Street photography

The true character of an environment can be found in people, streets, traffic, gardens and other public places. We invite you to show how you see the surroundings and the unknown places you visit. Through your photos, freeze moments in an original form, taking your point of view. Enjoy the invisibility and the immediacy of your mobile device! Share the way you see the streets of the world, registering moments and signs of human life.

Types of street photography: urban cultur , street portraits, street art, travel, architecture, among others.

The photographs in the contest can be edited according to the aesthetic options of their authors. The theme of the contest – street photography – does not fit into the strict context of documentary photography or photojournalism


– Anyone who uses photography in a mobile device (photographs taken and edited with mobile devices), provided they are over eighteen years old.


– Applicants must submit up to three (3) images (black and white)

– Photographers are obliged to respect copyright.

– The deadline for submissions is 23:59 on 18th september 2017

The application is free, no costs involved.

– To support the exhibition costs (printing, framing, production and communication), each finalist will be asked to pay the fee of 30 euros (33 USD)


– All the photographs must be taken and edited with mobile devices (tablets, smartphones or phones by any operating system)

– Photographs may only be edited using software available on a mobile device;

– It will be only considered submissions that have been sent digitally, in a single e-mail (up to three photographs) to miraprize@espacomira.net

– Only photographs attached in the mail will be considered

– Only images with the following requirements will be evaluated:

  • Format: jpeg
  • Minimum dimension: 640 pixels on the biggest side
  • File Size: larger than 100kb and smaller than 7MB

- It will not be accepted images with the following requests:

  • Images that are embedded on the e-mail
  • Images with boarders, frames and watermarks

– The images selected to the exhibition must be sended with at least 1000 pixels on the larger side

– Subtitle every file with the first and last name, followed by a dash and the number of the photograph.

example: JoséSilva_01; JoséSilva_02; JoséSilva_03

– Use only alpha numeric characters (Don't use: .:’”/?}{()[ ]+-=*&^ %$#@!.)

– In some cases, participants may be asked to send in the original photograph, so as to ascertain that it was indeed taken and edited on a mobile device

– Confirmation e-mails will be sent to every participant after they have submitted an entry

– The organization does not take responsibility for any traffic issues that may cause this website to be offline

– The submissions won't be returned. Only the winner images will be saved for publicity

– The MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017 is not responsible for the loss or failure of any submission


– The jury is formed by 6 persons. First, will be pre-selected 50 works; the winner will be choosen from these 50.
The jury’s verdict cannot be contested.


– The participant retains all copyright for their images. Any image used by the MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017 will be identified by copyright. All the images can be used in publications and publicity regarding the award.


– The 50 selected works and the winner will be announced in the 30th September 2017 in the site www.miramobileprize.com.


The winner receives:

1. A two way flight from an european capital to Porto

2. Lodging for 5 nights, 6 days in MIRA FORUM

3. Trip to Picos da Europa ((Fotoadrenalina program) for the portuguese author with the best classified photograph

4. If the winner is Portuguese, he can choose a trip to Companhia das Culturasin Castro Marim, Algarve


– The opening of MIRA Mobile Prize B&W 2017 will be held at Porto on the 28th October 2017 at MIRA FORUM. The photos chosen by the jury as finalists will be printed and exposed until the 23th December 2017.