Spectacular Winning Images Of 2021 Black & White MonoVisions Photography Awards

Here are the single and series winners of the 2021 Black & White MonoVisions Photography Awards. There are total 12 categories in this contest like Abstract, Architecture, Conceptual, Fine Art, Landscapes, Nature and Wildlife, People, Photojournalism, Portrait, Street Photography and Travel.

The aim of MonoVisions Photography Awards to discover the best monochrome photographers from all over the world and deliver the best opportunities to be recognized and rewarded for their work.

The Cash prize of the series winner is $3000 and the single winner is $2000. You can submit your entries on their website for 2022.

Abstract, Single: 1st Place by Marcin Giba, Poland

Harmony
I took the photo in my town of Rybnik at the beginning of winter. When I saw a swan swimming in the black water, I immediately felt that it was a symbolic image like a Yin & Yang. Continue reading »

Winning Photographs from The World of Water Competition


Top Photographer: Emmanuel Fazembat – France

Billed as the world’s greatest photo game, GuruShots is an online platform that provides a fun, structured way to showcase your images while gaining global exposure for your work. Continue reading »

Stunning Finalists Of The 2021 World Report Award

Master Award Short List: Cabello Orcasitas Max, Peru. “Peruvian Post Conflict Stories: Chungui and Oronqoy”

The eleventh edition of the World Report Award: Humanity Documenting ended on May 28, 2021.

Here are the finalists of 6 categories Master Award, Spotlight Award, Short Story Award, Future Generations Award, Student Award, and Single Shot Award. Continue reading »

Winners & Merit Awards Of AAP Magazine’s B&W Photography Contest

Here are the 25 talented photographers who won the “AAP Magazine Black and White Photography Contest.

These amazing photographers come from 13 different countries, their work reflects their personal aesthetic and unique approach to black and white photography. It was wonderful to discover so many great works and compelling pictures. Clearly black and white photography continues to hold a prominent place in our hearts and imaginations!

The top 3 winners will be awarded $1,000.

1st Place Winner ($500 Cash Prize) – Donald Graham – Foxy, Los Angeles, California

Featured in my new book, “Donald Graham: One Of A Kind”, published by Hatje Cantz, April 2021. Continue reading »

Wildlife Shines Bright in the 2021 Nature TTL Photographer of the Year

The winners of the 2021 Nature TTL Photographer of the Year have been revealed, highlighting a stunning set of images that showcase the diversity and eccentricity of wildlife in all its glory. A mind-bending shot of an orangutang scaling a tree in Borneo took out the top prize, while other highlights include wild dog pups dancing in the dust and some incredible closeups of insects in action.

Canadian photographer Thomas Vijayan took out the grand prize in the 2021 Nature TTL Photographer of the Year awards, beating out more than 8,000 other entries with a striking image of a large orangutang that appears to have been shot looking upwards at the sky.


A pine marten investigates a toilet in an abandoned cottage in the Scottish Highlands. (James Roddie) Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Siena Creative Photo Awards 2021

Here is the list of winners of the Siena Creative Photo Awards 2021. Photo of the year won by Iranian photographer Masoud Mirzaei for his photo “The Lake”. It was selected among tens of thousands of images submitted by photographers from 137 countries. The Creative Photo Awards competition includes 17 categories for contemporary photographers, whose innovative approaches to photography challenge the viewer’s expectations and offer surprise and delight at every turn.

The winning images for each category will be showcased at the exhibition “I Wonder If You Can” during the Siena Awards Festival, from October 23rd to December 5th.

Photo of the year – The Lake by Masoud Mirzaei

“Lake Urmia, the largest lake in the Middle East and the sixth-largest saltwater lake on Earth, is located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan.” Continue reading »

Best Entries So Far From Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021

Here are the 11 best entries of Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2021.

Now in its seventh year, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards has already received thousands of entries from around the world – catching some of wildlife’s funniest moments on camera. This year, the competition organizers are releasing some of the shots that have already had them howling like hyenas, to inspire both professional and amateur photographers to enter their own images before 30 June 2021.

Bald Eagle Gets a Surprise by Arthur Trevino

“When this Bald Eagle missed on its attempt to grab this prairie dog, the prairie dog jumped towards the eagle and startled it long enough to escape to a nearby burrow. A real David vs Goliath story!” Continue reading »

Istanbul Photo Awards 2021 Winners

The winners of this year’s Istanbul Photo Awards, organised by Anadolu Agency, have been announced.


Photo of the Year 2021 & Single News First Prize. Mohammed Shajahan’s photograph titled Mom Love, selected from among nearly 15,000 photographs submitted from different parts of the world, won the Photo of the Year 2021 award. (Photo by Mohammed Shajahan/Istanbul Photo Awards 2021) Continue reading »

Winners Of The Emerging Talent Award By The Independent Photographer

Here are the top 10 photographs of the Emerging Talent Award photo contest by The Independent Photographer.

The Emerging Talent Award is designed to bring exposure and discover the best upcoming photographers of all ages, backgrounds and working in all photographic fields. Fine art, landscape, street, documentary, portrait, still life: There were no boundaries and we wanted you to release your creativity in as many inventive ways as you could imagine!

1st Prize: Junko Akita

“The child in a cabin window with the reflection of the magnificent Norwegian landscape beyond is a gorgeous metaphor for both childhood and identity. Beyond the extraordinary light and composition, the gaze and expression captured here at once combine innocence and strength. Locking eyes with this girl through her sister, the photographer, is a powerful experience and a privilege.” – MaryAnne Golon, the Competition Judge. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of the 7th Fine Art Photography Awards

Nominee, Conceptual, Amateur. ‘Extinction – No One Left to Follow’ by Justin Peters

The winners of the 7th Fine Art Photography Awards present a surreal assortment of shots from sci-fi styled snaps of subways to spectacularly sublime landscapes. We’ve handpicked our highlights from this year’s massive collection of celebrated images. Continue reading »

2020 Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards Winners

From lockdown to landscapes and everything in-between… the winners of the 2020 Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been revealed.

Overall Winner – the Travel Photographer of The Year 2020: Vladimir Alekseev, Russia

Location: Svalbard
Artist Statement: Once on my expedition to Spitsbergen, there was a blizzard. Everything around was equally white. And suddenly I spotted this Arctic fox. He almost merged with the environment. Only his eyes and nose betrayed him.
Gear and Specs: Canon 5D Mark III, 60-600mm lens, F9, 1/320 sec, ISO 640 Continue reading »

Breathtaking Winning Photos of The SkyPixel’s 6th Anniversary Aerial Photo & Video Contest

Here are the 2020’s winners of SkyPixel’s Aerial Storytelling Contest. SkyPixel was founded in 2014 and currently, there are six million members in their community. This year is the 6th Anniversary of the Aerial Photo & Video Contest. There are more than 26,000 submissions received from 136 countries for categories including Travel, Sports, Nature, Architecture, and Portrait. This year’s annual award was won by Karim Iliya for his photograph “Humpback Breach”, Congratulations to all the winners.

If you are interested in Drone photography, join the SkyPixel community, you can find a lot of inspiration. Here in this article, we are posting only winning photos, visit their website to view video entries.

Annual Award: ‘Humpback Breach’ by Karim Iliya

Humpback whales breach for a variety of reasons including communication, fighting, barnacle and parasite removal, waking up, playing and more. For humpback whales calves like this one, playing is an important way to build muscles and prepare for the long journey to Antarctica. Continue reading »

Sony World Photography Awards Announces Stunning 2021 Contest Category Winners

Sony World Photography Awards is one of the contests that always brings us lots of magnificent photos. The World Photography Organisation that stands behind it has just announced this year’s category winners and shortlist in the Open competition. And as always, it’s a selection of amazing images.

The contest recognizes winners in ten categories, and over 100 photographers were selected as shortlisted. Each winner receives Sony gear and competes further for the Open Photographer of the Year title and a $5,000 reward.


Category winner, open competition, street photography. Disinfection, a cinematic image documenting an employee of the health affairs unit of Ankara municipality in protective gear walking along the train platform while spraying it with disinfectant. (Photo by F. Dilek Uyar/Sony World Photography Awards) Continue reading »

GuruShots: Winning Photographs from The Impressive Still Life Contest


Rebekah Raybould – United Kingdom

Billed as the world’s greatest photo game, GuruShots is an online platform that provides a fun, structured way to showcase your images while gaining global exposure for your work. Continue reading »

30 Best Wedding Photos Of FdB Photography Awards


Raul Gori

Here are some of the best and top wedding photos by Fotógrafos de Boda (FdB). These photos are selected by three international judges of the FdB Awards, these photos represent the best moments, light, and composition in wedding photography. Happiness, laughter, love: positive emotions are the main ingredient of weddings. And a good photographer is going to capture every bit of it. Continue reading »

28 Women Who Chose An Unusual Color For Their Hair And Ended Up Looking Badass


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There’s this competition called #ONESHOT Hair Awards. It’s global, free to participate in, and 100% transparent. There are two overall categories: Big Shot (for studio-style work) and Hot Shot (for “real hair behind the chair”). Continue reading »

Smartphone Snaps Surprise in The 2021 Mobile Photography Awards

Winner – Water, Snow, Ice. ‘San Clemente’. iPhone XS Max

Roger Clay

Established in 2011, the Mobile Photography Awards is a unique contest; as much as chronicle of smartphone camera evolution as a celebration of the art of mobile photography. In its 10th year it presents an indisputable case for the power of modern mobile photography. Continue reading »

Into the Wild with The World Nature Photography Award Winners

Grand Prize Winner, Gold – Animals in their Habitat. ‘The World Is Going Upside Down’. Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), Tanjung Puting National Park, Borneo

Thomas Vijayan

The inaugural World Nature Photography Awards has delivered a strong collection of images showcasing the breadth of the planet’s natural wonders. From unusual animal perspectives to spectacular landscapes, here is a selection of highlights. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Tokyo International Foto Awards 2020

Here are the winners of the 2020 Tokyo International Awards. The winners receive prizes that are up to $3,000 USD. Tokyo International Foto awards recognize, honor and connect talented photographers from around the world to new audiences and new eyes in the creative circles of Tokyo, Japan. The competition is open to everyone and invites photographers from all over the world to enter their work.

Summer Fairies (Nature, Gold) by Kazuaki Koseki

“Himehotaru” living in the summer night forest, females cannot fly, only males, fireflies, an indigenous species of Japan, fly around the summer forest while repeating a blink of a short time, reminiscent of Christmas illumination. Continue reading »

Incredible Winning Photographs From The 2020 International Photography Awards

Sometimes it is nice to be a bit nostalgic, and what can be more nostalgic than analog photos? See what your photography skills are made of: enter the IPA as it’s now open for submissions. Here are the best examples of analog photography from the 2020 International Photography Awards.

Advertising Photographer Of the Year: “A sustainable future of exquisite luxury mobility” by Mike Dodd

“The image had to represent Bentley’s vision for creating a sustainable future of luxury mobility. The specification of the Bentley EXP 100 GT contained sentances such as: -luxury craftsmanship -seamless fusion of materials & intelligent curation of technology -introducing light as a new luxury material -5000yr old fossilised British Oak infused with recycled Copper -Compass exterior paint made from recycled rice husks -100% organic leather-like textile from wine making -Cumbrian crystal interfaces -embroidered cotton interior surfaces.” Continue reading »

Winners Of 2020 Birth & Beyond Photography Awards

“Maternity” by Xare Bejos Fotografia, Mexico

The Birth and Beyond Photography Contest is a Dutch-based brand new international competition in the wonderful and (still) growing field of Birth and Beyond Photography. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Life in Another Light Photo Contest 2020

“What changes when we switch to infrared, and which things remain constant? What beauty lies in the light that our eyes can’t see? We want the infrared photography community to answer these questions and more with complete photo essays as well as individual shots.

Prizes will be awarded across 6 categories of infrared photography, and include over $11,000 in cash and infrared photography gear, with a grand prize of $1,000 cash + $1,000 of infrared photography equipment awarded to ‘Best Infrared Photo Essay’. Prizes will also be awarded to one visible light photo essay and one visible light photo per applicable category! We want to help the Infrared community grow, and each Visible Light winner will receive a Kolari Vision gift card for infrared conversion services and gear!”


Norway’s Dream House, in the infrared chrome category. (Photo by Yann Philippe/Kolari Vision) Continue reading »

Breathtaking Nature Pics That Won The 2020 International Photography Awards

The winners of the 2020 International Photography Awards have been announced, and the nature photographs last year have shown us the scary power and incredible beauty of nature. Compete in the award this year! The submissions are open!

Jazz

“Clouds were flowing above Mt. Fuji. The long-exposure shooting and the result of finishing with blue ink gave me an image as if I were in a different world. When I saw the finished image, I heard JAZZ.” (Takahashi/International Photography Awards) Continue reading »

The Beautiful Winning Photos of 2020 Budapest International Foto Awards

The Budapest International Foto Awards honors its winning photographers from around the world.

It seems like this year—even though it was a hard one—helped creative minds flourish all over the world. The Budapest International Foto Awards just published their winners and the photographs are as breathtaking as they are thought-provoking.

The Skin I’m In – Brian Cassey

“Carol Mayer was left near death following a house fire when a young mother. She incurred horrific burns to over 80 percent of her body … her family was told she would not survive. However, survive she did after enduring the year-long agony of intensive care, operations, and skin grafts to recovery. Over a decade on Carol gives her time voluntarily to counsel and help later day burns victims and assist burns foundations. Carol has long grown accustomed to ‘The Skin I’m In.’” Continue reading »

The Ocean Photography Awards Just Announced Their Finalists And The Photos Look Stunning

Photo by Nadia Aly, overall winner of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020

Oceanographic Magazine has announced the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020, with Nadia Aly taking home the overall winner prize. Aly’s photo of an aggregation of mobula rays off the coast of Mexico is what got her the top prize. Continue reading »