Google Photography Prize

The Big Picture

We challenge you to come up with photographs that will make us laugh, cry, listen, hop on a plane, start a conversation, or start a revolution.

  • Category: Me

    Me #megpp

    Show us images that best capture you — moments with friends and family, dancing with your dog, or your favorite pair of beat-up sneakers.

  • Category: Food

    Food #foodgpp

    Shots that tantalize — from mouthwatering ingredients to dishes to die for.

  • Category: Travel

    Travel #travelgpp

    Take us there with photos of your travels that give us a sense of place and culture.

  • Category: Fashion

    Fashion #fashiongpp

    Here’s your chance to stroll the catwalk and reveal your fashion sense.

  • Category: Action

    Action #actiongpp

    Action takes many forms—whether it’s the raw speed of a racetrack or the gentle ripple of a waterbug on a still pond.

  • Category: Street

    Street #streetgpp

    Capture the urban vibe with big city boulevards, tree-lined avenues, or the street where you live.

  • Category: Sport

    Sport #sportgpp

    Bring your A game. Show us the passion, excitement, and athleticism of sport.

  • Category: Night

    Night #nightgpp

    Keep us in the dark or light up the night. Any natural night view is eligible.

  • Category: Sound/Silence

    Sound/Silence #soundsilencegpp

    What does sound look like? Can you show us in a photo?

  • Category: Point of View

    Point of view #pointofviewgpp

    Document what is happening now - from protests to celebrations.

Want to take part?

If you are a student in higher education aged 18 years or older then this contest is for you. Submit up to eight of your best shots into one of the ten categories by January 31, 2012.

Enter now