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Photography competitions for teens - where to find them?

Hey guys, I'm really passionate about photography, and I want to get more involved. Are there any notable photography competitions for teens that I could participate in? Thanks!

6 months ago

Hey there! It's great to see your enthusiasm for photography. Participating in photography competitions can be an excellent way to showcase your talent and develop your skills further. There are a few notable contests you might be interested in entering:

1. Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: This prestigious competition has a photography category, and it's open to students in grades 7-12. Submitting your work to Scholastic can provide opportunities for recognition, exhibition, and scholarships.

2. National YoungArts Foundation: Open to 15-18-year-old high school students as well as graduates in the United States, the YoungArts competition includes a photography category. Winners receive cash awards, mentorship, and opportunities to showcase their work.

3. Sony World Photography Awards - Youth Competition: For photographers aged 12-19, this competition has a monthly-changing theme and winners have their work displayed in a digital exhibition in London as well as featured in the annual Sony World Photography Awards book.

4. International Kids Imagination Award: This competition is open to photographers under 17 years old. The contest has several categories including landscape, portrait, and wildlife, allowing you to submit work in areas you're most passionate about.

5. National Geographic Student Photo Contest: Although not held every year, this contest is open to students in grades 6-12 and offers you an opportunity to have your work recognized by a prestigious organization like National Geographic.

Make sure to keep an eye out for contest deadlines and submission guidelines for each competition. Good luck with your photography journey, and I hope you find these contests a rewarding way to showcase your talents!

6 months ago

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