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The AX3's are an international open call for photography possessing uncommon vision. This opportunity is open to photographers of all backgrounds who capture images that make the unknowable known. Our goal is to celebrate the most iconic photos taken by new and emerging talent, as well as professionals, from around the world and award their photographic insights..


  • Recognition amongst your peers and the photographic and creative communities
  • $4,000 in Cash Awards
  • A Solo Booth at the Photo Independent Art Fair
  • Worldwide Exhibition
  • Gallery Representation
  • Exposure to Agency Art/ Creative Directors Worldwide
  • Publication, and more...


Professionals: Single Image: $35 USD; Series (2 to 5 images): $60 USD

Non-Professionals: Single Image: $25 USD; Series (2 to 5 images): $50 USD

Students: Single Image: $20 USD; Series (2 to 5 images): $30 USD

Mobile Photography: Single Image: $20 USD; Series (2 to 5 images): $30 USD 


Your work will be reviewed by an esteemed panel of judges from the worlds of photography, art, publishing, education and cultural institutions:

  • Bobbi Fabian: Chair of Photography at New York Film Academy
  • Graham Howe: Curator, Photo-Historian
  • Will Michels: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Maurice Ortega: Former Director of The Queensland Centre for Photography, Australia

Mobile Photography Jurors
  • Joanne Carter: Photographer/ Founder of TheAppWhisperer.com
  • Karen Divine: Award-Winning Photographer and iPhoneographer
  • Daria Polichetti: Co-Founder of iPhoneArt.com and PrintVogue.com
  • Melissa Vincent: iPhoneographer and Instagrammer 

Deadline extended: December 31, 2014 

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