Street Photography Award September 2022


  • color street photo of women in Tegal, central java by David Keith Brown

    Winning Photographer David Keith Brown

    Winning Photographer David Keith Brown

    “Balloon dance” - Tegal, Central Java
    Women are dancing with balloons in a back-lane celebration in Tegal, Central Java.⁠ © David Keith Brown
  • colorful street photo of street and reflexion by Erich Wohlenberg

    Second Prize Erich Wohlenberg

    Second Prize Erich Wohlenberg

    "Candid Street Scene”⁠
    ⁠A perfectly timed high-contrast street scene featuring a colorful street facade's reflection on the back window of a parked car and walker framed in the building entrance.⁠ © Erich Wohlenberg
  • black and white street photo of people walking in new york city, usa by Julien Schoener

    Third Prize Julien Schoener

    Third Prize Julien Schoener

    “Shadows of New York's early steel years” - New York, USA
    The sun came out and these beautiful shadows appeared telling their different story of space, time, and dimension. An illusion to the first black and white photographs of New York during the steel building of skyscrapers. © Julien Schoener
  • color street photo of man walking along red wall by Mehmet Esen

    Finalist Mehmet Esen

    Finalist Mehmet Esen

    “Stranger” © Mehmet Esen
  • color street photo of kids in Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka by Jonathan Jasberg

    Finalist Jonathan Jasberg

    Finalist Jonathan Jasberg

    “Mount Lavinia” - Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
    Children gather at a shrine in Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka © Jonathan Jasberg
  • color street photo of woman in Istanbul, Turkey by Gokhan Arer

    Finalist Gokhan Arer

    Finalist Gokhan Arer

    “A cup of juxtaposition” - Galata Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey © Gokhan Arer
  • color street photo of people exercising in Mumbai by Suresh Naganathan

    Finalist Suresh Naganathan

    Finalist Suresh Naganathan

    “Morning Exercise” - Mumbai, India
    This picture was taken at one of the forts of Mumbai. It was interesting to see how people are coopting ancient structures for their daily activities. © Suresh Naganathan
  • color street photo of street sign and shadows by Branden May

    Finalist Branden May

    Finalist Branden May

    “You’re late” - Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Shot on Peachtree Center Avenue in Atlanta, Georgia © Branden May
  • color street photo of a girl and a camel in Cairo, Egypt by Maude Bardet

    Finalist Maude Bardet

    Finalist Maude Bardet

    “Vivid conversation” - Cairo, Egypt © Maude Bardet
  • color street photo of a man in subway in Chicago, USA by John Yuhas

    Finalist John Yuhas

    Finalist John Yuhas

    “Subway Light Play” - Chicago, USA
    An image of a commuter taking the stairs to catch the subway in Chicago, Illinois, USA. © John Yuhas

Finalists

Jury's Feedback

  • black and white portrait of photographer Jamel Shabazz by Michael McCoy
    © Michael McCoy

    Judge: Jamel Shabazz

    Jamel Shabazz was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of fifteen, he picked up his first camera and started to document his peers. Inspired by photographers Leonard Freed, James Van Der Zee, and Gordon Parks, he marveled at their documentation of the African American community. In 1980, as a concerned photographer with a clear vision, he embarked on a mission to extensively document various aspects of life in New York City, from youth culture to a wide range of social conditions. Due to its spontaneity and uniqueness, the streets and subway system became backdrops for many of his photographs.

Nicolò Taborra
© Nicolò Taborra
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

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