Outdoor Photographer Magazine is holding their eighth annual Nature's Colors Photo Contest. To enter, contestants will submit their best outdoor photos that show off the colors of the natural world around them.
The first place prize includes:  Publication of the winning photo in Outdoor Photographer, one year of Photoshelter Pro Account service, online publication of the winning photo in the Winners' Gallery, a Off Road Hiker 30L backpack from Manfrotto, an Alta Pro 284CT tripod and SBH 100 ball head from Vanguard,  a Ready For Anything kit from LumiQuest, a 32GB Professional 1066xx CF memory card from Lexar, and a Compact HoodLoupe from Hoodman USA. Click below to go to the contest.


Viewbug.com constantly has photo contests. To date they have ran over 2.5K contests. They have many free entry contests or you can purchase a membership to enter many other contests.  Prizes range from a feature on their blog to photography equipment to cash prizes.  Click below to see all of their current free photography contests.


Shoot The Frame hosts online international photography contests. They expose talented photographers to the world and they want to see your images.  They have three monthly contests in Portrait, Landscape, and Wildlife. 

1X Photography Contest

1X Photo is holding their fifth annual photo competition. The judge is Kim Hubbard, senior photo editor at National Geographic. The grand Prize is $10,000, with total prizes of $21,000 and there are 28 winners.
Deadline: December 11.
Entry fee: $25 per photo

Fine Art Photography Awards

Enter 2nd edition of the Fine Art Photography Awards. The competition is open to everyone, amateurs and professionals. Your work will be judged by an international panel of high profile photographers. The winners will receive the titles: Professional Fine Art Photographer of the Year, Amateur Fine Art Photographer of the Year and $5,000 in cash prizes.
Deadline: Early Bird- January 10, 2016, Regular Deadline- April 17, 2016.
Early Bird entry fee: $15 Amateur, $20 Professional
Regular Entry Fee: $20 Amateur, $25 Professional