Critics’ Choice 2020 is a new international competition for photographers organised by LensCulture magazine, open to all types of photography.
With Critics’ Choice, LensCulture aims to give more photographers more opportunities to be recognized than ever before.
● fine art
● alternative process
● visual storytelling
● still life
● street photography
➜ For best results, upload the highest-quality JPEGs, sized a minimum of 1200 pixels on the longest side but up to 2000 pixels is even better. Maximum size is 10MB. The file name should be under 50 characters.
➜ You may submit a single photo or series (in this case, your submission should work as a group, thematically or aesthetically).
➜ There are no time-based restrictions concerning when a photo was taken.
➜ You are free to submit photographs that you have submitted to different competitions.
➜ You can submit as many times as you like.
The 20 international experts will select up to 60 Photographers. Every critic will select three photographers with outstanding talent and creative vision. All winning photographers for this award will be exhibited in November during Paris Photo 2020! An opening reception will be held for artists, invited media, photo editors and industry insiders for a night of art appreciation and networking during the world's largest international art fair dedicated to photography.
You may submit 1 photo for free (10 USD for each additional photo). If you submit 5 single-image entries, judged individually (not as a series) entry fee is 35 USD, instead 10 photographs, judged as a series will cost 45 USD.
If you enter 5+ single images or a series, you can add a professional written review of your submission for an additional $15.
Student will get 30% of discount on their entry fee.
Who can participate? ⇣
The competition is open to everyone that is 18 years and older, professional and amateur photographers alike.