Where can you photograph the heart and soul of a society and its people? From the street! As people move between private and public spaces, the street can be a generous and vibrant stage for photographers, offering a window into a particularly compelling place and time for the careful observer. Hence, LensCulture invites submission for International Street Photography Competition 2019.
Throughout history, many of the world’s most iconic and memorable photographs have been made by street photographers, but who is is defining this genre today? For the 2019 LensCulture International Street Photography Awards, we are searching the globe to find out.
If you are creatively capturing the weird and wonderful moments of life as they unfold around you, we want to see your work! You might be shooting with an analog camera in the city that never sleeps or using your smartphone to document daily life in your hometown. No matter your tools or your location, we want to see your unique perspective from the street, however, you define it.
Any type of submission is eligible for the award. The winners will receive a cash award in two categories, Series and Single Image as:
SERIES AWARD WINNERS
SINGLE IMAGE AWARD WINNERS
Further, winning photographers for this award will get an opportunity to exhibit in New York City. The winning will receive an opening reception with invited media, photo editors and industry insiders for a night of art appreciation and networking.
Applicants may submit their work online. However, you will require to pay an entry fee for each submission.
For a single submission, the entry fee is $20. Applicants may submit up to 5 photos. Additionally, each submission will require an extra $10 entry fee. Further, applicants will require to submit a written review of their work.
For series submission, the entry fee is $60. Applicants may submit 10 photographs which thematically or aesthetically serves as a series. Also, applicants will require to submit a written review of their work.
Further, for students, the entry fee is 30% less.
Applicants wishing to enter the competition must make a submission by Wednesday 24 April 2019.