Photo Contest Monthly Themes

BetterPhoto's photo contest is the most fun, most objective, and most inspiring photography contest on the Web.

Each month, every single category will be a new twist on an old theme.

Current Categories: NOVEMBER

  • Reflections in Water (Nature/Landscape)
  • Pairs (Animals)
  • People
  • Contrasts (Elements of Design)
  • Digital Composites (Technique)
  • Travel/Place
  • Still-Life
  • Details/Macro
  • Lighthouses (Man-Made)
  • Catch-All

Past Categories: OCTOBER

  • Fall Colors (Nature/Landscape)
  • Backyard Birds (Animals)
  • Photographers (People)
  • Texture (Elements of Design)
  • Intentional Blur (Technique)
  • Famous Destinations (Travel/Place)
  • Close Up Flowers (Still-Life)
  • Miniatures (Details/Macro)
  • Trains (Man-Made)
  • Catch-All

PAST Categories: SEPTEMBER

  • Sky (Nature/Landscape)
  • Cats (Animals)
  • Back to School (People)
  • Diagonals (Elements of Design)
  • Freezing Action / Fast Shutter Speed (Technique)
  • Rustic (Travel/Place)
  • Musical (Still-Life)
  • Raindrops (Details/Macro)
  • Paths (Man-Made)
  • Catch-All

PAST Categories: AUGUST

  • Light & Lightning (Nature/Landscape)
  • Horses (Animals)
  • Babies (People)
  • Three of a Kind (Elements of Design)
  • Framing the Subject (Technique)
  • Funny Travels (Travel/Place)
  • Fruit (Still-Life)
  • Bicycles & Bicycle Parts (Details/Macro)
  • Abandoned Buildings (Man-Made)
  • Catch-All

PAST Categories: JULY

  • Sunsets with Silhouettes
  • Lions, Tigers & Bears
  • Life-Affirming Photojournalism
  • S-Curves
  • Wide-Angle with a Foreground Object
  • Windows and Doors
  • Books & Writing
  • Butterflies
  • Monuments and More at Night
  • Catch-All

PAST Categories: JUNE

  • Wide Angle Wonders
  • Pet Photography
  • Sports and Action
  • Line Leading the Eye
  • Long Exposure
  • Unique and Interesting Places
  • Historical & Meaningful Rooms
  • Bees
  • Classic Cars
  • Catch-All

Past Categories: MAY

  • Bodies of Water
  • Farm Animals
  • Candids
  • Patterns
  • Black and White with a Splash of Color
  • People During Travels
  • Arranged Objects
  • Bugs
  • Craftsmanship
  • Smartphone Photography

Past Categories: APRIL

  • Mountains and Hills
  • Birds
  • Street Photography
  • Abstracts
  • Black and White
  • Small Towns
  • Still Life: Bouquets
  • Flower Petals and Parts
  • Architecture
  • Catch-All
Previous Monthly Themes: March 2018 and Before
 
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