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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.

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Luca Tombolini

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© Luca Tombolini

THEME: PEOPLE Deadline: 31 October 2018

© Antoine Jonquière

“It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter.” - Alfred Eisenstaedt

From all the corners of the world, across all cultures and borders: This month we want to discover and celebrate the diversity of the human race.

Whether in street, portrait, documentary, conceptual, travel or any other form of photography that tells the story of people: There are very little boundaries and we are open to all approaches.

Join the award and show us your best characters!

Talents Of The Year 2017/2018


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

Previous theme: STREET PHOTOGRAPHY September 2018

Winning Photographer Orna Naor

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"A photograph has picked up a fact of life, and that fact will live forever"
- Raghu Rai