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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.