Black and white offers an intensity that often eludes color. By converting vibrant tones into nuanced shades, monochrome adds an air of mystery and depth to images. The Monochrome Award asks you to draw the viewer into the shadows of your shots. Be mesmerized by these moody black and white photographs that took the top spot in this category.
To celebrate 25 years of no rules, happy accidents, and analogue love, we teamed up with creatives around the world to spread love through photography. A series of LomoWall exhibitions brought different countries, cultures, and people together into colorful and artistic displays of images. Meet our final 25 Years of Lomography Category Award winners!
Gabriel H. Sanchez is photo essay editor at BuzzFeed News and part of our TEN AND ONE AWARD judges. His poetic way of talking about photography in this interview not only proves his passion for the medium but most likely makes you want to grab your camera right away and snap your submissions.
Ever wondered what it's like to photograph legendary musicians such as Debbie Harry, Pharrell Williams, or Jay-Z up close? Victoria Ford tells us what it's like to get creative at concerts, in the pit or backstage.