Competition Topics

Calendar of Contest Themes

All competitions listed below are for images in a digital/electronic format unless otherwise noted.

2022-2023 PPC Competition Year

Competition Month and Year   Topic Resources
May 2022  -  Minimalism Less is More: A Guide to Minimalist Photography
9 Tips For Beautifully Minimalist Photos
10 Tips For Minimalist Photography (With Perfect Examples!)
10 Tips For Taking Stunning Minimalist iPhone Photos
8 Tips to Become Excellent at Minimalist Photography
June 2022  -  Open  
July 2022  -  Sports/Games How To Get Started In Sports Photography
How to Capture the Perfect Action Shot in Sports Photography
The Complete Guide To Sports Photography: 87 Tips
Game On! 10 Ways to Up Your Sports Photography Game
20 Sports Photography Tips for Beginners
August 2022  -  Open  
September 2022  -  Lines and Angles 10 Amazing Photos That Use Lines and Angles In Their Compositions
Camera Angles
Examples of Lines and Angles Photography
How to Use Diagonal Lines In Photography
How to Use Leading Lines to Improve Your Composition
Using Leading Lines and Horizon Lines in Photographic Composition
Using Lines In Photography
October 2022  -  Open (Print Format)  
November 2022  -  Blue Hour How To Get The Most Out of Shooting During the Blue Hour
Blue Hour Photography: The Essential Guide (+ Tips)
What Is Blue Hour Photography and How to Take Advantage of It
Guide to Blue Hour Photography | Settings, Ideas & Tips
40 Inspiring Examples of Blue Hour Photography
December 2022  -  No Contest  
January 2023  -  Open  
February 2023  -  Fruit / Vegetable (Print Format) 4 Top Tips For Creative Fruit And Veg Photography
6 Photographers Offer Tips and Tricks for Great Photos of Fresh Produce
11 Best Techniques for Vegetable and Fruit Photography
Great Fruit and Vegetable Still Life Photography Ideas
Tips On Photographing Your Favorite Fruit Or Vegetable
March 2023  -  Open  
April 2023  -  SPECIAL CONTESTS  

The SPECIAL CONTESTS do not count in end-of-year standings. The themes are Portraits, Photojournalism, and Nature.

 

2023-2024 PPC Competition Year

Competition Month and Year   Topic
May 2023  -  People at Work  
June 2023  -  Open  
July 2023  -  Fireworks / Fire  
August 2023  -  Open  
September 2023  -  Tools of the Trade  
October 2023  -  Open (Print Format)  
November 2023  -  Fetes / Festivals  
December 2023  -  No Contest  
January 2024  -  Open  
February 2024  -  Abstracts in Nature (Print Format)  
March 2024  -  Open  
April 2024  -  SPECIAL CONTESTS  

The SPECIAL CONTESTS do not count in end-of-year standings. The themes are Portraits, Photojournalism, and Nature.

 



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