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Your 2018 in Review. 

2018 was a year unlike any other. Now accepting photography that captures your biggest moments from 2018. Show us the things you witnessed that made history, the places you traveled that you'll never forget, and the moments that will last a lifetime. We want pictures that tell a story about your year and evoke raw emotion. Send us your best work by February 28.


  • Please submit one image at a time
  • You may submit multiple images, as many as you like, but each one must be its own separate submission
  • Accepting any photograph that sums up 2018 for you- whether that is landscape, street photography, photojournalism, etc., is up to you!
  • You may submit the same photo to multiple categories
  • International submissions are welcome
  • Photos taken with your smartphone are generally size-appropriate. We welcome all photos, but do ask they are less than 2mb in size
  • You must be 18 years of age or older to submit
  • All submitters will be notified via email if there photo is selected and when a decision has been made on their picture
  • We accept jpeg. and png. formats
  • DEADLINE: February 28
  • Not sure if it counts? It does. If you feel it, we want to see it. You can also reach a staff member at contact (at) pursuepictures (dot) com for inquiries

Photo Rights: We purchase rights to post your picture in our photo gallery online and on social media. We do not sell, distribute, or share your work with any third parties and the work remains yours to use as you wish. Full terms and conditions at the bottom of the page.

Additional questions? Check out our FAQs.

Submissions open from

Jan 15, 2019 - Feb 28, 2019

First Place Prize

$2000

+ gallery feature in the PURSUE PICTURES darkroom

2nd & 3rd Place Prizes

$200/$100

+ gallery feature in the PURSUE PICTURES darkroom

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Ends on December 31, 2019

Every week the Pursue Pictures team selects the best photos from this category for a $50 prize and recognition on our social media platforms. We’re looking for the best photos from your week: a special moment with your kids, a favorite picture from your vacation, or a killer portrait from your studio. It’s all fair game. Send us yours.

Note: if you aren't notified by the SUNDAY of the week you submitted, your picture was not selected. For this category, only winners will be notified.

GUIDELINES:

  • Please submit one image at a time
  • You may submit multiple images, as many as you like, but each one must be its own separate submission
  • Accepting photography on ANY subject
  • You may submit the same photo to multiple categories 
  • International submissions are welcome
  • Free to enter
  • Photos taken with your smartphone are generally size-appropriate. We welcome all photos, but do ask they are less than 2mb in size. 
  • You must be 18 years of age to submit
  • All submitters will be notified via email if there photo is selected and when a decision has been made on their picture
  • If you want to submit for next week's contest, you must resubmit.
  • We accept jpeg. and png. formats
  • FREE to submit

The winner of our Photo of The Week category will recieve $50 and special recognition on our social media platforms and in our Photo of The Week gallery. Honorable Mentions will also be selected when the staff deems it pertinent. Any additional images will be awarded $30 and featured on social media and in our Photo of The Week gallery. 

Photo Rights: We purchase rights to post your picture in our photo gallery online and on social media. We do not sell, distribute, or share your work with any third parties and the work remains yours to use as you wish. 

Ends on April 30, 2019$20.00
$20.00

"Great photography is about depth of feeling, not depth of field." -- Peter Adams

Our Annual $10K Award recognizes the best photography from our submitters over the course of the year. Aiming to award a single photographer with a large cash prize and an extensive feature in our gallery and with our partners, the 10K award is one of the largest prizes for a single photographer with an open call for amateurs and professionals. We are accepting photography on any subject, taken with any camera, and by anybody... we simply want the best. Think you've got a killer shot? Send it our way. 

GUIDELINES:

  • Please submit one image at a time
  • You may submit multiple images, as many as you like, but each one must be its own separate submission
  • Accepting photography on any subject
  • You may submit the same photo to multiple categories 
  • International submissions are welcome
  • $20 to enter
  • Photos taken with your smartphone are generally size-appropriate. We welcome all photos, but do ask they are less than 2mb in size. 
  • You must be 18 years of age to submit
  • All submitters will be notified via email if there photo is selected and when a decision has been made on their picture
  • We accept jpeg. and png. formats
  • DEADLINE: April 30, 2019
  • Not sure if it counts? It does. If you feel it, we want to see it.
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