Monochrome Awards competition is open to professional and amateur photographers using all forms of black and white photography.

There are thirteen categories in witch you can patecipate:

Fashion / Beauty
Fine Art

The competition is open to all points of view, all levels of expertise and all ideas of Black and White photography. There are no restrictions on the date of a photograph. Digitally manipulated images are accepted, although within reason and taste.

Only black and white photographs will be accepted to the contest. Toned images (like sepia, selenium, etc.) will be also accepted. Images may be captured using film or digital. There is no limit to the number of individual images each artist may submit. Winning entrants must be able to provide a high resolution digital file (minimum 2000px wide, 300dpi).

All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. The entrant must be the sole copyright owner of all photographs entered and must have obtained permission of any people featured in the entries (or their parents/guardians if children under 16 are featured). Further, the entrant must not have breached any laws when taking their photographs.

Copyright of the images will remain at all times with the photographer.

Entry fee (before July 3, 2016 you can submit 2 for 1):

Professional: 20 USD/Single Entry
Amateur: 15 USD/Single Entry

Who can enter?

This photography competition is open worldwide to any professional and amateur photographer over 18 years of age.


The winners of the Professional and Amateur sections will receive the titles: Monochrome Photographer of the Year and Monochrome Discovery of the Year and cash prizes.

Moreover, the work of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners (together with further entries that the judges feel are worthy of commendation) from both the professional and amateur sections will be published in Monochrome Photography Awards Annual Book.

All names of the Honorable Mention winners will be also included in the book.

Official website

For all further informations about the Monochrome Photography Awards 2016 - International Black & White Photography Contest visit the following official website:

Call for Applications Info


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