Monochrome Photography Awards – Contest Winners Announced!

Monochrome Photography Awards – Contest Winners Announced!


Monochrome Photography Awards is proud to announce the winners of their inaugural photography contest!

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

American photographer Neil Craver has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2014 and $2000 prize money. His winning image, called ‘Manufacturing Content’ is a visual voyage of metamorphosis into the subconscious waters of the mind.

Manufacturing Content © Neil Craver - Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Nude

Manufacturing Content © Neil Craver – Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Nude, Professional

Additionally, in Amateur category Italian photographer Giorgio Bianchi was announced as Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2014 with $1000 prize money. His winning image, called ‘Behind Kiev’s barricades’ covers onset of the violent protests to the beginning of the Crimean crisis.

Behind Kiev's barricades © Giorgio Bianchi - Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photojournalism, Amateur

Behind Kiev’s Barricades © Giorgio Bianchi – Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photojournalism, Amateur

The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Winning images were selected by panel of international judges, including: Ted Preuss, David Fokos, Roman Loranc, David Johndrow, Stefano Brunesci, Tomasz Lazar, Dominique Bollinger, Andre Brito, Giacomo Brunelli and Martin Stavars.

Complete Winners’ Gallery: www.monoawards.com

Black & White Abstract Photography Winners

Fragments © Patricia Voulgaris - Abstract Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Abstract, Professional

Fragments © Patricia Voulgaris – Abstract Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Abstract, Professional

Test Pattern © Hans Wichmann - Abstract Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Abstract, Amateur

Test Pattern © Hans Wichmann – Abstract Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Abstract, Amateur

Black & White Advertising Photography Winners

Lay in the strings © Kamila Karpinska - Advertising Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Advertising, Professional

Lay in the strings © Kamila Karpinska – Advertising Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Advertising, Professional

Black & White Architecture Photography Winners

No-Way-Out © Scott Nadow - Architecture Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Architecture, Professional

No-Way-Out © Scott Nadow – Architecture Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Architecture, Professional

Spiral City © Mohammad Rafiee - Architecture Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Architecture, Amateur

Spiral City © Mohammad Rafiee – Architecture Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Architecture, Amateur

Black & White Fashion Photography Winners

Shapes © Harnesh Joshi - Fashion Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fashion, Professional

Shapes © Harnesh Joshi – Fashion Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fashion, Professional

The Catwalk © Les Forrester - Fashion Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fashion, Amateur

The Catwalk © Les Forrester – Fashion Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fashion, Amateur

Black & White Fine Art Photography Winners

Lost © Alex Timmermans - Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fine Art, Professional

Lost © Alex Timmermans – Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fine Art, Professional

Immersed Madonna © Adam Jurgilewicz - Fine Art Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fine Art, Amateur

Immersed Madonna © Adam Jurgilewicz – Fine Art Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Fine Art, Amateur

Black & White Landscape Photography Winners

Galaxy on a high mountain © Yosuke Kashiwakura - Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Landscape, Professional

Galaxy on a high mountain © Yosuke Kashiwakura – Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Landscape, Professional

Yosemite Falls © Joe Sumner - Landscape Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Landscape, Amateur

Yosemite Falls © Joe Sumner – Landscape Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Landscape, Amateur

Black & White Nude Photography Winners

Manufacturing Content © Neil Craver - Nude Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Nude, Professional

Manufacturing Content © Neil Craver – Nude Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Nude, Professional

Waterfall Affair © Bruno Birkhofer - Nude Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Nude, Amateur

Waterfall Affair © Bruno Birkhofer – Nude Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Nude, Amateur

Black & White People Photography Winners

The Brothers 06 © Elin Høyland - People Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in People, Professional

The Brothers 06 © Elin Høyland – People Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in People, Professional

Pilot 02 © Werner Dursteler - People Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in People, Amateur

Pilot 02 © Werner Dursteler – People Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in People, Amateur

Black & White Photojournalism Winners

The Line © Goran Jovic - Photojournalism Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photojournalism, Professional

The Line © Goran Jovic – Photojournalism Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photojournalism, Professional

Behind Kiev's Barricades © Giorgio Bianchi - Photojournalism Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photojournalism, Amateur

Behind Kiev’s Barricades © Giorgio Bianchi – Photojournalism Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photojournalism, Amateur

Black & White Photomanipulation Winners

Tierwald#70 © Frank Machalowski - Photomanipulation Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photomanipulation, Professional

Tierwald#70 © Frank Machalowski – Photomanipulation Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photomanipulation, Professional

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Barcode © Hans Wichmann – Photomanipulation Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Photomanipulation, Amateur

Black & White Portrait Photography Winners

Lakeishia © Roza Sampolinska - Portrait Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Portrait, Professional

Lakeishia © Roza Sampolinska – Portrait Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Portrait, Professional

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The Woman in Black © Claudia Wycisk – Portrait Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Portrait, Amateur

Black & White Wildlife Photography Winners

Molting Grasshopper © Adhi Prayoga - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Wildlife, Professional

Molting Grasshopper © Adhi Prayoga – Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Wildlife, Professional

The Jump © Nicole Cambre - Wildlife Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Wildlife, Amateur

The Jump © Nicole Cambre – Wildlife Discovery of the Year 2014, 1st place Winner in Wildlife, Amateur

Complete Winners’ Gallery: www.monoawards.com


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