500px Global Photography Awards 2023 – Up to $2,000 in Cash Awards

Are you a Photographer? Do you have a stunning, eye-catching Image? If Yes, then here’s your opportunity to Gain the exposure you need via the 500px Global Photography Awards 2023 (up to $2,000 cash awards).

500px Global Photography Awards 2023

500px Global Photography Awards 2023

Submissions are invited for the annual 500px photography awards. The award is designed to recognize and celebrate the most eye-catching and stunning images taken or shown to 500px in 2022.

This awards competition is open to all skill levels however, the prerequisite for Submissions is that applicants must have a 500px Profile.

The 500px Global Photography Awards 2023 has six categories to choose from,  each of the categories will have 1 category winner and 5 finalists emerge. In other to be eligible, the images submitted must be captured or first uploaded on 500px between January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022.

Categories of the 500px Global Photography Awards 2023

The categories include:

  • Technical
  • Story-telling
  • Commercial Content
  • Documentary
  • Fine art
  • Landscape

About 500px

Located in Toronto, Ontario Canada, 500px is a global online photo-sharing platform that is a subsidiary of Visual China Group. The photo-sharing platform was co-founded by Oleg Gutsol and Evgeny Tchebotarev on October 31, 2009.

500px was originally started in 2003 by Evgeny Tchebotarev on the social blogging website LiveJournal as a hobby, while he completed a business degree at Ryerson University (now Toronto Metropolitan University).

The platform was then considered a good size for web display and was therefore the limit placed on photos submitted to the community for review.

Summary of 500px Global Photography Awards

  • Type of Program: Contest
  • Organization: 500px
  • Country: International
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: February 19, 2023

Benefits of 500px Global Photography Awards

Winners from the six categories of the Award will receive the following benefits:

  • Cash prize of $2,000
  • The photographer of the year award will be given a badge
  • Access to a one-year Pro account
  • Gain global exposure via social media channels and blog
  • Winners’ content published in 2022 collectible photobook (premium feature)

How to Apply for 500px Global Photography Awards 2023?

  • All Interested and qualified candidates should access the official webpage of 500px via this URL to Apply
  • For more details, visit 500px website via this URL.

Eligibility Criteria for 500px Global Photography Awards Qualification

To be considered for the awards, contestants must meet the following criteria;

  • The Photo image must be taken or uploaded in 2022
  • Candidates must own the copyright (images will be inspected for copyright issues)
  • Any image submitted to multiple categories will not be approved, a single image will only be considered for one category
  • Candidates need an active 500px account to be eligible (Create an account for free if you don’t have one)

Selection Criteria for 500px Global Photography Awards

  • Focus on quality over quantity to determine the applicant’s best work.
  • The category that best suits the applicant’s image is chosen
  • Upload the photo with the correct metadata.

Application Deadline

February 19, 2023.

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