Become an Award-Winning Photographer!

THE BEST BABY PHOTO AWARDS

BPA Photo Awards;

  • It rewards Baby Photographers with awards, priority listing in our directory, strong profiles, titles, and professional recognition.
  • It is a competition open to all Photographers.
  • The photos are evaluated by the world’s best Baby Photographers, Educators and Speakers.
  • With the awards you win here, you gain prestige in the world and give your customers more confidence by showing that you are an “Award-Winning Photographer“.
BPA Photo Awards Judges
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The value of an award is determined by its Judges.

JURY
  1. All scoring for the competition is done online by Judges on the secure BPA Voting Board. Photographer names cannot be seen by the Jury.
  2. The jury will evaluate your photos according to the following criteria:
    • Use of Light
    • Exposure
    • Materials and Colors Used
    • Idea and Creativity
    • Originality
  3. There are 8 categories for applications outlined below. The participant should choose the category that best fits the overall feel, impact and story of each image.
    • Maternity
    • Birth (Photos taken during and in the first hours after birth)
    • Newborn (0-2 Months)
    • Baby Sitter & Cake-Smash (between 2-12 months)
    • Baby & Kids (12 Months – 18 Years Old)
    • Family (There is no age restriction.)
    • Best Photography Reels
    • Customer Experience ( your clients are going to be the judges )
  4. The jury evaluates your photos according to the above criteria. According to the final score determined by the Jury, your photo will receive the relevant Award.
  5. PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR:
    This prestigious title will be awarded on a point system that is cumulative in all BPA Photography Contests in a year.
UPLOADING A PHOTO
  • You should send your photos in Jpg, jpeg format, with a long side 1920px and a maximum size of 2MB.

  • Your photos should not contain an expression that introduces you, such as a Logo or Signature.

  • Jury members will evaluate your photos independently.

  • Name your photos as follows:
    NameSurname_Category
    For example SerapSeker_Newborn
    If you are participating with more than 1 photo in the same category, you can add the photo number.
    For example SerapSeker_Newborn_2

    ** If you have any problems uploading photos, you can send an email to hello@babiesandphotographers.com and ask for support.

CATEGORIES

 1. MATERNITY:

  • Pregnant women should be the focus of the photo. However, different people are allowed in the photo.

2. BIRTH:

  • Images were taken during birth and in the first hours after the baby’s birth.

3. NEWBORN:

  • You can only send photos of 0-2-month-old babies in this category. Lifestyle newborn photos can also be submitted from this category. Family members should not be involved.

4. BABY SITTER & CAKE-SMASH:

  • You can send photos of babies between 3 and 12 months from this category. Family members should not be involved.

5. BABY & KID:

  • Children aged 12 months to 18 years are considered in this category. Parents should not be involved but siblings should be involved.

6. FAMILY:

  • There is no age restriction. Photos with family members should be shared in this category.

7. NEW- PHOTOGRAPHY REELS:

  • It should be included in your photos. A selection will be made from among the most interesting reels.
  • See the details here

8. NEW – CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE:

  • You will get a special link after you apply for the award. You can share this link with your customers to nominate the experience they got from you.
  • See the details here

** If a submitted photo does not fit the category description, BPA reserves the right to place the photo in an appropriate category.

AWARDS RULES
  1. All Photographers can participate in the BPA Photo Awards with as many photos as they want.
  2. BPA Premium Members can participate in Photo Awards with 6 photographs for FREE. Members who want to participate with more photos can participate by paying the fee.
  3. All applications must be submitted electronically, in digital format, as JPG only, through our submission form.
  4. Photos should not be from workshops. Such photos will disqualify the application. If this is detected after the photo has been awarded, it will result in the award being revoked.
  5. After paying the entrance fee, you cannot make any changes to the photo. Submissions are non-refundable after an application has been made.
  6. Your application must be your original work and must not infringe on anyone else’s rights. You must own the copyright of the images you participate in the competition.
  7. BPA has the right to disqualify or recategorize any application if it does not meet the essential requirements.
  8. The photos should not contain the photographer’s name, logo or sign in any way. The JURY evaluates the photographs completely independently.
  9. Copyright remains with the photographer, but by participating in this contest you allow BPA to use any submitted image in any way without payment.
  10. Please make sure you have all releases and model releases where applicable before submitting your photos.
  11. We will only use your photos for promotional purposes directly related to the BPA Photography Awards competition and BPA’s sister websites.
  12. We will never resell your photos or allow a third party to access them.
  13. If we receive a request from a third party to use your photos, we will email this request directly to you.
  14. As an award winner, you agree that we may post your winning submission to the official BPA Photo Awards Website, Facebook and Instagram accounts to promote our competition.
  15. As a BPA Photo Awards winner, you agree to participate in contest promotions. You allow us to use your name and winning photos to advertise and publicize the BPA contest and our organization at no additional cost.
    BPA will not be responsible or liable for any misuse of your materials by unauthorized third parties.
    We will appreciate you as a photographer every time we use your photos.

Awards Participation Process

1- Prepare Your Photo

  • Whether you are a BPA Member or not, you can participate in the competition.
  • BPA Premium Members do not pay for 6 photos.
  • You can participate in the Awards by filling out the Submission Form on this page.
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2- Upload Your Photo

  • You should send your photos in Jpg, jpeg format, with a long side 1920px and a maximum size of 2MB.
  • It shouldn’t include your name, logo.

3- Wait for the Results

Wait until the jury evaluates and rewards your photos.

  • BPA Photo Awards are held twice a year.
  • Results begin to be announced in the 3rd week of June & December.
  • You will. be notified by email. Also you can see the results on this website and our Social Media accounts.

4- Get Your Award Certificates

  • Proudly show your customers the awards you have won from the world’s best baby photography contest, hang them in your studio, share them on social media and on your website.
  • You can get your certificate by clicking here.

 

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BABIES & PHOTOGRAPHERS PHOTO AWARDS

APPLICATION DATES FOR THE BEST PHOTOS OF 2022 – 1ST ROUND

Submissions are open for Babies & Photographers BEST PHOTOS of 2022 – 1.st Round. You can participate in the competition until 1 June. The winners will be announced both here and on social media in the 3rd week of June and will also be notified by email.

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BECOME AN AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER

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EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNTS

LSP ACTIONS

SPECIAL GIFTS FOR PARTICIPANTS AND WINNERS

Shown as one of the best shows in the world and award-winning, LSP Actions offers 40% discount to all contest participants and a 100 Pound gift certificate to the winner of each contest. It also gives an extra £250 gift certificate to the photo of the year.

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SPECIAL GIFTS FOR PARTICIPANTS AND WINNERS

The Perfect Posie®
Contribution is 1 x The Perfect Posie® Full Collection (includes shipping) for Newborn Category WINNER exclusively

Graceland Designs® International
10% off for all participants for each competition
15% off to winners of each competition
Winners will be “featured” on the website and monthly newsletter campaigns in addition for exposure.

PIXPA

SPECIAL GIFTS TO CONTEST PARTICIPANTS, WINNERS AND BPA MEMBERS

PIXPA.com, the choice of tens of thousands of photographers from the world’s best online gallery, website and e-store software, gives a 50% discount to all BPA Members. In addition, it gives 25% free membership to everyone who participates in the competition, 50% to the winners and 1-year free membership to the 1st place of the competition.

SPROUT STUDIO

SPECIAL GIFTS TO CONTEST PARTICIPANTS, WINNERS AND BPA MEMBERS

Sprout Studio is a studio management suite created by photographers for photographers. Earn more money, look better to your customers and save time throughout the day. With Sprout Studio you can organize your clients, automate your workflow, streamline your emails, generate invoices, sign contracts, publish surveys and forms, share galleries and offer digital downloads, collect feedback on album and book designs, save expenses, and track your work…

Save 20% off a BPA-exclusive Annual subscription or 20% off your first month with Sprout.

FLODESK

50% DISCOUNT FOR PARTICIPANTS

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You will receive 50% off when you enter the BPA Photography Awards.

Submission Fees

1 PHOTO

15 $

3 PHOTOS

25 $

  • You can participate in the contest in the same or different categories with 3 photos.

 

 

 

6 PHOTOS

40 $

  • You can participate in the contest in the same or different categories with 6 photos.
  • It’s free for Premium Members

BEST PHOTOGRAPHY REELS

BPA REELS AWARDS

50 $ or Free for Premium Members

  • Let’s have fun, beat the Instagram algorithm and win an award!
  • Reels must include photos or scenes from your sessions.
  • It can be educational reels, backstage reels or fun photography reels.
  • Show your follower that you are an award-winning reels photographer.

BEST CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

BPA CX AWARDS

75 $ or Free for Premium Members

  • Your Clients are going to be the judges.
  • When your clients submit a nomination, they’ll fill out a comprehensive evaluation considering different aspects like your communication, conduct, performance, delivery, value, and more.

 

 

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2022

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BPA AWARD BADGES

 

Beautiful photos deserve appreciation. With our Official BPA Badges, we reward photographers in the Baby Photo Awards twice a year for their outstanding performance. We do this with a Jury of the World’s Best Baby Photographers and Educators. Earn badges, become an award-winning photographer, show your brand stronger to the World and to your Potential Customers.

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Best Photographer Of The Year

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MASTER PHOTOGRAPHER

BPA REELS AWARDS

BPA PHOTOGRAPHY REELS AWARD

BPA CX AWARDS

BPA BEST CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

BPA PHOTO AWARDS CERTIFICATES

Freddie: ‘Mum, I’m so proud of you, I’m so SO proud of you, that’s just AMAZING!’ *he pauses for a split second* ‘Obviously your greatest achievement in life was giving birth to me but this is a close second!’

Wild Mama Photo

Award-Winning Photographer

What an amazing morning to wake up to the news that my photo won the best family photo of the year – 2021 🤍 Thank you to all the judges, who are the best newborn, baby and maternity photographers in the world!’

Linda Lindset

Award Winning Baby Photographer

What a fantastic surprise to wake up to this morning! First place in an international contest in which two of my biggest inspirations (@meg_nlo & @littlewhitephotography )were on the jury 😱 Thank you so much!’

Megan - Sweet Little Photography

Award-Winning Photographer

HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE WITH BPA

STAND OUT. Let the world see your wonderful photos, read your articles, be featured in photo magazines.

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