PhotOlympic is a real-time, 9 days photo competition. Competitors will be provided 24 themes to be shot and delivered during the 9 days photo competition. To ensure non-biased judging, PhotOlympic counts with 24 judges and a transparent points system. PhotOlympic is like a real Olympic discipline! As described by previous participants, PhotOlympic is challenging, interesting and demanding, both physically and mentally, as well as a real thrill.



The competition welcomes photographers from all around the world – both amateur and professionals, regardless of their location.


December 14th to December 22nd, 2019. Entry fee must be received by December 13th, 2019 until 23:59 PM (London, GMT)


December 14th 2019 at 00:01 (GMT, London time) 24 themes will be announced on the website at the beginning of the competition. The participants will have 9 days available to photograph and upload photographs / one image per theme. ENTRY FEE

PhotOlymopic entry fee = US $ 0



PhotOlympic values the idea and creative approach in photography and this competition is all about it. Minimal post-production and adjustments are allowed, such as Crop, Contrast, Color, Black & White conversion and similar basic adjustments.  Photo Manipulations such as adding or removing things in the photo are strictly forbidden.  



The international jury consists of 24 highly-qualified professionals in the field of photography. Among them are well-known professors of photography, winners of international competitions, and FIAP Master Photographers.


First round:
The evaluation begins immediately after the photographers have submitted their entries, and it lasts 7 days. The jury will evaluate the entries by grading them from 1 to 10. In case two or more photographers get the same number of points, the ranking will be in favor of the one, who has received a higher number of highest grades.
Second round:
By comparing the photos, Judges pick the best one and award it with 15 points, second best gets 12 points, the next ten places are awarded with points from 10 to 1. This way you give points to 12 best photos and other twelve are not awarded with points. RESULTS

The results are going to be published on the website immediately after the evaluation is finished. The results are categorized into two groups, namely:

  • Per category/theme
  • Competition winner

Category winners will be chosen based on the highest individual image score for a certain topic. The competition winner will be chosen based on the highest overall points for all submitted entries. The individual jury scores/competitors ranking will be published for each theme sorted by contestants ranking after the competition.


The Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer. Images will be used strictly in connection with the awards and will not be used for any other marketing purposes other than to promote the photographer and his ranking in PhotOlympic competition. The images will not be used or sold by the organizer of the competition or any other third party. To promote winners of each category PhotOlympic is granted the right by the contestants to display images on social network websites (on PhotOlympic official profiles).

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