The Open Photo Competition
The Open is a worldwide search for the greatest photographers of our generation. It features both online and live events and delivers one of the largest prize purses ever offered in the photo industry: $50,000US. It is an exposure powerhouse that connects photographers with a global audience.
SOLO – is an online competition gallery of single images, where half of the finalists are selected by an expert panel of judges and the other half are driven by public voting, fueled by the major social media platforms. The Photographer of the Year and the category winners share $25,000US.
- Action & Lifestyle
- Street & Urban
- People & Portraiture
- Nature & Landscape
- Photographer of the Year, SOLO event : $20,000US
- Category Winners: $1000US each
- People’s Choice: $1000US
Image requirements: JPEG format; at least 1,000 pixels on the longest dimension. Minimum file size is 8 megapixels, maximum file size is 12 megapixels. Images may be color profiled in sRGB, Adobe-1998 or not color-managed.
Digital images should be submitted online only.
OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.theworldopen.com