1x Photo Awards 2017

The grand prize is $10.000, 2nd -$1000 and the 3rd $500


Welcome to the 7th prestigious international photo competition by the curated photo gallery 1x.com.

1x is the world’s most exclusive photo community and online gallery, where every published photo is evaluated by professional curators. The competition is open for everyone and you will compete in 12 different categories. The judge is Bengt Wanselius who has photographed Ingmar Bergman and ABBA and received a medal from the King of Sweden. There are also several People’s Choice Awards selected by a public vote.

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, the People's Choice grand prize and the Ken Rockwell Award.


The grand prize is $10.000, the 2nd prize is $1000 and the third prize is $500. There is also a $1000 special prize appointed by our guest Judge Ken Rockwell. The People's Choice grand prize is $1000.

There are 12 categories with 2 winners in each category, one selected by the judge and one people's choice award. All the winners receive one year PRO membership at 1x (72$ value) and our exclusive photo book X ($99 value). The total prize sum is over $18.000.


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

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All photos published on 1x are hand-picked by 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.


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