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Inspiration • Street

20 Inspirational Street Photography Quotes

We've gathered 20 inspirational quotes from street photography greats that we hope will help encourage you to get out and shoot!


- Deadline: 30 September 2023

2023 Street Photography Award

Receive $2000 cash prizes and global exposure. See your work published in the 2023 photobook, and presented internationally.

black and white beach photo of a woman and dog in Coney Island, New York, USA by Russ Rowland
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black and white beach photo of a woman and dog in Coney Island, New York, USA by Russ Rowland
© Russ Rowland
2023 Street Photography AWARD

Win Cash Awards & International Exposure

This month we are celebrating street photography of all styles, and are on the hunt for your most compelling examples!⁠ – Candid depictions of quotidian life; prismatic hues amongst the grey of the city; subtle moments of joy, humor, or love: we want to see YOUR streets!⁠


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    1 Month / 1 Award

    Each month we invite photographers to submit their images to a specific competition theme overseen by an acclaimed artist.

    STREET – September 2023
    ◇ OPEN CALL – October 2023
    ◇ LANDSCAPE – November 2023
    ◇ PEOPLE – December 2023
    ◇ BLACK & WHITE – January 2024
    ◇ FINE ART – February 2024
    ◇ STREET – March 2024
    ◇ COLOR – April 2024
    ◇ PORTRAIT – May 2024
    ◇ BLACK & WHITE II – June 2024
    ◇ TRAVEL – Summer 2024

    Coor photography of a man taking a bath by Ivelina Berova
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    THEME: Travel August 2023

    Winning Photographer Stefano Lotumolo

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