THEME:
STREET
LIFE

CLOSED FOR ENTRIES. RESULTS COMING SOON
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 30 NOVEMBER 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.

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY © LONG NGUYEN

IMAGES © BRUCE GILDEN FROM HIS SERIES NYC.

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, Miami 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.

STREET LIFE INSPIRATIONAL IMAGES (CLOCKWISE) © DANIEL CHEETHAM, OLGA DE LA IGLESIA, MASSIMILIANO PUGLIESE, CLAUDIA COSTANTINI, MATHIAS WASIK, JON POPOVICH, MESSAY SHOAKENA, BILL SOSIN.

OTHER THEMES OPEN
FOR ENTRIES

THE HUMAN BODY
Judge: Joachim Ladefoged
Deadline: 31 December 2019

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY © DANIELA MUTTINI

NIGHT LIFE
Judge: Todd Hido
Deadline: 31 January 2020

INSPIRATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY © STEPHANIE FODEN

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

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