Enter In 12 Different Categories. Win up to $3,000 US Prize Award. Open To All Photographers Worldwide


Jan 20 2021 - Dec 15 2021 Union Of Lights 2021 Luminance Award Join This Year’s Biggest Photography Contest. Now Accepting Submissions Until Nov 20.

Union Of Lights 2021 Luminance Award

UNION OF LIGHTS World Photography Contest is founded to celebrate photography, its history and most of all, its art form - the subtle balance between aesthetics and purpose, aesthetics - the desire to attain ultimate beauty in reality through the use of a camera - and purpose - the natural dependency and need to express what is inherent. Union of Lights recognizes and celebrates the world's best photographs.

Contest Awards & Prizes

Up to $10,000 US in Cash Prizes with 60% of all entries awarded to the Best Photograph Overall, the Winning Photograph, and Best Photograph in each Category. The Luminance Award - Best Photograph Overall - receives 30% of all entries. The Best Photograph in each Category receives percentage dividend of 30% of all entries.
Entry Fee: $10
Announcement Date: Dec 15, 2021

12 Categories

One Winner Will Be Chosen From Each Category And One Overall Winner From All Categories


Photographs with emphasis on subject through aesthetics and elements of composition, not as an individual thing, but as lines, shapes, colors, textures, shadows, and highlights.


Photographs that capture historical, ordinary and postmodern architectures as religious, public, residential, commercial and landscape architectures.


Photographs that capture scenes using creative elements to improve the subject’s presence from the subject’s natural state.


Photographs that capture food and drinks using elements and techniques that make the food or drink looking appetizing and its best.


Photographs that capture nature from its natural state and wildlife from its natural habitat.


Photographs that capture humans showing human nature and expressions or reactions.


Photographs that capture the actions or motions of moving subjects.


Photographs that capture captivating scenes and portraits using different tones of gray, ranging from white to dark.


Photographs that capture portraits that include elements as make-ups, props, posing, extensive lighting, and beautiful locations.


Photographs that capture nature and land using techniques that captivate and take the viewer into the scene.


Photographs that capture inanimate subjects as commonplace objects.


Photographs that capture candid lives in public areas and people in situations and real-life events or milestones.