Street Photography Award March 2021


  • street color photograph of people at a Buddhist temple shot in Siem Reap, Cambodia by Florian E. J. Lang

    Winning Photographer Florian E. J. Lang

    Winning Photographer Florian E. J. Lang

    “Buddhist Roadside Shrine” - Siem Reap, Cambodia 2020
    People are paying a visit to a Buddhist roadside shrine in the center of Siem Reap.
    © Florian E. J. Lang
  • street color photograph of women at a wedding shot in Wexford, Ireland by Joseph-Philippe Bevillard

    Second Prize Joseph-Philippe Bevillard

    Second Prize Joseph-Philippe Bevillard

    “After Church Wedding” - Wexford, Ireland 2019
    Women and girls from the Irish traveling community get together after church. Girls as young as 3 wear high heels, false tan, eyelashes, make-up and colorful dresses as part of their ritual.
    © Joseph-Philippe Bevillard
  • street color photograph of a family shot in Cuba, by Monia Marchionni

    Third Prize Monia Marchionni

    Third Prize Monia Marchionni

    “The gardens from the sky” - Cuba
    During a summer day, the three generations of an Italo-Cuban family are serenely spending their time in a period house overlooking the sea. © Monia Marchionni
  • street color photograph of a car and dog shot in Dordogne, France by Marcel van Balken

    Finalist Marcel van Balken

    Finalist Marcel van Balken

    “Repair” - Dordogne, France
    The car was apparently broken because there is someone underneath. But it’s not clear what she is doing. The woman is perhaps trying to repair the car but her dog is still waiting and less confident in it.
    © Marcel van Balken
  • street color photograph of men in a shipyard shot in Dhaka, Bangladesh, by Andrew Biraj

    Finalist Andrew Biraj

    Finalist Andrew Biraj

    “Workers in a shipyard” - Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Workers in a shipyard by the river Buriganga, on the outskirt of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    © Andrew Biraj
  • street color photograph of men at the beach shot in Italy by Lorenzo Catena

    Finalist Lorenzo Catena

    Finalist Lorenzo Catena

    “La comitiva” - Paola, Calabria - Italia, 2020
    “La comitiva” is an Italian term that indicates a group of young friends with a very close bond. I met this group randomly along the seaside and I spent some evenings with them portraying their everyday rituals along the rocky beaches of a small town in the south of Italy. © Lorenzo Catena
  • street color photograph of people in a train shot in Jaipur, India, by Giuliano Lo Re

    Finalist Giuliano Lo Re

    Finalist Giuliano Lo Re

    “The Train for Jaipur” - India
    People are resting inside the train that will bring them from New Delhi to Jaipur. For a few hours, the wagon becomes their home. Some of them are resting on the seats and seem immersed in their thoughts, some brush their teeth, shave or prepare food. © Giuliano Lo Re
  • street color photograph shot in Florida, USA, by Carlos Antonorsi

    Finalist Carlos Antonorsi

    Finalist Carlos Antonorsi

    “Fantasy Alley” - Hollywood Beach, Florida, USA 2020
    © Carlos Antonorsi
  • street color photograph of men working out in Varanasi, India 2020 by Susanne Grether

    Finalist Susanne Grether

    Finalist Susanne Grether

    “Workout session” - Varanasi, India 2020
    © Susanne Grether
  • street color photograph of smiling children shot in Bnei Brak, Israel, by Orna Naor

    Finalist Orna Naor

    Finalist Orna Naor

    “Children looking through the glass” - Bnei Brak, Israel, 2000
    © Orna Naor

Finalists

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  • Judged by: Martin Parr

    Martin Parr is one of the most iconic contemporary photographers. A true chronicler of our age, he is known for his iconic photographic projects that take an intimate, satirical, and anthropological look at aspects of modern life, in particular documenting the social classes of England, and more broadly the wealth of the Western world.

    Parr has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1994 and was President from 2013 – 2017, he has had around 40 solo photobooks published and has featured in around 80 exhibitions worldwide. Parr also acts as a curator and editor. He has curated two photography festivals and was invited as artistic director of the 2004 edition of the Rencontres d’Arles.

Justin Keene
© Justin Keene
Color film portrait photograph of a young woman by Michelle Marshall
© Michelle Marshall

Current Theme:
Portrait Deadline: 31 May 2021

"In a portrait, I’m looking for the silence in somebody."
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Portrait photography has one of the oldest and most interesting histories that harkens back to the early days of the medium. Through portraits of iconic figures or ordinary people, we discover a deep interest in others.

Recent works or gems from your archives, classic or experimental, and through any kind of storytelling: we want to discover the most powerful and captivating images of today’s portrait photography. We are open to all interpretations and want to see faces that gaze right into the soul!


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

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