Color photograph of a father and daughter in an empty church during wedding in corona virus pandemic - Visual Storytelling Award

Editors' Picks Visual Storytelling Award

“Photography is by nature a documentary art.” – August Sander

Following the results of last month’s Visual Storytelling Award judged by American photographer and VII Photo Agency member Nichole Sobecki, the editorial team wants to share some of the most compelling competition entries received throughout the month.

The competition showed a spectacular variety of storytelling narratives and skills featuring a whole range of social studies and crisis faced by many around the world. Giving voice to people and alerting the public on critical issues, fundamental social rights, and the global state of our planet.

Although we couldn’t reward every participant we would like to express our gratitude to the photographers whose dedicated work contributes to awareness and calls for action towards those most in need.

Monthly Photo Contest

abstract portrait of a woman with red lips
© Giuseppe Gradella

2021 Emerging Talent AWARD Deadline: 31 March 2021

This month we are on the lookout for the most exciting and promising practitioners of all ages and backgrounds, working across all photographic genres and styles.

Fine art, landscape, street, documentary, portrait, fashion, or conceptual: there are no specific boundaries or limitations, allowing you the space and freedom to fully showcase your skill, creativity, and talent!


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

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