International photography contest 2021 - 100 BEST PHOTOS of the year
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35AWARDS — a major international award created in 2015 by the creators of the professional photo community The 1st award was attended by 36 thousand people from 110 countries. The 6th was attended by over 123 thousand people from 173 countries. More than 444 thousand photographs were submitted for the competition.

Special attention is paid to the voting system in 3 stages, thanks to which we are able to process a huge number of downloads. At each stage, hardening the selection criteria. We are constantly improving to make voting more objective.

The objectives of the award include the search for the best 100 works of the year in various categories. And since 2017 the definition of 100 best photographers of the year based on the 3 best works.

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35AWARDS 2021

All photos are estimated anonymously, therefore regalia, merits and popularity of photographers absolutely do not influence the result. This is an excellent chance for beginning photographers to make themselves known and show the whole world their truly worthy work. It is also the best opportunity for professionals to once again confirm their status quo. Unprejudiced and multi-stage assessment will not miss the most interesting shots and find better among them, identifying the 100 most worthy.

If you have photos that you consider worthy, you should not doubt. Participate, share the best works, watch the audience response and get new sources of inspiration.

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Will be informed about

You will always know the status of your work in the competition. You learn how to work for your vote are different categories of judges, from the audience to professionals.

During the competition you download photos from the time, before the announcement of the results will be informed of the status of their work, gain invaluable experience, enhance your professional skills, acquire new useful contacts.

You will see an objective assessment of your photos from the point of view of the jury, and from the point of view of ordinary viewers. Open impartial refereeing. Each participant is in the same position, anyone can be a winner.

Throughout the contest the authorship lies. Voting also anonymous.

" 35PHOTO.RU is one of the best communities that I know of . when I heard about their contest I didn't hesitete to participate. their vote system and judging is fantastic. and the system will update the status of the photos in every minute. When you look at how many votes has been given to the photos you can see how important this contest is. And I will participate in their new 2016 contest for sure becuase it's free and Awesome! "
Milad Safabakhsh
Iran, Kerman

Receiving photos

We will help you choose the right picture for the contest

It's not the amount of work and their quality. At the time of reception of works we have prepared a tool with which you will be able to better prepare for the time of the primary vote.

Upload photos right now and get an average rating of your photos from photographers from around the world within minutes.

Usually, sending the contest works you are relying on your own opinions of what photos to choose from. Photos sent to undergo months of waiting, the jury appraisal and silence. Let's see how you can come prepared at the time of the primary vote.

Now in their photographs you saw a few figures:
Number of comparisons - the number of times your picture compared with other photographs on ballot volunteer within your category (the more comparisons the more accurate indicators).
Percent - how often your chosen compared to other photographs (the higher the percentage the better the quality of your work)
The scale of the photo - key indicator which is to be guided. The closer the index to the blue end of the scale the better your chances for a successful participation in the award.

How to act? We show a simple example.

Load the two photos that you think should be involved. After a while, after a preliminary vote, you will see the figures. The most important indicator is the lower range, only pay attention to it. In some photos the slider closer to the blue part of the reserve and, the other is deleted. In the example above, we remove the second photo.

In place of a remote load another photo, and all over again. We reserve the best, the other is removed and a new load.

In this way you get two powerful photos that dignity will be able to compete with other photos. The more tests you do, the better. Similarly, should come with a lot of pictures.

We wish you a successful adjustment and win!

At the stage of acceptance of work will receive constructive criticism

Now, members can receive, for work added to the competition, constructive comments from trusted commenters.

You can change the photo during the entire time of reception

50 members of the jury
from 50 countries

Every year competition will attract 50 jury members from different countries. No more than one person from each. What will choose the winners of the most independent and objective.

Unique vote in 3 stages:


In random order, within the category, two photos are shown from which to choose.

Votes of all participants and spectators.

Picture has the maximum number of votes go to the second stage.


Voting 35PHOTO professional community (photographers passed moderation on site and confirm the high level). According to voting results photo community scored the maximum number of votes will be held in 3 stages.

Participants and spectators also voted as the first stage. A small number of pictures collected the maximum number of votes will also be able to pass to the next round and get on our analysis of the professional jury.


The final vote of 50 jury members from 50 countries. Jury randomly displayed photos, each photo is a jury member could put a rating from 1 to 5. After review and evaluation of all the photos in the category of member of the jury selects up to 15 works which it considers worthy to enter the 100 best photographs of the year!

All other participants in the same vote on the 5-point scale, and up to learn how much their opinion is similar with the opinion of the jury!

50 members of the jury could influence the vote on the first two stages. If the picture does not pass to the next stage, the jury members can voice their transfer photos to the next stage in the opinion of the audience and the professional community. Thus, the quality of the vote will be better, and non-standard and complex work get a chance.

In the first fotopremii number of participants amounted to 36 thousand people and 80 thousand works were submitted... This year, the number of activities and participants will be more, and to vote without objectivity combined voting system simply can not do.


Rating of photographers in your area

As a result of the award will be made rating photographers in your city. The rating will be based on the basis of one of your best photos that won most balls .

To compile the rating must be at least 15 participants from your city

All participants receive a certificate of participation with results
" This is a excellent platform to showcase your work to the world. Very good opportunity & really one can understand about the correct feedback of his/her work. "

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The catalog contains more than 1500 photos from 22 nominations from more than 1000 authors of the 5rd 35AWARDS