Celebrating Photographic Excellence

Welcome to the Delhi Photo Awards, a prestigious initiative brought to you by the Danish Siddiqui Foundation. Our mission is to celebrate photographic excellence and provide a platform for photographers to showcase their talent, creativity, and storytelling abilities.


Capturing the Legacy, Inspiring the Future

The Delhi Photo Awards is inspired by the indomitable spirit and legacy of Danish Siddiqui, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist who left an indelible mark on the world through his captivating visual narratives. The Danish Siddiqui Foundation continues to honor his memory by fostering the next generation of photographers.

Why Participate



Gain well-deserved recognition for your photographic skills and the stories you bring to life through your lens.



Be inspired by the work of fellow photographers and their diverse perspectives.



Your photographs have the potential to raise awareness, inspire empathy, and drive meaningful change in the world.


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Nurturing Vision, Honoring Truth: Join Our Photographic Odyssey​

Whether you are an aspiring photographer, an advocate of the arts, or someone who believes in the transformative power of photography, we invite you to join our journey. Your involvement and support help us continue inspiring change through the art of visual storytelling. The Delhi Photo Awards by the Danish Siddiqui Foundation are dedicated to upholding transparency, fairness, and integrity. Our panel of esteemed judges evaluates submissions with the utmost professionalism, ensuring each entry is given the attention it deserves.

Contest Guidelines

This section helps answer some queries which will help you while registering for the Delhi Photo Awards contest

The contest is open to all emerging and amateur photographers who are 18 years or older. Participants must submit their original work that has not been previously published or awarded in any other contest.

All entries must be submitted digitally via email, with high-resolution JPEG files of at least 300 dpi. Participants should include a brief caption for each image and a description of the photo essay.

A panel of professional photojournalists will judge the entries. The judges will evaluate the entries based on their visual storytelling, technical excellence, and impact

The winners of the Delhi Awards will receive cash prizes and certificates of achievement. The first, second, and third place winners in each category will receive INR 15,000, INR 10,000, and INR 5000, respectively

The winning entries will be showcased in a digital exhibition on the contest’s website and promoted on social media. The participants will retain the copyright to their images, but grant the contest organizers the right to use their images for non-commercial purposes.

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Deadline: to be Announced

Applications currently closed.