Photoworks Director, Celia Davies, on jury for LensCulture Street Photography Awards

Photoworks Director, Celia Davies, is joining an impressive line-up of industry experts to judge the latest edition of the LensCulture Street Photography Awards.

Deadline for Entries: August 16, 2016

The 2nd annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to show them how you see the world! LensCulture want to discover today’s finest street photographers who capture exceptional moments of life in all of its vibrant forms.


MARCEL FEIL, Deputy Director Artistic Affairs, FoamAmsterdam, The Netherlands

BRONWEN LATIMER, Deputy Director of Photography, The Washington PostWashington D.C., USA

ENRICO BOSSAN, Editorial Director, COLORS Magazine, Fabrica Research Centre, Treviso, Italy

CELIA DAVIES, Director, Photoworks and Brighton Photo Biennial, Brighton, UK

MATT STUART, Street Photographer, Magnum Photos Nominee, Member of In-Public, London, UK

MATTHEW TUCKER, Picture Editor, BuzzFeed UK, London, UK

JEAN-JACQUES VIAU, Manager, Digital Media, Leica Camera, Wetzlar, Germany

JIM CASPER, Editor in Chief, LensCulture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


As part of our dedication to discovering the best of contemporary photography, we have expanded our award categories to recognize a greater number of talented photographers. We will be awarding winners, finalists, special selections from each juror, as well as a new “Top 100.” Read more about each below.

SERIES AWARD: 1st Place: $5,000 USD | 2nd Place: $3,000 USD | 3rd Place: $1,500 USD

SINGLE IMAGE: 1st Place: $3,000 USD | 2nd Place: $1,500 USD | 3rd Place: $1,000 USD

JUROR’S PICK: Each juror will select an individual Juror’s Pick to receive special distinction and $1,000 USD.

FINALISTS: 20 Finalists will be selected.

LENSCULTURE TOP 100This is a new award category that distinguishes the Top 100 photographers based on the jury’s reviews. All the work from the Top 100 will be included in our Street Photography 2016 Online Exhibition.

All photographers retain full copyrights for their own work. Period. Winners, Finalists and Jurors’ Picks grant LensCulture limited, restricted use of winning photos only to promote the photographers themselves and in connection with marketing the Awards competition itself.

Details can be found in the Competition rules  or please see FAQ for more details.

For more information about the awards, click here.