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

Marseille – Colors I sing A photography project by Chris Garvi

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

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

2021 Street Photography AWARD Deadline: 30 September 2021

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

Extended Deadline: 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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