What is Photocrowd?

Photocrowd is a global community of photographers, of all levels and interests, and a platform for some of the best photo contests and photo awards around. It’s a place where photographers find inspiration and connect with other photographers.

How does it all work?

For photographers

Enter an exciting array of contests and awards that will guarantee global exposure for your work, and offer the possibility of winning some great prizes from top brands.

And for those who aspire to become influencers in their own right, Photocrowders can also run their own contests, and start to build an audience for their own photographic views and knowledge.

Enter contests and get your work seen around the world

See open contests

Get inspiration and keep learning from other photographers like you

Explore winning shots

Take part in photo contests created by the community

Find a contest that’s right for you

Top-class feedback from some of the world’s leading photographers

Photocrowd has a panel of over 150 expert photographers, sharing their knowledge to help you become the best you can be. Share your knowledge too by running your own Community Contest.

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Some things we believe in

Respect for the photographer

Your copyright, your skill and dedication, paying you fairly

Any camera will do

From phones to sheet film, just get shooting

Being independent and ethical

Having integrity. Remaining non-corporate. Being nice.


Letting great images shine, whoever the photographer is

Supportive learning

Helping each other, and remembering that we all started somewhere


Tell us what you love, what you hate, and what you want to see built.

The team

We’ve got a brilliant team working here at Photocrowd, including a few wise heads who advise us on the serious stuff. If you think you can make a difference, check out our jobs page and get in touch. We’re growing, and looking for inspired people who’ll bring ideas and energy to work every day.

Mike Betts


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Mat Gadd

Senior Developer

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Adam Kowalczyk


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Tim Morton


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Pim Piers

Chief Financial Officer

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Sofka Smales

Partnerships and Community Exec


Marc Tamlyn

Lead Developer

Rich Woodruff

Partnerships and Community Manager

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What Photocrowd gives you

Enter contests to win prizes and global exposure

Connect with a global community of photographers