Our Photography Awards and Competitions

Annual Photoion Photography Awards

Coming soon – Photoion Photography Awards 2022

The Photoion Photography Awards celebrates the very best photographs captured by our students, with the top 50 places winning a spot in our Photoion Photography Awards book.

Our panel of experienced photographers will select the 50 best entries to go into the book. They will also pick 3 top finalists to win some fantastic prizes.

The awards offer an excellent opportunity to give your work the recognition that it deserves, and to be a part of a fantastic commemorative book, along with other photography artists.

How to Enter?

Entry is free to current or former Photoion students, and couldn’t be simpler. All that you need to do is select your 8 best images and email them to competitions@photoion.co.uk stating “Photoion Photography Award 2020” in the subject line. Please read the entry requirements carefully before submitting.

Students may enter up to 8 images and applications can be sent in any time between now and the closing date. Photographs must be submitted as an attachment and meet the following criteria:

1. The file name should be in the format: Firstname_Surname_Award_1 (_2, _3, _4, _5 if the case)

2. The image should be in JPEG format, no smaller than 2000 pixels on the widest side (at 72 DPI/PPI)

3. The file must contain all the exit data including the camera settings, the date when it was taken and all other technical details


1st place: £1000 cash prize

2nd place: £600 Photoion voucher

3rd place: £300 Photoion voucher

Previous Books

You can find and purchase all previous Awards books here: https://www.blurb.co.uk/user/photoion

Terms and Conditions

1. By submitting an image you confirm that:

a. your entry is entirely your own original work and not in breach of any copyright

b. while you retain copyright of your image, you agree that Photoion Photography make use of it in any way it sees fit

2. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into

3. If a winning entrant is unable to be contacted after reasonable attempts have been made to do so, Photoion Photography™ reserves the right to either offer the prize to the next best entry, or to re-offer the prize in any future competition on Photoion Photography

4. All voucher prizes are valid for 12 months (from the date the winners are announced).

5. Photoion Photography reserves the right to disqualify any entry which breaches any of the competition rules or to withhold a prize if entries do not reach the required standard

7. Photoion Photography will only ever use your personal details for the purposes of administering this competition, and will not publish them or provide them to anyone

8. By submitting your entries you confirm that you have read and agree to our Privacy Policy.

Good Luck

The Photoion Team

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