The competition takes place on a monthly basis. The deadlines for submissions for the SHINE Photo Award 2020 are:
- 1st edition/ Open: May 01 / Close: June 24 / winners announcement: July 01
- 2nd edition/ Open: June 25 / Close: August 25 / winners announcement: September 01
- 3rd edition/ Open: August 26 / Close: October 25 / winners announcement: November 01
- 4th edition/ Open: October 26 / Close: December 28/ winners announcement: January 05, 2021
The winners will be announced on the website and all SHINE Photo Award social media sites.