Photography Competitions Index

Thank you everyone who sent in photo competitions to list on this site. Here are quick links for you with deadlines.

Check below this post for other photography contests that I've written about in detail.

*I'm in the process of updating this Index - please revisit in a week and it will be much more useful to you* - thanks, Dianne

Burrard-Lucas Pet Photography Contest
First deadline:  31 March 2012

Weather Calendar
Deadline: 31 March 2012

Global Wind Day Photography Competition
Deadline: 6 May 2012

Macquarie Photography Prize
Deadline: 24 May 2012

Savewater Photographic Competition
Deadline:  January each year

Botanic Gardens  - International Photography Competition
Closed: 10 December 2011

HostelBookers Surfing Photo Competition
Closed: 19 December 2011

Travel Photography Competition from New Limited
Closed: 30 Dec 2011
Google Photography Prize
Closed: 31 January 2012

Portrait Prize - Queensland Festival of Photography
Closed : 29 February 2012

Ongoing Photography Competitions

Intrepid Travel Photography Competition
Deadline: monthly and 30 June each year

Weather Calendar - Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Deadline: each year around the end of March

Weather CalendarNews Weather's Calendar
Deadline: each year in July

Australian Traveller Magazine Landscape Photography Competition
Deadline: every two months

Your Best Shot from Popular Photography magazine
Deadline: end of each month

PicoPhoto Photo Story monthly Competition (look for the Facebook link)
Deadline: end of each month

Australian Digital Photo of the Day
Deadline: enter any time

Photo Continental Photo Competition
Deadline: end of each month

Magazines with Photo Competitions

Baby Express Photo Competition
Deadline: end of each month

Not quite a photo contest, but an innovative way for Brisbane based photographers to have their work distributed- Papergirl Brisbane


  1. Anonymous9:46 PM

    The living Australian comp is great, what a unique prize. Would love to get my image on a stamp. The exposure would be fantastic. There is cash up for grabs as well. Www.Aussievault.com.au

  2. Dianne - Editor10:45 PM

    Yes, it is a great photo competition. There were some funny winning entries for 2011:


  3. Anonymous9:54 AM

    Hi - don't seem to have any comps for 2013 - & It's nearly 2014