B+W Photographer of the Year 2015

20 July 2015


The Black+White Photographer of the Year 2015 competition is now open for submissions with a chance to win the new Leica M Monochrom, plus a 50mm Leica lens worth a total of £7,000. 

Black+White Photography magazine, in association with Leica, is looking for the best in contemporary black & white photography. The competition is open to all and pictures can be taken on any kind of camera. A key feature of this year’s competition is the Emerging Talent category, which is seeking exceptional photographers aged 25 and under. 

Photographs can be in any style or genre for this category. For the overall title of Black+White Photographer of the Year 2015 the organisers want to see three pictures that relate to each other in style and content. Category prizes are on the following themes: 
  • People (from portraits to street photography) 
  • Natural World (landscapes, seascapes and wildlife) 
  • Documentary (reportage, documentary, photojournalism) 
  • Black+White at its Best (all other styles – including architecture, still life, sport and experimental work) 
  • Emerging Talent (any style by photographers aged 25 or under)

The overall winner will receive the new Leica M Monochrom plus a 50mm Leica lens and the title Black+White Photographer of the Year 2015. Category winners receive £200 cash plus a £100 voucher from theprintspace in London. The winners will be invited to an awards ceremony at Leica’s prestigious studios in London and the winning pictures will be exhibited at the Leica Studios and then at theprintspace in London. They will also be published in Black+White Photography magazine. 

The deadline for entries: Midnight Sunday 20 September 2015. 

For full competition details see the website: www.bpoty.com

Image: © Colin Summers. Black+White Photographer of the Year 2012 runner up.