Travel Photo Award FAQ
EndaJuly 21st, 2017
EndaJuly 21st, 2017
Thank you for your interest in our travel photo award. Below we list common questions we receive about the award which may help you in submitting your entry.
Please join the newsletter to have the most up-to-date information on our awards. It can take several weeks to months to get all of the amazing entries published on our site. You will receive a confirmation email that your entry was received and another one that lets you know when it will be live and online.
Please include the name of the country your photo was taken in as it helps us file your entry into the correct country list for our archives. Something catchy about why this picture caught your eye is always good for a title.
A great photo can be from any destination. You can travel far in your own backyard depending on your perspective. For our writing award, we have published nearly 2000 writers from 75 countries so anywhere you go is interesting to someone in our community!
Our site is G-rated and does not publish references to alcohol, drugs, sex etc. A good photo takes us into the destination. What do you smell/taste/hear/feel etc.
For our writing award we say that instead of “telling” the reader about a place, take them there instead. Your photo is worth 1000 words.
We are looking for an inspiring travel-oriented image that shows us your experience in the world with great subject, composition, lighting, perspective and storytelling. It must be your original photo that shares the people, places or cultures you have encountered. Do not submit studio or commercial photos.
Yes, every photo needs to have information about where it was taken and how you took it. Only use your own personal photo. Travelers of all ages and from all countries are encouraged to participate. You may submit up to three photos for our first photo competition.
Please see our photo resources page for information on courses, classes and workshops. We will be publishing a series if articles on how to take a better photo.
Yes. In your entry, there is a section to list where to find more of your work. Please link to your website, social media pages, smug mug or wherever we can find more of your photography.
Please check the monthly newsletter for updates on when the photo winners will be announced. Thank you for your participation.
For the Summer 2017 photo award, there is no fee. It is our first photo competition.