Photography Awards
and Community

The Independent Photographer is a global network dedicated to sharing and bringing exposure to the work of photographers.
Our ambition is to inspire and connect like-minded people with a passion for photography. Through our monthly competition, we are committed to promote and celebrate all photographic talent.

Featured Photographers


Luca Tombolini

Competition Awards

© Luca Tombolini

A unique chance to
gain widespread exposure!

The Independent Photographer offers a set of monthly photography Competition awards.
Every month, we invite you to join the current theme and submit your best images.
We’re open to all photographers: Enter today and Get discovered!

  • Cash Prizes

  • Exhibition

  • Exposure

  • Network

  • Feedback

© Antonio Ysursa

THEME: BLACK & WHITE Deadline: 31 December 2017

From the earliest days of photography to the modern digital era: black & white photography has changed
the way we see the world.

Regardless of genres, the black & white legacy left by the great masters of photography still inspires and encourages both amateur and professional photographers to work in black & white.

Be it in street, fashion, portrait, landscape, documentary or any other form of photography that celebrates the beauty and wealth of Black & White Photography: We want to be moved and inspired.

Enter now and show us what you got!

Talents Of The Year 2016/2017


Previous Theme: PEOPLE November 2017

Winning Photographer Simon Urwin

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