Welcome to our competition site! Join one of our rumbles and competitions for your chance to qualify for our Ten And One - Annual Lomography Photo Awards.
Each competition is sorted into one of 11 Categories: winning a competition not only showers you with prizes but also puts your winning photo directly into the Category Award pool. Showcase your brilliant photography skills, take part in over 100 competitions and get a chance to win +20k worth of prizes. So come on over and submit those stunning photos, and wow us and our jury of photographers and industry professionals! Learn more about our competitions on our About page.

Ongoing Competitions

  • Breaking Boundaries: The Great Student Photography Competition

    458 Submissions · In Progress ·
    The Great Student Photography Competition

    Are you a young photographer or a student of photography? In celebration of Youth Art Month, we invite you to share your photographs for the chance to win an exhibition at the Lomography Gallery Store in New York City, in the heart of historic Greenwich Village.

  • Instant: Colors of Spring

    504 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Colors of Spring

    For this LomoMission, we're challenging you to capture the ephemeral beauty of spring with an instant camera.

  • Adrenaline Junkies: Be Like A Ninja

    184 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Be Like A Ninja

    Thrill us with your photographs featuring fearless parkour and free running experts.

  • Human Stories: Young Hearts

    626 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Young Hearts

    Take us back to the moment you first fell in love through your enigmatic portraits.

  • Trial and Error: Burning Sun

    1,275 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Burning Sun

    For this "Trial and Error" challenge, overexposure is the name of the game. Pull the film up to two or three stops (if you're feeling bold!) for extra boost of sunshine. Or add dazzling atmosphere to your photographs with (accidental or intentional) light leaks.

  • Monochrome: Wabi-sabi

    1,470 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Wabi-sabi

    Apply the concept of "wabi-sabi" to your black and white photographs.

  • Breaking Boundaries: Roadside Attractions

    690 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Roadside Attractions

    Show us the best, too-weird-to-be-true roadside attraction you've seen on your travels.

  • Urban Explorers: Urban Green Spaces

    1,052 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Urban Green Spaces

    For this competition, we're looking for photographs of flourishing plants and flowers within the concrete jungle.

  • Instant: Still Life

    751 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Still Life

    Show us the poetry in the mundane through your still life photographs taken with an instant camera.

  • Adrenaline Junkies: Anthony Burrill x Lomography Competition

    394 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Anthony Burrill x Lomography Competition

    UK Based graphic artist and printmaker Anthony Burrill uses letterpress and screenprinting techniques to make striking posters and images. We've teamed up with Anthony to offer YOU the chance to win his brand new book "Make It Now", a poster of his work and a La Sardina DIY to get creative with.

  • Off the Grid: Hidden Waters

    1,115 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Hidden Waters

    Turn your lenses on small bodies of water and their pristine beauty.

  • Game Changers: Through Windows

    1,260 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Through Windows

    Turn your lenses on windows and how they can be use to create compelling images.

  • Instant: Lomo'Instant Automat Tips and Tricks

    98 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Lomo'Instant Automat Tips and Tricks

    Which among the Lomo'Instant Automat's creative features suit your shooting style the most? Show us how you apply it on photographing your daily adventures!

Latest Submissions

Finished Competitions

  • Game Changers: Lomography x Wombat: to See the World Another Way competition

    477 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography x Wombat: to See the World Another Way competition

    Wombat’s mission is to see the world another way. Since we're sharing the same philosophy about both life and photography, it was an evidence: we should offer you a photo competition. Theme: see the world another way. Competition Rules: 7 submissions with tags (camera, film, lens...).

  • Trial and Error: Cloud Nothings x Lomography: Life Without Sound

    765 Submissions · Finished ·
    Cloud Nothings x Lomography: Life Without Sound

    Lomography is teaming up with Cloud Nothings for a photography competition to celebrate the release of their fourth album, Life Without Sound. We're looking for photographs which exemplify the spirit of Life Without Sound – photos that tell stories about rebirth, self-discovery, and evolution.

  • Trial and Error: LomoMission: Alternative Route

    478 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Alternative Route

    For this LomoMission, we're bringing the spotlight to alternative photography processes.

  • Game Changers: Lomography X Barry Adamson

    868 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography X Barry Adamson

    Barry Adamson is a UK based singer, film maker & composer. He was bassist in post-punk band Magazine and co-founded Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds. He has teamed up with Lomography to offer YOU the chance to win his new album, tickets to his latest tour and a Lomo'instant!

  • Off the Grid: Calm Before the Storm

    773 Submissions · Finished ·
    Calm Before the Storm

    How does nature warn us before an impending storm strikes?

  • Game Changers: From Downstairs

    746 Submissions · Finished ·
    From Downstairs

    Before rushing up, take a minute to appreciate how staircases can double as a hypnotic photo subject.

  • Breaking Boundaries: Beyond the Landmark

    1,174 Submissions · Finished ·
    Beyond the Landmark

    On your next travel, go against the grain and turn your camera lens away from those famed landmark.

  • Instant: Photo Montages

    191 Submissions · Finished ·
    Photo Montages

    Allow us to see the world from a fresh perspective through your creative composite photographs.

  • Human Stories: Blast from the Past

    516 Submissions · Finished ·
    Blast from the Past

    Take us back in time with your well-thought-of portraits that channel the fashion style of bygone eras.

  • Trial and Error: Color Shifts

    1,511 Submissions · Finished ·
    Color Shifts

    Take us to extraordinary wonderlands that are only accessible through experimental films.

  • Adrenaline Junkies: Put on Your Dancing Shoes

    301 Submissions · Finished ·
    Put on Your Dancing Shoes

    Show us the grooves and moves of passionate performers lost in the rhythm of the moment.

  • Urban Explorers: The City Never Sleeps

    1,143 Submissions · Finished ·
    The City Never Sleeps

    Put the spotlight on the city and its other side that surfaces once the sun goes down.

  • Monochrome: Art of Architecture

    1,441 Submissions · Finished ·
    Art of Architecture

    Black and white photographs will never go out of style and neither do any historical landmarks and well-designed edifices.

  • Cinematics: Le Secret de la chambre noire : a shadowed competition

    379 Submissions · Finished ·
    Le Secret de la chambre noire : a shadowed competition

    Polka Magazine and Lomography are glad to invite you to a shivering competition. To win wonderful gifts, join our analog competition around the theme "Shadows". Upload limit: 7 photos per user. Film/Camera Type: Any analog camera and film or Art Lenses(no digital manipulations). Please note that you have to live in France to join the competition. Timeline: from the 23th of January to the 23th of February 2017.

  • Human Stories: Contest: Lovers' Day Competition

    57 Submissions · Finished ·
    Contest: Lovers' Day Competition

    Only a few days left to celebrate our love!

  • Human Stories: Lomography x Le Castor Astral: Let's get jazzy

    132 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography x Le Castor Astral: Let's get jazzy

    Le Castor Astral and Lomography are glad to invite you to a musical competition. To win wonderful gifts, join our analog competition around the theme "Let's get jazzy". Upload limit: 5 photos per user. Film/Camera Type: Any analog camera and film or Art Lenses(no digital manipulations). Please note that you have to live in France to join the competition. Timeline: from the 3rd of January to the 3rd of February 2017.

  • Breaking Boundaries: Celebrating New Year

    291 Submissions · Finished ·
    Celebrating New Year

    From watching grandiose fireworks display to performing symbolic dances, showcase how various culture welcome the arrival of a brand new year.

  • Urban Explorers: Winter in the City

    1,176 Submissions · Finished ·
    Winter in the City

    Show us the changes the happen in the urban jungle once the cold winds of winter set in.

  • Monochrome: Granularity

    2,173 Submissions · Finished ·
    Granularity

    Prove that visible grains can be used to create aesthetically pleasing photographs.

  • Trial and Error: Color Explosion

    409 Submissions · Finished ·
    Color Explosion

    It's not everyday that you get to see fireworks light up the sky. Test your skills at capturing these extravagant displays!