USA Landscape Photographer of the Year Competition

An snow dusted spring day in Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California, USA


Now in its second year, this INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION puts the spotlight on talented photographers from all over the world, celebrating the rural and urban landscape of the U.S.A. and is the brainchild of renowned landscape photographer, Charlie Waite.

usa logoThe Judging panel includes US photography greats as Art Wolfe, Christopher Burkett, David and Marc Muench, Tim Fitzharris, Jim Patterson, Marc Adamus and Brenda Tharp

Prize fund of US$12,000 of cash and other prizes, including US$5,000 to the overall winner, US$500 to the Youth (under 21) winner and awards in cash and kind to category and special prize winners.

Entries are open to photographers from anywhere in the world with images made in the USA within the last 5 years. Competition closes midnight on the 15th of August, 2015.

Sponsored by USA Today, Popular Photography, Lee Filters, Hasselblad, Panasonic,, and Digital Camera World.

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Big Picture Nature Photo Contest

Galapagos tortoise, Galapagos, Ecuador

The California Academy of Sciences has launched the Big Picture Natural World Photography Competition, with great prizes, and a jury that includes Suzi Eszterhas Wildlife Photography, Daniel Beltrá Photography, Clay Bolt, Tui de Roy, Klaus Nigge, Tom Peschak and Kathy Moran.

Art will be presenting at the photography awards night on July 31st.

Submission deadline is March 31, 2014.

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