2023 Chromatic Awards Photo Contest

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2020 Chromatic Awards Photo ContestPrizes:

  • The winner among the professionals will receive $2,000
  • The winner of the amateur category will get $1,000.


  • Abstract
  • Architecture
  • Cityscapes
  • Conceptual
  • Culture
  • Environmental
  • Fashion and Beauty
  • Fine Art
  • Landscapes
  • Nature
  • Nudes
  • People
  • Photojournalism
  • Photomanipulation
  • Portrait
  • Sports
  • Still Life
  • Street
  • Travel
  • Wildlife and Animals

Winners will be announced 17 December 2023

Image requirements: 1200 pixels wide (longest side), JPEG format, sRGB or Adobe98 colour space, 8-bit, saved at maximum quality, no watermarks, borders* or signatures on your images; no black and white images.

Online submission of digital photographs via the website.


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Conceptual photography is a creative style of photography that goes beyond simply capturing a subject, but instead focuses on expressing an idea or concept. Here are some tips to help you create effective conceptual photographs: Start with an idea: Before you start shooting, take some time to brainstorm and develop a concept that you want to convey through your photo. Plan your composition: Once you have an idea in mind, think about how you can visually communicate it through your composition. Consider the use of color, lighting, and perspective to enhance the message you want to convey. Use symbolism: Incorporate symbolic elements into your photographs that help to reinforce your concept or idea. This can be achieved through props, costumes, or even the environment in which you shoot. Experiment with angles: Play around with different camera angles and perspectives to create a unique and thought-provoking image. Think outside the box: Don't be afraid to experiment with different techniques and approaches to achieve your vision. Sometimes the most powerful conceptual images come from taking risks and pushing boundaries. Keep it simple: While it's important to be creative and experimental, remember that simplicity can often be the most effective way to convey a message. Focus on one strong idea and execute it well. Edit carefully: Finally, pay close attention to your post-processing and make sure that every element of your image is working together to support your overall concept. Eliminate distractions and refine your composition until it communicates exactly what you intended.