Established in 2008, The New York Photo Awards has attracted exceptional work submitted from over 25,000 photographers and visual artists—over 150,000 images uploaded and reviewed by the top names in the genres of photo Fine Art, Documentary, Advertising, Book publishing, and Multimedia industries in the U.S. and abroad.

The esteemed pool of select jurors for the 2013 edition of The New York Photo Awards, hands down, across the board, represent the upper echelons of the photo industry and art world and selected what’s next in Fine Art, Documentary, Publishing, and a brand new category: animated GIFs.

There are two rounds of The New York Photo Awards:


(scroll down for FINAL DEADLINE submission info)

Submit before 11:59 PM (PST) on September 12, 2013.

You must submit before the round one deadline to be considered for round one (and round two) prizes. After round one judging is completed, top vote-getters in each category (Fine Art, Documentary, and Photobook, both general and student subsets) will be invited to exhibit at The POWERHOUSE Arena during Brooklyn’s largest annual art event, the DUMBO Arts Festival, September 27-29. Exhibition prints will be generously printed by NYPHA.

Announcing The New York Photo Awards Round One Winners:

Fine Art Single Image: Amanda Dandeneau
Student Fine Art Single Image: Alejandra Carles-Tolra
Documentary Single Image: Jessica Antola
Student Documentary Single Image: Jian Gao

Fine Art Series: Simone Cavadini
Student Fine Art Series: Carlotta Cardana
Documentary Series: Sebastiano Tomada
Student Documentary Series: M. A. Naser
Photographic Book: Brett Van Ort
Student Photographic Book: John Deamond

EXHIBITION: September 27 – October 25 EXTENDED: November 15
Full info here.


Congratulations to the following FINALISTS of the 2013 edition of The New York Photo Awards: 

Single Image Categories

Jessica Antola
Alexandros Demetriades
Aristide Economopoulos
J Henry Fair
Carol Allen Storey

Fine Art
Amanda Dandeneau
Tatiana Gulenkina
Maurice Heesen
Francis Minien
Nina Roeder

Sophie Gamand
Romain Laurent

Student Documentary
Youjin Brigitte Chung
Jian Gao
Sahil Lodha
Benjamin Sadkowski

Student Fine Art
Sean Black
Alejandra Carles-Tolra
Sian Davey

Student GIF
Mike and Claire (Mike Bailey-Gates and Claire Christerson)
Tilen Sepič
Pablo Serrano-Otero
Maija Tammi / Tracy Van Oosten

Series Categories

Jessica Antola
Adam Hinton
Jill Peters
Sebastiano Tomada

Fine Art
Simone Cavadini
Tamara Dean
Emily Kinni
Edgar Martins

Photo Book
Bryan Schutmaat
Jo Metson Scott
Brett Van Ort
Kipp Wettstein

Student Documentary
Supranav Dash
Cassandra Giraldo
M. A. Naser
G. Ligaiya Romero

Student Fine Art
Dogan Arslanoglu
Carlotta Cardana
Julie Gautier-Downes
Natalia Wiernik

Student Photo Book
John Deamond
Marcie Hancock
Jonna Kina
Chong Kok Yew

Finalists will be featured in the the Volume 2 issue of NYPH Journal, published by powerHouse Books in addition to other prizes and recognition.

2013 New York Photo Awards Finalists Exhibition:
January 15 – February 24, 2014
Closing Reception: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 6-8PM

Winners will be announced at the reception

37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Monday – Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
Thursday – Friday: 10am – 8pm
Saturday: 11am – 8pm
Sunday: 11am – 7pm

Congratulations to the finalists and winners that were included in The New York Photo Awards 2012 Exhibition at The powerHouse Arena September 28 – October 10, 2012. To see the work included in the exhibition, view the slideshows below.

Take a look at The New York Photo Awards 2012 winning entries: