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Street photography in Turkey by photographer Haluk Safi
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Top 10 • May 25, 2022

The Streets in 10 Images

To celebrate our 2022 Street Photography Award, open for entries until May 31 and judged by Magnum street photographer Bruce Gilden, we've collated the winning images from all previous editions of the award to showcase the enduring and compelling power of 'the streets'.


Andreas Bauer
- Deadline: 31 May 2022

2022 Street Photography Award

Receive $2000 cash prizes and global exposure. See your work published in the 2022 photobook, and presented internationally.

© Dimpy Bhalotia
© Andreas Bauer

2022 Street Photography AWARD Deadline: 31 May 2022

© Dimpy Bhalotia

“It’s not the streets, it’s where the streets lead you that’s important.” – Bruce Davidson

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!⁠

1st Prize: $1000 · 2nd Prize: $600 · 3rd Prize: $400

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  • Awards Calendar

    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 2021
    ◇ PEOPLE – October 2021
    ◇ PORTRAIT – November 2021
    ◇ OPEN CALL – December 2021
    ◇ VISUAL STORY – January 2022
    ◇ BLACK & WHITE – February 2022
    ◇ EMERGING TALENT – March 2022
    ◇ LANDSCAPE – April 2022
    STREET – May 2022
    ◆ COLOR – June 2022
    ◆ TRAVEL – July / August 2022

    Coor photography of a man taking a bath by Ivelina Berova
    © Ivelina Berova
  • Talents Of The Year 2020/2021

    Swarat Ghosh


    Discover a curation of the best contemporary photography projects, offering space and visibility to the work of international photographers.
    © Swarat Ghosh

    Competition winners: April 2022

    Winning Photographer Kevin Krautgartner

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