Hey, guys! Welcome to our competition site! If you’re looking to showcase your great photography skills and get a chance to win amazing prizes from Lomography, then you’ve come to the right place. We’re inviting and encouraging all of you to send over your best photos so we can pass the good vibes around our community! And by submitting, you get a chance to win cool prizes worth over 20k in more than 100 competitions all year round. And as an icing to an already sweet deal, you have the chance to win the Category Awards or even become the Lomography Grand Prize Winner at the end of the year! How cool is that? So come on over and submit those stunning photos and wow us and your Lomo Friends. You can learn more about our competitions on our about page. Happy snapping!

Ongoing Competitions

Black and White: Monochrome Award

4,610 Submissions · In Progress ·
Black and White: Monochrome Award

Welcome to the "Open Submission Round" of the Monochrome category. Submit your best black and white photographs!

Latest Submissions

Finished Competitions

  • Monochrome: Hazy Days

    955 Submissions · Finished ·
    Hazy Days

    Shooting a scene covered in heavy fog or smoke can result in dramatic photographs, even more so when done using black and white films.

  • Monochrome: Bright and Bubbly

    1,086 Submissions · Finished ·
    Bright and Bubbly

    Capture what summer means to you in black-and-white photographs

  • High Key

    934 Submissions · Finished ·
    High Key

    Step out of the shadows and embrace the light.

  • Chasing Shadows

    1,162 Submissions · Finished ·
    Chasing Shadows

    Shooting in black and white is all about chasing shadows. Hunt for the most arresting patterns created by light or the lack of it.

  • Personal Milestones

    605 Submissions · Finished ·
    Personal Milestones

    What are the most important moments in your life that you've captured on film?

  • Lomography x Augenblicke - Gesichter einer Reise

    85 Submissions · Finished ·
    Lomography x  Augenblicke - Gesichter einer Reise

    We're teaming up with Weltkino Filmverleih and Oscar nominated movie " Augenblicke - Gesichter einer Reise" to bring you a black and white competition, portrait after portrait.

  • Stillness of Spring

    823 Submissions · Finished ·
    Stillness of Spring

    When one thinks of spring, the first image that comes to mind is a field of multi-colored flowers. We're turning this vision around with this little challenge!

  • Time Stands Still

    922 Submissions · Finished ·
    Time Stands Still

    Good things come to those who wait. In this competition, it's in the form of black and white photographs.

  • Love Stories

    497 Submissions · Finished ·
    Love Stories

    Love is all around us—even on the busiest city corners. Tells us a tales of candid, affectionate moments through your black and white photographs.

  • Future Memory

    1,356 Submissions · Finished ·
    Future Memory

    Look into your monochromatic crystal ball and show us what your 2018 would look like.

  • Schéma x Lomography

    261 Submissions · Finished ·
    Schéma x Lomography

    French community competition to win a print by Schéma and a Diana F+ with Flash.

  • Warm and Cozy

    757 Submissions · Finished ·
    Warm and Cozy

    Through your black and white photographs, show us what warms you up during chilly days.

  • Shadow Play

    1,401 Submissions · Finished ·
    Shadow Play

    Without colors to consider, shooting in black and white allows one to concentrate on capturing images formed by light and shadow.

  • Black and White: Monochrome Award

    5,731 Submissions · Finished ·
    Black and White: Monochrome Award

    This competition serves as the "Open Submission Round" for the Monochrome Award. Submit your best black and white photos.

  • Silent Movies

    1,031 Submissions · Finished ·
    Silent Movies

    The era of silent movies was defined by exaggerated movements and intense facial expressions to deliver the mood of the scene. For this challenge, we're looking for black and white photographs that showcase big gestures and piercing emotions.

  • Solitude

    2,024 Submissions · Finished ·
    Solitude

    Does being on one's own evokes loneliness or freedom? Through your monochrome masterpieces, show us what "solitude" means to you.

  • Surrealism

    887 Submissions · Finished ·
    Surrealism

    Bend the rules of reality and let your imagination run wild.

  • Home Sweet Home

    1,358 Submissions · Finished ·
    Home Sweet Home

    Show us what "home" means to you through a black and white photograph.

  • Opposites

    634 Submissions · Finished ·
    Opposites

    Life is full of contradictions. Good and evil. Day and night. Young and old. One state simply cannot exists without the extreme end of the spectrum. For this competition, we want to see monochrome masterpieces where opposites collide.

  • People Watching

    1,350 Submissions · Finished ·
    People Watching

    Channel your inner Henri Cartier-Bresson and capture the elusive "decisive moment" in black and white photograph.