kid smiling, black and white portrait street photography by swarat ghosh

Beyond Street A photography project by Swarat Ghosh

“In the street I try to catch emotions more than anything. “Content” is King, and as long as I am getting strong subjects with varied emotions which people can easily relate to, I think as a photographer, I have done justice to myself. I just enjoy the whole experience of making pictures until now.

For me, street photography is all about timing and the capacity to observe. I pat myself on the back for the sheer dedication with which I push myself when making images on the streets. Many times I feel to skip on weekends (due to my software job), but somehow drag myself just for the sheer joy of clicking that magic picture at a time.” – Swarat Ghosh

Swarat’s work has been published in several national and international magazines including National Geographic Traveler and International Street Photographer. His work is exhibited in London, Paris, Glasgow, Thailand, Mumbai & Hyderabad.

Discover more of Swarat’s work here: Swarat Ghosh

Monthly Photo Contest

color photograph a man on the Yamuna river in india is rowing a boat surrounded by birds
© Saurabh Narang

2021 Street Photography AWARD Deadline: 23 September 2021

"It’s not the streets, it’s where the streets lead you that’s important." - Bruce Davidson

One of the most exciting and influential forms of photography, in September we are on the lookout for the best images capturing the pulse of the street.

From candid and unexpected situations to meticulous geometric scenes within the urban sphere, at home or abroad: we want to discover how YOU see the streets!⁠


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

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