Judging a photo competition isn't easy

but we take ourself lightly and our job seriously.

Judging a photo competition

In the initial round all portraits of every category will be judged and awarded a maximum of 50 points for technique (10pt), expression (10pt), lighting (10pt), composition (10pt) and originality (10pt). The 50 portraits of every category, with the highest score will be shortlisted for the UPA finals. In the 2nd round, the shortlisted portraits will be judged individually by our jury committee. The 20 portraits of every category with the highest score will shortlisted for the 3rd and final round. In the 3rd round the shortlisted 20 portraits will be judged as a group. The winners are agreed upon by the majority of judges.

Jury members

Now open for submissions.

"The biggest risk is the one you never take."

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?

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Enter our photo competition and get published.