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Prix Elysée 2020

The Prix Elysée is open to promising photographers or artists using photography, regardless of nationality, who have already enjoyed their first exhibitions and publications. Photographers must be recommended by a reputed professional in the fields of photography, contemporary art, cinema, fashion, journalism or publishing. There is no imposed theme or preference for any particular photographic genre or technique.

Submission deadline: March 9th, 2020

Working Artist Photography Award

The Working Artist Photography Award is available to all photographers and photo-based artists working worldwide in all traditional and non-traditional photography mediums, genres, and styles.
plainpicture photographer Heiko Hellwig has been awarded Fall 2019 for his images Berlin, (Cityscapes, Photography series)
Submissions Deadline for Winter Photography Award: February 17, 2020

6èmes rencontres photographiques de Cassis

The 6th Cassis photographic meetings organized by the association H2Arts will focus on the subject "emois et moi - Emotions and me". Guest of honor this year plainpicture photographer Dorothy Shoes, who will exhibit part of her project "ColèresS planquées - Hidden Angers".
Cassis, February 14 to March 1, 2020


„Zuhause“ – das ist ein Zustand, in dem wir ganz bei uns selbst sind und uns darin angenommen und gut aufgehoben fühlen. Die Auswahl der 33 ShortlistkandidatenInnen des Vonovia Award für Fotografie 2019 vermittelt ein faszinierendes Spektrum dessen, was für jeden von uns „Zuhause“ bedeuten kann.
Mit dabei die plainpicture Fotografen Peter Franck, Thomas Herrmann, Volker Renner.
Kunstmuseum Bochum, 9 Feb 2020———15 Mrz 2020

Open Call: Female in Focus 2020

Calling all women photographers! From 1854 Media, Female in Focus is an international award purposed to discover, promote and reward exceptional work from women photographers around the world.  
Female in Focus has launched for its second edition. Apply now for your chance to be exhibited in a New York gallery.
Deadline: March10th, 2020

copyright: Gwendolyn Keasberry

Photo LA 2020

photo l.a. is a collaborative platform that links the international photography community: world-class artists / photographers, galleries, dealers, & publishers. The best of the photography world from around the globe is presented on this visual event.

The Historic Barker Hangar–Santa Monica, CA

January 30th - February 2nd, 2020


Lumix Festival for Young Visual Journalism 2020

The LUMIX Festival honours, in several categories, young and socially engaged 21st-century photojournalism that actively investigates political, cultural, social, ecological and technological processes. The focus is directed at journalistic, transmedia narrative formats and current perspectives of the documentary. On this occasion young photojournalists are invited to take part in the competitionfor the FREELENS Award, which is endowed with 10,000 euros. The best projects in both categories (Picture Series / Photo Story and Digital Storytelling) will be presented in 80 exhibitions during the Lumix  Festival for Young Visual Journalism 2020, June 24 to 28 in Hannover.

Submission deadline: 31 January 2020

copyright: Emile Ducke


Five decades of photography told from a female perspective: Under the title RESISTANCE & SENSIBILITY, the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (FFF) shows more than 100 works by Italian photographers from 1965 to the present day.
The works from the »Collezione Donata Pizzi« show various facets of everyday life, social and contemporary history. The focus is on the life of women, their hopes and illusions, struggles and crossing borders are just a few of the issues discussed.
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
Opening: Friday, 31.01.2020
01.02. – 26.04.2020

Tropic Ice - A Visual Dialog Between Places Affected by Climate Change

The award-winning plainpicture photographer and artist Barbara Dombrowski gives a face to climate change. Already in its tenth year, she has been working on a worldwide photo art project that portrays people in the surrounding landscapes on five continents. The photographer focuses on relevant and specific climatic locations and their populations that live between established tradition and global modernity. The project is now presented at the Festival

Who Owns the World? Everything in the WORLD - Lessing Days 2020 at the Thalia Theater Hamburg

Who Owns the World? Um alles in der Welt  - Lessingtage 2020 im Thalia Theater Hamburg
18. Januar bis 9. Februar 2020, Thalia Theater, Hamburg Oberrangfoyer

Photo Schweiz

PhotoSCHWEIZ is the largest photography exhibition in Switzerland. Every year, over 250 national and international photographers show their current work.The work show provides a representative up-to-date overview of photographic work in Switzerland. The exhibition is complemented by numerous special events, the photoFORUM with lectures by the world's best photographers and the photoSCHOOL with numerous courses.

Fr 10. - Di 14. Januar 2020
Halle 622 & Stage One | Zürich-Oerlikon

© Filip Scherrer