Monovisions Awards 2019

Birgit Neiser: Oman desert

Birgit Neiser: Oman desert

The Sultanate of Oman is one of the driest countries in the world. These may be very harsh conditions, but at the same time it therefore is host to some of the most spectacular deserts in the world. The Empty Quarter and the Wahiba Sands deserts are the best known. Travelling in the desert when you sometimes don´t see any…
Manuela Thames: Trauma

Manuela Thames: Trauma

This self-portrait series aims to explore the themes of brokenness, the struggles of loss and grief, the regrets of past decisions and my personal experiences with generational trauma and mental health struggles. I was raised in Germany by parents who were born in the 1930s and both experienced significant trauma as children and young adults due to World War II.…
Frank Loddenkemper: Rheinkniebrücke

Frank Loddenkemper: Rheinkniebrücke

The Rhine bridges in Düsseldorf are an integral part of the skyline. One of them is the “Kniebrücke” from the 60s. It is a steel cable-stayed bridge whose access ramps were built of concrete. I photographed the bridge laterally in its entirety, as well as from below with its curved driveways. In this way of viewing the lines are particularly…
Timothy Huyck: Powwow – Men’s Dance

Timothy Huyck: Powwow – Men’s Dance

There is tremendous movement and energy in American Indian dance. The men’s dances often tell the story of a battle or a hunt. Timothy Scott Huyck was born in Inglewood, California and spent his early childhood there. A few years after the family moved to San Pedro, California, Huyck discovered photography in high school. He quickly made up his mind…
MonoVisions Black and White Photography Awards 2019 Winners Announced!

MonoVisions Black and White Photography Awards 2019 Winners Announced!

MonoVisions Photography Awards is proud to present the winners of 2019 photo contest, selecting the winning photographs from 2580 entries from across the globe. Swiss photographer Romain Tornay won the single photo category; his entry, titled “Elements”, which captures the “first sunshine following the snowstorm; Iceland”, won the Black & White Photo of the Year 2019, along with a $2000…