Final Deadline is May 25th, 2019 

If you think your photos are Minimalistic, there is a category for everyone and this competition is an excellent way to get exposed to industry professionals

It’s well worth the price of entry for photographers at any stage of their career.

The MPA recognizes photography’s leading talents who are creating, shaping and defining the world of photography today.

It doesn't matter if you are a fine art photographer, street, landscape, architecture, etc. As long as you take minimalistic or abstract photos, you are eligible to enter our contest.

Prizes

Win 1000$ and international recognition in the prestigious Minimalist Photography Awards. The winners will receive the title: Minimalist Photographer of the Year and cash prizes.

MEET OUR JURY

Your photos will be judged by industry professionals

Susan Spiritus

Susan Spiritus

Owner of Susan Spiritus Gallery

Susan Spiritus has been a leader in the field of fine art photography for 42 years, opening the doors to her Southern California gallery in 1976 so that she could share her passion for photography with others.

Joel Tjintjelaar

Joel Tjintjelaar

Photographer / Author

Joel Tjintjelaar, is a multiple award-winning and published B&W fine art photographer, artist, educator, and author.

Sandrine Hermand Grisel

Sandrine Hermand Grisel

Founder & Editor, All About Photo

Sandrine Hermand-Grisel is a French fine art photographer and curator. She is also the Founder and Editor in chief of All About Photo.

Zelda Cheatle

Zelda Cheatle

Curator

Zelda Cheatle is currently a curator and lecturer, working internationally, based in London. Former gallerist and photo book publisher.

Michael Pritchard

Michael Pritchard

Director, The Royal Photographic Society

Dr Michael Pritchard is the director of education at the Royal Photographic Society. He is a photo-historian and lectures and publishes widely. He has been a selector for many international photography competitions.

Juli Lowe

Juli Lowe

Director, Catherine Edelman Gallery

Juli Lowe is the director of the Catherine Edelman Gallery. She has run the Chicago project for the past five years, promoting the work of emerging photographers within the larger gallery structure.

Dean Brierly

Dean Brierly

Editor, Black & White Magazine

Dean Brierly is the editor of Black & White magazine. He is the former editor of B&W+COLOR, creative director/associate publisher of Photo Work and managing editor of Camera & Darkroom.

Milad Safabakhsh

Milad Safabakhsh

Chief Editor, B&W Minimalism Magazine

Milad Safabakhsh is an Iranian multiple award-winning photographer and also Founder and Editor in chief of Black and White Minimalism magazine.

Minimalist Photography Awards - Annual Book

The work of the first, second and third place winners (together with further entries that the judges feel are worthy of commendation) will be published in the Minimalist Photography Awards annual book.

All names of the Honorable Mention winners will also be included in the book.

"Nothing is ever the same twice because everything is always gone forever, and yet each moment has infinite photographic possibilities." - Michael Kenna

The Minimalist Photography Awards' Exhibition

Our curatorial section will select 30 photos from the pools of  1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners to be exhibited in an exclusive show at Silk Road Gallery venue, one of the well-known galleries in the Middle East.

Silk Road Gallery

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