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CITY LIFE

Congratulations to the Winner:

Patrizio Broggi

Meet the winner of the City Life photo contest, who will get the Sony Alpha a5000 camera! Congratulations Patrizio!

Congratulations to the Winner:

Dr.Syed H

"This was a long exposure shot at the street nearby, the difficult part was, it was impossible to avoid vibrations of the pedestrian bridge, by people walking, from where I was capturing this shot." Congrats Dr. Syed! You will get $100 Gift Card!

Congratulations to the Winner:

David Honor

"CHICAGO FOG BEAN. The 'BEAN' or CLOUD GATE on the Chicago lakefront is an iconic landmark, photographed thousands of times a week. I wanted something different, so on a very foggy morning I went out to Grant Park and captured this. Something different and otherworldly." Congrats David! You will get $100 Gift Card!

The Brief

This photo contest is all about your city or town, big or rural, wherever that may be. It’s about places you’ve visited and places you’ve lived. It’s about the architecture of your favorite building, the street corner you notice every day, a bridge, a bench, and of course, the people who live there. It’s about anything you can imagine, so long as it relates to your life in a city or town that inspires you.


Bring us into that otherwise ordinary place you love that hides something unique, beautiful, or mysterious. Life moves fast in our surroundings — let’s take a second, snap that shot, and share it. Black and white, color, any edits you please, submit whatever photo speaks to you alongside a short story. Good luck!


Get inspired! Check out these exclusive video series where pro photographer Matt Granger gives you valuable tips on how to shoot your city. These tips & tricks will help you create even more amazing photos.

The Terms

  • The winner will get a Sony Alpha a5000 Mirrorless Digital Camera
  • 2 runners-up will receive a $100 Amazon or Apple Gift Card
  • You own the rights to the photos submitted
  • Only the photos with a short story will be accepted
  • The winners will be chosen by the Macphun Team
  • Winners will be announced on the Macphun Photography group
  • Winners will be announced 5 days after the contest end date
  • By submitting your photos to this contest, you allow Macphun to feature your photos on macphun.com, as well as in the Macphun newsletters and social media. Not every photo will be featured, but every featured photo will have the author's copyright on it.

The Prizes

Winner: Sony Alpha a5000

2 Runner-ups: $100 Gift Cards

Featured Submissions

By Cushla Monk

By Enrique Milan

By John Hayden

By Grant King

By Standa Popovyč

By Dmitry Sytnik

By bron wolff

By Elbek Fozilov

By Alexander Lindblom

By Nick Cronin

By Hareshkumar Sonar

By David Honor

By Adrian Allen

By Muhammad Ibrahim

By Rob van der Meer

By Andrei Onea

By Dr.Syed H

By Jo-Ann Valentine

By SirJ Po

By Jochem Herremans

By Christopher Richards

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