Graphic with the text 'AUTO PHOTO' in white in the centre, and in the background a photograph of a steering wheel of a Volkswagen Gold seen through the passenger side window, reflections of trees are visible on the glass.

We’re really pleased to be able to announce that AUTO PHOTO Awards are here and our call for entries is now open.

Created by the team at Shutter Hub, AUTO PHOTO Awards will celebrate the best automotive photography in an exhibition, book and a series of awards.


We are dedicated to showcasing the best automotive photographers, creating opportunities for collaborations and commissions, and uniting everyone through our shared passions. All while creating new connections between international communities and the photography and automotive industries.

Aside from five individual category awards, there will be an exhibition of the winning and highly commended photographs, a book of the top 100 images will be produced by Shutter Hub Editions, as well and other prizes and opportunities.

Selected image entries will be showcased on Instagram throughout the open call and afterwards, and all winning images will be showcased on and


Five Diverse Categories:

The world is changing, where do we go from here? It’s not all about EVs (but show us them too!), we want to see the integration of technologies, engine development, tuning and performance, sustainability in materials, resto-mods, hybrids and ICEs too!

Cars as Art
There’s beauty in the build. From abstract images and macro details to super sleek lighting and cars on the street, this is the place to take your creativity to the max.

On track or off road, from circuit racing to rally cross, endurance to sprint, and drag to drift, we want to see Motorsport in all its glory.

Scenes and Styling
Show us the show cars, the super-charged super cars, the priceless classics, the drift beasts, the slammed and stanced, the ‘built not bought’ cars, and everything in between.

Car Culture
It’s about the people behind the wheel and under the hood. This is the place to big-up the clubs and communities, the lifestyle, locations, and looks.


The Awards 

  • AUTO PHOTO Awards will be awarding 15 top tier awards. There are awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in all 5 categories. There will also be a selection of Highly Commended images.
  • The 5 first place winners will receive a year’s membership of Shutter Hub.
  • 100 winning images will be selected for the AUTO PHOTO Awards book, to be published by Shutter Hub Editions.
  • 30+ winning photographs will be showcased in the exhibition (location to be confirmed).
  • 100 winning images will be featured on and
  • 8 photographers will win a one-to-one portfolio review with Karen Harvey, Creative Director of Shutter Hub.
  • A selection of winning photographs will be published in Chicane magazine.
  • 1 photographer will receive a Highly Commended Award selected by Alessia Glaviano, Head of Global Photo Vogue.
  • Every entry will be considered for our online Competition Gallery showcase as well as the AUTO PHOTO Awards instagram and all Shutter Hub social channels.
  • And more!


Deadline for entries: 31 October 2022 (5PM GMT)


Open to all, from professional photographers to amateurs.

Want to take part? Find out more and submit your entry here.



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