Recently, winners and finalists were announced for the 4th annual Minimalist Photography Awards. Over 3,400 images across 43 countries were submitted to 12 categories in the competition. German photographer Daniel Dencescu, whose abstract takes of patterned bird movements, was declared Minimalist Photographer of the Year and received a $2,000 cash prize.
The Minimalist Photography Awards is a non-profit organization powered by black & white Minimalism magazine. The work of first, second and third place winners will be published in the annual Minimalist Photography Awards book. Winners will also have the opportunity to sell their work as an NFT (non-fungible token) on the Foundation marketplace.
Below is a selection of winners representing each category in the competition. Links are to the entire series of photos from each winner.