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Submissions are now closed. We’ll be announcing the finalists early September.

The Fashion Photographer

The Fashion Photographer celebrates the images that seamlessly blend fashion, art and photography together. Fashion is everywhere. Everyday, we see men and women dressed-up or down, showcasing clothing, accessories and footwear. Show us where high fashion meets fine art.

The Traveler

The Traveler is encouraging you to show us the world through your own stories of travel and exploration. Whether it’s from a surprising location or iconic destination, show us images with a sense of place, telling the story of a moment that inspire others to explore our world. Show us the beauty of the journey, and how you get from each travel destination to the next.

The Street Photographer

The true character of an urban environment can be found in the arteries and veins that flow traffic and people around a city’s beating heart – its streets. The Street Photographer invites you to share your perspective on the world’s everyday life and society. Urban streets can be a hive of energy, or a quiet place for an individual to contemplate. Capture a candid snippet in time that conveys a story, showing us your visions of life on the streets from around the globe.

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors celebrates the beautiful vistas, diverse wildlife and adventure that make our planet so unique. From snow capped mountains and jaw dropping landscapes, to city streets at dawn and fascinating underwater worlds, show us what makes the outdoors great.

The Still Life Photographer

How do you bring life to your favorite things? True inspiration is evoked in an artistic mind when you possess complete control over the objects that interest you, their composition and lighting. Still life photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, giving you full control over arrangement of design elements and use of props. Because you directly influence the creation process, we want to see still life images that reflect your true creativity and artistic style as a photographer.

The Portraitist

We create portraits because we want to say something about a person and make a connection. The best portraits bring a subject’s expressions to life in a single snapshot, capturing their most authentic mood and emotion. Whether your portraits are made with or without your subject's awareness, show us how you capture the moment when a person's character shines through.

The Architect

Over the next 10 years, 18 billion sq meters of space will be designed by architects to shelter 1.5 billion people. For this category, we want to see the beauty of architecture and spaces around you. Show us the lines, shapes, and angles that make architecture so photogenic.

The Creative

The Creative is calling all digital artists. For this category, we want you to focus on high level and innovative Photoshop edits. What does your world of creative compositing look like? From custom brushes and shapes to highly refined color editing, what makes your creative artwork stand out?

The Photojournalist

Images are increasingly important vehicles through which to represent and understand reality. The Photojournalist attests to the power of visual storytelling in our image-oriented world. Show us different perceptions of humanity in all its facets, contributing to our education and sensitization, rousing our emotion, and enabling us to share important stories across the globe.

Joe

The Fashion Photographer

The Fashion Photographer celebrates the images that seamlessly blend fashion, art and photography together. Fashion is everywhere. Everyday, we see men and women dressed-up or down, showcasing clothing, accessories and footwear. Show us where high fashion meets fine art.

Zane Jēkabsone

The Traveler

The Traveler is encouraging you to show us the world through your own stories of travel and exploration. Whether it’s from a surprising location or iconic destination, show us images with a sense of place, telling the story of a moment that inspire others to explore our world. Show us the beauty of the journey, and how you get from each travel destination to the next.

Raffaele De Vivo

The Street Photographer

The true character of an urban environment can be found in the arteries and veins that flow traffic and people around a city’s beating heart – its streets. The Street Photographer invites you to share your perspective on the world’s everyday life and society. Urban streets can be a hive of energy, or a quiet place for an individual to contemplate. Capture a candid snippet in time that conveys a story, showing us your visions of life on the streets from around the globe.

Benjamin Lee

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors celebrates the beautiful vistas, diverse wildlife and adventure that make our planet so unique. From snow capped mountains and jaw dropping landscapes, to city streets at dawn and fascinating underwater worlds, show us what makes the outdoors great.

Kostis Fokas

The Still Life Photographer

How do you bring life to your favorite things? True inspiration is evoked in an artistic mind when you possess complete control over the objects that interest you, their composition and lighting. Still life photography is the depiction of inanimate subject matter, giving you full control over arrangement of design elements and use of props. Because you directly influence the creation process, we want to see still life images that reflect your true creativity and artistic style as a photographer.

B R I G F O R D

The Portraitist

We create portraits because we want to say something about a person and make a connection. The best portraits bring a subject’s expressions to life in a single snapshot, capturing their most authentic mood and emotion. Whether your portraits are made with or without your subject's awareness, show us how you capture the moment when a person's character shines through.

Patricia Davies Boyce

The Architect

Over the next 10 years, 18 billion sq meters of space will be designed by architects to shelter 1.5 billion people. For this category, we want to see the beauty of architecture and spaces around you. Show us the lines, shapes, and angles that make architecture so photogenic.

Ashlynn Danielsen

The Creative

The Creative is calling all digital artists. For this category, we want you to focus on high level and innovative Photoshop edits. What does your world of creative compositing look like? From custom brushes and shapes to highly refined color editing, what makes your creative artwork stand out?

Ritesh shukla

The Photojournalist

Images are increasingly important vehicles through which to represent and understand reality. The Photojournalist attests to the power of visual storytelling in our image-oriented world. Show us different perceptions of humanity in all its facets, contributing to our education and sensitization, rousing our emotion, and enabling us to share important stories across the globe.

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Our Prizes

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Get Published and Win Gear

The top shortlisted talents will be published in a special edition EyeEm publication, to be distributed worldwide. Additionally, each of the nine category winners will win gear.

The Grand Prize

Win a trip to the 20I8 Awards Ceremony in Berlin and receive personal mentorship from a renowned photographer, and serve as EyeEm's Ambassador for the following year.

Get Published and Win Gear

The top shortlisted talents will be published in a special edition EyeEm publication, to be distributed worldwide. Additionally, each of the nine category winners will win gear.

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