MonoVisions Black & White Photography Awards 2017


June 11, 2017


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Our aim is to discover the best monochrome photographers from all over the world and deliver the best opportunities to be recognized and rewarded for their work. You can compete for $5000 in cash prizes in two categories: Black and White Photo of the Year 2017 and Black and White Series of the Year 2017.

Our annual competition is open to photographers of all backgrounds and all levels, including - professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of black and white photography created with traditional or digital methods.

Who can participate?

MonoVisions Photography Awards contest is open to all photographers aged of at least 18 years old from any country in the world.

Participants can only enter the contest via online with digital files. We do not accept hard prints. Images awarded in other contests will be accepted. Published and unpublished images will be accepted.


- Only black and white images will be accepted.
- Toned images (like sepia, selenium or gold) will also be accepted.
- Both analogue (scan slides) and digital black and white images will be accepted.
- Color images converted to black and white will be accepted.
- All images must be in Jpeg (JPG) format.
- 72 dpi - 1100 pixels on the longest side.
- No signature, no logos, no annoying copyright, nor watermark text should appear on the images.

Entrants will be contacted by email if the submitted image(s) has passed the pre-selection stage and instruction on how to provide high resolution files to confirm the submission.


- 12 categories: Abstract, Architecture, Conceptual, Fine Art, Landscapes, Nature and Wildlife, Nude, People, Photojournalism, Portrait, Street Photography, Travel.
- Your work can be submitted in 2 sections: Single photo or Series of photos.
- A series consists of maximum 8 photos, sharing the same idea and concept.
- You can submit as many Entries as you wish in both Single and Series sections.


Grand Prizes winners will receive the following:
- $3,000 cash prize for Black and White Series of the Year.
- $2,000 cash prize for Black and White Photo of the Year.
- Individual certificate.
- Digital statue.
- Press coverage by our media partners.

All Honorable Mention winners will also receive individual certificates and statues. Cash prizes will be transferred in US Dollars through PayPal.


Our international jury is made up of personalities coming from the arts and photography, including gallery owners, publishers, editors and industry professionals. The jury‘s decisions will be final.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

Eligible Countries
Publish Date
May 20, 2017
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