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Black & white portrait photography by Monica Denevan. Fisherman, Burma
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Monica Denevan

Monica Denevan's striking black & white photographs of Myanmar, possess a timeless quality, capturing the beauty and humanity of the Southeast Asian nation


- Deadline: 30 April 2023

2023 Color Award

Receive $2000 cash prizes and global exposure. See your work published in the 2023 photobook, and presented internationally.

color film photo of women in colourful bathing suits by Vikram Kushwah
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color film photo of women in colourful bathing suits by Vikram Kushwah
© Vikram Kushwah
2023 Color AWARD

Win Cash Awards & International Exposure

In April we invite artists working across all photographic fields, driven by their artistic eye and passion for color to celebrate the beauty & diversity of color photography!

  • Win $2000 in Cash
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  • Published in 2023 photobook
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Deadline: 30 April 2023

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Every month, we invite you to join the current photo competition and submit your best images.
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  • Awards Calendar

    1 Month / 1 Award

    Each month we invite photographers to submit their images to a specific competition theme overseen by an acclaimed artist.

    ◇ STREET – September 2022
    ◇ OPEN CALL – October 2022
    ◇ LANDSCAPE – November 2022
    ◇ PEOPLE – December 2022
    ◇ BLACK & WHITE – January 2023
    ◇ FASHION – February 2023
    ◇ STREET – March 2023
    COLOR – April 2023
    ◇ PORTRAIT – May 2023
    ◇ BLACK & WHITE – June 2023
    ◇ TRAVEL – Summer 2023

    Coor photography of a man taking a bath by Ivelina Berova
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    Discover a curation of the best contemporary photography projects, offering space and visibility to the work of international photographers.
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    THEME: Fashion February 2023

    Winning Photographer Rona Bar & Ofek Avshalom

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