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Howard Mason

Inspired by... Vivian Maier

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Vivian Maier was an American street photographer whose work was only discovered and recognised after her death in 2009. She worked mainly as a nanny in Chicago, and took around 150,000 images in her lifetime, but didn’t show them to anyone. Her best known work is from the 1950s and 60s, shot on the streets of Chicago and New York on a Rolleiflex camera in black and white. Before submitting your best street photography to this contest, take some inspiration from her captivating work at Submissions to the contest do not necessarily have to be in black and white, so long as they are in the spirit of Vivian Maier's approach to her craft.

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Entries closed
2 June 2021

2 June 2021 to 9 June 2021

Winners announced
9 June 2021

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