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World Photo Day Global

Enter our global photo competition

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World Photo Day Canberra

Participate in our first citywide photo event in Canberra, Australia

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Share Your Story. Inspire our World.

In a world where millions of pictures are uploaded every minute, World Photo Day is inspiring thousands of photographers across the planet to share a single photo with a simple purpose: to share their world with the world.

From everyday life to incredible landscapes, our global gallery is an evolving mosaic of images captured by photographers of all skills levels living in a diverse range of countries and cultures.

No matter who you are, where you are or what equipment and skills you have, World Photo Day can help open your eyes to the possibilities of photography, and enable you to share the world as you see it.

On World Photo Day I sat in my garden and pondered. I took photographs of my children with my new camera lens, I thought about taking them somewhere exciting and fun to try a photoshoot and I wondered whether to invite friends over to capture their fun as they played in the sunshine. And then I looked again at my garden. My lovely, blooming garden. And I realised you don’t actually have to travel far to find wonder and beauty and ‘exciting’.

Tara Cain, Sticky Fingers

In honour of World Photo Day, I sat down to write a list of reasons to celebrate photography. How ironic that my top five list largely related to human connections and not to the landscapes I love to photograph. Without intending it that way, my list evolved to be entirely in keeping with the rationale behind World Photo Day – a celebration of the ability we have to communicate through this medium and to unite local and global communities with the power of photography.

Louise Law, Create Evoke

Love taking photos? You’re in great company!

With over 250,000 photographers contributing to World Photo Day around the world, you’re celebrating with a truly global community.

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Who’s been talking about World Photo Day?

With thousands of people celebrating with us around the globe, World Photo Day has been celebrated by organisations everywhere. See what others are saying about World Photo Day.