Monochrome Photography Awards 2016 – Winners Gallery

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016 – Winners Gallery


Monochrome Photography Awards is proud to announce the winners of their 2016 photography competition!

French photographer Michel Kirch has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2016 and $2000 prize money. His winning image, called ‘Vertical Horizon’ shows Persian harmony in the town of Khiveh in Uzbekistan.

Vertical Horizon by Michel Kirch (France) – Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2016 – 1st Place Winner – Fine Art (Professional)

Vertical Horizon by Michel Kirch (France) – Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2016 – 1st Place Winner – Fine Art (Professional)

Additionally, in Amateur category Russian photographer Mikhail Shestakov was announced as Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2016 with $1000 prize money for his winning image called ‘Pure’.

Pure by Mikhail Shestakov (Russian Federation) – Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2016 – 1st Place Winner – Portrait (Amateur)

Pure by Mikhail Shestakov (Russian Federation) – Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2016 – 1st Place Winner – Portrait (Amateur)

The 2016 Monochrome Awards received 8122 submissions from 81 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.

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world.

Contest website: monoawards.com

Portrait of Elena by Agata Serge (Poland) – 1st Place Winner – Portrait Photographer of the Year 2016

Portrait of Elena by Agata Serge (Poland) – 1st Place Winner – Portrait Photographer of the Year 2016

Untitled by Francesco De Leonardis (Israel) – 1st Place Winner – Nature Photographer of the Year 2016

Untitled by Francesco De Leonardis (Israel) – 1st Place Winner – Nature Photographer of the Year 2016

In anticipation of a wonderful evening at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1931 in New York by Fierz Madeleine-Josephine (Switzerland) – 1st Place Winner – Fashion / Beauty Discovery of the Year 2016

In anticipation of a wonderful evening at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, 1931 in New York by Fierz Madeleine-Josephine (Switzerland) – 1st Place Winner – Fashion / Beauty Discovery of the Year 2016

Life in Furnace by Sudipta Dutta Chowdhury (India) – 1st Place Winner – Photojournalism Discovery of the Year 2016

Life in Furnace by Sudipta Dutta Chowdhury (India) – 1st Place Winner – Photojournalism Discovery of the Year 2016

Reincarnation by Dmytro Sobokar (Ukraine) – 1st Place Winner – Conceptual Photographer of the Year 2016

Reincarnation by Dmytro Sobokar (Ukraine) – 1st Place Winner – Conceptual Photographer of the Year 2016

Cuban school of classical ballet by Fulvio Bugani (Italy) – 1st Place Winner – People Photographer of the Year 2016

Cuban school of classical ballet by Fulvio Bugani (Italy) – 1st Place Winner – People Photographer of the Year 2016

Empty by Eder Sanchez (Spain) – 1st Place Winner – Conceptual Discovery of the Year 2016

Empty by Eder Sanchez (Spain) – 1st Place Winner – Conceptual Discovery of the Year 2016

Entre Noir Et Blanc by Patrick Ems (Switzerland) – 1st Place Winner – Abstract Discovery of the Year 2016

Entre Noir Et Blanc by Patrick Ems (Switzerland) – 1st Place Winner – Abstract Discovery of the Year 2016

Torre di Pisa by Ronny Behnert (Germany) – 1st Place Winner – Architecture Photographer of the Year 2016

Torre di Pisa by Ronny Behnert (Germany) – 1st Place Winner – Architecture Photographer of the Year 2016

Hacia la luz by Juan Jesús González Romero (Spain) – 1st Place Winner – Photomanipulation Discovery of the Year 2016

Hacia la luz by Juan Jesús González Romero (Spain) – 1st Place Winner – Photomanipulation Discovery of the Year 2016

Behind the Wall by Grant Galbraith (Australia) – 1st Place Winner – Landscapes Photographer of the Year 2016

Behind the Wall by Grant Galbraith (Australia) – 1st Place Winner – Landscapes Photographer of the Year 2016

Shining Summit by Julien Fumard (France) – 1st Place Winner – Landscapes Discovery of the Year 2016

Shining Summit by Julien Fumard (France) – 1st Place Winner – Landscapes Discovery of the Year 2016

Girl with vitiligo by Mikhail Shestakov (Russian Federation) – 1st Place Winner – People Discovery of the Year 2016

Girl with vitiligo by Mikhail Shestakov (Russian Federation) – 1st Place Winner – People Discovery of the Year 2016

The Bright Side of Earth by Alice Zilberberg (Canada) – 1st Place Winner – Photomanipulation Photographer of the Year 2016

The Bright Side of Earth by Alice Zilberberg (Canada) – 1st Place Winner – Photomanipulation Photographer of the Year 2016

Spoon by Oksana Moroziuk (Russian Federation) – 1st Place Winner – Abstract Photographer of the Year 2016

Spoon by Oksana Moroziuk (Russian Federation) – 1st Place Winner – Abstract Photographer of the Year 2016

Volcano Etna Eruption by Giuseppe Mario Famiani (Italy) – 1st Place Winner – Nature Discovery of the Year 2016

Volcano Etna Eruption by Giuseppe Mario Famiani (Italy) – 1st Place Winner – Nature Discovery of the Year 2016

Untitled by Piotr Musial (Poland) – 1st Place Winner – Fashion / Beauty Photographer of the Year 2016

Untitled by Piotr Musial (Poland) – 1st Place Winner – Fashion / Beauty Photographer of the Year 2016

Artemis by Andris Apsenieks (Latvia) – 1st Place Winner – Nude Discovery of the Year 2016

Artemis by Andris Apsenieks (Latvia) – 1st Place Winner – Nude Discovery of the Year 2016

The Office by Noel Baldewijns (Belgium) – 1st Place Winner – Architecture Discovery of the Year 2016

The Office by Noel Baldewijns (Belgium) – 1st Place Winner – Architecture Discovery of the Year 2016

Christening of an artisan fishing boat by Paulo Monteiro (Portugal) – 1st Place Winner – Photojournalism Photographer of the Year 2016

Christening of an artisan fishing boat by Paulo Monteiro (Portugal) – 1st Place Winner – Photojournalism Photographer of the Year 2016

Couples by RongXi Li (China) – 1st Place Winner – Wildlife Discovery of the Year 2016

Couples by RongXi Li (China) – 1st Place Winner – Wildlife Discovery of the Year 2016

Go for fight by PANOS LASKARAKIS (Greece) – 1st Place Winner – Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016

Go for fight by PANOS LASKARAKIS (Greece) – 1st Place Winner – Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016

Look at me by Vassilis Pitoulis (Greece) – 1st Place Winner – Nude Photographer of the Year 2016

Look at me by Vassilis Pitoulis (Greece) – 1st Place Winner – Nude Photographer of the Year 2016

Concealed by Christian Grass – 1st Place Winner – Fine Art Discovery of the Year 2016

Concealed by Christian Grass – 1st Place Winner – Fine Art Discovery of the Year 2016

Contest website: monoawards.com


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