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Spring is here!
For many of us, street shooters, it's the best season to go out and shoot "street".
And then come back and show what we got.

And maybe enter a neat little contest ;)


"So, you think you can street?"



  


It is my great pleasure to announce
the first Official deviantArt "So you think you can street" Photography Spring Contest
which will be held from May 1st till June 15th in deviantArt site.
Everyone is welcome to enter !


Contest Guidelines



1. Your entry must be a STREET photograph.

2. Your entry must be submitted in a special deviantArt category which will open on the 1st of May and can be found following this path: Submit art > Category > Choose category > Contests > 2012 > So You Think You Can Street

3. You can enter the contest with ONE photograph that must have been taken from April 1st till June 15th and submitted in the "So you think you can street" category from May 1st till June 15th.

4. Your entry must have the minimun post-processing possible (minor adjustments in contrast and sharpness). It must be in Color or Black and White only. Tints (sepia etc.) of any kind will be disquallified. Selective coloring is out of the question. Film is very welcome. Images featured as DDs are not allowed to enter the contest.

5. If you want to have more chances to be among the winners:

Forget watermarks.

Try to keep your cropping at a 3:2 ratio, landscape or portrait orientation.

Shoot street shots from close, which put one right into the action, without totally rejecting shots from far, which showcase a carefully composed scene pleasing to the eye.

Avoid beggar and homeless shots, from people who just sit still, or shots of people just passing in front of a poster. As a matter of fact, avoid "just" shots! (Just another guy, Just another pretty girl, Just another backshot, just another street musician etc.) Seek for those special moments that take place out in public places with people interacting with their environment in a special, unusual, unique way which forms a story worth telling by an image.

6. Helpful links
:bulletblack: Street Photography - The Origins
:bulletblack: Street Photography for dummies
:bulletblack: Street Photography for experts
:bulletblack: Where to find Street in dA
:bulletblack: 52 Street tips from the masters
:bulletblack: Picturetaking and photography


PRIZES



1.*
First winner:  1 year premium subscription + 3200 points
Second winner: 6 months premium subscription + 2400 points
Third winner: 3 months premium subscription + 1600 points

1st honorable mention: 3 months premium subscription
2nd honorable mention: 3 months premium subscription
3d honorable mention: 3 months premium subscription
*kind donations of deviantArt site

2.
News article from the Street CV (ce moi) announcing all winners.
News articles from Street groups in dA.
Featuring journals from dA members.

3.
Praise, fame and glory.

Good luck to all!

Spread the news by faving this article and mentioning it in your personal or group journals especially if you run a group. If you need the CSS code, please note me.
Thank you for promoting street photography in deviantArt.

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:iconstamatisgr:
StamatisGR Featured By Owner May 28, 2012   Photographer
no it doesn't
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Syndrome-Failure Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Could we possibly team-up with another person (outside of dA) for this contest? My and sister and I were wondering if we could. ~
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StamatisGR Featured By Owner May 28, 2012   Photographer
how could you team up? :confused:
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Syndrome-Failure Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
:shrug: I have no idea, she asked me. ~
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POSTCAT Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Photographer
U NO WHAT I MEAN!!!!!
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StamatisGR Featured By Owner May 28, 2012   Photographer
then probably she doesn't have a clue about what street photography is all about :D
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Syndrome-Failure Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Haha (;
Yeah, probably. ~
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POSTCAT Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Photographer
accuse me but she is me....and my mom is a photographer...I no what "street photography" is....I'm not stupid....
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StamatisGR Featured By Owner May 28, 2012   Photographer
of course you are not :)
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POSTCAT Featured By Owner May 28, 2012  Student Photographer
hey my friend was scared of being kicked from this because of what i said if you kicked us pls dont kick her if anything me.... but please do not kick us it would make a great deal to me i was very much looking forward to this and so was my friend...i would be very happy if u didnt thank u<333333
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