Since 2017.

The Los Angeles Photography Awards is searching for original art photography, by the new generation of photographers, regardless of their origin.

We are looking for quality, message, poetry, beauty.

The previous winners did show during art and festival events in Paris, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Berlin, California, France, Russia.
The venues and dates listed are subject to change : winners are informed by email.

The selection may go through semi-finals and finals, depending on the Judges' choices.

All previous winners and nominees listed on our website.

Previous exhibitions took place in Paris, Berlin, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Studio City, Burbank, Santa Monica...
Venues and dates listed are subject to change : winners are informed by email.

Winners get awarded with a digital award certificate.
We will list on our website the semi-finalists, finalists and winners (based on the Judges' votes).

Other prizes may include :
software, gifts from partners, membership, discounts to other networking opportunities, coupons and more.

Each submission is regardless of the format or equipment used.

Each submission must come with :
- a title
- the author’s name
- the author’s country
- an author’s statement / or presentation note / or Letter of intent : with a minimum of 5 lines and a maximum of 20 lines.

You have to be the author of the picture. If you are an agent or a representative, you must specify it in the credits section in your project profile.

Amateurs and professionnals are accepted, any device is accepted : we choose to focus on the quality of your work, not your status or the camera you used.

By submitting your give your express authorisation to the festival and its managing entities and its direct partners to show, showcase, exhibit your submitted work with no limitation, via any network, digital or print, for all non commercial purposes.

Some Editing is acceptable.
No Pornography. Art nude accepted.
Religious themes must be presented with a factual or artistic approach.
The management reserve itself the right to disqualify any submission that would be considered unethical, aggressive or non respectful.

Submissions are online only.
Entries are final and non refundable.

Overall Rating
  • Rowena White-Claw

    I recently participated in the Los Angeles Photography Awards, and I was overjoyed to hear that I won an award! The experience was truly amazing, and I feel so honored to have been recognized among the talented photographers who also participated. The award has given me a huge boost of confidence and motivation to continue pursuing my passion for photography. I am grateful to the Los Angeles Photography Awards for providing such a wonderful opportunity to showcase my work and for supporting artists from all backgrounds. I recommend this competition to anyone looking to showcase their original art photography and gain valuable recognition in the industry.

    November 2023
  • It is an honor to be a part of the Los Angeles Photography Awards.

    December 2022

    Fantastic festival, thank you for my award! Highly recommended to anyone!

    December 2022
  • Happy to be among the winner ✨
    Thank you!

    October 2022
  • Jeffrey Huang

    Very proud to have my series, "San Francisco", selected as the 2022 winner for "Where We Live". Thank you to the jurors and organizers for an outstanding experience. - Jeffrey Huang, Branson

    October 2022