1X Photo Awards 2016

Grand prize $20,000 in cash

  • Deadline: 23 December 2016
  • Entry fee: The submission fee is $19/19€ per photo (non-EU/EU).
  • Website: https://1x.com/awards

Prestigious sixth annual photo competition by the curated photo gallery 1x.com. 1x Photo Awards is an annual photo competition by 1x.com, a photo community with a difference. All photos published on 1x are hand-picked by 15 professional curators. Our mission is to promote photography as an art form and help you finding your inner photographer. We believe that everyone has a huge potential just waiting to be discovered. Judge of this contest is Lois Lammerhuber, awarded 141 times, photographer of 72 books and a member of the New York Art Directors Club.

There are 12 different categories: Abstract, Architecture, Creative edit, Conceptual, Documentary, Fine art nude, Macro, Nature, Landscape, People, Still life and Street. You can select one category for each photo you upload. If you don't select a category you will still compete for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes and the People's Choice grand prize.


Grand prize $20,000 in cash, 2nd prize $1,000 in cash and 3rd prize $500 in cash. People's Choice Award $1,000 in cash. 24 category winners. All 28 winners win Pro membership ($119 value) and photo book Visions ($99 value).


The competition is open to everyone of all levels and anyone can win.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

1x does not claim copyright for Your Photograph(s) entered into the Contest.

1x is hereby granted the right to display Your Photograph(s) on website. The photos will be displayed for a public vote on http://1x.com/awards. 1x also has the right to publish Your Photographs in its regular gallery on 1x's website. 1x will not sell Your Photograph(s) without your consent.
In addition to Section 2.1, 1x is hereby granted the right to use Your Photograph(s), in digital versions on 1x's website on other websites, for the purpose of advertising the Contest or 1x.


Abstract Architecture Conceptual Documentary Fine Art Nudes Macro/Micro Nature Landscape People Street