The Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests

Graphic-The Photographer's Guide to Photo ContestsOur partner, PhotoShelter (the best resource for portfolio sites and other business tools) has released their latest complimentary guide: The Photographer’s Guide to Photo Contests.

In it, they uncover the pros and cons of 25+ photo competitions worldwide, including insights on which are worth your time, and which to skip. They also award each a grade, A-F, based on factors like entry fee, prizes and promised exposure, plus offer feedback from past winners to help steer photographers in the right direction.

Plus, the introduction has handy “dos and don’ts” that apply to any kind of contest.

Read the related blog post with more info.

This guide is just one of many helpful reports full of useful info, often relevant beyond photography to all sorts of creative professionals. Check them out here.

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