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The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition Opens for 2021

The Societies’- Photographer of the Year Awards

2021 marks a new start for The Societies’ Monthly Image Competition.

The Monthly Image Competition is free for members of The Societies of Photographers to enter.

There are 29 categories that cover all aspects of photography, and it is judged by some of the most esteemed photographers in the UK and across the world. Members can enter one image, per category, per month.

All entries which gain the coveted ‘Gold’ award are put forward to our annual judging and, if deemed to be the best, can gain their maker a prestigious ‘Photographer of the Year’ Award within its category.

If you are not a member and would like to enter. There’s never been a better time to take out a 2-month free trial membership. Full details here:

Before members start to upload to the competition, we ask that you quickly check the rules, category definitions and the How to Successfully Upload Your Images to the Monthly Competition forum thread.

New login details – See private members Forum

2021 Monthly Image Competition Categories

  • Advertising
  • Architectural
  • Boudoir and Beauty
  • Children
  • Documentary
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Events
  • Fashion
  • Illustrative
  • In-camera Artistry
  • Macro and Close-up
  • Maternity
  • Monochrome
  • The Natural World – Wild Animals
  • The Natural World – Plants, Forests and Fungi
  • The Natural World – Landscapes
  • Newborn
  • Open Avant Garde
  • Pet Portrait
  • Visual Narrative
  • Press and PR
  • Creative Portrait
  • Commissioned Portrait
  • Family and Group Portrait
  • Sport
  • Travel
  • Wedding Day
  • Bride or Groom Alone Wedding Day
  • Non Wedding Day   

We look forward to seeing all your entries throughout 2021. 


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