GooglePhotography Prize

How to submit photos

The Google Photography Prize is open to students in higher education aged 18 years and older from all over the world1. Pick just one of the ten categories, share up to eight of your best shots in a public Google+ album and complete the submission form by January 31, 2012. Please follow our Google+ content policies when sharing your photos.


1. Submit your photos to Google+

  • Google+ photography competition community

    Sign into your Google+ account. If you don’t have an account sign up for one here.

  • Google+ photography competition categories

    Go to your home page, click on the camera icon in your Stream, and create an album (1 entry per person, 1 category per entry, max 8 shots).
    Name it: Google Photography Prize.

    Please ensure you keep the original photographs as we will need these if you make the final shortlist!

  • Google+ photography competition prizes

    In the description field add the relevant hashtag of the category you are entering (e.g. #travelgpp, all hashtags are here). Make the album Public and share it.

    Remember to ensure that your album is shared publicly; otherwise it cannot be counted. Don’t worry you will retain copyright ownership of your photos.

2. Fill out the submission form

1You must be 18 years or older and a student in higher education institution on the day of submission. Before winner announcements we will require student ID verification. Due to legal restrictions contest open worldwide but Brazil, Quebec, Cuba, Iran, Iraq, Syria, North Korea, Sudan, Libya, Liberia, Zimbabwe, Maynmar (Burma).