Our Passporte Prize Call for Entry is an opportunity for photographers to showcase their work around particular themes. Juried by renowned curators, photo editors, gallerists and photographers, the Passporte Prize helps photographers gain crucial experience with juried shows and develop their exhibition resumes. Photographers are invited to submit 3 images on the theme.
Henri Cartier-Bresson Passporte Prize in Street Photography
Images of street photography can depict the atmosphere of a space and the soul of its inhabitants by opening a window onto life in the locality. Its occupants inhabit and modify the space with their acts of physical and economic survival, attempts at entertainment and spiritual elevation, and mutual interactions as they embrace their humanity.
Joel Meyerowitz said about street photography: "It's like going into the sea and letting the waves break over you. You feel the power of the sea. On the street each successive wave brings a whole new cast of characters."
We are looking for your photographs that represent the contemporary street.
Stephanie Heimann is the Photo Director for the New Republic. She is the recipient of the prestigious 2017 Magazine Picture Editor of the Year from the National Press Photographers Association. She is the founder of the non-profit Fovea Exhibitions, where in a volunteer capacity she oversees photojournalism exhibits on topical and social issues.
A veteran photo editor, she has worked on many international and domestic magazines and books, including Newsweek, Fortune Small Business, Scientific American, and New York Magazine. She was the photo editor for Al Gore on his book Our Choice, the sequel to Inconvenient Truth.
Photos from eligible submissions will be selected for a group exhibition displayed on ThePassporte.com, and highlighted through social media.
Juror's Award: US $300 for one photographer
Director's Award: US $200 for one photographer
Submissions due by 15th May, 2017 Midnight Central Time
Applicants will be notified by 30th May, 2017
All decisions by the Passporte Gallery and the jurors are final.
Submission Entry Fee
Submission fee for the Group Exhibition Call for Entry is $25 per entry.
What to Submit
You may submit 3 images for the theme. Photographs must be in a JPEG format. Previously published material for which nonexclusive rights were granted may be submitted as long as you still maintain the rights (see "Image rights" below). You must be able to disclose when and where the photo appeared previously to The Passporte Gallery upon request.
All submitted photographs must be your own, and you are responsible for obtaining any necessary releases if applicable.
Photos that contain sexually explicit, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content, as determined by The Passporte Gallery at its sole discretion, are ineligible for consideration for this call for entry.
How to Submit
All images are securely submitted online via Submittable, including all required fields, including name, contact information and other information about your submission. Only submissions via the Submittable page will be accepted. Please do not email images directly to The Passporte Gallery.
Images must be 72 dpi JPEG's between 1500 and 2000 pixels on the largest side. Image names must be of the format FirstName_LastName_number.jpg. To submit, create a free account or login to your existing account.
Open to photographers 18 years or older globally, amateur and professional, working in any photographic medium or style.
If you submit a photograph to a Passporte Gallery call for entry, you will retain all rights to any photograph you submit. You grant The Passporte Gallery royalty-free, nonexclusive rights to publicly display the images on our website and social media platforms.
Questions and inquiries about the call for entry can be submitted here