Mobile Photography – StreetWise – Ninth Challenge – ‘Animals on the Street’

Hello Everyone!

The theme of our next challenge is ‘Animals on the Street.’

“I try to frame in terms of what I want to include. I don’t think about pictures. When I photograph. I see life. That’s all there is – in my viewfinder.” Garry Winogrand

We hope you enjoy this theme as ‘streets’ and the animals that inhabit them are intimately connected. Whether the animals are domesticated, trained, loved and adored by their owners or birds maneuvering their way through the open air of the streets, they are an integral part of the urban landscape.
We are very excited to view your submissions each month and look forward to curating your photographs for this next ‘Animals on the Street’ showcase.

A recap of our rules and procedure for entry:

For the challenge please only post FOUR photographs to our Flickr challenge site on the link below, and in your title or description include ‘Animals on the Street.’

https://www.flickr.com/groups/2811204@N24/pool/

Please posts photos for our monthly showcase here:

https://www.flickr.com/groups/2750883@N25/pool/

We look forward to your photos

Images ©Lee Atwell and ©Ilana Buch-Akoundi

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About Ilana Buch-Akoundi and Lee Atwell

Ilana Buch-Akoundi is an Interior Designer with a background in fine arts, and a passion for mobile photography. Influenced by classical art and literature, she views mobile photography as not simply capturing moments as they happen, but as a marriage of dreams and visions from inner life and reality. Street photography, as a composite emerging from the speed of life, and what’s resonating within. Born in New York City where she still resides with her husband and two children, Buch-Akoundi recently founded hipstaNYC dedicated to Hipstamatic images of New York City, where people from all over the world can showcase their photographs of NYC. She has had photographs featured in mobile photography websites and web-magazines as well as international shows. Lee Atwell has been passionate about the art, science and magic of photography since the time she was a child – at which time her father had converted a small bathroom into a darkroom. For the past few years, she been captivated by the versatility, convenience, and creative potential of mobile photography. In street photography, she enjoys the challenge of capturing the unexpected and also the necessity of being present moment to moment with the surrounding environment – whether it is the continual shifting of light and shadows or the instantaneous and fleeting expressions and postures of people on the street. She has received several international photography awards and has had photographs featured in publication, mobile photography websites and web-magazines. She has also had photos exhibited in several cities – in the USA, Canada, Italy, France, Hungary, Belgium and Portugal. Atwell also teaches yoga and owns a yoga studio in Seattle with her husband.