2023 Call for Entries: October 13, 2022

MUSE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

The MUSE Photography Awards celebrates the creative ethos and underlying afternotes of what makes a photograph so influential. We want to see the ever-thriving visuals arts community grow from the view of their camera lens and share stories that will live on for decades to come.

From promoting the work of photography professionals to aspiring visual arts extraordinaires, our mission is to provide one of the best competitive platforms to display your work to the world.

Like the mythological Muses themselves, your ideas, expertise and creative vision will redefine who you are as a photographer. This is your time to share your vision to the world.

2022 MUSE Awards Statuette

TRANSCENDENCE WITHIN YOUR GRASP

The 2022 MUSE Awards statuette is a tribute to transcendental talents. Crafted with a crystalline material, the statuette is clad in either Blue Aquamarine, Red Garnet, or Clear Quartz. Exuding an air of classy elegance, it is a masterpiece not to be missed.

A trophy for those who go beyond their limits, who Stride Forth in the face of adversity, the 2022 MUSE statuette is a tribute to the dauntless and those who remain true to their goals.

Stride forth, remain unwavering, and take your crown as a MUSE.

MUSE Photography Awards

This is your picture-perfect moment.

Become the MUSE Photographer of the Year and Win Cash Prizes

The MUSE Photography Awards aims to redefine and push the boundaries of photography, where every aspect of a still image is carefully taken to reach international standards. Whether you are a professional or amateur photographer, your creativity will shine through the camera lens.

MUSE Photographer of the Year (Professional)

Receive the 2023 MUSE Awards statuette and a $3,000 cash prize

MUSE Photographer of the Year (Amateur/Student)

Receive the 2023 MUSE Awards statuette and a $2,000 cash prize

MUSE Category Winners (Professional & Amateur/Students)

$100 cash prize* each
Professional (10 Categories) & Amateur / Student (10 Categories)

MUSE Platinum, Gold & Silver Winners

Printable MUSE e-Certificate
Be interviewed and featured on Muse.World, our third-party media partner website
Dedicated winner’s page and social media posts

And more benefits

HIGHLIGHTED WINNERS

MUSE Photographers of the Year: Markéta Leupoldová (Professional Category), Nguyen Phuoc Hoai (Amateur Category)

Category Winners of the Year: Cristina Otero, Glenn Goldman, Camille Briottet, Alexandro Pelaez, Daniel Towns, Ellie Rich, André Schösser, Kristian Liebrand, Eduardo Moreno, Chin Leong Teo, Fenqiang Liu, Arun Mihanraj, and Vivien Schust.

Professional
Woman and owl... - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Markéta Leupoldová

Category

Fine Art Photography - Portrait

Country / Region

Czech Republic

Amateur
Fishing boat - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Nguyen Phuoc Hoai

Category

Nature Photography - Aerial/Drone

Country / Region

Vietnam

Professional
soul censures. - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Cristina Otero

Category

People Photography - Fine Art

Country / Region

Spain

Professional
Canterbury Cathedral - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Glenn Goldman

Category

Architecture Photography - Interior

Country / Region

United States

Professional
Nature in all its states - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Camille Briottet

Category

Nature Photography - Nature / Other

Country / Region

France

Professional
ECLECTIC - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Alexandro Pelaez

Category

Special Category - Film Photography

Country / Region

United Kingdom

Professional
Shepherd in the Glade - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Daniel Towns

Category

Black & White Photography - Pets

Country / Region

Australia

Professional
Embrace of Cold Water - MUSE Photography Awards
Ellie Rich (Self Photographed)

Photographer / Company

Ellie Rich

Category

Fine Art Photography - Fashion

Country / Region

United States

Professional
Foodscapes - MUSE Photography Awards
Käse Wolf GmbH & Co.KG

Photographer / Company

André Schösser

Category

Commercial Photography - Food & Beverage

Country / Region

Germany

Professional
COLOUR NUDES - painted & photographed by Kristian Liebrand - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Kristian Liebrand

Category

People Photography - Nudes

Country / Region

Germany

Professional
Half doll and half human. - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Eduardo Moreno

Category

Black & White Photography - Photojournalism

Country / Region

Kenya

Amateur
Spiral Abyss - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Chin Leong Teo

Category

Architecture Photography - Interior

Country / Region

Singapore

Amateur
Climatic Finish - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Chin Leong Teo

Category

Event Photography - Sports

Country / Region

Singapore

Amateur
Mangrove Fisherman - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Chin Leong Teo

Category

People Photography - Culture

Country / Region

Singapore

Amateur
Wings Of Inspiration - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Fenqiang Liu

Category

Special Category - Digital Enhance Photography

Country / Region

United States

Amateur
DISABLED BUT DETERMINED - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

ARUN MOHANRAJ

Category

Event Photography - Sports

Country / Region

United Kingdom

Amateur
Small things in life - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

ARUN MOHANRAJ

Category

Nature Photography - Macro

Country / Region

United Kingdom

Amateur
Wolfhounds in the red clover - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Vivien Schust

Category

Fine Art Photography - Pets

Country / Region

Germany

Professional
Wind Dancer - MUSE Photography Awards
Ellie Rich

Photographer / Company

Dillon Richardson

Category

Fine Art Photography - Fashion

Country / Region

United States

Professional
Kalaallit Nunaat - MUSE Photography Awards

Photographer / Company

Antoine Buttafoghi

Category

Fine Art Photography - Travel

Country / Region

France

2022 Winners

2022 MUSE Virtual Exhibition

Experience the Surrealism Photography

This digital display immerses you in a curated exhibition, showcasing 100 critically-acclaimed images from the 2022 MUSE Photography Awards gallery. Browse through this exhibition at your personal leisure, feast your eyes upon each breathtaking photograph, and be absorbed in each detailed accompanying caption.

Throughout this exhibition, you’ll discover the awe-inspiring Photographers of Year, Category Winners of the Year, as well as Platinum Winners, from the Professional and Amateur/Student divisions.

*Clicking on an image will bring you closer to said image and clicking on the little “i“ icon, at the top right of the screen, will allow you to learn more about that amazing piece.

FEATURED JURORS

Take Your Exclusive Seat on the MUSE Photography Awards Panel

MUSE Photography Awards has made a special effort to find a suitable panel of judges whose works exemplify the qualities of a Muse. The jury panel comprised of experienced professionals in their field and industry, including creative and art directors from international agencies, established photographers, photo editors, art collectors, educators or business owners. All judges are selected based on experience, availability and credibility to their respective industry.

MUSE Photography Jury - Jarvis Grant

United States

Jarvis Grant

Imaging Specialist, Jarvis Grant Imaging

Jarvis Grant is a creative strategist with over 25 years of experience working extensively in the fields of arts education, commercial photography, journalism, digital multimedia and fine art. Recognized as an industry expert who designs solutions integrating my extensive toolset. Solid experience managing innovative models maximizing client expectations through open communications, project management and joint application design sessions. Advocates for team members' voices to be heard during the design process and champions both thought leaders and implementers during the process. Transforming organizational emerging digital media goals by expanding existing assets onto platforms that will extend the reach of the potential user's experiences beyond the physical walls of your institution. Produces captivating content that allows all parties involved to benefit from the power of generating dynamic digital media. Collaborates with digital innovators, K-12 and higher education academicians, writes digital content and technical material, and training curricula for public and private partnerships, and small businesses.

MUSE Photography Jury - Patrizia Burra

Italy

Patrizia Burra

Professional Photographer MQEP (Master qualified European Photographer), Patrizia Burra Photography

Patrizia Burra began his career in art as a painter first and then, self-taught as a photographer. Specializing in portraits and Digital manipulation, Patrizia has received during his career, and in particular the last three years, numerous international prizes and special mentions, has been published in prestigious journals such as 200 Best Ad Photographers Worldwide 2014/2015 by Lurzer's ARCHIVE 200 Best Digital Artists Worldwide 2013/2014 by Lurzer's ARCHIVE or Vogue, and has exhibited his works in Italy and abroad. She is MQEP MASTER QUALIFIED EUROPEAN PHOTOGRAPHER.

CATEGORIES

The MUSE Photography Awards categories consists of Architecture Photography, Commercial Photography, Editorial Photography, Event Photography, Fine Art Photography, Nature Photography, People Photography, Mobile Photography, Black & White Photography and other special categories, such as Covid-19 Related Photography, Stock Photography, Film Photography, etc.

VIEW ALL CATEGORIES

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL AWARDS ASSOCIATE

MUSE Photography AWARDS IS AN IAA COMPETITION

The International Awards Associate (IAA) is a group of industry innovators, creators, designers and communications professionals whose commitment are to move the industry forward through discovery and recognition of new and existing talent.

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