Food in the Field

For this category, think harvest, picnic, farm, farm dinner – or any other relevant interpretation. Use your imagination. We’re excited to see what you enter!


The food or beverage is up to you—but the goal is the same for every contestant. Give us an image that brings the fire!

Oooey Gooey

Sticky, sweet, savory – it’s your call. What we’re looking for is one, big, delicious mess!


Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, dessert, whatever. If it’s plated (and you can interpret “plate” however you wish), we want to see it!

Freeze Frame

We’re looking for images that stop food in its tracks. And stop us in our tracks, too!

Food on Film Shorts

Bring the motion! Show us your short videos that celebrate food in any way.

Drips and Dollops

Drinks and sauces and water, oh, my! If your photo has a beautiful drip or dollop send it in—we’d love to see it!

The Hunger Project - Feeding the World

Show us your photos of foods from anywhere in the world that are doing a little good.

Student Work

If you are a student and like to shoot food, this is your category. Enter images you have shot as a student from January 2021 until the entry deadline. These can be anything related to food from plated food to food being harvested, it's up to you.

Tastebuds Carnival

Presented by Smashmallow

Candy, dessert, or some other delightful confection. Yes, we're looking for one delectable photo!

Food for Bloggers

Show us your food images that have enticed readers and brought blog stories to life.

Celebrating Food

A birthday, a wedding, a special dinner – whatever the celebration, show us how foods can bring the party to life.

Splishes and Splashes

Show us an image featuring a beautiful splash! The creative execution of that splash is totally up to you.

Published Work

Submit your beautiful images that have been published in print, marketing, a book, or online.

Cast Iron Cooked

Presented by Lodge Cast Iron

Share images of food created with cast iron. Cast iron can be in the shot, but it’s not a requirement.