BEST Photography Awards categories info

Categories are in two sections: Professional and Non-Professional.

In our competition, we do not limit the number of images submitted by each individual photographer. You can also submit the same photo to any number of categories. Your photos will be rated individually by an esteemed panel of international judges, including: famous photographers, collectors, gallery owners, magazine editors and others.

The Best Photography Awards accepts submissions in the following categories:


This category is for commercial images used to sell, market, promote or advertise a product, brand, service, or person(s).


This category is for portrait photography. Artistic images of a person or group of people.


This category for photos depicting the nude human body with an emphasis on form, composition, emotional content, and other aesthetic qualities.

Art photography / Digital art

This category is dedicated to creative photography and is open to the most incredible concepts and ideas. Digital manipulated photos are also accepted.


This category is for photos showing clothes, accessories, hairstyles and anything related to fashion.


This category is for architectural photography, buildings or structures and any part thereof; dynamic images of architecture or architectural details.


This category is for photography that is devoted to displaying natural elements such as landscapes, wildlife, plants, and close-ups of natural scenes and textures.

Open Theme

This category is for photos with a free theme.

Documentary / Photojournalism

This category is for photographs of events that make the news, through individual images documenting cultural, political or social issues affecting individuals or societies; coverage of news topics and their implications; and documenting human impact on the environment.

Wildlife / Animals

Focusing on images of wild animals in their natural habitats or pets, working animals, those kept in zoos or microscopic ones seen with the use of special equipment.

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