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Featuring interviews with winning artists and our world-class judges as well as resources and tips from the pros, reFocus Magazine will help you dive deeper into the world of reFocus, learn about applying to our contests, and hone your craft.

Jatenipat Ketpradit
Jatenipat Ketpradit

Jatenipat Ketpradit - World Photo Annual 2023 | International Photographer of the Year

by Lily Fierman

This arresting series, "Ghosts of Asaro," quickly transfixed us. The artist's vision is to share cultures with those who may never see them, and these works do so with grace and honor. Please join us in congratulating Jatenipat Ketpradit for winning the title of International Photographer of the Year.


João Coelho
João Coelho

João Coelho - World Photo Annual 2023 | International Discovery of the Year

by Lily Fierman

The joyfulness of summer and the inherent simplicity of childhood come into focus in this outstanding image. However, these works also have a deeper, more profound appeal, leaving an emotional mark on the viewer. Please join us in congratulating João Coelho for winning the International Discovery of the Year title.


Sebastian Mader
Sebastian Mader

Sebastian Mader - Color Photography Contest 2023 | 2nd Place | Professional

by Lily Fierman

Sebastian Mader's winning image "Score!" invites you to spend time with it; there's so much to discover. It feels timeless and endlessly intriguing.





Black & White Photo Contest

Black & White Photo Contest

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Sep 15th - Oct 10th

Extended Submission

Oct 10th - Nov 7th

The Black & White Photo Contest by reFocus Awards welcomes both individual image and series submissions that honor and explore black and white photography.

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