The Monochrome Photography Awards 2020 has announced the winner of black and white photography recently. Ksystof Mozyro won the Monochrome Photographer of the year 2020 for his arresting photograph “Opponents” taken at a Black lives matter rally in London. Further, the Monochrome Discovery of the Year award won by Svetlin Yosifov, for his ‘Portrait Woman Mursi’ photograph, taken in Southern Ethiopia.
A monochrome photography award is an annual contest conducted for both professional and amateur photographers. To celebrate monochrome visions and discover the most amazing photographers from around the globe is their mission.
In the entire competition, the stand of photographs was incredibly high. Hsiaohsin Chen won second place in the Professional Landscape category for his Ice Cave photograph. This ice cave is really uncanny workmanship and wonders created by nature. The layers from the melting ice wall even have natural holes, forming a very valuable scene.
In the Professional Architecture category, Le Khanh’s Buddha statue shrouded in clouds photography awarded third place. This Buddha bronze statue is an architectural work built on the top of Mt.Fansipan which is 3,143m high. This photograph is an extremely rare moment when clouds follow the wind over the mountain top.
Monochrome awards competition 2021
If you are interested to participate in the black and white photography Monochrome awards, then you will be happy to hear that 2021 competition is unlocked. You can submit your entries here.
The first, second and third places winners photographs will be published in the Monochrome Photography Awards annual book. All names of the Honorable Mention winners will also be included in the book.
In terms of prizes, the overall winner of the professional section will receive a $2,000 cash prize and the title of 'Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2021'. Meanwhile, the overall winner of the amateur section will receive a $1,000 cash prize and the title 'Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2021.
Winner Announcement: January 9, 2022