Street Life Photography Competition – Life Framer

Street Life Photography Competition - Life Framer

Deadline: November 30, 2019
Entry fee: from $20 to $100
Prizes: $2,000, publications and exhibitions

From the pulsing arteries of a bustling metropolis, to the quiet solitude of its empty backstreets. Glistening glass and steel, against crumbling brickwork and eroded stone. Chance encounters and random moments. From Los Angeles to Lagos; as a stranger in a foreign land or on a habitual stroll in the village you’ve always known. Life exists in the streets. Take us there.

Urbanscapes, observational photography, accidental revelations, street encounters, city scenes… Inspire us with street photography, and the insights it can uncover.

Judge: Bruce Gilden

Bruce Gilden is a one-of-a-kind, celebrated globally for his unique take on candid street photography. Since the 1970s he has been documenting the streets, fascinated by visual spontaneity and our entangled urban lives. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Japan Foundation Fellow, and has exhibited extensively around the world. He has been a member of the illustrious Magnum Photo Agency since 1998, and is the subject of the film Misery Loves Company: The Life and Death of Bruce Gilden.


The 1st and 2nd Prize photographers each month will have their image exhibited in New York, Tokyo, London and Rome.

Cash Prizes

A $24000 prize fund, shared between our monthly 1st Prize photographers.


All entrants can create a profile and get featured in our Collection and Journal. Winners get promoted in our online group shows and have their work published in our yearly photobook.


Everyone who joins as a member receives constructive personal feedback on their Series Award entry, written by industry professionals.

Entry Fees

  • Single – $20
    Enter one image for one of the themes of your choice
  • Three Images – $30
    Enter three images for one theme, or across the themes
  • Six Images – $40
    Enter six images for one theme, or across the open themes
  • Membership – $100
    Enter up to ten images per theme for the next 12 themes (no further payment required)
    Submit your work to the exclusive Series Award
    Receive feedback on your Series Award submission



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