The 2010 Photography Book Now Competition

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Photography Book Now is an international juried self-published book competition, and a celebration of the most creative, most innovative, and finest photography books – and the people behind them. Gather your best work, create your finest photography book, and toss your hat in the ring for a chance to win $25,000 and worldwide kudos.

Categories (Enter as many books as you like. Submission fee applies to each entry):

  • Fine Art
  • Editorial
  • Portfolio


  • Grand Prize $25,000
  • Category Winners Ultimate Camera Package Sony DSLR-A850 Camera Sony SAL-28-75 mm f/2.8 Zoom Lenses X-Rite ColorChecker and Passport ColorMunki Photo Induro Carbon Fiber Tripods and Induro BallHeads Blurb Gift Card, (ARV: US $4,400)
  • First Runners-Up Photographic Experience Package Admission to Center’s Review LA Roundtrip airline ticket for use in the Continental U.S. Wacom Intuos4 Professional Pen Tablet B&H Photo Gift Card Subscription to Digital Photo Pro Magazine Lensbaby Gift Card Blurb Gift Card, (ARV: US $2,400 each)
  • Second Runners-Up Photographic Workshop Adventure Tenba Shootout Rolling Backpack All-inclusive week at Maine Media Workshop Blurb Gift Card, (ARV: US $2,400).

Submissions will be judged by a panel of qualified judges on the basis of: cover design, strength of the photography, subject matter of the book, page layouts, editing and sequencing, emotional impact of the overall book, with each criterion receiving equal weight.

Submissions can be made online at by following the Contest link, completing the web entry form in its entirety. If you do not wish to use the online method, which requires you to create a book using the Blurb creative publishing platform, you may enter a book via the post in the following manner: Download the entry form available here. Send the completed entry form and payment information as required on the form, as well as three (3) physical copies of each book entered, to: “Photography Book Now International Juried Competition,” 580 California Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94104.

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