Deadline: 24th May 2023 |

Get your cameras ready and mark your calendars! The Esperanza Pertusa Foundation International Photography Award 2023 is now accepting applications for its third edition!

This prestigious award celebrates the work of visionary artists, professionals or amateurs, who strive for positive social change by shining a light on the issues of poverty and social exclusion. If you have a passion for photography and a desire to inspire social transformation, this is the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent on an international stage.

The power of the gaze is undeniable, and this award recognizes the ability of artists to use their unique perspective to create a positive impact on society. With a focus on artistic merit, beauty and the ability to capture the viewer’s attention, this award is a testament to the transformative power of art. Join the movement and use your talent to bring beauty and hope to the world!


  • First prize: €2,000
  • Runner-up 1: €500
  • Runner-up 2: €500


  • Photographers of legal age of any nationality from any place of residence may submit for the Esperanza Pertusa Photography Prize original and unpublished works on the subject of poverty and social exclusion, as long as those works have not previously won prizes in other competitions and as long as their publishing rights have not been committed.

Find out more and apply at the official link below:


Apply before 24th May, 2023