Mono images by women dominate top All About Photo Awards 2020 winners

Black-and-white images dominate top All About Photo Awards 2020 winners The Mind’s Eye Awards 2020 Particular Merit Mention: Eye sea (Anuar Patjane) – via (Image credit: Anuar Patjane)

The winners and finalists of the All About Photo The Mind's Eye Awards 2020 have been announced, and there are a number of fascinating takeaways from the results. 

One of the big takeaways is that, while the majority of entries to the competition were color photographs, black-and-white photos accounted for four of the top five first-place images, which are awarded a $10,000 prize.

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.