Monday 05 April 2010
The FORMAT international photography festival in Derby has chosen the theme of Street Photography for its 2011 event.
FORMAT have teamed up with The British Journal of Photography to give one Street Photographer the chance to win an exhibition of their work. The judging panel includes in-public’s founder Nick Turpin.
The deadline for submissions is the 30th June 2010.
In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.
Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.Read more
Much of the work in this project exhibits the mundane nature of life: brief moments that, in our increasingly hurried society, we have little chance to observe, acknowledge and appreciate. Ultimately, it is about the subtleties behind our everyday…