The 2022 “Smile World” International Photography Award
let us truly understand the power and significance of images.
- Deadline: 15 January 2023
- Entry fee: $30(USD) for up to 10 single image submissions in any category. $15(USD) for 1 Photo Story submission (2-10 images).
- Website: https://wsmile365.com/portal/index
The Smile World International Photography Award, founded by the Smile World International Photography Union (SWIPu), is one of the best photography competitions in the world.
The Smile World International Photography Award focuses on professionalism and humanism.
The purpose of the award is to let people truly understand the power and significance of images. The smiling world will closely connect people, convey love and warmth, and jointly create a better future.
Total prize $22,000 in 2022
Gold Award (one winner in each category, 4 in total), each winner gets $1,200, certificate of award, showcase in online gallery
Silver Award (two winners in each category, 8 in total), each winner gets $800, certificate of award, showcase in online gallery
Bronze Award (three winners in each category, 12 in total), each winner gets $500, certificate of award, showcase in online gallery
Excellent Awards (12 winners in each category, 48 in total), each winner gets $100, certificate of award, showcase in online gallery
The competition is open to amateur and professional photographers all over the world who are 18 years and over. No restrictions concerning shooting equipment (DSLR, Mirrorless DC, Cellphone, Drone, VR camera, Action camera, etc) This is a digital image only exhibition.
Copyrights & Usage Rights:
Each participant owns the copyright of the submitted images. With the objective of publicizing the contest, the organizer reserves the non-exclusive right to publish, reproduce, make public, publicly transmit, display, print, distribute, adapt, and screen entries with the participant titles on websites and official social networking service accounts as well as in photo exhibitions, camera- related events, without further compensation to or the additional prior consent of the participants. Without the approval of the participant, submitted images in the smile world international photography awards are not allowed to be sold.