The Miami Street Photography Festival is an international photography festival showcasing the best of contemporary Street Photography viewed through the eyes of emerging photographers in this genre. The Festival is open to participants from all over the world. Submit your photographs for a chance to be part of the main exhibit during the festival and win a brand new Leica X2
All submitted images must fall under the category of street photography, ” straight photography”. ( i.e. no landscapes, pets, models or wildlife). Any location is acceptable within the public realm, indoors and outdoors (i.e. streets, beach, train, park, restaurants, dirt road, etc.)
The festival’s main exhibition is open to participants throughout the world. Submissions will be juried by a panel of internationally accomplished members of the highly respected street photography collectives, In-Public, Strata and Calle 35.
IN-PUBLIC: -Blake Andrews -David Gibson -Nils Jorgensen
Calle 35 -Marcelo Caballero
Strata -Chris Suspect
Some of the criteria that will be considered in the selection process include, but not limited to: • Does it fit within the realm of street photography? • Authentic representation of scene without use of digital darkroom (see exceptions) • Is it compelling?• How unique is the depiction? • Does it suggest a narrative? Do we want to know more? • Is there empathy for the subject matter? • Originality• Composition • Is the image powerful or predictable?
Selected images will be displayed at the festival’s main gallery during Art Basel, one of the world’s premier art scenes, where hundreds of thousands gather each year in Miami to celebrate the visual arts.
Contest Prize & TERMS
ELIGIBILITY: Open to All
Submit only .jpg/jpeg files , no more than 1000 pixels on the long side, at 72dpi, and no larger than 2MB Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: You agree that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph. All images remain the creative and intellectual property of the author. The Miami Street Photography festival fully supports the rights of photographers.
USAGE RIGHTS: With your submission of any image, you grant the Miami Street Photography Festival permission to utilize that image for two years for promotional purposes only, including but not limited to worldwide festival promotion. The Miami Street Photography Festival and its affiliates will not be required to pay any additional compensation in connection with such uses. You, as the photographer, will always be credited, and at no time will your image be used for commercial purposes. As a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), any moneys generated from items such as catalogues will go directly to support the festival.
You grant the Miami Street Photography Festival the right to use your name and likeness for promotional purposes, up to three years from this year’s festival, with no additional compensation