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Inspirational photography © Alexandre Chaplier

Submission deadline: 31 October 2019

From the pulsing arteries of a bustling metropolis, to the quiet solitude of its empty backstreets. Glistening glass and steel, against crumbling brickwork and eroded stone. Chance encounters and random moments. From Los Angeles to Lagos; as a stranger in a foreign land or on a habitual stroll in the village you’ve always known. Life exists in the streets. Take us there.

Urbanscapes, observational photography, accidental revelations, street encounters, city scenes… Inspire us with street photography, and the insights it can uncover.

Judged by Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden is a one-of-a-kind, celebrated globally for his unique take on street photography and candid close-ups. Since the 1970s he has been documenting the streets, fascinated by visual spontaneity and our entangled urban lives. He has photographed Yakuza mobsters, New York prostitutes, Haitian voodoo rituals and Irish horse racing – always with a curious eye for strong characters and the non-conventional.

He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Japan Foundation Fellow, and has exhibited extensively around the world. He has been a member of the illustrious Magnum Photo Agency since 1998, and is the subject of the film Misery Loves Company: The Life and Death of Bruce Gilden.

Image © Bruce Gilden

Inspirational images © Daniel Cheetham, Sinziana Velicescu, Martacorada, Emily Grunfeld, Claudia Costantin, Francesca Remorini, Guillaume Tomasi, Michelle Bruzzese, Nikolas Ventourakis.


Inspirational photography © Guillaume Flandre

OPEN CALL judged by Alison Morley

Deadline: 31 August 2019

Inspirational photography © Marie Lukasiewicz

FACE OF THE EARTH judged by Nick Brandt

Deadline: 30 September 2019

A prestigious jury, 3 international exhibitions and $24000 in cash prizes.

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