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PhotoPlus Expo Announces Contest Themed ‘Perspectives’; Submissions Due Sept. 14

August 24, 2017
India_111316_3412e2 (c) Karen Rubin

Ladies at the Pushkar Camel Fair, India © 2017 Karen Rubin/

NEW YORK  — PhotoPlus Expo, one of the largest photography conferences and expos in North America, has announced its second annual photo contest, themed “Perspectives”  a celebration of the human experience, a theme that is ideal for travel photographers. The deadline to enter is September 14, 2017.

PhotoPlus Expo is calling for your best photos that capture the human experience in the following categories: Portraits, Street Photography, Food Photography, Architecture and Landscapes.

Grand Prize winners in the Professional and Amateur categories will each receive a trip to Germany to attend the renowned photokina in Cologne, Germany in 2018, or a trip to PhotoPlus Expo in New York City in 2017. All contest winners will be featured in the PhotoPlus Expo Show Guide and the “Perspectives” international traveling exhibit, which will make its debut at PhotoPlus Expo in New York on Thursday, October 26th at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, then travel to photokina (Germany), FHOX (Brazil) and CPPS/Studio of Masters (China).

“Photography is the international language and we wanted to give photographers at all levels an opportunity to share experiences they’ve had all over the world, through their pictures,” explains Lauren Wendle, vice president and group publisher of PDN, which hosts the annual PhotoPlus Expo. “These shows are world-class photography fairs that bring people together who have one common thread; the love of photography.”

The contest is  also sponsored by FHOX, an international photography organization and magazine that promotes the work of photographers from all over the world, the China Portrait Photography Society (CPPS), and Studio of Masters, which are responsible for the growth of the portrait photography industry throughout China.

In addition to winners having their photos publicly displayed and published internationally, several photographic manufacturers will provide hundreds of dollars in prizes to many of the winners. Prize sponsors for this year’s contest include Fujifilm, OmegaBrandess, Red River Paper, Ikan Corporation, Iris Works, Drobo, PRL Lighting, LaCie and Mini Wing USA.

Contest Rules and Deadline

The call for submission is open for the “Perspectives” photo contest. There will be a fee of $20 per professional entry and $15 per amateur entry for each photo entered into the contest, but contestants may enter as often as they would like.  PHOTO+ members will receive a 30% discount for each photo entered. DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: SEPTEMBER 14, 2017.

To enter the contest and see the full contest rules, go to

Contest Exhibit

All winning images and honorable mentions will be placed on exhibit during the PhotoPlus Conference + Expo at the Jacob Javits Center from October 26-28, 2017. The exhibit will be seen by more than 20,000 photographers and consumers expected to visit the photo expo this year. “Perspectives,” the exhibit, will travel internationally and be displayed at a variety of photography fairs around the world, including photokina in 2018.




Designed for professionals in the photographic and imaging industries as well as enthusiasts, PhotoPlus Expo――showcases the latest advances in photography, digital imaging and filmmaking. Held annually at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, attendees have the opportunity to explore an inspiring array of photography and imaging products and services―all from the industry’s leading manufacturers. The show also offers seminars, intimate Photo Walks and Master Classes taught by world-renowned experts that focus on cutting-edge innovations and techniques.

PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo is owned by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve.


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Deadline to enter One Life Photography Competition 2011 is July 29

July 14, 2011

A scene off the American Eagle windjammer, off Swan Island, Maine © 2011 Karen Rubin/

One Life Photography Competition 2011 – Deadline 29th July 2011

12 July 2011

What does the world look like through your eyes?

The annual One Life Photography Competition is a worldwide search for photography seeks to illuminate your perspective: what you love, your travels, or anything that reflects your world and experience. Your photos tell stories. Now is your chance to share them with the world.

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Presented by PDN Magazine and Artists Wanted, One Life is an international photography competition open to all backgrounds, styles and perspectives. With over $50,000 in prizes and awards, The One Life Photography Competition is your opportunity to share your vision for a chance to earn international exposure and life-changing reward.

Prize Details: Grand Prize Award : $10,000 OR a Dream Trip Around the World + Your Own NYC Photo Reception at PDN’s PhotoPlus Expo + Afterparty produced by Artists Wanted and PDN + Feature in PDN Magazine

Category Awards : Four Category Award winners will be featured in PDN magazine and on the Artists Wanted website. They will also receive a Canon EOS Rebel T1i EF-S 15mp IS Digital SLR Camera Kit and a lifetime See.Me portfolio website.

People’s Choice Award : $2500 + a feature on the Artists Wanted website.

Winner is: Judged & Voted

Eligibility: International, 18+

Deadline: 29th July 2011


The Grand Prize Selected Photographer Will Receive:

+ The Adventure of a Lifetime : Your choice between a Worlwide Travel Adventure and $10,000 Cash
+ A New York City Exhibition + Reception : Show your photography in one of the most exciting cities in the world
+ Worldwide Exposure : A Feature in PDN Magazine + A Feature on Artists Wanted

All participants will be considered for the $2,500 People’s Choice Award, offered to the photographer whose portfolio garners the highest number of votes.


Have your photography reviewed by our distinguished panel of jurors:

+ Bruce Perez : Director of Photography, Redbook Magazine
+ Katherine Schad : Director Of Photography, O, The Oprah Magazine
+ Conor Risch : Senior Editor, PDN Magazine
+ Daniel Aycock : Director, Front Room Gallery
+ Daria Brit Shapiro : Head Curator, Artists Wanted
+ Ellen-k Syverstad : Founder, ellen-k FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
+ Pierre Stravinski : Art Director, Esquire Magazine

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