Are you ready to showcase your photography skills? Completely free to enter and open to anyone, our competitions will challenge you to push the boundaries and set foot in visual terra incognita! Choose between battling it out with fellow Lomographers in our LomoMission, photo challenges with a strict theme, or being the champ of the Lomography Awards, a worldwide annual competition dedicated to 11 different categories and screened by an esteemed panel of judges. LomoMission winners will get vouchers for our Online Shop, while being part of the Lomography Awards earns you a spot in our Hall of Fame, plus the finest Lomography gear and other exciting prizes from our partners! Find out more about our competitions here.

Ongoing Competitions

  • LomoMission: Fresh Perspective

    1,056 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Fresh Perspective

    Using experimental emulsions and color-shifting films, show us how you put the "extra" in the ordinary!

  • Lomography Awards: Urban Explorers: Street Photography Awards 2021

    9,458 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Street Photography Awards 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best street photographs and be the champ of our Urban Explorers category.

  • Lomography Awards: Everyone One Is Everybody: Special Category Award 2021

    3,305 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Special Category Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds for the Special Category of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021!

  • Lomography Awards: Breaking Boundaries: Travel and Documentary Awards 2021

    5,999 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Travel and Documentary Awards 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best travel and documentary photographs and be the champ of our Breaking Boundaries category.

  • Lomography Awards: Instant: Now or Never Award 2021

    3,195 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Now or Never Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best instant photographs and be the champ of our Now or Never category.

  • Lomography Awards: Trial and Error: Experimental Photography Award 2021

    4,936 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Experimental Photography Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best experimental photographs and be the champ of our Trial and Error category.

  • Lomography Awards: Monochrome: Black and White Photography Award 2021

    11,318 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Black and White Photography Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best black and white photographs and be the champ of our Monochrome category.

  • Lomography Awards: Human Stories: Portraiture Award 2021

    8,311 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Portraiture Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best portraits and be the champ of our Human Stories category.

  • Lomography Awards: Off the Grid: Nature Photography Awards 2021

    7,045 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Nature Photography Awards 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your nature photographs and be the champ of our Off the Grid category.

  • Lomography Awards: Adrenaline Junkies: Action Photography Award 2021

    1,580 Submissions · In Progress ·
    Action Photography Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your best action and sports photographs and be the champ of our Adrenaline Junkies category.

  • Lomography Awards: Cinematics: Moving Image Award 2021

    In Progress ·
    Moving Image Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your short movies shot using an analogue movie camera or Lomography Art Lenses, and be the champ of our Cinematics category.

  • Lomography Awards: Game Changers: New Perspectives Award 2021

    3,272 Submissions · In Progress ·
    New Perspectives Award 2021

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2021! Showcase your photographs exploring a fresh approach and be the champ of our New Perspective category.

Latest Submissions

Finished Competitions

  • LomoMission: Where to Next

    1,662 Submissions · Finished ·
    Where to Next

    If you could instantly visit a place you've already been to, where would you go?

  • LomoMission: The World Through 110 Frames

    521 Submissions · Finished ·
    The World Through 110 Frames

    From 1 to 110, how much do you enjoy shooting with the 110 format? Express your huge love for this miniature format and win a bundle of Lomography films!

  • LomoMission: Grains and Blurs

    1,823 Submissions · Finished ·
    Grains and Blurs

    Show us how grains and blurs can create visually pleasing photographs!

  • LomoMission: Shapes and Forms in the City

    1,860 Submissions · Finished ·
    Shapes and Forms in the City

    With your film camera, search for pleasing compositions and patterns hiding in the nooks and crannies of the familiar city.

  • LomoMission: Lomography X British Film Institute - Robert Altman: American Outsider Competition

    803 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography X British Film Institute - Robert Altman: American Outsider Competition

    Lomography has teamed up with the British Film Institute in celebration of the famous film director Robert Altman to offer you the chance of winning some Altman goodies a Diana F+ and have your photos digitally displayed in the BFI lobby.

  • LomoMission: Aquatic Life

    970 Submissions · Finished ·
    Aquatic Life

    Nothing makes an ardent analogue photographer happier than having their favorite camera around, a bag full of film, and plenty of sunshine. For this LomoMission, we're turning our focus on another thing that makes summer complete: water.

  • LomoMission: Stories on Double

    749 Submissions · Finished ·
    Stories on Double

    Why pause at one frame when you can add layers upon layers of enticing visuals to your instant photographs?

  • LomoMission: Seeing Through A Pinhole

    362 Submissions · Finished ·
    Seeing Through A Pinhole

    Take a break from the fast-paced, digital world and embrace the slow, meditative process of shooting with a pinhole camera.

  • LomoMission: How to Be A Rule Breaker

    1,592 Submissions · Finished ·
    How to Be A Rule Breaker

    To celebrate Film Photography Day, we encourage you to learn all the rules, so you can break them one photo at a time!

  • LomoMission: Getting Close

    1,803 Submissions · Finished ·
    Getting Close

    Time to test if you know Lomography's Golden Rule No. 5 by heart!

  • LomoMission: It's a Wide, Wide World

    1,153 Submissions · Finished ·
    It's a Wide, Wide World

    It's a big world out there and what better way to take in all its stories and complexities than on a wide-angle view.

  • LomoMission: Gray and Yellow

    1,313 Submissions · Finished ·
    Gray and Yellow

    Color leader and trendsetter Pantone announced Ultimate Gray and Illuminating as 2021's Color of the Year. Now, it's your time to marry these contrasting yet complementary colors into an eye-catching film photograph!

  • LomoMission: Framing Hygge

    1,702 Submissions · Finished ·
    Framing Hygge

    Through a single frame, show us simple scenes that bring you unparalleled warmth and coziness!

  • LomoMission: Lomography x William Klein x Polka Factory: Street Photography Competition

    2,776 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography x William Klein x Polka Factory: Street Photography Competition

    Submit your pictures to our street photo contest in partnership with Polka Factory, organized on the occasion of the launch of the Lomo’Instant Wide William Klein. Reveal your talent and win a signed print by William Klein and the limited edition of the instant camera created in collaboration with the photographer.

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Postcard Perfect

    1,576 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Postcard Perfect

    Let those colorful personalities shine through your imaginative portraiture!

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Painting the Night

    1,356 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Painting the Night

    Set your camera on bulb mode or bump up the ISO setting — show us who is the master of night photography!

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Spooky Streets and Ghost Towns

    1,427 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Spooky Streets and Ghost Towns

    Face your biggest fears and turn them into an artistic, analogue photograph!

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Creative Panoramas

    751 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Creative Panoramas

    Panoramic photography is often reserve to capture sweeping landscapes. After all, you get to capture more details and views than the conventional format. For this LomoMission, we challenge you to stretch your creativity and explore the wide artistic expanse that panoramas can provide.

  • LomoMission: LomoMission: Cinematic Stories

    1,579 Submissions · Finished ·
    LomoMission: Cinematic Stories

    It is time to dive into the world of film!

  • Lomography Awards: Off the Grid: Nature Photography Awards 2020

    11,490 Submissions · Finished ·
    Nature Photography Awards 2020

    Welcome to the open submission rounds of the Lomography Annual Photography Awards: the TEN AND ONE 2020! Showcase your nature photographs and be the champ of our Off the Grid category.