Welcome to the prestigious sixth annual photo competition by the curated photo community 1x.com. The grand prize is $20.000, the total price value over $30.000 and there are 28 winners in total.
The grand prize is $20.000, the 2nd prize is $1000 and the third prize is $500. People's Choice grand prize is $1000. There are 12 categories with 2 winners in each category, one selected by the judge and one people's choice award. All the winners receive one year PRO membership at 1x (119$ value) and our exclusive photo book Visions ($99 value). The total prize sum is over $30.000.
Judge Lois Lammerhuber
Lois Lammerhuber has been awarded 141 awards, photographed 72 books and is a member of the New York Art Directors Club since 1994. He is respsonsible for the prestigious Alfred Fried Photography Award in collaboration with the Austrian Parliament and UNESCO.
What is 1x Photo Awards?
1x Photo Awards is an annual photo competition by 1x.com, a photo community with a difference. All photos published on 1x are hand-picked by 15 professional curators. Our mission is to promote photography as an art form and help you finding your inner photographer. We believe that everyone has a huge potential just waiting to be discovered.
When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced January 27, 2017.
How do I vote on photos?
Click "Vote" in the upper right to vote on photos. The photos will be presented randomly, You can either vote for a photo or skip it. You can only vote once on each photo.
How do I gain more votes on my photos?
To gain as many votes as possible on your photos, make sure to use the different share buttons to share them on your social networks. The sooner you enter the competition the more votes you will be able to gather and the higher is your chance to win one of the People's Choice Awards.
How are the People's Choice Awards selected?
The People's Choice Awards are selected from the top 10 highest voted photos in each category by the staff of 1x. The grand People's Choice Award is selected by the top 10 highest voted photos independent of category.
Are there any special requirements in the different categories?
Photos submitted to documentary and nature should have only basic editing. No cloning or major editing are allowed in these categories. In case of doubt, the judge might request original files.
Are stock photos allowed?
No, all parts of the photo must be taken by you.
What size and format should I upload photos in?
You can upload photos in JPG format in any size.
Who pays taxes?
The winner is responsible for paying any taxes in his/her country.
How do I get support?
If you have any questions about 1X Photo Awards, contact email@example.com.
To APPLY click "Further official information" below.