American Illustration - American Photography

  • Photographers of all ages, backgrounds and experience levels are invited to enter the American Photography Open 2018 competition.

  • Grand Prize- $5000, plus a Tamron 24-70 G2 lens, a SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, a ProMaster Unplugged TTL monolight system, a Digital Silver Imaging $500 gift certificate for Museum Quality Printing and a PhotoShelter 2 year Pro Account.
  • 10 Finalists Prizes- a Tamron 35/1.8 VC lens, a SanDisk SD card, a ProMaster Specialist tripod, a PhotoShelter 1 year Standard Account, a custom 16x24 Museum Quality print in a contemporary wood frame from Digital Silver Imaging, an exhibit of their winning entry and participation in a Photo Walk conducted by Jonathan Thorpe, a Tamron Image Master, in New York City during the Photo Plus show on October 25,2018.
  • SanDisk Community Award Winner- in addition to the above Finalist prizes the Community Award winner will receive a SanDisk SD card.
  • Short List winners- Inclusion in the Community Voting gallery on our Awards entry site at and in the book celebrating the 2018 winners. When the book is published in October 2018 there will be a link provided for a free downloadable pdf as well as a link to order hard copies on demand.
American Photography Open 2018 Short List. Available for free download or for purchase.