Photography Contests

2020 Black & White Portfolio Entry Info

Submissions accepted from 06/04/19 to 01/15/20

28 Spotlight winners will be featured photographers in issues of Black & White in 2020 and 2021

20 Excellence winners will have their work featured in four-page spreads in the August 2020 Portfolio Contest Special Issue.

80 Merit winners will have their work featured in two-page spreads in the August 2020 Portfolio Contest Special Issue

2021 Black & White Single Image

Submissions accepted from 11/30/19 to 06/30/20

New Spotlight Awards: A best photograph will be chosen from each category and will be featured in a regular issue of Black & White with a short bio of the photographer and background information on the shot.
Contest Awards: More than 210 winning images will be chosen in 15 different categories and each will have a full-page display in the Black & White Special Issue. This is your chance to have your images seen by more than 35,000 viewers worldwide.
New Judging: We have expanded our panel of judges. Each judge will act independently and winners will be chosen from merged lists of all judges.
More Winners: A panel of lay judges will select their favorite photograph in each category for a special “People’s Choice” award in the Black & White Special Issue.