• color portrait of Steve McCurry
    © Steve Mc Curry

    Judge: Steve McCurry

    Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for over three decades and has created a unique collection of work featuring some of the most famous images of our time. McCurry’s work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions, and contemporary culture alike – yet always retains the human element that made his celebrated image of the Afghan Girl so powerful.

    Over the course of his illustrious career, his work has been the subject of countless exhibitions around the world and recognized with some of the most prestigious awards in the industry, including the Robert Capa Gold Medal, National Press Photographers Award, and an unprecedented four first prize awards from World Press Photo.

    McCurry has published over a dozen books including, The Iconic Photographs (2011), Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs (2013), Afghanistan (2017), A Life in Pictures (2018), and In Search of Elswhere (2019).


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    2019 Travel Award

Suresh Naganathan
© Suresh Naganathan
color portrait photo of a girl and a woman in India by Robi Chakraborty
© Robi Chakraborty

Current Theme:
Travel Deadline: 31 August 2022

Competition Judge: STEVE MCCURRY
When traveling, the only way to discover the rhythm of life of a place is to experience it. Each place we visit has its own particular look, ambiance, and atmosphere. Understanding its people, customs and traditions is vital and there’s always something unique to capture.

This summer we want to see images that communicate the life of a place in all its splendor and trigger our memories. Whatever the subject may be: Street, Portrait, Landscape, Documentary… We want to share your journey, visually and intellectually – Let’s travel together!

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