Allard Photography Competition 2024

The Allard Photography Competition is an esteemed contest that celebrates photographic excellence aligned with the core values of the Allard Prize. The Allard Prize Committee assumes the role of adjudicator for the contest. Photographers from all over the world are encouraged to submit their entries throughout the year. The submissions should encompass themes that resonate with courage and leadership in the battle against corruption, with a primary focus on advancing transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and human rights, while also addressing corruption and human rights violations in developed nations.


The benefits of participating in the Allard Photography Competition are numerous. Each distinguished winning photograph will be honoured with a prize of CAD 1,000 and will be prominently showcased on the Allard Prize website. Accompanied by a concise description and the photographer’s name, the photograph will grace the website for six months. It is a great opportunity to gain recognition and showcase your talent to a wider audience.


To be eligible for the Allard Photography Competition, you must have reached the age of majority in your country of residence at the time of entry. Members of the Allard Prize Photography Competition Jury, the Allard Prize Committee, and the Allard Prize Advisory Board are not eligible to participate during their terms as Jury, Committee, or Advisory Board members and for one year following the end of their terms.

The selection process involves submitting your photograph(s) in an accepted file type (jpg, png, jpeg), with a maximum file size of 512 MB and a maximum of 4 files. For horizontal images, the dimensions should be at least 1180 pixels wide and for vertical images, the dimensions should be at least 740 pixels tall. There should be no borders on the image files, and no white or black framing.

The application deadline for the Allard Photography Competition is May 1, 2024. If you are interested and qualified, head over to the Allard Prize website on to apply. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to showcase your photographic talent and contribute to the fight against corruption and human rights violations.


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