reFocus celebrates the lasting power and indomitable spirit of the photographic image and its unique ability to communicate ideas, captivate viewers, and express artistic intention.

World Photo Annual

Our Contests

reFocus offers 4 Annual Contests

World Photo Annual

Early Bird

Mar 7 - May 24

Regular Submission

May 24 - Aug 3

The World Photo Annual awards our most prestigious honor of Photographer of the Year to outstanding, distinctive photographers.

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Black & White Photo Contest

Our Contests

reFocus offers 4 Annual Contests

Black & White Photo Contest

Extended Submission

Nov 18 - Dec 21

The Black & White Photo Contest by reFocus Awards welcomes both individual image and series submissions that honor and explore black and white photography.

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One Shot Photo Contest

Our Contests

reFocus offers 4 Annual Contests

One Shot Photo Contest

Early Bird

Mar 1 - Apr 22

Regular Submission

Apr 22 - May 16

Honoring the Most Exceptional Talent in Photography Today

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Color Photography Contest

Our Contests

reFocus offers 4 Annual Contests

Color Photography Contest

Early Bird

Jan 9 - Feb 16

Regular Submission

Feb 16 - Mar 16

The Color Photography Contest by reFocus Awards welcomes the most outstanding single image submissions of color photography.

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World Photo Annual

Our Contests

reFocus offers 4 Annual Contests

World Photo Annual

Early Bird

Mar 7 - May 24

Regular Submission

May 24 - Aug 3

The World Photo Annual awards our most prestigious honor of Photographer of the Year to outstanding, distinctive photographers.

Details
Black & White Photo Contest

Our Contests

reFocus offers 4 Annual Contests

Black & White Photo Contest

Extended Submission

Nov 18 - Dec 21

The Black & White Photo Contest by reFocus Awards welcomes both individual image and series submissions that honor and explore black and white photography.

Details

Judges

Our international panel of judges represents today’s topmost tier of influence and distinction within our photography community.

Judges include world-renowned photographers, curators, directors, and industry professionals who were chosen based on their respected positions within the global photography world.

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People's Vote Award

Before the winners are announced, all entries nominated by the jury will automatically be entered into the People’s Vote Awards where the public will vote on their favorite images within each contest category.

The opportunity to win this honor is included at no charge and is in addition to competing for the title in your entry’s category as part of your submission. Winners receive a public profile in our Artist Directory, a featured location in our Winner’s Gallery, and other benefits.

With tens of thousands of people visiting the reFocus website and People’s Vote Award Gallery during the voting period. This unique honor is one of the many ways we aim to increase the chances of our artists, like you, being discovered and getting well-deserved recognition.

*Please note that in order to maintain the most positive experience for all nominated artists, the number of votes each entry receives during the public voting period will not be visible.

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