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Foto Wien


From 9 to 27 March 2022, FOTO WIEN will once again turn the Austrian capital into a centre for photography. KUNST HAUS WIEN, FOTO WIEN, the festival for photography, together with numerous programme partners, invites you to more than 140 exhibitions and around 300 events.

Ausstellung: «Uns reichts!» - Weltfrauentag

Ausstellung: «Uns reichts!» Von sexualisierter Gewalt
Betroffene brechen mit Mythen, Tabus und Stigmata 
Eine Zusammenarbeit mit Amnesty International


© Brigitte Lampert/ Katharina Hofer/ Anne Gabriel-Jürgens

Monovisions Photography Awards

MonoVisions Photography Awards 2022 are an international open call for photographers using black and white medium to express their visual language. The annual competition is open to photographers of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of black and white photography created with traditional or digital methods.

January, 23rd 2022 - Early Deadline

Photo: Kohei Ueno - In my own bubble

Radioscopy of France: Views on the health crisis

The Ministry of Culture has launched a large photographic commission, led by the Bibliothèque National de France (BNF)
We are happy to count, among the first hundred winners, the plainpicture photographers Céline Clanet, Marie Docher, Chau-Cuong Lê and Gilles Leimdorfer.
Following this order, the BnF will integrate these works into the national collections in its custody. A retrospective exhibition is scheduled for fall 2024.


Getting local: Heartbeat Photo – Dein Projekt für Hamburg

Der Freundeskreis des Hauses der Fotografie Hamburg startet im Rahmen des Förderprogramms die neu ins Leben gerufene Projektförderung Heartbeat Photo zur Stärkung der Hamburger Fotografieszene. Heartbeat Photo richtet sich an Macher:innen unterschiedlichster Disziplinen, die mit ihrer Arbeit zur Stärkung des Fotografie-Standorts Hamburg beitragen. Gesucht werden herausragende, innovative Konzepte, die der Fotografie in Hamburg mehr Sichtbarkeit verleihen und interessierte Menschen und Fotografie-Begeisterten in Hamburg erreichen.
 Einsendungen werden bis 20.01.22 akzeptiert.

Sony World Photography Award

Produced by the World Photography Organisation, the internationally acclaimed Sony World Photography Awards is one of the most important fixtures in the global photographic calendar. Now in its 15th year, the free-to-enter Awards are a global voice for photography and provide a vital insight into contemporary photography today. For both established and emerging artists, the Awards offer world-class opportunities for exposure of their work.

Submission desdline for professional competition: January 14, 2022

photo: Edward Burtynsky Outstanding Contribution to Photography recipient 2022

Agenda.Earth Grant

The Agenda.Earth Grant is set up to help photographers undertake projects ideas, with the use of financial support to enable sustainable choices. The grant aims to support emerging photographers, engage with the Climate Crisis and decarbonise their process. It is required that the Climate Crisis is an explicit focus of the project and that the project proposal is a direct response to the title 'Creation in Crisis.'
The proposal must also outline the steps that will be taken to decarbonise the production of the project and associated travel plans.  

Deadline: 12 December 2021

Decade of Change

A global photography award and collaborative exhibition dedicated to documenting the defining matter of our time: the climate crisis. Spanning humankind to wildlife and cityscapes to ecosystems, the award explores the many facets of the climate crisis: the strength and fragility of the natural world; the indirect impacts on communities and everyday people, and our global efforts to turn things around.

Deadline: 2 December 2021

photo: Ruairidh-McGlynn

Portrait of Humanity 2021

Capturing the moments that make us what we are - Following a year of unprecedented global struggle, Portrait of Humanity 2021 is set to be more impactful than ever before. 30 winning images and three winning bodies of work will be part of a major internationally-touring exhibition.

Deadline: 2 December 2021

ITSLIQUID - Photographer of the Month

ITSLIQUID Group officially presents PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE MONTH, a competition open to all photographers of any level worldwide and established to increase and develop the art market and the dialogue between collectors, art critics, journalists and art lovers. The winners will be featured on ITSLIQUID Platform, promoted extensively worldwide and considered for any upcoming curatorial projects of ITSLIQUID Group.

ongoing competition - monthly deadlines

photo: Vicky Martin (UK) - PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE MONTH – MAY 2021