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2017 Portfolio Competition: Selections Pending More

Photograph © Francisco Diaz + Deb Young (2015 Portfolio Competition Selection)


Soho Photo competitions are an opportunity for photographers to test their creativity and skill. Our  Portfolio, Krappy Kamera, National and Alternative Processes competitions each have their own distinctive character and following. 

Over the years, each of our competitions have helped to stimulate interest in diverse forms of photography. 

We hope you will participate.


Copyright, Publication and Usage Notice—Soho Photo Gallery reserves the right to publish winning images on our website and social media.  Copyright will always remain with the respective photographers.

Trademark Notice—Krappy Kamera® is a registered trademark of Sohophoto Foundation, Inc.  All rights reserved.




Soho Photo 2017 International Krappy Kamera® Competition:   Winners TBA

Submission Deadline: Jan 12, 2017 | Exhibition: Mar 8–Apr 1, 2017 | Reception: Mar 7,2017 6–8

In the hands of an artist, great photographs can be made with basic equipment.  To explore this talent, we are searching for extraordinary photographs made with lousy lenses.  Artists are encouraged to explore this medium and let the creative juices flow while shooting and in the darkroom (wet or digital).

This year’s juror is Russell Joslin, sole editor and publisher of SHOTS Magazine, an independent, reader-supported quarterly journal of fine art photography that reaches an international audience.

Soho Photo 2017 International Portfolio Competition: Selections Pending

Submission Deadline: Jan 11, 2017

We are pleased to announce our annual international Portfolio Competition.  Each of three selected portfolios will be exhibited separately at the gallery for one month in April, May and June, 2017.

Members of Soho Photo Gallery’s Portfolio Review Committee will jury the competition.


Soho Photo 2016 National Photography Competition:    Winners Announced                                    

Exhibition: Jul 6–23, 2016 | Reception: Jul, 7, 6–8 pm

The Soho Photo National Photography Competition has no limits as to subject matter or technique.  This year’s juror is Elisabeth Biondi, noted independent curator, writer and teacher who served as the Visuals Editor of The New Yorker for 15 years.



Soho Photo 2016 Alternative Processes Competition:  Winners Announced            

Exhibition: Nov 2–26, 2016 | Reception: Nov 1, 6–8 pm

Soho Photo initiated its Annual Alternative Processes Competition in 2005 with the objective of recognizing the achievements of those photographers who continue to craft their images the way photographers have done since the beginning of the medium. 

These alternative processes include (but are not limited to):  Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, Salt Print, Tintype, Ziatype, Daguerreotype, Image Transfer, Liquid Emulsion, Photogravure, as well as handmade prints created from digital negatives.

Our 2016 juror, Miriam Leuchter is Editor-in-Chief of both Popular Photography and American Photo Magazine.