The Independent Photographer

We’re open to all photographers: Enter today and Get discovered!


From the earliest days of photography to the modern digital era: black & white photography has changed
the way we see the world.

Regardless of genres, the black & white legacy left by the great masters of photography still inspires and encourages both amateur and professional photographers to work in black & white.

Be it in street, fashion, portrait, landscape, documentary or any other form of photography that celebrates the beauty and wealth of Black & White Photography: We want to be moved and inspired.

Enter now and show us what you got!


- 1000$ for The Winner of the Competition
- 500$ for the 2nd Winner
- Home Page Feature for the Winner
- Global exposure for all finalists & Editor's Picks
- All winners: Berlin Annual Exhibition
- All finalists: Published in Annual Photobook


Open to all photographers over 18 years of age

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Each Participant retains copyright of his or her images, and credit lines will be attributed to each Participant when exhibited or presented anywhere by The Independent Photographer.


Black and White