MonoVisions Black & White Photography Awards Winners Announced

20 August 2017


MonoVisions Photography Awards announced the prize winners of its 2017 Photo Contest. The winning photos were selected from more than 4,000 entries from all over world.

The jury of the 1st annual Photo Contest has selected an image by Dutch photographer Kars Tuinder as the Black & White Photo of the Year 2017 and $2000 cash prize.

In series category, British photographer Anup Shah has been selected as the winner of Black & White Series of the Year 2017 and $3000 cash prize.

The panel of judges consisted of Eve Janprasert, Silvan Fässler, Sara Sandström, Conny Dietzshold, Martin Stavars, Caroline Gentsch, Matilde Tiriticco, Sinar Photography, Peter Martin, Maria Oliva, Michael Itkoff, Ann Kristin Plüss and Simon Schwarzer.

About MPA: 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. 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.

Winners’ Gallery: monovisionsawards.com

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Kars Tuinder: Fishmarket Africa – Black & White Photo of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

Anup Shah: The Mara – Black & White Series of the Year 2017

SERIES CATEGORY WINNERS

Bill Dixon: Abstracts In Ice / 1st Place in Abstract (Series)

Tomasz Lewandowski: Auschwitz – Ultima Ratio of the Modern Age / 1st Place in Architecture (Series)

Melissa Amber & Ashley Nicole: Woman + Wolf / 1st Place in Conceptual (Series)

Pietro Baroni: J’ai plus de souvenirs que si j’avais mille ans / 1st Place in Fine Art (Series)

Paolo Lazzarotti: Poseido Rough Voice / 1st Place in Landscapes (Series)

Anup Shah: The Mara (Jump of the Wildebeest) / 1st Place in Nature and Wildlife (Series) – GRAND PRIZE SERIES

Antonio Peinado: Zodiac / 1st Place in Nude (Series)

Emil Gataullin: Towards the Horizon / 1st Place in People (Series)

Sadegh Souri: Waiting Girls / 1st Place in Photojournalism (Series)

Jean-François Cantrel: Camera’s Faces / 1st Place in Portrait (Series)

Ofir Barak: Mea Shearim – The Streets / 1st Place in Street Photography (Series)

Alexandrino Lei Airosa: Mentawai Aboriginal / 1st Place in Travel Photography (Series)

SINGLE CATEGORY WINNERS

Oliver Kussinger: Snow Groomer – Pistenkatze / 1st Place in Abstract (Single)

Madiha Abdo: Highway / 1st Place in Architecture (Single)

Robert Syvret: Fan of the Funfair / 1st Place in Conceptual (Single)

Ewa Cwikla: Golden Egg / 1st Place in Fine Art (Single)

Isabella Tabacchi: The Magic of the Night / 1st Place in Landscapes (Single)

Nicole Cambre: Leap of Faith (Jump of the Wildebeest) / 1st Place in Nature and Wildlife (Single)

William Let: Le bain de Victor Hugo / 1st Place in Nude (Single)

Jana Ritchie: Gente de Buccheri / 1st Place in People (Single)

Jeannette Gregori: Angele and Her Son / 1st Place in Photojournalism (Single)

Marco Gressler: Tattoo / 1st Place in Portrait (Single)

Hans-Jörg Aleff: Stairjogging / 1st Place in Street Photography (Single)

Kars Tuinder: Fishmarket Africa / 1st Place in Travel Photography (Single) – GRAND PRIZE SINGLE

Winners’ Gallery: monovisionsawards.com