The LensCulture Portrait Awards is the 2nd annual call for international portrait photography. The importance of portraiture is present in cultures across the world, illustrating the power and endurance of human connection. With over 145 countries represented on LensCulture, in over 15 languages, we’re seeking new global perspectives on the modern day portrait. This is an open call for portrait photography from around the world. 6 Winners, 8 Juror’s Picks and 25 Finalists will be chosen.


Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015


Portrait photography is among the most iconic work created by photographers and enjoyed by people around the world. Last year, we saw work from over 145 countries and now we want to discover the best portrait photography of the 21st century. We welcome submissions by photographers from every culture and background; from professionals, to emerging talents, students and amateurs — using any and all techniques of photography.

The earlier you enter, the greater your chance for exposure! So, don’t miss this opportunity to be recognized as one of the best portrait photographers in the world.

There are no limitations on age, level, genre or location. For further information, please see our FAQ.

Enter NOW to be considered by LensCulture’s editors for this week’s featured entries.