Slideshow: Winners and finalists for the 2020 Monochrome Photography Awards

Winners, runners-up and honorable mentions were recently announced for the 7th annual Monochrome Photography Awards – an international Black & White photography competition. 7,096 photos were submitted from 91 countries.

A jury including Petra Leary, Alessandro Zanoni, Christina Dim, Vassilis Tangoulis, Olga Zavershinskaya and Pedro Dimitrow selected their favorite professional and amateur photos from 13 categories including Abstract, Conceptual, Photojournalism and Wildlife.

Ksystof Mozyro was declared the Overall Winner in the professional category for his image, ‘Opponents,’ depicting a heated standoff during a Black Lives Matter protest. Svetlin Yosifov received the title Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2020 in the amateur category for ‘Portrait Woman Mursi’ – an image captured in Southern Ethiopia’s Omo Valley.

Monochrome is currently accepting submission for their 2021 competition.