PHLEARN MagazineHere Are the Winners of the LensCulture 2018 Street Photography Awards

Here Are the Winners of the LensCulture 2018 Street Photography Awards

The winners and finalists of the 4th annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards have been announced and the photos are just incredible. The work submitted beautifully illustrates the photographers’ visions of life on the street from all corners of the globe.

Of the 170 countries that were represented in the entries, the prestigious jury chose 39 photographers as the winners, juror’s picks, and finalists. The prizes include $22,000 in grant awards; publication in the LensCulture photobook; projections at international photography festivals; international exposure; and the winning photos will be on display at an exhibition at Cosmos Book Fair in Arles, France July 2-7.

You can see all of the prize winning photos on the LensCulture 2018 Street Photography Award Winners page. Here are the winners in the “Series” and “Single Image” categories.

SERIES WINNERS

1ST PLACE SERIES

Sowrav Das
Bangladesh
“Floating Heroes”




2ND PLACE SERIES

Ilker Karaman
Turkey
“In Pursuit of Myself”




3RD PLACE SERIES

Cocoa Laney
Italy
“Gaps”




SINGLE IMAGE WINNERS

1ST PLACE SINGLE IMAGE

Maciej Dakowicz
Poland
“Beach Scene, Chaung Tha, Myanmar”

2ND PLACE SINGLE IMAGE

Barry Talis
Israel
From “The Flow of Spirit”

3RD PLACE SINGLE IMAGE

Jingsheng Nie
China
“Hanging Pig”

Jurors’ Picks & Finalists

The seven jury members also chose one photographer each to receive special distinction and a cash grant. What’s really cool is you can read why the juror chose the photo and what they liked about it if you scroll down to the Jurors’ Picks section on the winners page.

Among the six winners and seven juror’s picks, 26 finalists will also be on display at the digital exhibition in France. The show runs from July 2-7 at Cosmos Book Fair during the opening week of the world-renowned Les Rencontres d’Arles.

Jennifer Berube

Jen is Editor of PHLEARN Magazine, where she helps shape inspiring stories and handy tips for aspiring and seasoned photographers. She has worked as a photography writer for many years, contributing to numerous industry-leading publications. Proudly Canadian, wannabe globetrotter, self-taught photographer, Jen is temporarily settled in Spain.

 

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