PDN Photo Annual 2016

$15,000 in prizes


Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over two decades.

In addition to special monetary value, the PDN Photo Annual provides entrants with immeasurable exposure in the industry. The competition is consistently acknowledged in Photoshelter’s guide to photography contests for its recognition among photo editors and buyers.

Winner’s galleries are published in PDN with additional print distribution to influential creatives looking for new and established talent. The PDN Photo Annual has a reputation for prestige and value.


$15,000 Arnold Newman Prize, for new directions in photographic portraiture – Marty Fosher Fellowship Fund, Professional and Student cash awards – The $3,000 PDN Publisher's Choice Award and one-page profile in PDN Winner's will receive: – Recognition in de June issue of PDN with a additional circulation to 5,000 photo industry tastemakers – Recognition in the online Photo Annual gallery promoted to our social media network for more than 200,000 followers – An invitation to the exclusive Photo Annual Party in New York City – A one year PHOTO+ Basic Membership and the official Photo Annual winner's seal


Open to all photographers internationally.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

You retain copyright to your photograph and the Sponsors may not sell your photo entry for a fee.

All entries may be posted online so that viewers may view all competing entries. And winning entries may be used in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest for a period of 24 months from the date winners are notified.


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