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11 June 2024: Entries are now closed in The Mono Awards 2024. Thank you to everyone who entered. Judging will commence soon. Winners, runners up, and Top 30 entries in each category will be published in Australian Photography (Oct-Nov 2024 issue, available mid September 2024) Announcements will also be made online at australianphotography.comcapturemag.com.au and themonoawards.com.au in September 2024.


Now in its sixth year The Mono Awards, presented by Synology, celebrate everything you love about black & white photography.

The Mono Awards are open to photographers from around the world and offer $18,000 (Australian dollars) in prize money. Deadline has been extended to 10 June 2024.
The Top 30 entries will be published in Australian Photography (Oct-Nov 2024 issue), and winners and runners-up will be also announced at australianphotography.com, capturemag.com.au and themonoawards.com.au.
Over the course of the competition make sure you follow us on Facebook and Instagram where selected entries will be showcased each week.
You can see the Winners, Runners up and Top 40 entries from the 2023 Awards here, and the 2023 People's Choice winners here.
Have a question about The Mono Awards? Send us an email at [email protected]
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The Mono AwardsRead all

A wonderfully camouflaged leopard, a cleverly composed street photograph, and a photo of a unique grass tree in the WA landscape have taken the honours in The Mono Awards 2023, presented by SanDisk.

Some of our Mono Awards judges share 10 tips to help you improve your chances in this year's competition.

Award-winning photographer Nick Rains explains some of the key elements to consider when you're shooting and editing mono.