Are you ready to showcase your photography skills? Completely free to enter and open to anyone, our competitions will challenge you to push the boundaries and set foot in visual terra incognita! Choose between battling it out with fellow Lomographers in our LomoMission, photo challenges with a strict theme, or being the champ of the Lomography Awards, a worldwide annual competition dedicated to 11 different categories and screened by an esteemed panel of judges. LomoMission winners will get vouchers for our Online Shop, while being part of the Lomography Awards earns you a spot in our Hall of Fame, plus the finest Lomography gear and other exciting prizes from our partners! Find out more about our competitions here.

Ongoing Competitions

  • LomoMission: Seeing Through A Pinhole

    156 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Seeing Through A Pinhole

    Take a break from the fast-paced, digital world and embrace the slow, meditative process of shooting with a pinhole camera.

  • LomoMission: How to Be A Rule Breaker

    1,206 Submissions · In Progress ·
    How to Be A Rule Breaker

    To celebrate Film Photography Day, we encourage you to learn all the rules, so you can break them one photo at a time!

  • Lomography Awards: Instant: Now or Never Award 2021

    1,182 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Now or Never Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best instant photographs and be the champ of our Now or Never category.

  • Lomography Awards: Monochrome: Black and White Photography Award 2021

    3,498 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Black and White Photography Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best black and white photographs and be the champ of our Monochrome category.

  • Lomography Awards: Everyone One Is Everybody: Special Category Award 2021

    1,270 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Special Category Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds for the Special Category of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021!

  • Lomography Awards: Breaking Boundaries: Travel and Documentary Awards 2021

    2,695 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Travel and Documentary Awards 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best travel and documentary photographs and be the champ of our Breaking Boundaries category.

  • Lomography Awards: Human Stories: Portraiture Award 2021

    3,026 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Portraiture Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best portraits and be the champ of our Human Stories category.

  • Lomography Awards: Urban Explorers: Street Photography Awards 2021

    3,513 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Street Photography Awards 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best street photographs and be the champ of our Urban Explorers category.

  • Lomography Awards: Game Changers: New Perspectives Award 2021

    951 Submissions · In Progress ·
    New Perspectives Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your photographs exploring a fresh approach and be the champ of our New Perspective category.

  • Lomography Awards: Adrenaline Junkies: Action Photography Award 2021

    638 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Action Photography Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best action and sports photographs and be the champ of our Adrenaline Junkies category.

  • Lomography Awards: Cinematics: Moving Image Award 2021

    In Progress ·
    Moving Image Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your short movies shot using an analogue movie camera or Lomography Art Lenses, and be the champ of our Cinematics category.

  • Lomography Awards: Off the Grid: Nature Photography Awards 2021

    2,380 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Nature Photography Awards 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your nature photographs and be the champ of our Off the Grid category.

  • Lomography Awards: Trial and Error: Experimental Photography Award 2021

    1,920 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Experimental Photography Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best experimental photographs and be the champ of our Trial and Error category.

Latest Submissions

Finished Competitions

  • LomoMission: Getting Close

    1,811 Submissions · Finished ·
    Getting Close

    Time to test if you know Lomography's Golden Rule No. 5 by heart!

  • LomoMission: It's a Wide, Wide World

    1,155 Submissions · Finished ·
    It's a Wide, Wide World

    It's a big world out there and what better way to take in all its stories and complexities than on a wide-angle view.

  • LomoMission: Gray and Yellow

    1,315 Submissions · Finished ·
    Gray and Yellow

    Color leader and trendsetter Pantone announced Ultimate Gray and Illuminating as 2021's Color of the Year. Now, it's your time to marry these contrasting yet complementary colors into an eye-catching film photograph!

  • LomoMission: Framing Hygge

    1,709 Submissions · Finished ·
    Framing Hygge

    Through a single frame, show us simple scenes that bring you unparalleled warmth and coziness!

  • LomoMission: Lomography x William Klein x Polka Factory: Street Photography Competition

    2,791 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography x William Klein x Polka Factory: Street Photography Competition

    Submit your pictures to our street photo contest in partnership with Polka Factory, organized on the occasion of the launch of the Lomo’Instant Wide William Klein. Reveal your talent and win a signed print by William Klein and the limited edition of the instant camera created in collaboration with the photographer.

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Postcard Perfect

    1,587 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Postcard Perfect

    Let those colorful personalities shine through your imaginative portraiture!

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Painting the Night

    1,360 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Painting the Night

    Set your camera on bulb mode or bump up the ISO setting — show us who is the master of night photography!

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Spooky Streets and Ghost Towns

    1,430 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Spooky Streets and Ghost Towns

    Face your biggest fears and turn them into an artistic, analogue photograph!

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Creative Panoramas

    751 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Creative Panoramas

    Panoramic photography is often reserve to capture sweeping landscapes. After all, you get to capture more details and views than the conventional format. For this LomoMission, we challenge you to stretch your creativity and explore the wide artistic expanse that panoramas can provide.

  • Lomography Awards: Off the Grid: Nature Photography Awards 2020

    11,496 Submissions · Finished ·
    Nature Photography Awards 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your nature photographs and be the champ of our Off the Grid category.

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Cinematic Stories

    1,584 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Cinematic Stories

    It is time to dive into the world of film!

  • Lomography Awards: Game Changers: New Perspectives Award 2020

    5,892 Submissions · Finished ·
    New Perspectives Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your photographs exploring a fresh approach and be the champ of our New Perspective category.

  • Lomography Awards: Cinematics: Moving Image Award 2020

    Finished ·
    Moving Image Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your short movies shot using an analogue movie camera or Lomography Art Lenses, and be the champ of our Cinematics category.

  • Lomography Awards: Breaking Boundaries: Travel and Documentary Awards 2020

    10,992 Submissions · Finished ·
    Travel and Documentary Awards 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your best travel and documentary photographs and be the champ of our Breaking Boundaries category.

  • Lomography Awards: Human Stories: Portraiture Award 2020

    11,210 Submissions · Finished ·
    Portraiture Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your best portraits and be the champ of our Human Stories category.

  • Lomography Awards: Adrenaline Junkies: Action Photography Award 2020

    1,499 Submissions · Finished ·
    Action Photography Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your best action and sports photographs and be the champ of our Adrenaline Junkies category.

  • Lomography Awards: Instant: Now or Never Award 2020

    3,694 Submissions · Finished ·
    Now or Never Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your best instant photographs and be the champ of our Now or Never category.

  • Lomography Awards: Urban Explorers: Street Photography Awards 2020

    14,066 Submissions · Finished ·
    Street Photography Awards 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your best street photographs and be the champ of our Urban Explorers category.

  • Lomography Awards: Future Generations: Special Category Award 2020

    3,126 Submissions · Finished ·
    Special Category Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! For this year's special category, reflect on your visions and hopes for the future.

  • Lomography Awards: Trial and Error: Experimental Photography Award 2020

    7,651 Submissions · Finished ·
    Experimental Photography Award 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your best experimental photographs and be the champ of our Trial and Error category.