Photography Competition Pictures
Photographer of the Year was chosen from more than 270,000 images taken by more than 38,000 photographers.
A selection of images on the shortlist for Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016.
What makes a great drone photo? Find out in this gallery.
Now in their ninth year, the awards were created to showcase the iPhone camera.
Stunning picture of a horseman in the snow in Inner Mongolia wins world-renowned photography contest.
Stunning photos raise awareness of issues like sustainable development, pollution and human rights.
The tenth annual Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year Award is open for entry until 10 July.
The Best of Russia contest attracts thousands of entries from amateur and professional photographers across the country.
Fifteen beautiful photos submitted in the Nature category of National Geographic's annual travel photo contest.
Iranian photographer Asghar Khamseh has been named L'Iris d'Or Photographer of the Year in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.
Iranian photojournalist Asghar Khamseh won the L'Iris d'Or Photographer of the Year for his powerful portraits of acid attack victims.
The winners of the Open and Youth sections of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced.
Photo of volcano erupting wins 13th annual Smithsonian magazine photo contest, with entries from 168 countries
NPPP has selected 49 finalists from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects
The winners of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) science photography competition.
Judges have chosen the best photos from 60 countries. Which is your favourite?
You can help choose the winner of the Smithsonian Photo Contest Readers' Choice Award.
We present a selection of images from the Open shortlist in the world's biggest photography competition.
We present a selection of images from the Professional shortlist in the world's biggest photography competition.
A moonlit image of refugees crossing the border from Serbia into Hungary has been selected as the World Press photo of the year.