Our free photography contest recommendation of the day!
Established in 2008 the competition is the largest of its kind; receiving over 11,500 entries from 79 countries across the globe in 2014.The theme for the competition is ‘Cities at Work’ through which we challenge you to alter our perceptions of daily life in urban environments. The contest is free to enter and you can submit up to 24 images; each one representing an hour of the day.Competition closes 31st July 2015, enter here.
For every entry in the Urban Photographer of the Year competition, CBRE will make a donation to leading children's development charity, Plan International.
In keeping with the competition’s highly regarded hourly structure we offer a prize per hour for the image which best captures urban life at that time of day.
The winner of the 16-25 Young Person category will receive an iPad. The winner of the 13-15 Young Person category will nominate an educational establishment or community organisation to receive an iPad. This category is supported by Plan International.
Overall winner of the Urban Photographer of the Year competition will receive a photography trip of a lifetime.
Previous winners have visited Turkey, Morocco, Bhutan and Namibia.
There will be three regional winners, one for each region of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Americas, each of whom will win a Canon EOS 70D with 18-55 IS STM lens kit and a range of equipment including a Canon 300EG bag, 32gb SD card, 270ex flash gun, BG-E14 battery grip, LP-E6 battery and tripod.
Advances in technology have resulted in an explosion of mobile devices with impressive photographic capability so taking great photos on the move is easier than ever.
To be entered in to the mobile category your picture must have been taken on a mobile device, and you must tick the mobile tick box on the entry page. There will be one winner of the mobile category, awarded an iPad (or equivalent).
Hourly prizes will be rewarded to the 24 standout images representing each hour of the day. See below for a breakdown of the prize associated with each hour.