The World Press Photo contest is only open to professional photographers.There are eight categories:• Contemporary Issues• Environment• General News• LongTerm Projects• Nature• Portraits• Sports• Spot NewsPrizes:The World Press Photo of the Year: 5,000 €The World Press Photo Story of the Year: 5,000 €
Entrants are invited to submit a collection of 20 pages of poetry. The poems should be for adults, in English.Entry fee: £28 for each entry.First stage winners will have a pamphlet published and receive an equal share of the £2,000 cash prize. First stage winners may choose to enter the second stage by submitting an extended manuscript (another 30-plus pages). The final winner will have a book published, but not a pamphlet.
The competition is open to anyone.Silent Manga is a story told entirely through illustration, without the use of dialogue. The theme of this edition is ''Moments of CRYING, SMILING and LOVE''.The competition is free to enter.• Grand Prix: ¥500,000• Grand Prix Runner-Up: ¥300,000• Excellence Award: ¥100,000• Exellence Runner-Up: ¥30,000• Honourable Mention: ¥10,000
BigPicture is open to all photographers worldwide.The competition is organised by the California Academy of Sciences.Entry fees: $25 for up to 10 single image submissions in any categoryThe Grand Prize winner will receive $5,000. The first place winners of the seven categories will each receive $1,000.
The competition has the following categories:• Adult (over 18)· Landscape· Wildlife· Indigenous Cultures· Environmental Impact· Patterns/Abstracts• Youth (age 13 to 18)All youth entries, regardless of subject matter or style, will go into this single category.The entry fee is $5 for each image submitted. Youth entries are free.The Grand Prize winner will receive $1,000.