This year’s categories are listed hereafter.
In each category, you will find a button to upload your photos, once you are logged in.
There is no limit to the number of submissions or selected categories.
Discounts will be charged per order.
Please note that photos, taken by mobile devices can only be uploaded into the category Mountain Mobile.
Show us your best mountain photos, become a winner and join us at the award ceremony in Brixen, Italy in October.


Georg Kantioler
Mountains may appear immutable. But their interplay with nature creates ever new perspectives and captivating sights. Capture these moments and win the IMS Photo Award of the category Mountain Nature.
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Daniel Tschurtschenthaler
The category Mountain Action looks for the most impressive shots of people performing mountain activities.
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Neloy Bandyopadhyay
There are endless forms of water in the mountains. It is on you to highlight the beauty -or the beast- of this fascinating combination to achieve the IMS Photo Award of the category Mountain Water.
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Piotr Drozdz
This category is our Charity Category. By taking part in this competition you support the charity Laureus.
Joe Oberrauch
Many people who spend their leisure time in the mountains don’t want to take their heavy weight camera equipment with them, using their smartphones instead. Show us your fascination for mountains through the camera of your mobile phone.
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Adnan Bubalo
Show us the diversity of mountain people and win the IMS Photo Award in the category Mountain Faces.
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