National Competition

© Anna Grevenitis, 2019 Exhibitor


The 2020 National Competition has closed. Winners can be seen here. Please check back for the 2021 competition. Deadlines will be posted and email sent to all on our mailing list. You can sign up here.

About the Competition

Each year the juror will choose approximately 40 photographs for exhibition in our gallery. Cash prizes for first, second and third place winners will be awarded and up to four honorable mentions. The juror’s selections will also be posted on the Soho Photo website.

Jurors for the Alternative Processes Competition are leaders in the field. Past jurors have included Kris Graves (2020) and Paula Tognarelli (2018). This year’s juror will be announced when the competition opens for submissions in September.

The competition is open to all photographers age 18 years old or older, who are residents of the United States, excluding members of the Soho Photo Gallery.

1-7 images: US$50.00
8-15 images: US$75.00

The awards include cash prizes from Soho Photo Gallery for 1st (US$300.00, 2nd (US$200.00), and 3rd place (US$100.00). There will also be a minimum of two Honorable Mentions, and special gifts from our sponsor. The sponsor for this year’s Competition is Archival Methods, Inc.

About Soho Photo Gallery
Soho Photo Gallery is an artist-run gallery that nurtures high quality, diverse fine-art photography while creating an environment that is uniquely welcoming to visitors and member photographers. The gallery was founded in 1971 by a group of New York Times photographers who desired a venue for photography as fine-art.



Joel Morgovsky

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