Photographic Contest “Caminos de Hierro”

Deadline: 21 January 2020
Open to: anybody can enter the competition
Award: 4,000 EUR for the First Prize, 2,000 EUR for Second Prize and 1,200 EUR for the Young Author


The photographic “Caminos de Hierro” competition, celebrates its 30th edition, and it continues inspiring all train lovers and photographers. The contest has become one of the most prestigious contests, being highly appreciated by professional and amateur photographers, as evidenced by the constant increase in participation. In the last edition, about 1,600 authors have participated with 3.697 photographs.


Anybody can enter the competition, regardless of their residence.

The rules of the contest contain the required ingredients to promote interest in the photographic community, both in Spain and abroad. Another important element that is highly appreciated by the participants is the traveling exhibition with original photos in the main railway stations in Spain. This exhibition has become an important cultural event in Stations and an experience for all travelers and visitors. Moreover, a catalog of the exhibition is printed including all the photos.


The competition is endowed with 8,400 EUR, distributed as follows: 4,000 EUR for the First Prize, 2,000EUR for Second Prize and 1,200 EUR for the Young Author, and another four prizes of 300 EUR.

How to apply?  

For more information, and how to apply please visit the official web page.