Dervish Splendor - a man in colorful clothes in dancing

Color Photography Award Editors' Picks

Following the results of last month’s Color Photography Award judged by Magnum Photos’ Global Education Director Shannon Ghannam, we want to share some of the competition entries that didn’t make it to the final round but impressed us by their overall strength and quality and innovative way to respond to the theme.

We received an incredible variety of images from many talented photographers and even though we couldn’t give an award to every entrant we are delighted to share the work of some of the artists whose images stayed with us and are well worthy of exposure.

Thank you for taking part in the award and sharing your work with us!

Monthly Photo Contest

color photograph a man on the Yamuna river in india is rowing a boat surrounded by birds
© Saurabh Narang

2021 Street Photography AWARD Deadline: 30 September 2021

"It’s not the streets, it’s where the streets lead you that’s important." - Bruce Davidson

Extended Deadline: One of the most exciting and influential forms of photography, in September we are on the lookout for the best images capturing the pulse of the street.

From candid and unexpected situations to meticulous geometric scenes within the urban sphere, at home or abroad: we want to discover how YOU see the streets!⁠


1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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