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Portrait photo contest

The Unlike Portrait Awards is an annual photo contest for talented amateur and professional portrait photographers from all corners of the world. With 24 awards, 8 different categories and 4 specialized jury members, we reward the best and brightest professionals. All participants receive our social media calendar, badge, personalized poster/certificate and access to our magazines/ online meetings. Professional participants receive a full page interview in our yearly magazine and will be featured on our website if appreciated.

Check out the latest participants of this year's competition.

In 2021, we're super excited that registrations for both returning and new photographers are pouring in.

Why enter our portrait photography contest?

Are you ready to become an award-winning portrait photographer? Are you ready to boost your career? Are you ready for more clients, direction, inspiration, skills, exposure and recognition? Are you ready to enter the Unlike Portrait awards?

Read the story of Ofek

"The second person is my mother, that I love and admire so much, she’s been through a lot in life and I can feel her in every moment of my life…"

Small award big impact

By joining the competition, you help realising a hospital in the middle of the Amazon rainforest and providing care to people in the most remote, poorest and unstable area of Ecuador.

(in the press)