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We are excited to announce the call for entries for the Canberra Contemporary Photographic Prize 2024, an exhibition and competition celebrating emerging and established talents in the field of photo media. Open to photographers worldwide, regardless of their experience level, this competition is dedicated to showcasing new perspectives in contemporary photography. It offers a unique opportunity for finalists to exhibit their work, providing a kaleidoscopic view of photographic art.


Who Can Enter: Open to photographers of all levels and backgrounds, worldwide.

Submission Cap: Up to three entries per person.

Submission Guidelines

Format: Digital JPEG format, 300dpi, and 2000 pixels on the longest edge.

Originality: Must be original works produced in 2023 or 2024.

Submission Fee: $35 per entry or 3 for $90.

Physical Display Format: No longer than 100 cm on the longest edge.

Judging and Selection

Process: Entries will be evaluated by a panel of esteemed visual arts professionals. Selection will be based on originality, creativity, and impact.

Exhibition: Finalists will be featured in an exhibition from 13 – 29 June 2024. Opening night is Thursday 13 June 2024.


First Place: $2,000 – proudly supported by Lucent Imaging

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Second Place: $1,000 – proudly supported by C.R. Kennedy


People’s Choice Award: $500 – proudly supported by Lerida Estate Wines

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Important Dates

Deadline: 11 pm, Friday 3 May 2024 (AEST). Late submissions will not be accepted.

Finalists’ Delivery of Works: By Thursday 4 June 2024, unless alternative arrangements are made.

By participating in the 2024 Canberra Contemporary Prize, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined here.

This is an exceptional opportunity to gain recognition and exhibit your work alongside fellow photographers. We look forward to seeing your creative contributions and celebrating the diverse and dynamic world of contemporary photography.

Canberra Contemporary Photographic Prize 2024

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