Istanbul Street Photography Festival (ISPF) is a well-attended event that represents street photography with different approaches and brings street photographers together. The common goal is to share through street photography using the advanced possibilities of photography and to encourage participants to participate in an event they will enjoy.
The festival will be held free of charge in 2020.
Single Category winner prize: Sony WH-1000XM4 on-ear wireless headphones
Photo Series Category winner prize: Sony DSC-RX100M5 Camera
Istanbul Category winner prize: Sony WF-1000XM3 In-ear True Wireless wireless headphones
After determining the category you want to participate in, fill out the form online.
Deadline: 13 December 2020
The festival jury evaluates the photos submitted to them and determines the winners for 3 categories.
The winning photos will be announced online on December 19, 2020 due to the pandemic and the awards will be received after.
A person can participate in the festival with a maximum of 5 single photographs. Photos can be from anywhere in the world.
A person can participate in the festival with 5-10 photos in series. Photos can be from all over the world. (Min. 5 photo)
Due to the fact that the 2020 event is free;
– Single Photo category: maximum five,
– Photo Series category: up to five photo series (series are between 5-10 photos),
– Istanbul Photos category: maximum five photos on Instagram.
Only photos taken with a camera are considered valid in Single and Photo Series categories. You could share the photos taken in Istanbul with your mobile phone in the Istanbul category on your public Instagram profile with the hashtag “#istanbulstreet20“.
Juries cannot see the names of the participants, they see the photographs with the participant’s registration numbers. Each jury first determines its own winners. Subsequently, the photos suggested by each jury member for the relevant category are collected in public folders and evaluated collectively. Finally, winner photos for each category are determined.
An exhibition will be held for the finalists among the photographs submitted for the Istanbul Street Photography Festival. (It can also be organized as a virtual exhibition due to COVID-19.) With the exhibition to be shown at the Haliç Congress Center, it is aimed to show the photographs of the participants. If sponsors are found, exhibition photos can be turned into a book.
The award ceremony will be held at Halic Congress Center Sadabat Hall on Sunday, December 20, 2020, where the finalists and the winners for the 3 categories will be announced.
In the event that will start at 13:00; There are talks, panels, photo shows, exhibitions, stand activities.
Our organization does not have a photograph of any photographer. The copyrights of the photos belong to their owners. Photographs can only be used for promotional activities. Finalist photos are published on our website and social networks with the name of the photographer.
Istanbul Street Photography Festival is an international non-profit event that exhibits street photography in Istanbul.
The aim of the festival; building a community and networking, learning and developing through exhibitions, workshops, conferences, competitions and related events.
ISPF is an Istanbul-based FOTON Association project whose goal is to enrich urban projects with cultural projects.