CritiqueMe: A New, Bi-weekly Chance to Get Noticed and Critiqued by Photographers All Around the World

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With the New Year fast approaching, what better way to start than having a professional critique on the worlds leading street photography blog?

The Idea

So, after reading all of the recent posts by Eric, and keeping check on the ASP Flickr group, this week I felt motivated to create a new platform for all those of you who would like to have your work seen and critiqued by the community. This is not something I intend to ‘contend’ with ASP or the forums, as it is not a photo-critique, more a photographer critique.

Once every 2 weeks I will select one photographer to critique, who will receive an entire blog post, right here, showing a selection of 6 images that I will give feedback on, both positive and constructive, that I hope will enable you to better yourselves as street photographers.

I will endeavour to try and have some guest photographers join me in critiquing your work and working style, a truly fantastic opportunity to add a substantial entry into your working CV.

What you need to do

All you will need to do is to supply links to your work (around 10 images will be suffice) that you think embody your work and current working style. From this, if selected, I will work with you to select 6 images to be critiqued and to appear on the blog. Once the post is up other members of the community will be invited to join in on the critique in the comments to help further the yield of information you will get from the experience.

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How to apply

Links to your work will need to be emailed to me ( with the subject header “CritiqueMe”, along with you name, location and any information you feel is relevant to your work. The selectee for each post will be informed by email, so if you don’t hear anything don’t give up, just try again next time!

I want you to select your best work for your submissions though, for two reasons: firstly because your work will be showcased in front of a lot of people, so you’d want to be seen for your best work. Secondly because this will be an in-depth critique, intended to help you better the way you work, even when you are truly on form.


So admissions for the first post (January 12th)  start today! So get organizing and get your submissions to me asap! I will aim to make my selection by midnight on the 6th of January, so I will not take entries after this date. Don’t rush yourself though, this is a bi-weekly piece, so wait until you have enough work that you are happy to submit before entering.

Thanks for all the feedback and support over the past few weeks, hope you all had a great Christmas!

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