Street Photography Competition – January 2015

January 18, 2015 Competition, News

Hello Calcutta!

Welcome to the inaugural Calcutta Street Photography Competition.

“Streets of Calcutta” is the first City specific Street Photography Archive. The objective of this Competition is to identify quality photographs to create the largest crowd sourced (acknowledged) Street Photography Archive for Calcutta.

Judge: Mr. Debarshi Duttagupta (Nikon 2011 Grand Prix Award Winner) will curate the Competition. He will choose the 3 Best Entries and 7 Special Mentions which would be a part of the Archive with due credit to the Photographer (The Archive Website is being worked upon). Mr. Debarshi Duttagupta – |

Theme: Open

Eligibility: “Calcutta Street Photographs” irrespective of your place of Residency

Entry: 1 Photograph per Participant

File Format: 1024 px on the longest side at 72 dpi without Watermarks and Borders.

File Renaming: Caption_FirstName_LastName (e.g. Freedom_Purnendu_Sengupta)

Post Processing: Alteration of elements and unnatural processing (including HDR & Selective Coloring) to be avoided. Adjustment of Brightness, Contrast, Color Saturation, Sharpening, marginal Cropping and limited post processing is acceptable. Monochrome is also welcome.

Submission Period: 18th January, 2015 (Sunday) to 27th January, 2015 (Tuesday).

Result Declaration: 31st January, 2015 (Sunday)

Submission procedure: Email the Entry to “” with the Subject Line “Calcutta Street Photography Competition” (without quotes) along with the following details:

Location of the Photograph: (e.g. Baghbazar)

Cheers Calcutta,
Take care and photographs,

Streets of Calcutta