Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2017

Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest 2017

Deadline: March 22, 2017

The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is a chance for young photojournalists from around the world to make a name for themselves, to assess their skills and see what drives and thrills them most in this job and what they should pursue. The contest, with a jury of leading international photographers and photography experts, discovers new names and displays their works for the whole world to see.


The 2017 contest will showcase four categories for which young photographers can vie for awards: “Top News” and “Sport”,  “My Planet”  and “Portrait. A Hero of Our Time”.


  • 1st Prize: 50,000 rubles;
  • 2nd Prize: 35,000 rubles and
  • 3rd Prize: 25,000 rubles
  • Grand Prix set at 500,000 rubles.


  • Open to photographers between 18 to 33 years of age.

Important Dates

  • March 22, 2017: Entries close
  • May 23, 2017: Shortlist Announcement
  • August 7, 2017: Winner’s List
  • September 9, 2017: Award Ceremony, opening of the photo exhibition

For application and more information, visit Andrei Stenin Photo Contest.