$75,000 in Prizes at PDN One Life International Photography Competition

PDN announces that the early entry deadline for its One Life International Photography Competition is Friday, June 28 at 11:59 ET.

PDNThe Grand Prize winner receives a New York City solo exhibition and reception, a $25,000 cash grant, and a feature in PDN Magazine. The Day in the Life winner receives a special feature at a New York City exhibition, a trip around the world plus a $10,000 cash grant and a feature on See.Me sent to more than half a million people worldwide.

All participating photographers receive an online portfolio, a package of exclusive gifts and discounts from sponsors and a free digital copy of PDN Magazine. There are also Category Awards and an Early Entry Award.

The competition highlights “images that illuminate your perspective, your community, what you love, your travels – anything that exhibits your world and experience.”

The panel of judges includes: Geordie Wood, Photo Editor, FADER; Emilie Harjes, Photo Editor, Reader’s Digest; John Gimenez, Contests & Events, PDN; Andy Outis, Art Director: Marketing, New York Magazine; Kristen Walsh, Art Producer, Arnold Worldwide; Mark Murrmann, Photo Editor, Mother Jones; and Elizabeth Krist, Photo Editor, National Geographic.

Click here to enter the competition, and go to www.onelifephotos.com for all the details.

Pick up Prizes and Additional Exposure in the PDN Curator Awards

PDN magazine announced the PDN Curator Awards, which PDN describes as the search for outstanding and undiscovered fine-art photography.

PDNIn addition to various prizes for winners – including a DSLR camera, PDN PhotoServe portfolio and a Gold Expo Pass to PDN PhotoPlus Expo in New York City – winning photographers will be featured in a New York City gallery exhibition this summer with an opening gala event.

Winning images will also be published in the winners’ gallery in the July issue of PDN magazine and at PDNonline.com. PDN says that the winning work will be seen by industry photo editors, art directors and art buyers.

Categories include Portraits/Nudes, Installation/Still Life, Abstract/Mixed Media, Nature/Street Photography, Photo Essay/Reportage and Student work. Judges include Jen Bekman, Bekman Projects; Daniel Cooney, Daniel Cooney Fine Art; Sarah Hasted, Hasted Kraeutler; Sasha Wolf, Sasha Wolf Gallery; Claire C. Carter, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Paula Tognarerlli, Griffin Museum of Photography; and Charles Guice, Charles Guice Contemporary.

The deadline to enter is March 26, and entry fees are $35 per image and $50 per series (a series must be related visually and is limited to six images.

Click here to enter the contest, and click on the following links to see past winners’ galleries: 2011 and 2012.