Student Contest: Lens Culture 2013 Awards due 4/22

A NEW Global Award for Photography School Students & Recent Graduates extended to 4/22!

Call for Entries: 21 New and Emerging Talents

Only 2 weeks left to submit your best work: 7 Categories:

• Fine Art
• Documentary
• Conceptual
• Fashion
• Photojournalism
• Portrait
• Staged/Constructed

21 Winners

3 photographers in each
category will be featured in
Lens Culture’s upcoming issue:

“21 New & Emerging Talents”

1 Grand Prize Winner
will be awarded $1,000 cash

All winners gain extensive influential exposure through Lens Culture — reaching more than 250,000 photography lovers, art directors, curators, editors and collectors in over 50 countries — every month!

“Worldwide exposure is one of the best ways to jump-start a career for emerging photographers.”

Be seen by a vast international audience. Win global recognition. Make connections!

Enter today:

Lens Culture Student Photography Awards

These awards are open to all students and recent photography school graduates, worldwide.

We aim to discover and promote talented, emerging photographers who have dedicated themselves to completing a formal education in pursuit of their careers.

Deadline for Submissions: April 15, 2013

We’re looking for exciting work from every continent, and from diverse points of view: documentary, fine art, staged / constructed, portrait, fashion, conceptual and photojournalism.

We will grant awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in seven categories. Each of those winners will be presented in a special online exhibition via Lens Culture: “21 New & Emerging Talents”.

One winner will be awarded a grand prize of $1,000 cash.

Every entry will be viewed and judged by Jim Casper, the founder and editor of Lens Culture.

Lens Culture attracts more than 3 million enthusiastic visitors each year from countries around the globe — so the worldwide exposure can truly help to boost a career.

Submission Guidelines

Submit up to five photographic images that work well together as a group — thematically, aesthetically, as a story, or simply as a range of your photographic talent. Entry fee: $35.

Enter today!

Applicants must submit their entries online at: After you have uploaded your entries and information, you will be asked to pay your submission fee. Our online portal offers additional instruction for submitting work. For complete submission guidelines and rules, please see our FAQs and rules.

About Lens Culture

Lens Culture is one of the most popular and influential online magazines about contemporary photography today. On average, the site attracts 8-10,000+ unique visitors every day, from more than 50 countries (over 3 million visits each year). Our audience includes photography collectors, photo editors, book publishers, museum curators, art gallery owners, agents, critics, journalists, festival directors, and other passionate lovers of photography. Several artists whose photographs have gained attention as a result of their feature in Lens Culture have won book publishing contracts, solo and group art gallery shows, museum exhibitions, participation in international photography festivals, and commissions from around the world.

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