The 2013 Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA) competition, which the winners have been recently announced for, featured 4 categories, one of which was 'Black & White' and here are the three images that took 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in this section.
To find out more about the 2013 HIPA competition, take a look at this news item: HIPA 2013 Winners Announced
1st Prize Winner - Yanan Li from China
2nd Prize Winner - Edmondo Senatore from Italy
3rd Prize Winner - Wong Ngai Bun from Hong Kong
For more information on the 2014-2015 season of the competition, have a read of this: HIPA 2014-2015 Theme Announced