Picturing: Streets - Discovering global streets through visual stories


Picturing: Streets - Discovering global streets through visual stories




Registration deadline: 31st May  2021 

Submission deadline: 1st June  2021 

Winners announcement: 29th July 2021



Mounted is a part of Uni devising opportunities for Photographers to reflect their ideas, thoughts and interpretations of capturing the real-world through digital lenses. The forum allows enthusiasts and professionals from the world over to share their outstanding bodies of work.

Picturing Awards - aims to promote photography and photographers. Our idea is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. We aim to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through online exchanges.

The winners of the Professional and Studentcategories will receive rewards and cash prizes. Our judging panel will comprise highly acclaimed industry professionals, including gallery owners, publishers, editors, and renowned photographers. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in one of the most prestigious photography contests in 2021.


Etymologically, A street is a public thoroughfare in a built environment. It is a public parcel of land adjoining buildings in an urban context, on which people may freely assemble, interact, and move about. A street can be as simple as a level patch of dirt but is more often paved with a hard, durable surface such as tarmac, concrete, cobblestone, or brick.

Originally, the word street simply meant a paved road (Latin: via strata). But it is where the major part of urban life happens and humans connect. A street is a place for stories and exchanges. It is where time changes its form. It is the public realm in a city full of private residences.

Streets contribute formally and informally a lot to how a city functions. The brief/theme of the challenge to make a picture story of the streets using not more than 8 images – along with a concept note.

This concept note can be added in the journal section that covers a small description of your picture story.


  1. Submit a set of 8 (Max) pictures or less to      deliver a photo story.

  2. Each image should be less than 10mb and      2800px x 3500px size, portrait or landscape.

  3. Title and subtitle of the project on the project page.

  4. A concept note of about 250 words in the      journal section.

  5. Both items in      sync with the theme of streets.


The entries will be judged by an international jury of the competition on the following criteria:

Concept/Narrative: Quality of thought and intent in the pre-design phase.

Composition: Quality of elements and story delivery.

Photography Merit: The final outtake and photography skills.

The judging panel can also add other criteria based on their internal discussions - which will be in line with the problem statement. Participants are advised to fulfill the above-given criteria first in their design. Names of the jury panel will be announced soon.


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