The Zebra Awards

9th Zebra Awards

International Black and White Photography Competition

Celebrating the beauty of black and white, and monochrome photography from around the world

Early Bird Deadline : 31 January 2022

© Guanghui Gu “Speeding”

Dont miss out and enter your finest Black and White images


Celebrating The Best In Black and White Photography

"Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships."

Welcome to the 9th Zebra Awards, where we seek and celebrate some of the finest black and white photography from around the world. 

The last two years certainly have provided challenges for photographers and artists to live out their passion and create new and beautiful work. With certainty and normality are returning, we are excited to once again open call for entries into the 9th Zebra Awards, and once again, discover new and amazing talents, showcase inspirations and celebrate 

The Zebra Awards is opened to all photographers aged 18 years and over worldwide. The images can be in pure black and white, or in monochrome, where a single tone is exhibited throughout the artwork. 

Previous Winners


International Professional Black and White Photographer of the Year

© Gregory D’Agostino

Category Winner

Certificate of Achievement

All Finalists, Categories Winners and Grand Winner will receive digital and downloadable certificates of achievements and electronic medals and badges to acknowledge and share your awards and recognitions. 


Abstract and Contemporary


Fine Art and Open

Landscape and Nature


People and Animals


Portrait and Editorial

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© Dominique Genin

© Grace Pui Wan Ho

© Howard Ashton-Jones

© Alamsyah Rauf

© Felix Hug