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  • From brutalist buildings to minimalist structures, this Unsplash Awards category showcases the art of architecture, looking to understand and reflect on the structures that shape a place's narrative.

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  • From Black Lives Matter protests in cities across the United States, to empty public spaces due to the COVID-19 pandemic – this Unsplash Awards category covers the latest important events and movements around the world. When submitting, please add a quick photo description so our Judges can understand the full context of the photograph.

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  • Through photography, we can continue to push creativity forward by showcasing our surroundings in new, intriguing ways. This Unsplash Awards category challenges us to incorporate unlikely textures, experiment with new formats, and reevaluate how we look at the world around us.

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  • From fashion fads to timeless style, this Unsplash Awards category explores what our clothes say about us. So submit the street-style shots. The piles of clothes in the corner of your bedroom. The editorial photographs. Let's explore what our clothes communicate to those around us.

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  • In a world where technology continues to advance, and the tools and gadgets we rely on to take photographs become more and more sophisticated, it's important to remember where it all started: the film camera. So from the 35mm shots to the latest Polaroids, this Unsplash Awards category pays tribute to the world of analog.

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  • A morning jog as the sun rises. Dinner parties with friends. Soothing Sunday baths to end the weekend. All of these practices represent a celebration of the mind, body and soul. This Unsplash Awards category is all about what health & wellness means to you – whether that's a trip to the gym, an evening face mask, or a moment of quiet meditation.

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  • From peaceful bedrooms to cluttered kitchens – the spaces that are hidden from plain view often tell us the most about the people who inhabit them. This Unsplash Awards category showcases interior spaces, and examines how our environments can evoke specific moods and emotions.

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  • From stunning seascapes and wildlife captures to key issues such as climate change and plastic pollution, this Unsplash Awards category examines our planet, and beyond.

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  • Photography has the power to reflect the world around us, and give voice to individuals and groups within our communities. This Unsplash Awards category is all about capturing real people, and communicating their story within a single frame.

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  • From early morning commutes to neon-tinted nights, our streets have become the fabric of our shared history. Whether you live in a crowded city or a deserted town, our streets have the ability to tell the story of who we are, where we’ve been, and where we’re going. This Unsplash Awards category encompasses street photography in every form.

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  • For the month of September, we’re teaming up with Windows to represent the realities of remote working. From photographs of your online classes, to shots of starting your very first job from home — submit your best work from home shots for a chance to be featured.

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  • Exploring our complicated relationship with technology — from the phone's we are glued to morning until night, to the prized cameras we've got displayed around the house.

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  • From epic drone shots to inspiring moments in nature, find free HD wallpapers worthy of your mobile and desktop screens. Finally.

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  • Discover hidden wonders and inspiring destinations around the world from the comfort of your own home.

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  • Whether you’re looking for stunning macro-photography or shots of complex architectural shapes — you’ve come to the right place.

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  • Reflecting the realities of the modern workplace in their many forms — from images of remote working and start-ups to shots of engineers and artists at work.

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  • Together, we’re building a library of visuals that reflect our new reality due to the COVID-19 pandemic — from from shots empty public spaces to handmade face masks.

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  • Exotic wildlife, pet kittens — and everything in between. Uncover the beauty of the animal kingdom through your screen.

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  • It’s time to indulge, and throw yourself into the world of culinary photography — with shots of elaborate dinner parties, decadent pastries and more.

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  • Ready, set, snap. Capturing action in the every day — from the tough gym workouts to the tense basketball games out on the court.

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  • Photography has the ability to examine life’s big questions, by exploring themes of love, loss, healing and human connection.

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  • Your daily dose of culture — with photography showcasing the best in art, music and literature from around the world.

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  • Powerful photographs from the past — exploring monumental moments throughout our shared history.

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  • From photos of plastic pollution to shots of peaceful moments in nature — we’ve teamed up with Boxed Water Is Better to curate a special Sustainability topic to celebrate our planet. And from now until August 31st, as part of their #BetterPlanet initiative, you can submit your best sustainability photos for a chance to be featured. For every photo submitted, Boxed Water will also plant 2 trees in U.S. National forests, up until 5,000 trees.

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