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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.