the 2023 Cycle is now Complete.

Image: Pet Action Photographer of the Year 2023 - Alessia Monaco, Italy

If you’re looking for information on The TOG Awards, you’re in the right place. This page contains all of the necessary information that you may need to enter the awards for the 2023 cycle.

2023 Results To Date

Key Dates for the 2023 cycle:

  • Entries Open: 1st January 2023
  • Entry Deadline: 1st March 2023 at 11:59pm UK Time
  • Final Awards Announced: April 17th 2023

The Entry Prize Draw:

Every entry to the 2023 of The TOG Awards will be entered into a prize draw to win a Fulton Camera Bag courtesy of Tenba. All eligible entries count as 1 ticket into the prize draw.

March 1st at midnight

Entry Deadline

Entries close at midnight UK time on the 1st March 2023. This marks the final deadline for entries to the 2023 cycle. No further entries can be made after this point and all of the entered images are anonomysed and placed into the judging program.

March 2023


Throughout the entire month of March, the judges for the 2023 cycle will spend hours assessing submitted images. As part of the judging for the 2023 cycle, each image will receive a score or comment that the creator can review.

Late March 2023

Merit Announcements

Around the end of March every photographer who has recieved a merit for an image will recieve a notification revealing how many merited images they have acheived.

April 2023

Winner Announcements

Early in April 2023, the winners will be announced in full with a variety of resources and a full gallery for view here on The TOG Awards website.

May 2023

Prize Distribution

Throughout May we will commence the distribution of prize money, physical and digital prizes. Please keep an eye on your entry email address to keep up with any and all prize announcements.

What happens next

Prizes for the 2023 cycle:

The prizes for the 2023 Cycle are proudly supported by the following competition sponsors:

About EssentialPhoto

The one-stop solution to all of your photography and videography lighting needs! Based in the UK, serving everyone from the hobbyist to professional photographers, with an award-winning product range built for excellent performance at an exceptional value. Stocking a wide range of flash lighting, continuous & LED lighting, light modifiers, stands, backgrounds, studio fixtures, video solutions and more!

About Click Props

Multi award-winning British-made backdrops for film, tv and all genres of photography. With over 1000 designs across 14 useful sizes there is bound to be more than a few that will suit your needs. Winners of the SWPP Best Professional Studio Accessory 2014, 2015 and 2016 and a 5 Star Gold Award from Digital Camera Magazine it’s not surprising that a host of internationally acclaimed photographers have joined us as Signature Collection creators. As well as our award winning backdrops, Click also manufacturers of TriFlection®, MAGNA-fix and CLICK-rak.

About Digitalab

We are Digitalab, a family-owned, multi-award-winning professional photography lab with over 70 years of delivering consistently stunning work to the photographic industry.

From our unrivalled c-type photographic prints to our extensive range of framing options, album’s and wall art, the care and attention to detail evident in all of our products will help to set you apart from the competition.

About Tenba

Founded by Robert Weinreb in 1977, Tenba introduced the world to soft-sided, professional camera bags and has been an innovation and quality leader in the decades since. Tenba has evolved with photographers’ needs, designing tough, intuitively-engineered bags and cases to protect creative equipment. Whether you are shooting in Central Park or Antarctica, Tenba will get your gear there and back in tact. Tenba never compromises and neither should you.

Master Prize

for: Overall PhoTOGrapher of the Year

$500 to spend on yourself

1 x 20×16 Competition Class printed product of your choice from Digitalab

An engraved overall The TOG Awards Winners Trophy

A £100 gift card to splurge on anything from EssentialPhoto

Winners Certificate to display in your studio, office or home

Winners Badge to display on your website, social media, and promotional materials

Ample press and PR coverage and supplied Press Release for promotional ease and…

As part of your category win, you’ll also get a £100 voucher to spend on any backdrop of your choice from ClickProps Backdrops

Category Prize

for: Category PhoTOGraphers of the Year

The TOG Awards Category Winners Trophy

£100 ClickProps Voucher to spend on a backdrop of your choice

A 24×16 Crystal Archive print of your entry courtesy of Digitalab

A £25 Pixapro Gift Voucher

Category Winners Certificate

Category Winners Badge

Supplied Press Release for promotional ease

Merited Image Prizes

for: Merited Entries

All entries that receive a Merit score or above will receive a Merit Certificate and a Merit Badge.

Entries are closed.

Entries for the 2023 cycle are now closed. Entry information for 2024 will be announced in the coming months.