Time Global Photographic Portraiture Competition

Opportunity type: Competition

For: Photographers

Deadline: 07/11/23

Rewards: Up to $1,000  + paid assignment + mentorship + accommodation + more

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

TIME, with an audience of more than 120 million people worldwide across its platforms, and the American Society of Media Photographers, for over 75 years one of the world’s leading photography organizations, have joined forces to create the most important new photo competition in a generation, showcasing the photographic portrait in all its forms, and celebrating the amazing diversity of the people and cultures across our planet.


Best In Show Winner

The Best In Show winner will be selected from the 1st Place Winners in each category (five General 1st Place winners and five Student 1st Place winners). In addition to the cash prizes noted below, the Best In Show winner will receive two prizes money can’t buy; the unique experiences only offered by TIME and ASMP.
Custom Three Month Mentorship with the Photo Editors of TIME. No matter Whether you are a seasoned professional seeking to have direct communication with the Photo Editors at TIME to elevate your work and develop your body of work, or if you are an aspiring enthusiast who wants to have the best photo editors in the world help you take the next step, this prize is truly something money can’t buy. The winner will work with the TIME Photo Department to help create a custom experience including critique, discussion, tips, and more.
One-Day Paid Photo Assignment for TIME. During the course of the Mentorship, the Best In Show winner will be given an assignment for TIME like any of their world-class contributors. While publication cannot be guaranteed, the process of experiencing an assignment, paid, of course, is as rare and unique an opportunity as exists.
Additional Prize for Best In Show Winner – $5,000. In addition to the cash prizes noted below, the Best in Show Winner will receive an additional five thousand dollar cash prize.

Cash Prizes
Twenty entrants will share in a cash prize pool of over $16,000, broken down as follows:

General Entrants

First Place in Category – $1,000
Second Place in Category – $500

Student Entrants

First Place in Category – $350 (plus a custom Portfolio Review from TIME Photo Editors)
Second Place in Category – $200

Other Prizes

Each 1st Place Winner will receive a Lifetime Complimentary Membership in ASMP (General) or a three-year Student Membership in ASMP.
Each 1st Place Winner will receive an invitation for you and a guest to the inaugural ASMP Awards event to be held in New York City in 2024.
Each Winner will have their work recognized and featured on multiple platforms including TIME.com, ASMP.org, and their various selected social media channels.
Each Winner will receive a custom, personalized award and a unique badge they can feature showing their award for excellence.


18 and above.

.Entry Fee

Single-Image Categories are $15 / Entry ($8 / Student Division)
Series Category is $55 / Series Entry (both General and Student Divisions)

How to Apply

Apply using the link: https://bit.ly/48O1m8N

All questions regarding this competition should be sent to support@timeasmpphotocontest.com.



Nov 07 2023

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