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.
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 »
Here are the winners of “Wellcome Photography Prize 2021”. Our two winners for 2021 are ‘Untangling’, Jameisha Prescod’s picture of herself knitting to block out her depression during lockdown, and ‘Trans Woman: Between Colour and Voice’, Yoppy Pieter’s series chronicling how the Covid-19 pandemic has made life harder for trans women in Indonesia.
The two winning entries were chosen by a diverse panel of judges from more than 10,000 images submitted from all over the world. Entries spanned six categories: Managing Mental Health series and single image, Fighting Infections series and single image, and Health in a Heating World series and single image.
The other category winners show volunteers disinfecting a theatre near the origin of the first Covid-19 outbreak, a man struggling to survive in the aftermath of a cyclone, a fantasy of depression as a sinister, ever-present fish, and a community whose fertile wetlands have turned to desert.
Managing Mental Health (single image): Untangling by Jameisha Prescod
“The isolation of lockdown exacerbated London film maker Jameisha Prescod’s depression, as she spent most of her time in the concentrated chaos of this room. “It’s where I work a full-time job, eat, sleep, catch up with friends and most importantly cry.” Before long, she felt like she was “drowning in the clutter”. For escape, she turned to knitting, which helps to soothe her mind. It may not be a cure, but it does at least put “everything else on pause” for a while.” Continue reading »
Here are the winners of the 14th annual 2021 iPhone Photography Awards, here are we are displaying the top 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners of 17 categories. Continue reading »
These are the winners of the ‘light’ category of the WildArt Photographer of the Year. The contest features 10 themed category contests run over the first 10 months of 2021. Continue reading »
Here are the winners of the Minimalist Photography Awards 2021. Winners were announced for 12 categories. More than 3700 photographs from 39 different countries have been submitted and finally the Australian photographer, Allen Koppe, who won the title of the minimalist photographer of the year 2021 and a $2,000 prize.
Minimalist Photography Awards is a non-profit association, powered by black & white Minimalism magazine and founded by Milad Safabakhsh, which aims to recognize, reward, and expose talented photographers all around the world and introduce them to the professional photography industry.
Abstract Photographer: 1st Place Winner by Daniel Dencescu
Murmurations. This series of starling murmurations (more than a hundred thousand birds), which form abstract landscapes in the sky in a sublime musical rhythm was captured in a 120 seconds window on 1st January 2016 in Rome. I still remember my reaction when I saw it for the first time. I had to quickly take my camera and start photographing it. With this series I want to present to you the beautiful shapes, forms and abstraction of the dancing starlings, who suddenly twist and turn in the sky making beautiful abstract patterns. I want to reveal the hidden beauty of common things shown from an unusual perspective of an elegant dance. Continue reading »
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 »
One Eyeland is delighted to unveil its winners for the World’s Top 10 Mobile Photographers 2020. In all, our judges decided to give out 10 Golds, 44 Silvers, 63 Bronzes and 126 Finalists. DOMINIKA KOSZOWSKA wins a cash prize of US $2500. Our congratulations to the winners. Continue reading »
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 »
Each year the National Audubon Society, an American non-profit organization dedicated to bird protection and environmental conservation, hosts the Audubon Photography Awards, and they have recently announced their winners and honorable mentions of 2021. This year’s Grand Prize winner is Caroline Fraser with her captivating and magical photo of the greater roadrunner captured in Texas. Though Caroline’s photo is truly amazing, other nominated photos were no worse, and Steven Jessmore’s picture of the northern cardinal was my personal favorite. Anyhow, check it out and enjoy! I’m certain you too will find a favorite or learn some interesting lore about bird species shown here.
Amateur Award Winner: Robin Ulery Species: Sandhill Crane. Location: Johns Lake, Winter Garden, Florida
Story Behind the Shot: For three years I’ve watched a pair of Sandhill Cranes that nest near my house, observing and photographing them from my kayak. On a blustery day this spring, I took my camera and paddled out to check on them. Two colts had finally hatched. The wind, though, made for a challenging photo shoot. There was no solid land to anchor to, and I bounced up and down, sometimes missing the birds completely. So I increased my shutter speed and ISO to compensate. Capturing this scene under those conditions felt like a once-in-a-lifetime moment. Continue reading »
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 »
The 2021 International Portrait Photographer of the Year Winners. Congratulations to Forough Yavari, the inaugural winner of the International Portrait Photographer of the Year. Forough’s portrait titled ‘Solitude’ won The Portrait Story Category as well as the overall prize.
“Solitude”. The overall winner of the International Portrait Photographer of the Year was this incredible work by Forough Yavari from Australia. (Photo by Forough Yavari/International Portrait Photographer of the Year) Continue reading »
Dragon Boat Racing, Highlining, Weightlifting and SwimRun are just some of the sports that are showcased in the finalist images which have been named today for the 2021 Women in Sport Photo Action Awards. Continue reading »
Wellcome Photography Prize has announced its 2021 shortlist. Now in its third year, the 2021 prize covers three areas of interest which reflect Wellcome’s three worldwide health challenge areas – mental health, global heating and infectious disease.
The shortlist comprises 90 photos by 31 professional, amateur and student photographers, from across the world. Covering topics from the impact of Covid-19 on transgender women in Jakarta, to rising temperatures in the Arctic Ocean, to addiction and the process of recovery, the prize aims to tell provocative visual stories and challenge preconceptions of these urgent health issues of our time.
Managing Mental Health (single image). Disconnected by Kate Rosewell. “Experiences of dissociation involve feeling separated from yourself, like watching your life as if it were a film. Distanced self-portraits such as this one capture a sense of that for Kate Rosewell, and help her to make sense of what’s in her mind. Dissociation can be a way of deflecting intense trauma, but it can also occur in less extreme situations, not least the isolation of lockdown, which in another way has separated so many of us from reality”. (Photo by Kate Rosewell/Wellcome Photography Prize 2021) Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
With sport mothballed for the best part of the last 12 months, the awards criteria was extended to allow entries from across the past 25 years for any of the 26 categories. The competition is intended for professional and semi-professional sport photographers plus specialist sports photographic agencies. With the wider timeframe there were four times as many entries as normal.
Special Merit Award. The Race to the Sun (2018). Paris – Nice cycling race. (Photo by James Startt/World Sports Photography Awards 2021) Continue reading »
The annual Milky Way photographer of the year competition features the best photos of our galaxy as selected by Capture the Atlas. This year’s images were taken from around the world by 25 photographers of 14 different nationalities. The best time to see and photograph the Milky Way is usually between May and June with maximum hours of visibility on both hemispheres.
Volcano and cross – Tomas Slovinsky. Villarrica Volcano, Chile
‘If you’ve never seen the Southern Sky, it’s significantly different and truly amazing. In the northern hemisphere, we use Polaris as the polar star, but below the equator, there are other rules. To easily recognise the south celestial pole, the best indicator is the Southern Cross constellation, located in the image just above the Villarrica volcano. This cross points to the south celestial pole and it’s easy to identify, considering the brightness of the stars. Within the cross, we can see the dark area called “the Coalsack”, which is also visible to the naked eye. It’s one of the best-known dark nebulae in the sky. In the upper left corner, there’s another night sky gem: the red-coloured Carina Nebula. This is also only visible in the southern hemisphere and, even though it’s visible to the naked eye, with a pair of binoculars, we can see all the beautiful details’ Continue reading »
Here are the winners of the WildArt Photo contest in the theme of “Eyes”. WildArt Photographer of the Year is a new wildlife photography competition with a difference. Designed by wildlife photographers, for wildlife photographers and judged solely by wildlife photographers, it features 10 themed category contests run over the first 10 months of 2021. Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The World Press Photo Foundation is proud to present the category winners of the 2021 World Press Photo Contests, selected by an independent jury. The annual World Press Photo Contest rewards the best visual journalism of the past year in eight categories: Contemporary Issues, Environment, General News, Long-Term Projects, Nature, Portraits, Sports and Spot News.
In this image released by World Press Photo, Thursday April 15, 2021, by John Minchillo, Associated Press, part of a series titled Minneapolis Unrest: The George Floyd Aftermath, which won third prize in the Spot News Stories category, shows Protesters raise their fists in defiance outside a burning fast-food restaurant near the precinct station of the officers who arrested Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, on May 29, 2020. (Photo by John Minchillo, Associated Press, World Press Photo via AP Photo) Continue reading »
One Eyeland Awards is delighted to unveil its winners for 2020. Adjudged by a jury of 25 eminent artists, the awards this year received over 3100 images from 51 countries. In all, our choosy judges decided to give out 30 Camera Trophies, 42 Golds, 134 Silvers, 231 Bronzes and 219 Finalists. Continue reading »
Here are the winners and merits awards of All About Photo’s “Shadow” Photo Contest. Photographers from around the world can submit their work on the All About Photo Website. For this contest, the first prize goes to Oliver Stegmann from Switzerland he won a $500 cash prize. Continue reading »
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