OpenWalls Arles is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. All entrants have been emailed with their status in the competition and the shortlist will be announced in April / May 2019.


We are offering both emerging and professional photographers, from around the globe, the opportunity to have their photographs exhibited at the internationally renowned Galerie Huit Arles. Coinciding with Les Rencontres d’Arles 2019, one of the world’s most established photographic festivals their images will be seen by the thousands in attendance.

From the 50 shortlisted images, 3 outstanding finalists will receive return flights & accommodation to attend the opening event of the exhibition, where the overall winner will be chosen and announced.

We believe that every photographer deserves the opportunity for exposure and recognition. This is your chance to show your work to thousands of industry leaders, peers and visitors from across the world.

  Overall Winner 3 Finalists Editor's Choice Up to 50 Shortlisted Photographers Every Participant
1 year complimentary print subscription to British Journal of Photography        
Weekly pass to attend Les Rencontres d’Arles 2019      
Return flights + accommodation to Arles, France to attend Les Rencontres d’Arles 2019      
Dedicated feature on BJP-Online    
The chance to be part of a group feature on BJP-Online  
Receive extensive press coverage  
Be exhibited as part of a month-long group show at Galerie Huit Arles in Arles, France during ‘Les Rencontres d’Arles’ in July 2019  
Your work judged by leading industry experts

Calls are now closed