Monochrome Photography Awards 2017 – Winners Gallery

Monochrome Awards announced the winners of thair 2017 photography contest!

Canadian photographer Ian Pettigrew has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2017 and $2000 prize money. His winning image, called ‘Bailey’ is a part of an ongoing series of what it is like to live with Cystic Fibrosis.

Ian Pettigrew: Bailey – Monochrome Photographer of the Year 2017

Additionally, in Amateur category Indonesian photographer Gunarto Gunawan was announced as Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2017 with $1000 prize money for his winning image called ‘Light from Heaven’, that shows Grubug cave in central Java, Indonesia.

Gunarto Gunawan: Light from Heaven – Monochrome Discovery of the Year 2017

About Mono Awards: Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Our mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world.



Marina Yushina: Inner Light – 1st Place in Abstract, Professional
Patricia Dinu: Lost America – 1st Place in Architecture, Professional
Farzad Ariannejad: White Veils – 1st Place in Conceptual, Professional
Michal Baran: Wavy – 1st Place in Fashion / Beauty, Professional
Frank Machalowski: ghosts of – 1st Place in Fine Art, Professional
Samuel Feron: Origin – 1st Place in Landscapes, Professional
Francisco Negroni: Tornado of fear – 1st Place in Nature, Professional
Christian Vizl: Marisa and fishes – 1st Place in Nude, Professional
Ofir Barak: Mea Searim – The Streets – 1st Place in People, Professional
Erberto Zani: Under the rainstorm – Rohingya’s exodus – 1st Place in Photojournalism, Professional
Milad Safabakhsh: Yes! I am a long way from home – 1st Place in Photomanipulation, Professional
Ian Pettigrew: Bailey – 1st Place in Portrait, Professional
Pedro Jarque: The Sect – 1st Place in Wildlife, Professional


Mihai Florea: Ripples – 1st Place in Abstract, Amateur
Ho Yuen Lai: Hong Kong old buildings – 1st Place in Architecture, Amateur
Mariano Belmar: La Mancha 2017 – 1st Place in Conceptual, Amateur
Hugo Deneweth: Marjolein – 1st Place in Fashion / Beauty, Amateur
Nathan Wirth: Wake (Richard Serra) – 1st Place in Fine Art, Amateur
Marcel Zizkat: Lake Hintersee TreeIsland Study II – 1st Place in Landscapes, Amateur
Gunarto Gunawan: Light from Heaven – 1st Place in Nature, Amateur
Iwona Aleksandrowicz: Earth – 1st Place in Nude, Amateur
Mikhail Shestakov: Albino – The Streets – 1st Place in People, Amateur
Vincenzo Lupo: Burned – 1st Place in Photojournalism, Amateur
Max Poussier: Central Lake – 1st Place in Photomanipulation, Amateur
Habib Alzadjali: Black Portrait – 1st Place in Portrait, Amateur
Olli Immonen: Friction – 1st Place in Wildlife, Amateur