Minimalist Photography Awards is open to all Photographers: Amateur and Professional from all over the world. Anyone over 18 years of age can enter the competition with the exception of employees of the Minimalist Photography Awards, their associated companies and employees of any company chosen to sponsor prizes for the competition.

By registering and entering the Minimalist Photography Awards Competition you hereby accept these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, you agree and acknowledge that the Minimalist Photography Awards is permitted to receive your registration data.


Copyright and all other rights remain that of the photographer. Any photograph used by Minimalist Photography Awards shall carry the photographer’s credit line. Use may include publication in any Minimalist Photography Awards media sponsor publication. All entrants understand that any image submitted to the competition may be used by Minimalist Photography Awards for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions, print and digital media directly related to the Minimalist Photography Awards competition, though there may not be monetary compensation. By Winning or placing in the competition you are agreeing to be included in the winners’ annual.


Entry fees cover the cost of prizes, exhibitions, administration, and promotion.

Early Deadline Fee & Date:

5 / 5 / 2024

Single Image: $15.00 USD
Series (2 to 7 images): 25.00 USD
Each Additional Category (Single): 10.00 USD
Each Additional Category (Series): 15.00 USD

Final Deadline Fee & Date:

6 / 8 / 2024

Single Image: $20.00 USD
Series (2 to 5 images): 30.00 USD
Each Additional Category (Single): 10.00 USD
Each Additional Category (Series): 15.00 USD

To use the additional category discount, you must choose multiple categories in one entry. for example, if you choose three categories for one of your photos, the discount will be applied. 


To enter the competition, you must submit your entries to the Competition URL, https://www.MinimalistPhotographyawards.com Participants must also pay the entry fee(s) and complete the submission form in order to be considered for the competition.

Artificial intelligence-generated images are not eligible for submission.

All photographers must submit their work online. Digital files are required. Prints are not accepted as part of the competition.

There is no limit to the number of individual images each artist may submit.

Images may be captured using film or digital.

You may enter your work in as many categories as you wish. However, once the submission fee is paid, you will not be able to edit, change, or add new categories.

There is no time or date restriction on when the image was taken.

Winning Entrants must be able to provide a high resolution digital file (minimum 3000px wide@300dpi). This file will be used only to prove the ownership of the image. Winning Entrants who do not fulfill these eligibility criteria will be deemed ineligible and disqualified without the right to appeal.

Winning Entrants must be able to provide a high resolution digital file (minimum 3000px wide@300dpi) to be included in the Minimalist Photography Awards Annual Book and Exhibition.

All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrant must be the sole copyright owner of all photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries (or their parents/guardians if children under 16 are featured). Further, the entrant must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.

The full name of each entrant whose work is selected as a winner, Honorable mention will be published online.

All winners will have the opportunity to download their certificates by the end of the year from their profile. In the new year, all certificates will be cleared. If you have not received your certificate within the designated time, please contact us by email.


Digital images should be no larger than 3MB per image. Save as JPG compression High, 72 dpi, 1,200 pixels on the longest side.

Name the file with title of the image, For example ‘Planet Earth.jpg’.

Please do not use symbols in the file name.

No signature, stamp or any other identifying mark is allowed anywhere on the entry.


Cash prizes will be paid in USD by PayPal. Any fees incurred for foreign currency transfers will be deducted from the winning amount. There are no alternatives available for prize winners.


The Minimalist Photography Awards accepts submissions in the following categories:





Fine Art


Long Exposure

Night Photography




Street Photography


Entries will be judged by nominated judges.

Images will be judged category by category. Category winners will be chosen based on the highest individual image score.

The decision of the Minimalist Photography Awards is final.

Winners will be announced 6 weeks after the final submission deadline.