The Mono Awards 2021 opens for entries

© Irina Mitin - Mono Awards 2020, People Category finalist
© Irina Mitin - Mono Awards 2020, People category finalist

Our annual black-and-white photography competition, The Mono Awards, is now open for entries.

Run in partnership with Australian Photography, and proudly presented by major sponsor SanDisk and supporting sponsors MomentoMomento Pro, and Midland Insurance Brokers, The Mono Awards 2021 is searching for the most talented black-and-white photographers in Australia and New Zealand.

© Karen Waller - Mono Awards 2020, People Category finalist
© Karen Waller - Mono Awards 2020, People category finalist

This year, entrants will compete for a prize pool of $12,500, including $9,000 cash.

Images will be judged by a panel of leading professional photographers, with the best images published in Capture and Australian Photography.

© Xiaolian Zhang - Mono Awards 2020, People Category finalist
© Xiaolian Zhang - The Mono Awards 2020, People Category finalist

Entrants can submit images across the three competition categories: People, Places, Animal. 

Head to The Mono Awards website to check out the winners and finalists from the 2020 competition, get some great tips for what makes a winning entry, learn some helpful B&W conversion techniques, and submit your entries.

© John Dalton - Mono Awards 2020, People Category finalist
© John Dalton - Mono Awards 2020, People Category finalist

Entries close Sunday, 13 June.