Photo Contests

Photo contests play an important part in stimulating creativity and ingenuity among the photographers in a healthy way. However, it is not always easy for photographers to find such contests as each of them is organized by a different set of people. In an attempt to help people within our community to find such interesting photo contests, Art Korner has come up with a compiled database of Photo Contests on the grid.

Don’t see your photo contest below? Drop a notecard inworld to Frank Atisso with relevant details, your calling card and a poster (if available). We will get back to you shortly.

This database exists solely for the purpose of information. If you are interested in participating in any of the below contests, refer to their respective official channels for any change in rules as they might not be updated here.

Mimmo Photography Competition & Exhibition

Mimmo, the region hand-crafted for SL photography, is organizing a new photo contest and exhibition in conjunction with Kultivate Galleries with total prizes worth L$30,000!


August 20th – September 20th, 12 noon SLT

Date for Exhibition at the Mimmo Gallery to be announced


  • The photos have to be taken at the Mimmo sim and MUST CLEARLY show the sim.
  • Avatars are allowed in the photos but they must not be the main focus.
  • If you wish to rez objects to enhance your creativity (props, poseballs etc.) you must join the Mimmo Group (there is a fee to join)
  • Please be mindful to pick up your items after the shoot.
  • No Porn please.
  • Each participant can submit 2 photos for the contest.

Photo Submission


  • Photos will be judged by the Mimmo team and the final choice will be made by our independent judges.
  • Porn, obscenity, racism, child play, or violence is not accepted, and those pictures will be disqualified.
  • Only pictures taken and published between August 20th and September 20th will be taken into consideration for the contest.

If any of the above criteria are not met, the picture will be disqualified.


  • 1st Prize – L$22,000
  • 2nd Prize – L$5,000
  • 3rd Prize – L$3,000

The top photos will be displayed in the Mimmo Gallery (more details will be announced next month).

If you have any questions, please contact Elise Sirnah, Mihailsk or Graice2


Fairhaven Photo Contest – September 2021

Fairhaven has reopened and will be organizing monthly photo contests for all Second life residents.

Contest Rules:


  • 1st Prize – L$7,500
  • 2nd Prize – L$5,000
  • 3rd Prize – L$2,500
  • 4th Prize – L$2,000
  • 5th Prize – L$1,500
  • Honorable Mentions (Total 5) – L$1,000 each

Contest ends on September 30th at 11:59 pm SLT

Winners to be announced on or before October 5th

Please contact Jus Strat (jus4strat) inworld for any queries


Best of Luck to all Participants!