Introduction

Awards & Benefits

People’s Vote Award

Contest Judges

Contest Categories

Entry Info & Pricing

FAQ’s

One Shot Photo Contest Featured Image

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Winner's Gallery

One Shot Photo Contest

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The reFocus Awards invites emerging & established photographers to enter

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your most exceptional single images into our One Shot Contest.

We welcome submissions that celebrate the power of a single photographic image.

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Photographers may submit works that convey their talent and creativity

from images that stretch the limits of photography to those that explore classic portraiture and figuration.

Winners will receive career-enhancing cash prizes, a unique and immersive dedicated digital space to share works on ourartist-forward platform,

a chance to be featured in the most important contemporary photography publication, and way more.

Awards & Benefits

Winners of the reFocus Awards enjoy more than prizes; honorees will be actively promoted and celebrated throughout the year and beyond.

Prizes are designed to meet your needs as a photographer, wherever they are in their careers.

Global Exposure

Receive international press exposure as well as have your work judged by industry professionals, gallery directors, museum curators, and influential tastemakers

Cash Prizes

$4,000+ in cash prizes

Exhibition:

An artist-forward space dedicated to exhibiting your works online

Winner's Assets

Custom badges and certificates to seamlessly share your wins with the world and get your work the attention it deserves

Artist Directory

Receive your own personalized page with links to your website and social profiles as a year-round point of discovery for your work

Press Release

Customized press assets to help you share your win using a professionally written and formatted press release

Winner’s Interview

A publicly-shared and promoted interview with links to your work and social profile will help you get the global recognition you deserve

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Contest Winners

Category Winners

People’s Vote

Honorable Mention

Nominee

Every Entrant

$3,500 Cash Prizes

Published Winner's Interview

Printed & Embossed Winner’s Achievement Certificate

Public Profile in reFocus's Artist Directory

International Press Exposure to our Global Community

Custom Press Release Tailored to Your Achievement

Free Entry into the People's Vote Award

Entry Featured in Winner's Gallery

Digital Winner's Certificate & Badge

Chance to be Featured on reFocus's Social Media & Newsletter

Access to Our Global Community of Photographers on Facebook

Access to our Approved Vendor List and Other Business Resources

People's Vote Award

Before the winners are announced, all entries nominated by the jury will automatically be entered into the People’s Vote Awards where the public will vote on their favorite images within each contest category.

The opportunity to win this honor is included at no charge and is in addition to competing for the title in your entry’s category as part of your submission. Winners receive a public profile in our Artist Directory, a featured location in our Winner’s Gallery, and other benefits.

With tens of thousands of people visiting the reFocus website and People’s Vote Award Gallery during the voting period. This unique honor is one of the many ways we aim to increase the chances of our artists, like you, being discovered and getting well-deserved recognition.

*Please note that in order to maintain the most positive experience for all nominated artists, the number of votes each entry receives during the public voting period will not be visible.

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Judges

Our international panel of judges represents today’s topmost tier of influence and distinction within our photography community.

Judges include world-renowned photographers, curators, directors, and industry professionals who were chosen based on their respected positions within the global photography world.

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Paris Chong

Paris Chong

Leica Gallery LA

Gallery Director

Contest Categories

Images can be entered into multiple categories and will be judged independently of one another based on the selected category.

We highly encourage you to be expansive in your interpretation and selection of categories for your work.

Abstract

Advertising & Commercial

Aerial

Architecture

Domestic Animals

Event & Wedding

Fashion

Film & Alternative Process

Fine Art

Food & Drink

Interiors

Nature

Photojournalism

Portrait

Sports

Still Life

Street

Travel

Wildlife

Other

Entry Info & Pricing

2022 One Shot Photo Contest

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Contests

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One Shot Photo Contest

Color Photography Contest

World Photo Annual

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