The Story Behind That Picture: "How to Win Photo Competitions"

Thorsten von Overgaard is a Danish writer and photographer, specializing in portrait photography and documentary photography, known for writings about photography and as an educator and photo competition judge. Here Thorsten shares his advice on winning photo competetions.

  Winner of the   Maybank Photogarhy Awards   2012, by Muhamad Seleh Bin Dollah

Winner of the Maybank Photogarhy Awards 2012, by Muhamad Seleh Bin Dollah

So, each photo competition has it’s own soul and style. Just like people have different tastes, photo competitions have different tastes.

The first and obvious question in deciding to participate in one or the other competition to ask is:

“Do I have some images in a style that would fit in?”

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Author: Thorsten Overgaard


Martin Sean

London, UK