2023 Black & White Award

Win Cash Awards & International Exposure

In January, we invite all photographers working in black and white to share their most moving and inspiring images that display the diverse beauty of monochrome.

  • Win $2000 in Cash
  • International Exhibitions
  • Published in 2023 photobook
  • Free Portfolio Account
Submit Photos
Deadline: 31 January 2023
black and white close up portrait of a girl by Tatsuo Suzuki
© Tatsuo Suzuki
Black and white photography by Lorenz Berna, documentary, fishermen, Kerala, india, from 10 creative images by emerging photographers
© Lorenz Berna
black and white photo of sand dunes by Donell Gumiran
© Donell Gumiran
black and white portrait of a teenager by Darin Back
© Darin Back
black and white film photo of a woman in water by Joanna Borowiec
© Joanna Borowiec
black and white close up portrait of a girl by Tatsuo Suzuki
© Tatsuo Suzuki
Black and white photography by Lorenz Berna, documentary, fishermen, Kerala, india, from 10 creative images by emerging photographers
© Lorenz Berna
black and white photo of sand dunes by Donell Gumiran
© Donell Gumiran
black and white portrait of a teenager by Darin Back
© Darin Back
black and white film photo of a woman in water by Joanna Borowiec
© Joanna Borowiec
black and white close up portrait of a girl by Tatsuo Suzuki
© Tatsuo Suzuki
Black and white photography by Lorenz Berna, documentary, fishermen, Kerala, india, from 10 creative images by emerging photographers
© Lorenz Berna
black and white photo of sand dunes by Donell Gumiran
© Donell Gumiran
black and white portrait of a teenager by Darin Back
© Darin Back
black and white film photo of a woman in water by Joanna Borowiec
© Joanna Borowiec
black and white close up portrait of a girl by Tatsuo Suzuki
© Tatsuo Suzuki
Black and white photography by Lorenz Berna, documentary, fishermen, Kerala, india, from 10 creative images by emerging photographers
© Lorenz Berna
black and white photo of sand dunes by Donell Gumiran
© Donell Gumiran
black and white portrait of a teenager by Darin Back
© Darin Back
black and white film photo of a woman in water by Joanna Borowiec
© Joanna Borowiec
black and white street photo of children playing football by Sujan Sarkar
© Sujan Sarkar
black and white landscape photo of coastline at Big Sur, California, USA by John Lambert
© John Lambert
Surreal Black and white film portrait of a woman by Anna Försterling
© Anna Försterling
Black and white photography portrait by Mário Macilau, two young boys with fish
© Mário Macilau
black and white street photo of children playing football by Sujan Sarkar
© Sujan Sarkar
black and white landscape photo of coastline at Big Sur, California, USA by John Lambert
© John Lambert
Surreal Black and white film portrait of a woman by Anna Försterling
© Anna Försterling
Black and white photography portrait by Mário Macilau, two young boys with fish
© Mário Macilau
black and white street photo of children playing football by Sujan Sarkar
© Sujan Sarkar
black and white landscape photo of coastline at Big Sur, California, USA by John Lambert
© John Lambert
Surreal Black and white film portrait of a woman by Anna Försterling
© Anna Försterling
Black and white photography portrait by Mário Macilau, two young boys with fish
© Mário Macilau
black and white street photo of children playing football by Sujan Sarkar
© Sujan Sarkar
black and white landscape photo of coastline at Big Sur, California, USA by John Lambert
© John Lambert
Surreal Black and white film portrait of a woman by Anna Försterling
© Anna Försterling
Black and white photography portrait by Mário Macilau, two young boys with fish
© Mário Macilau

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2023 Black & White Award
Judge
Black and white portrait of elephant by Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt

British wildlife and documentary photographer

Prizes
  • 1st prize
    $1000
  • 2nd prize
    $600
  • 3rd prize
    $400
Exhibition
  • Berlin, GERMANY
Publications
  • 2023 Photobook





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