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Call for Mobile Photography

American Aperture Awards (AX3) & iPhoneographyCentral

Open Call for Entries

The Ax3’s are an international open call for photography possessing uncommon vision. This opportunity is open to photographers of all backgrounds who capture images that make the unknowable known. Our goal is to celebrate the most iconic photos taken by new and emerging talent, as well as professionals, from around the world and award their photographic insights.

iPhoneographyCentral co-curator Bob Weil is one of the mobile category judges for this year’s event. Daria Polichetti, co-founder of, is also serving on this year’s jury.

Call for entries: Submission Submission deadline is June 24, 2013.

For more information please visit

Call for Entries


We invite ALL types of photographers:

  • Professional
  • Non-Professional / Amateur
  • Student
  • Mobile

In the following categories:

  • Abstract
  • Advertising
  • Architecture / Cityscape
  • Collage
  • Documentary
  • Experimental
  • Fashion
  • Landscape / Seascape / Nature
  • Nudes
  • People / Portraits
  • Political
  • Photojournalism
  • Still Life
  • Street Photography
  • Video / Moving Images

AX3 Photography Competition


  • $3,500 in Cash Awards
  • A Lytro Camera
  • Worldwide Exhibition
  • Gallery Representation
  • Exposure to Agency Art / Creative Directors
  • Invitation to participate on, an online platform that promotes and sells art to thousands of collectors worldwide.
  • Feature in Fabrik Magazine
  • ePhotoBook published by

AX3 - Judges


Your work will be reviewed by an esteemed panel of judges from the worlds of photography, art, publishing, education and cultural institutions:

  • Bob Weil: Author (The Art of iPhone Photography) and iPhoneographer
  • Daria Polichetti: Co-Founder of
  • Graham Howe: Curator, Photo-Historian
  • Will Michels: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • Maurice Ortega: Director of The Queensland Centre for Photography, Australia
  • Sarah Lee: Curator
  • Bobbi Fabian: Chair of Photography at New York Film Academy

For more information or to submit your photos to the competition, please visit