This year’s Photo Review International Photography Competition was juried by Christopher James, an internationally known artist and photographer whose photographs, paintings, prints, and alternative process image-making have been exhibited in museums and galleries in this country and abroad.

Our 2021 Competition Winners Gallery is also live.

Be sure to also view our 2020 Competition Prize Winners page.

Congratulations to our 2021 Prizewinners:

Cindy Konits
Owings Mills, Maryland,
Memoire Involontaire #6, 2019
Self Portrait Installation Photograph: 1 still-frame from 8mm family film c1940 composited into 1950 RCA-TV screen. Second still frame projected overhead. Archival pigment print, 12.5″x19″
First Prize

Amy Burke
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Instagram: @amy_catie
I Must Not Draw on Windows, 2020
Archival pigment print from a collodion negative, 14″x10″
Second Prize

Laurie Beck Peterson
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Three Episodes for Timpani
Chlorophyll print, 13.5″x12″
Third Prize

Holly Romano
Dublin, Ohio
Noodle Art
Archival pigment print, 12″x18″
Fourth Prize

Jo Ann Chaus
Edgewater, New Jersey
Daisy’s Grill, 2020
Archival pigment print, 19″x13″
Fifth Prize

Matthew Roberts
Montclair, New Jersey,
Fifth Avenue 6
Archival pigment print, 13″x13″
Sixth Prize

Helena Lukas
Brooklyn, New York
About Absence 3, 2014
Archival pigment print, 8.25″x10.75″
Seventh Prize

Francis Crisafio
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Holdup in the Hood _1
Archival pigment print, 6″x9″
Eighth Prize

Michael Ruggiero
East Hampton, New York
Dining Car, 2019
Archival pigment print, 10.66″x15.2″
Ninth Prize

Geoffrey Agrons
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
Hospice (The Eastern Light), 2019
Silver gelatin print, 10″x10″
Tenth Prize

Abigail Egan
Boston, Massachusetts
Home for Christmas
Archival pigment print, 16″x24″
Eleventh Prize

Christine Sobczak
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Mater Dolorosa, 2021
Archival pigment print, 25″x20″
Twelfth Prize

Melanie Walker
Boulder, Colorado
Ghost Forest and Leaves of Absence
This installation includes a variety of materials and processes including cyanotype, dye sublimation on silk, image transfers on mica, and other media, 12’x35′
Thirteenth Prize

Paul Adams
Lindon, Utah
Kevin J. Worthen, President of Brigham Young University
Tintype, 24″x20″
Fourteenth Prize

Becky Behar
Waban, Massachusetts
Accord, 2020
Archival pigment print, 20″x15″
Fifteenth Prize