Monochrome Photography Awards 2017 – Winners Gallery
16 January 2018
Monochrome Awards announced the winners of their 2017 photography contest!
Canadian photographer Ian Pettigrew has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2017 and $2000 prize money. His winning image, called ‘Bailey’ is a part of an ongoing series of what it is like to live with Cystic Fibrosis.
Ian Pettigrew: Bailey – Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2017
Additionally, in Amateur category Indonesian photographer Gunarto Gunawan was announced as Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2017 with $1000 prize money for his winning image called ‘Light from Heaven’, that shows Grubug cave in central Java, Indonesia.
Gunarto Gunawan: Light from Heaven – Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2017
The 2017 Monochrome Awards received 8942 submissions from 87 countries around the world. Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including: Pia Elizondo, Michel Rajkovic, Ben Nixon, Norma I. Quintana, Martin Stavars, Allison Barnes, Katarina Balgavy, Claire A. Warden, David Johndrow and Stefano Brunesci.
About Mono Awards: Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world.
PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY WINNERS
Marina Yushina: Inner Light – 1st Place in Abstract, Professional
Patricia Dinu: Lost America – 1st Place in Architecture, Professional
Farzad Ariannejad: White Veils – 1st Place in Conceptual, Professional
Michal Baran: Wavy – 1st Place in Fashion / Beauty, Professional
Frank Machalowski: ghosts of – 1st Place in Fine Art, Professional
Samuel Feron: Origin – 1st Place in Landscapes, Professional
Francisco Negroni: Tornado of fear – 1st Place in Nature, Professional
Christian Vizl: Marisa and fishes – 1st Place in Nude, Professional
Ofir Barak: Mea Searim – The Streets – 1st Place in People, Professional
Erberto Zani: Under the rainstorm – Rohingya’s exodus – 1st Place in Photojournalism, Professional
Milad Safabakhsh: Yes! I am a long way from home – 1st Place in Photomanipulation, Professional
Ian Pettigrew: Bailey – 1st Place in Portrait, Professional
Pedro Jarque: The Sect – 1st Place in Wildlife, Professional
AMATEUR CATEGORY WINNERS
Mihai Florea: Ripples – 1st Place in Abstract, Amateur
Ho Yuen Lai: Hong Kong old buildings – 1st Place in Architecture, Amateur
Mariano Belmar: La Mancha 2017 – 1st Place in Conceptual, Amateur
Hugo Deneweth: Marjolein – 1st Place in Fashion / Beauty, Amateur
Nathan Wirth: Wake (Richard Serra) – 1st Place in Fine Art, Amateur
Marcel Zizkat: Lake Hintersee TreeIsland Study II – 1st Place in Landscapes, Amateur
Gunarto Gunawan: Light from Heaven – 1st Place in Nature, Amateur
Iwona Aleksandrowicz: Earth – 1st Place in Nude, Amateur
Mikhail Shestakov: Albino – The Streets – 1st Place in People, Amateur
Vincenzo Lupo: Burned – 1st Place in Photojournalism, Amateur
Max Poussier: Central Lake – 1st Place in Photomanipulation, Amateur
Habib Alzadjali: Black Portrait – 1st Place in Portrait, Amateur
Olli Immonen: Friction – 1st Place in Wildlife, Amateur