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Presenting The 2018 EyeEm Awards Finalists

By Marili Persson - 3 min read

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As the world's largest photography competition, the EyeEm Awards receives hundreds of thousands of submissions from talented creatives across the globe. Here we present the 2018 EyeEm Awards finalists, which received over 700,000 submissions from more than 100,000 photographers worldwide.

Since 2010, our community has showcased exceptional photography and this year proves no different. The EyeEm Awards is now in its fifth offical year and we’re excited to announce the 100 finalists from hundreds of thousands of submissions, all carrying a strong and unique message.

See all finalists with their stories here

This year’s jury, including representatives from Adidas, VII Photo Agency, WeTransfer, Squarespace and more, have selected the top 10 images from each of the nine categories and 10 shortlisted photographers for Photographer of the Year. All finalists will get featured, exhibited and published on a global scale,.

The Photographer of the Year will receive a trip to the inaugural Berlin Photo Week, a Sony Alpha camera, a complimentary one-year subscription from our friends at Format to build a stunning portfolio, a feature in Format Magazine, and mentorship throughout the year by senior photo editors.

2018 EyeEm Awards Categories

The Architect (presented by ArchDaily): 95k + submissions The Great Outdoors: 229k + submissions The Photojournalist (presented by VII Photo Agency): 53k + submissions The Portraitist - 77k + submissions The Street Photographer (presented by Highsnobiety): 87k+ submissions The Creative: 42k+ submissions The Traveler: 116k+ submissions The Still Life Photographer (presented by White Wall): 67k+ submissions The Fashion Photographer (presented by Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week): 27k+ submissions

The Finalists

From over 700,000 submissions to 100: Below, we look at a selection of final contenders. Want to see the full list of finalists and read their stories? Click here.

Premium
architecture, built structure, real people, building exterior, rear view
no people, architecture, blue, built structure, clear sky
one person, casual clothing, front view, real people, indoors
pink color, indoors, table, no people, colored background
human hand, hand, one person, yellow, human body part
one person, indoors, front view, smiling, portrait
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water, sky, scenics - nature, cloud - sky, beauty in nature
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 Aerial View,  Australia,  Beauty In Nature,  Cold Temperature,  Covered
one person, headshot, portrait, front view, males
one person, indoors, men, real people, furniture
portrait, looking at camera, front view, one person, headshot
sitting, vehicle interior, real people, lifestyles, mode of transportation
indoors, high angle view, table, human body part, bed
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group of people, real people, sky, leisure activity, cloud - sky
one person, lying down, real people, day, architecture
real people, group of people, men, lifestyles, people
architecture, real people, mode of transportation, city, land vehicle

The fifth annual EyeEm Awards is part of Berlin Photo Week. The awards ceremony will be held October 13 in Berlin, Germany. For more information, click here.