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Streets Ahead – Challenge 8 – Selfies On The Street – Deadline – 30th November 2014

Time for a new challenge. This challenge is different to our previous seflie challenge (which was in the style of Vivian Maier). This time, we would like you to capture people taking selfies of themselves on the street – ‘social media models’. So to be clear, this is NOT a self portrait challenge – the aim is to capture other people capturing themselves.

A recap of the rules and procedure for entry:

1. ONE entry only – please do not upload any other images to this group as it has been created specifically for the challenge only. The admins will delete images that are not relevant.

2. Upload your image to the group on flickr that has been created specifically for the challenge entries.

3. Please label your image ‘Challenge 8: Selfies on the street.

4. Photos from a mobile device only please.

Once we have selected images from this challenge, we will create a showcase like this (link)

Come on, let’s see what you can do!


 Image above  ©Cara Gallardo Weil

Cara is a Graphic Designer and amateur photographer with a passion for mobile photography. Born in Hong Kong to Filipino parents who moved there in the early 60s to work in publishing, her early life was spent in Hong Kong, Singapore and the Philippines. She studied graphic design in London and spent more than 20 years here before returning to Hong Kong, where she currently resides. Cara brings to her street photography a wonderful international and cultural perspective. Currently living in Chicago, Gina Costa is a museum curator and lecturer on 20th century art and photography. She has worked at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; The Art Institute of Chicago and has taught art history at a variety of universities. Gina is currently working on a publication and exhibition that explores the current discourse on the use of mobile technology and how it has changed the way one defines what a photograph can be.