Tuesday 29 March 2011
The London Street Photography Festival Student and International awards are still open to entries and the deadline for submissions to the International award has been extended. Details have also been given of the exhibition venues for the winners. in-public photographers are involved in judging these awards and consider it a great opportunity to have your street work exhibited in a great Central London venue.
Open to UK students and receiving submissions up until 6pm on the 31st March
Judging of the Student Award will take place in April with six finalists being selected to participate in a street photography workshop in May. They will then work together to produce an exhibition as part of the festival at the Orange Dot Gallery in Bloomsbury.
The International award which is open to all had a new submissions deadline of 6pm on the 30th April 2011.
Winners of the International Award will be informed in June and the first prize is £1,000 cash plus a trip to the festival launch in London (to a value of £1,500). Selected finalists will be exhibited at the German Gymnasium alongside the Vivian Maier exhibition.
Images may be taken anywhere in the world, anytime in the last five years. See the festival website for rules and more information.
The London Street Photography Festival runs from the 7th-17th July 2011.
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
There is something about the making of photographs in public places that resonates with me more than any other kind of photography. I think it simply suits my personality.
It’s nice, when taking pictures in the street, not to have to partici…