IPHF Juried International Photo Competition: B&W/Monochrome
Juried by William Fields
January 15 – March 3, 2024
Grand Prize Winner: $500
First Place Winner: $300
Second Place Winner: $200
Third Place Winner $100
2-dimensional black and white or monochromatic photographic works in all subjects and disciplines are eligible for this contest.
The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum (IPHF) is opening a juried international photography competition. Now in its sixth decade IPHF is dedicated to honoring excellence in photography through its Hall of Fame and with online programing and exhibitions featuring classic and contemporary photography. Join the IPHF Photo Competition for your chance to be featured in a special Online Exhibition at iphf.org.
Weekly Selections Chosen by IPHF Curators
Curator Picks are chosen from each week’s submissions to the Black and White/Monochrome Photo Competition. Selection as a Curator Pick does not necessarily reflect the final decision of the Juror of the Competition on awards or inclusion in the online exhibition.
Juror: William Fields
Photographer and Author
William Fields grew up among dairy farms, orchards and truck farms. This rural environment cultivated his lifelong love of nature and landscape. He served in the Navy during the Vietnam Conflict and spent over 30 years in the aerospace, laser technology and automotive industries. Throughout this time, Bill continued to study art, becoming more proficient in draftsmanship, printmaking, watercolor painting and photography.
Today, Bill is a full-time art photographer and a published author. His books include Hermann, Missouri – One of the Prettiest Towns in America and his limited-edition The Four Directions – A Southwestern Journey which won first place in the 2019 Independent Publishers Awards for Best Coffee Table Book. He has three other coffee table photo book projects that are currently in the development or the proposal stages. He recently signed an agreement to produce a book on the Tennessee Whiskey Trail. Bill was honored as Artist in Residence at Fort Union National Monument in Watrous, New Mexico in 2019.
All Images © William Fields Photography, unless otherwise noted.