street photography, urban life, composing colorful interactions, with light and shadow, by Chris Garvi in Marseille

Chris Garvi Marseille – Colors I sing

Based in Marseille, France, Chris Garvi captures fleeting moments of day to day urban life, composing colourful interactions between subjects and time; Where light and shadow meet.

“Marseille – In a hundred ways I’ve tried to photograph this city. Large format, medium format, 24×36, colors and black and white – but always, I found something was missing.

One day, as I was carrying my Leica with a roll of kodak portra, I made a picture, a little by chance I guess. I remember the exact moment when I made this picture. I was literally stroke from head to toe, feeling so excited that I screamed out of joy!

– I knew I had found a way to photograph Marseille, at last…”

Monthly Photo Contest

© Roger Chen

2020 PEOPLE AWARD Deadline: 31 October 2020

“It is more important to click with people
than to click the shutter.”
- Alfred Eisenstaedt

Spanning across all corners of the globe, crossing both cultures and borders; we’ve created a complex world of traditions and behaviors. There are few restrictions and we are looking for portraiture, travel, street photography, documentary work, photojournalism, or any other form of photographic practice that tells the story of people!

*FREE ENTRY*: Regardless of your budget or location, this month we are offering a FREE ENTRANCE on single-image submission to all participants.


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

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