Winning photograph from the 2023 International Photography Competition
Left: Angelika Kollin, United States, Everyday Saint Lucy

Middle: Helga Madajova, Slovakia, ConnectionLower

Right: Julia Wimmerlin, Ukraine, Birth, from the “Fresco” series

Following a record number of submissions in 2023 with over 2300 entries from 57 countries, FMoPA is proud to announce that the call for entries for the 2024 International Photography Competition, sponsored by the Tampa International Airport and Visit Tampa Bay, begins on February 5.
The categories for the 2024 International Photography Competition include:
– People/Portraits
– Places/Landscape
– Nature/Science/Animals
– Documentation/Photojournalism
– Still Life
– Conceptual
– Abstract Photography
Winners from each category will be featured in a group exhibition at TPA and receive prizes generously provided by VTB and other sponsors, including a $1000 prize for the Best in Competition.

The competition was judged by a panel of renowned photographers, including:

  • Jessica Jarl – Director of Global Exhibitions at Fotografiska International.

  • Elena Paraskeva – International Conceptual Photographer, Art Director and official ADOBE instructor.

  • Steven Benson – Curator at the Southeast Museum of Photography & Professional Photographer

  • Martha Asencio-Rhine – Director of Photography Features and Projects at the Tampa Bay Times

  • Hiromi Nakamura – Curator at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

  • Kristen Roles – Photography Instructor at the University of Tampa & University of South Florida

  • Collier Brown – Photography Critic

  • Beate Cegielska – Director, Galleri Image
  • Eve Schillo – Associate Curator, Wallis Annenberg Photography Dept. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  • John Collins – Founder of the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance