- World Press Photo
- International award with 22 categories, including sport, the arts, science, people and spot news. Winning entries are published each year in a book, and an exhibition tours worldwide throughout the year.
- POY: The Pictures of the Year
- POY is one of the oldest, largest and most highly respected photojournalism contests in the world.
- Lucie Awards
- The photography community from countries around the world, gathering with luminaries from the international photography community to laud the year's most outstanding achievements.
- Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar Digital Contest
- Offers a photography contest judged by working photographers, with categories from spot news to features.
- John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award
- Showcase for new talent in portrait photography organised by the National Portrait Gallery.