12 Unique Photography Competition Categories

From touching wedding shots to gritty street photography, poignant portraits to majestic landscapes. If you’re passionate about photography and are in the process of making a name for yourself, Proify Awards can help you get your best shots noticed and recognized in exactly the way it deserves to be. We encourage users to enter more than one category and increase their odds.

Push your limits and think outside the box!

  • Landscape Photography Competition
    Landscape photography has a unique ability to inspire awe and a sense of connection to the world around us. Whether you photograph the sun peaking from the mountain tops or a sleepy city skyline at dawn, this popular category...
  • Street Photography Competition
    Beneath the urban fortress where cities come alive and a million lives are played out on a daily basis. What will your photograph reveal? A lone street performer or the huddle of businessmen marching through the rain? Submit ...
  • Portrait Photography Competition
    Smoky eyes, a domineering smile or a vacant look can all add depth and beauty in the portrait category. Focus on revealing the story behind your subject’s expressions through subtle details and you’ll automatically bring the ...
  • After Dark Photography Competition
    Nightscapes and low light photography make up this category. Modern day technology at its greatest is used here, capturing everything after dark from startrails and celestial masterpieces to heavenly auroras or even something...
    After Dark
  • Wedding Photography Competition
    Love may be in the air – but usually so are highly strung emotions and dozens of other factors to be considered. Despite the stressful situation under which wedding photographers work, their images can be among some of the mo...
  • Panoramic Photography Competition
    Immerse your audience in a panoramic view of your chosen scene and reveal the beauty that’s possible with an overwhelmingly oversized piece of art. Whether you use a specialized camera or stitch images together, the end resul...
  • Retro Photography Competition
    Instagram has brought retro styling in photography back to the mainstream. Never has taking pictures been more fun, thanks to filters and effects that can transform an ordinary image into a nostalgic revival of yesteryear’s v...
  • HDR Photography Competition
    Expand the view of your beautiful photo with the use of HDR. This category seeks to find the most interesting and breathtaking images employing the careful and subtle meshing of multiple exposures. Be mindful not to over pro...
  • Travel Photography Competition
    Travel photography is a form of photo expression that can take just about any form. Uniquely personal and exceptionally freeform, travel photographs can focus on just about any subject matter
  • Drone Photography Competition
    Drones give today’s photographers a unique opportunity to capture the world from a bird’s eye view. That said, drone photography at its best takes the viewer by the hand and invites him
  • Wildlife Photography Competition
    Like landscape photography, wildlife photography aims to capture a one-of-a-kind look at the wonders of Mother Nature. However, at its best, it’s about so much more than simply taking pretty pictures.
  • Macro photography represents a unique way to capture the bare-bones essence of a given subject, proving that sometimes up close and personal really is the way to go. A good macro brings the viewer

What are you waiting for…? Enter the Proify Photo Competition today!

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.” – Diane Arbus