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Photographer of the Year

The Premier Black & White Photo Awards

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Crowning the Photographers of the Year behind the most distinctive black and white photography

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To those exploring photography’s past or defining its future, we want your work to get the global exposure it deserves

Honoring the Black & White Photographers of the Year, a selected group of the most exceptional creators

Celebrating the timeless, eternal nature of the monochrome palette, where the medium of photography comes to life

Professional

Photographer of the Year

Awarded to the Winner in Each of the 20 Categories

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INTERNATIONAL

Photographer of the Year

WINNERS OF EACH CATEGORY ADVANCE TO COMPETE FOR THE OVERALL TITLES

Non-Professional

Discovery of the Year

Awarded to the Winner in Each of the 20 Categories

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INTERNATIONAL

Discovery of the Year

Awards & Benefits

Winners of the Exposure One Awards enjoy more than prizes; honorees will be actively promoted and celebrated throughout the year and beyond.

Prizes are designed to meet your needs as a photographer, wherever they are in their careers.

Our Most Prestigious titleXS

Crowning the International Photographer and Discovery of the Year winners, as well as Photographers of the Year

Global Exposure

Receive international press exposure as well as have your work judged by industry professionals, gallery directors, museum curators, and influential tastemakers

Cash Prizes

$5,000+ in cash prizes

Exhibition:

An artist-forward space dedicated to exhibiting your works online

Winner's Assets

Custom badges and certificates to seamlessly share your wins with the world and get your work the attention it deserves

Artist Directory

Receive your own personalized page with links to your website and social profiles as a year-round point of discovery for your work

Press Release

Customized press assets to help you share your win using a professionally written and formatted press release

Winner’s Interview

A publicly-shared and promoted interview with links to your work and social profile will help you get the global recognition you deserve

The Exposure One Trophy

At the Exposure One Awards, a custom metal trophy is reserved for contest and category winners. This trophy celebrates extraordinary black and white photography, and is personalized with the winner's name and honor awarded.

Contest Winners

Category Winners

* Winner's title and award distribution may vary depending on the contest.

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Professional

Non Professional

International Photographer of the Year

Photographer of the Year (Per Category)

Category Winners (Silver & Bronze)

People's Vote Award

Honorable Mention

Nominee

Every Entrant

$3,500 Cash Prizes

Published Winner's Interview

Printed & Embossed Winner’s Achievement Certificate

Credit For Free Entry to Another Exposure One Contest

Receive Feature in Dedicated Email to Global Audience

Premier Artist Placements Throughout Exposure One Website

Prominent Feature in Winner's Gallery

Custom Press Release Tailored to Your Achievement

Public Profile in Exposure One's Artist Directory

International Press Exposure to our Global Community

Digital Winner's Certificate & Badge

Free Entry & Placement In the People's Vote Award Gallery

Showcase in Winner's Gallery

Chance to be Featured on Exposure One's Social Media & Newsletter

Winner Coverage:

We're thrilled to have helped the winners of our contests receive the attention their work deserves in global media placements.

Digital Camera World
My Modern Met
The Times
Insider
Peta Pixel
The Guardian
Daily Mail

People's Vote Award

Before the winners are announced, all entries nominated by the jury will automatically be entered into the People’s Vote Awards where the public will vote on their favorite images within each contest category.

The opportunity to win this honor is included at no charge and is in addition to competing for the title in your entry’s category as part of your submission. Winners receive a public profile in our Artist Directory, a featured location in our Winner’s Gallery, and other benefits.

With tens of thousands of people visiting the Exposure One Awards website and People’s Vote Award Gallery during the voting period. This unique honor is one of the many ways we aim to increase the chances of our artists, like you, being discovered and getting well-deserved recognition.

*Please note that in order to maintain the most positive experience for all nominated artists, the number of votes each entry receives during the public voting period will not be visible.

Learn Moreabout Peoples Vote Award

Judges

Our international panel of judges represents today’s topmost tier of influence and distinction within our photography community.

Judges include world-renowned photographers, curators, directors, and industry professionals who were chosen based on their respected positions within the global photography world.

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Contest Categories

Images can be entered into multiple categories and will be judged independently of one another based on the selected category.

We highly encourage you to be expansive in your interpretation and selection of categories for your work.

Abstract

Aerial

Architecture

Conceptual

Domestic Animals

Event

Fashion & Beauty

Film/Analog

Fine Art

Landscapes

Minimalism

Nature

Nude

People

Photojournalism

Portrait

Still Life

Street

Travel

Wildlife

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ENTRY INFO

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Pay Per Entry

Early Bird

20% Off

May 6

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Jul 9, 2024

Regular

10% Off

Jul 9

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Aug 6, 2024

Extended

Aug 6

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Aug 20, 2024

Entry Level

Professional

Non-Professional

Student

Single Image

$35

$28

$27

$21

$20

$16

Series

$50

$40

$40

$32

$30

$24

Additional Category

49% Off

44% Off

50% Off

Reward Dollars

5% Back

5% Back

5% Back

Winners Announcement: October 29, 2024

Global Accessibility Pricing

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Buy a Bundle

Up to 30% savings compared to paying per entry

Locks in savings regardless of the entry period when you are submitting your work

Use your bundle credits on any contest within the calendar year

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$150

$105

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Up to 30% Savings

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Credits

Price:

$300

$210

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Up to 30% Savings

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TO THOSE CREATING EXCEPTIONAL MONOCHROME IMAGES THAT CONTINUE TO EXPLORE AND AMPLIFY BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY: WE WANT TO SEE YOUR WORK.

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