“A great portrait of this boxer. The harsh side lighting matches the mood and emphasizes details. This is another one that feels like there are a lot stories behind the expression. ” – Dave Bell
Win $3000 and international recognition in the prestigious Monochrome Awards honoring black and white photography.Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional and amateur photographers.
Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover the most amazing photographers from around the world. The winners of the Professional and Amateur categories will receive the titles: Monochrome Photographer of the Year and Monochrome Discovery of the Year along with cash prizes.
We are open to all points of view, all levels of expertise, and all ideas of black and white photography.
Judged based on creativity, originality and in accordance to the theme.
15% – 25% ADDITIONAL DISCOUNT FOR ONE EYELAND PREMIUM MEMBERS ONLY. SIGN UP FOR PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP When you submit more than 1 entry, you get 1% off on the entry fee for every additional entry. What that means is, you get 2% off for 2 entries, 3 % off for 3 entries, 4% off for 4 entries.
..and so on. Entrants can get a maximum discount of 25%.
All names of the Honorable Mention winners will also be included in the book.
You will receive an email from [email protected] once the final list of winners has been announced.
New opportunities. Be one of the first photographers to enter.
Early Deadline: Midnight PST (Pacific Standard Time) 8th March 2019
Monochrome Photography Awards 2018 are open. Final Deadline is November 18, 2018. CLICK HERE AND START NEW ENTRY
File Specifications – RGB | JPG Format | 72 dpi | 2000px (longer side) | Color Profile sRGB
Neither One Eyeland nor their associates, affiliates or partners assume any responsibility for photos submitted in violation of competition rules / copyright regulations. Images that demonstrate violations on copyright and/or competition policies will be removed & disqualified by One Eyeland after due investigations.
The top 10 photographers each will receive the Golden X trophy and the top photographer will receive a cash prize of US$2500.
“Exquisite lighting with great highlights on the cheekbone, and distinct curvature of the indentation of cheek. Great attitude in the model’s expression. I like that the skin includes the texture instead of unnatural smoothness.” – Dave Bell
No. Once you have paid, no modifications are possible. So, do make sure you review your entries before you pay.
How are the ‘Top 10 Black & White Photographers of the World: 2019′ chosen?
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The top 10 photographers with the maximum number of points for his / her top 10 entries will win the Title. The photographer will need a minimum of 22 points to be considered for the Title.
Entrants must ensure they own undisputed copyrights to their respective entries uploaded for the awards. Copyright of all photographs submitted rest with the photographer.
In case there is a tie where photographers have the same points, their quality of metals (number of Golds, Silvers & Bronzes) will be taken into account to determine the winner.
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Is it okay that the photograph submitted has already taken part / awarded by a contest in the past?
How are the ‘Top 10 Black & White Photographers of a Country: 2019′ chosen?
Sure. You can submit a photograph that was submitted / awarded in any other contest in the past.
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Entries from India will have an additional GST of 18% on the above fees.
Remember, we don’t just award the TOP 10 in the WORLD, but also the TOP 10 in every COUNTRY!
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The work of the first, second and third place winners (together with further entries that the judges feel are worthy of commendation) from both the professional and amateur categories will be published in the Monochrome Photography Awards annual book.
Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos showing people portraits in B&W in this photo contest. We appreciate the collaboration of friend and professional photographer Dave Bell as the guest judge for this photo contest. Dave Bell is a man who wears many hats. In addition to his life-long obsession with photography, he is a Professor who teaches courses in Database Systems, Networking, and eCommerce. He is also a vocalist with the internationally renowned Heritage Singers, performing in venues all over the globe. A self-appointed techno geek, he loves playing with new technologies of all sorts.
There will not be any compensation if used to promote One Eyeland Awards. However, if a situation arises that your image could be used commercially, you will be intimated of the same and you reserve the right to accept or decline the offer. The copright for the images will always rest with the photographer.
Do you have a stipulated time limit within which the images must have been shot?
No. There is no restriction on when the entry image were created.
The photo contest consists of two rounds of judging. In Round One, a panel from One Eyeland will review all the entries. A select portion of the entries will be selected for Round Two. In Round Two, the Judges will select the winners. There is no upper limit on the number of awards given.
One Grand-Prize winner will receive a cash prize of US$2500. The Top 10 Black & White Photographers in the World will each receive the GOLDEN X TROPHY. The trophy is gold plated of size 8x2x2 inches. (a minimum of 22 points is required for the title) All the Top 10 Black & White Photographers in each country will receive a digital certificate.
(a minimum of 10 points is required for the title) All winners (Gold/Silver/Bronze & Finalist) will each receive a digital certificate. All winning images will be showcased on our website.
Dave Bell is a man who wears many hats. In addition to his life-long obsession with photography, he is a Professor who teaches courses in Database Systems, Networking, and eCommerce. He is also a vocalist with the internationally renowned Heritage Singers, performing in venues all over the globe.
A self-appointed techno geek, he loves playing with new technologies of all sorts.
All payments are done directly through the payment gateway and not on One Eyeland.
One Eyeland will only use your images for promoting One Eyeland.
“This is an awesome capture. The expression tells such a story. The freckles, the pursed lips, and eyes that are looking straight into your heart. This boy is ready to play! Congratulations!” – Dave Bell
Wouldn’t it be great if we could identify the finest Black & White photographers in every country and crown the best in the world? One Eyeland’s new photo contest does this and more, elegantly, by celebrating the World’s Top 10 Black & White Photographers. Open to anyone who’s ever captured the visual delights in monochromatic hues, the contest will be judged by the best in the business. Entrants can be from any geography and any culture. All that matters is your beautiful images.
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Only Bleed photographs without Borders except under ‘Polaroid’ entries
“Receiving a prize I would say it is always an amazing feeling” – vladgeorgescu
You will receive an email from [email protected] within 48 hours from the time of successful submission. If the mail does not reach you within 48 hours, you can write to us at the same email ID and we will do the needful. Please always check your Junk / Spam folder before you write to us.
The top 10 photographers with the maximum number of points for his / her top 10 entries will win the Title. The photographer will need a minimum of 10 points to be considered for the Title.
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Can a photographer win the “Top 10 Black & White Photographers Of The World:2019″, if he / she sends less than 10 entries?
Don’t miss out! Submit your photo to open the details of this photo contest. You could win awesome prizes and have your photo reviewed by renowned photographers. This is just the beginning, discover a new opportunity and challenge your creativity.
How would intimations be sent out once the awards are announced?
Will a monetary compensation be made for the usage of the submitted images?
While there is no upper limit to the number of entries a photographer can submit, the more number of entries will only work towards better chances of winning the award. The minimum number of entries will have to be 2.
One Eyeland may use all entries submitted for marketing & promoting the One Eyeland Awards although there will not be any monetary compensation for the same.
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