The Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year is an annual astronomy photography competition that is organised by the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.Images can be submitted to the following eight categories:• Aurorae• Galaxies• Our Moon• Our Sun • People and Space• Planets, Comets and Asteroids• Skyscapes• Stars and NebulaeEntry is free.The overall winner will receive £10,000.
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 €
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.
The competition is open to all photographers over the age of 18. You may submit a single photos or series.Entry fees: from $10 to $45.Free entry for single-image submission.Series Award Winners:• 1st Place: $5,000• 2nd Place: $3,000• 3rd Place: $1,500Single Image Award Winners:• 1st Place: $3,000• 2nd Place: $1,500• 3rd Place: $1,000
The Allard Prize Photography Competition invites photographers from around the globe to submit images reflecting themes of leadership and courage in combating corruption and promoting human rights.The competition is free to enter.Up to six photographs may be selected as a winner in the competition. Each winning entry will be awarded CA$1,000.