Amateur Photographer of the Year 2020


Key dates
There are 8 rounds.
The opening date of Round 1 is 6th March 2020.
The closing date of Round 8 is 23rd October 2020.

Who may enter
APOY 2020 Awards is an international competition open to amateur photographers of all nationalities. Young people under the age of 13 are not permitted to enter.

The competition is organised by the Amateur Photographer magazine, in partnership with Sigma and Photocrowd.

The contest is divided into eight monthly rounds, each one focusing on a specific theme:

1. Points of view
2. Monochrome magic
3. Up close and personal
4. Keep on moving
5. City life
6. Natural world
7. Light and shadow
8. About face

You can enter up to 4 images in each of the 8 rounds.

You are allowed to enter photos that have won other photo awards previously.

Entry fees
1 image - £8
3 images - £21
6 images - £36
24 images - £72

The overall winner will be awarded the Sigma equipment worth £2,000.
The winner of each round will win Sigma equipment worth £1,000.

Competition website
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