due Date: Sun, November 4, 2018

Share your best landscape photo for this photography contest.

Sunrise or Sunset
Due Date: Mon, November 5, 2018

When you shoot a sunset you have about 20 minutes to get the shot. Once the sunset (or sunrise) is gone - your window has closed. Find perfect location, get ready, and shoot your sunrise or sunset for this photo contest. Cash prize to the winner.

Nikon Photo Competition
Due Date: Currently Open

The challenge of this photo contest is to use your photography to tell a story.

Halloween Photo Contest
Due Date: Thu, November 8, 2018

Share your photos of Halloween for this photo contest.

Black and White Photo Contest
Due Date: Sun, November 11, 2018

For this contest your goal is to share a black and white photo. The topic is open. So share a photo that captures any subject in black and white.

Flower Photos
Due Date: Fri, November 16, 2018

Flowers are a popular topic for photography contest. This photo contest challenges you to share a photo of a flower (or many flowers).

Portrait Photo Contest
Due Date: Sat, November 24, 2018

This is a portrait photography contest. What will your subject be? Share photos that capture an individual in a portrait.

Wildlife Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, November 30, 2018

Share a photo of any animal that that you take in the wild. What will you shoot? A squirrel on the roof or a lion on the prowl? Perhaps you can win this photo contest. Good time for that african safari!

National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest
Due Date: Currently Open

Share your travel experiences from around the globe for this contest. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments.

Flower Photography
Due Date: Sat, December 8, 2018

Flowers are a popular topic for photography contest. This photo contest challenges you to share a photo of a flower (or many flowers).

Portrait Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, December 14, 2018

Share the laughter, the smiles, the tears to enter this contest which challenges you to capture the human side of your subject.

Light Photography Contest
Due Date: Thu, December 20, 2018

Make use of light in this photography contest. Light, when used properly, can work in dazzling ways. The right shadow, the emphasis on a particular angle, all of these can play into photography.

Man Touched Landscape Photos
Due Date: Sat, December 29, 2018

Share a photo of something man made that has an impact on the landscape such as a bridge.

Seascape Photo
Due Date: Sat, January 5, 2019

The sea covers over 70% of the earth. So you should have plenty to shoot for this seascape contest. Turn your attention to the ocean and share a photo that uses the sea.

Winter Photo Contest
Due Date: Sat, January 12, 2019

Share your photos of this time of the year for this photo contest. What will you share for this contest.

Action Photo Contest
Due Date: Thu, January 17, 2019

An action shot can be a football player or a child playing outdoors. Action shots can be fun and offer many creative outlets. There is a cash prize to the winner of this photo contest.

Dog and Puppy Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, January 25, 2019

Dog lovers this contest is for you. Share a photo of your dog or puppy.

Reflections Photo Contest
Due Date: Wed, January 30, 2019

Share a photo that is a reflection for this photo contest.

Nature Traditional Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, February 8, 2019

Get out into the wilderness and you will find an unlimited number of subjects to shoot. Flowers, trees, rivers, rocks are all waiting to be shot.

Everything Abstract
Due Date: Wed, February 13, 2019

This is an abstract art contest. Abstract art can be loosely defined as not showing external, recognizable reality. Instead it looks to achieve its effect using colors, forms, shapes, and textures

Flower Photo Contest
Due Date: Thu, March 14, 2019

Flowers are a popular topic for photography contest. This photo contest challenges you to share a photo of a flower (or many flowers).

Dog and Cat Photo Contest
Due Date: Fri, March 22, 2019

Brush off your pet, because your pet is the topic of this photography contest. Share images of your pet and you may be able to win the cash prize.

Macro Photos
Due Date: Mon, March 25, 2019

The challenge of a macro contest is to shoot a photo of something very small - and show it in great detail. So get up close and personal to enter this photo contest.

Birds Photos
Due Date: Sat, March 30, 2019

Share your photos of birds for your chance at the cash prize in this photo contest.

Outdoor Photography
Due Date: Thu, April 4, 2019

Flowers are a popular topic for photography contest. This photo contest challenges you to share a photo of the outoors.

Insect Photograpy
Due Date: Sat, April 13, 2019

Share your photos of the insects for this photo contest. Get up close and personal for the best possible shot.

Water In Nature Photos
Due Date: Fri, April 19, 2019

Water in nature is the theme for this photo contest. You can capture a stream, a waterfall or a child playing in the ocean.

Color Photography
Due Date: Tue, April 23, 2019

Color is all around us. But capturing that color can be challenging. For this contest you are challenged to show an image that is colorful.



Our photo contests listing is updated daily. To find out more information about a contest click the title of the photo contest. All contests offer cash prizes and are easy to enter. Entering free photo contests is an excellent way to improve photography skills and in some cases meet other photographers.