Eyeshot Open Call 2022

Finalists Series Category

Eyeshot is proud to present the 20 finalists and their artworks for the Eyeshot Open Call 2022 series image category. Every image starts with a story, a vivid experience captured by the vibrancy of visual storytelling.
Discover the visual cluster of our talented photographers, contributing to the international and ever-changing environment of street and documentary photography.

The winners and finalists were determined based on a panel of expert judges that looked at originality, creativity, visual impact, and the ability of the image to tell a story. The category image category shown 3 top winners and 20 finalists.

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Eyeshot Magazine #10 | Open Call Edition

This is the 10th limited edition of Eyeshot Magazine, featuring 70 selected photographers from the 2022 Open Call. The works were chosen from over 6,000 submissions across 100+ countries, offering a global showcase of street and documentary photography.

  • Larry Hallegua

    Larry Hallegua

    Shot between 2015 and 2019, “Beach Matters” presents a vivid portrayal of daily scenes and diverse characters, capturing intimate relationships, leisurely pursuits, and the universal allure of sun-worshipping.

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  • Mauro Curti

    Mauro Curti

    Mauro Curti’s “Riturné” delves into the depths of the inner self, facilitated by a journey back to the photographer’s hometown. This captivating photo series examines the intricate relationships between individuals and their native territories, personal conflicts, and the notions of family and belonging.

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  • Fermín Guzmán

    Fermín Guzmán

    Fermín Guzmán embarked on his photographic journey in 2008, drawing inspiration from the tradition of the great Eugene Atget, in the area of Chimalhuacán, Mexico.

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  • Noppadol Maitreechit

    Noppadol Maitreechit

    The evocative photo series, “Fisherman’s Dream“, masterfully highlights the common thread that unites us all – our dreams. Through expert composition, lighting, and the psychological interplay between the subjects and the viewers, the photographer transforms seemingly ordinary moments into captivating works of art.

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  • Hersley-Ven Casero

    Hersley-Ven Casero

    Dumaguete City, fondly referred to as ‘The City of Gentle People,’ is home to islanders whose cultural identity is deeply intertwined with the salt and water of their surroundings.

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  • Candy Lopesino Sabin

    Candy Lopesino Sabin

    In “The Iberians,” photographer Candy Lopesino Sabin embarks on a visual odyssey, documenting the artist’s travels through this rich and diverse landscape. The series serves as a visual sketchbook, capturing the essence of the Iberian Peninsula as experienced through the lens of an observant wanderer.

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  • Giedo van der Zwan

    Giedo van der Zwan

    Over the last few years, while working on his “Pier to Pier” project, Giedo van der Zwan discovered a deepening passion for street photography. This medium allowed him to capture unusual scenes and striking moments of human life.

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  • Dan Fenstermacher

    Dan Fenstermacher

    The compelling photo series, “From the Streets to the Dirt,” by Dan Fenstermacher chronicles the remarkable and transformative journey of Kwesi and Kurt as they transition from lives entrenched in adversity to embraced the care of six horses, twelve chickens, four goats, and three dogs, all while tending to their families.

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  • Jonathan Jasberg

    Jonathan Jasberg

    The 15-photo series “Cairo: A Beautiful Thing is Never Perfect” by Jonathan Jasberg offers an intriguing preview of an extensive multi-year project containing over 130 carefully chosen photographs, many of which remain unreleased.

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  • Lisa Bukreyeva

    Lisa Bukreyeva

    From her teenage years, Lisa Bukreyeva was captivated by the art of photography, driven by the desire to document and observe the world around her. Her series, “Not Like Us“, delves into the process of growing up and the time it takes to navigate the turbulent waters of adolescence.

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  • Chan Hong Men Pierrot

    Chan Hong Men Pierrot

    In 1997, Handicap International invited Chan Hong Men to become its official photographer in their hometown of Fianarantsoa. This opportunity arose during the first sports and cultural event for the disabled, which took place in all six provinces of the island and catered to people with a wide range of disabilities, including deafness, blindness, mental…

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  • Drew Hopper

    Drew Hopper

    In the enthralling ongoing series “West of Somewhere East“, the photographer, Drew Hopper, captures the essence of life in the rugged and expansive Outback Australia. Focusing on the unique sense of place, Hopper presents viewers with an almost mythical and playful glimpse into the Western way of life.

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  • Svilen Nachev

    Svilen Nachev

    Svilen Nachev’s “The Illusion of Meaning” is a thought-provoking photographic series that delves into the complex world of our digital personas.

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  • Guille Ibañez

    Guille Ibañez

    Guille Ibañez left his home country almost two decades ago. This thought was what sparked in the photographer the beginning of a personal journey of photographing occurrences and locations throughout Spain that could bring people together and help define the country’s personality.

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  • Sandra Cattaneo Adorno

    Sandra Cattaneo Adorno

    Sandra Cattaneo Adorno skillfully employs her photographic talents to merge the present with the past, capturing the bittersweet yearning that Brazilians call “saudade” – intense feelings of nostalgia and melancholy for a love long gone.

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  • Spiros Loukopoulos

    Spiros Loukopoulos

    Spiros Loukopoulos’ photography series delves into the realm of emotions, transcending mere visual representations. The photographer masterfully captures humorous elements and clever touches, while simultaneously exploring his fascination with the macabre.

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  • Suresh Naganathan

    Suresh Naganathan

    The first images that come to mind when thinking about India may be the palaces of Rajasthan, the sadhus and mood of Varanasi, the colorful and gritty environment of Kolkata or the streets of old Delhi. As for the the well-known city of Mumbai, this is a difficult city to navigate – messy, overly spread…

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  • Dante Sisofo

    Dante Sisofo

    From 2017 to 2018, Dante Sisofo embarked on a captivating journey to document and immerse himself in the everyday life of the Palestinian refugee camp of Aqabat Jabere.

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  • Toby Binder

    Toby Binder

    Toby Binder spent nearly two decades documenting the daily lives of teenagers in British working-class communities. Following the Brexit referendum in 2016, he concentrated his efforts in Belfast, Northern Ireland. After more than 30 years of bloody conflict during the so called “Troubles” a fundamental condition of the 1998 Peace Agreement is the open border…

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  • Shah Toufiqur Rahman Ovi

    Shah Toufiqur Rahman Ovi

    Shah Toufiqur Rahman’s series, titled “A World of Paradox”, is characterized by its use of vivid colors and the interplay between light and shadow, ultimately creating images with remarkable depth, vibrancy, and dimensionality.

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Eyeshot Open Call 2022: Showcasing Global Talents

The 2022 Eyeshot Open Call saw the submission of over 6.000 photographs by incredibly talented photographers from over 100 different countries. With the participation on an extraordinary jury composed of Marco Savarese, founder and editor-in-chief of Eyeshot, Magnum photographers such as Trent Parke and Emin Özmen, leading representatives of street and documentary photography scene – Vineet Vohra, Siegfried Hansen, Koci Hernandez , Mark Abramson and Isadora Kosofsky – and winners of the World Press Photo Award – Narelle Autio and Kitra Cahana – these artworks were selected for their visual storytelling, creativity, and style in conveying their unique observations of contemporary reality.

Street and documentary photography feel the urgency to elevate the streets of the world into theaters without requiring humans to perform. In front of each of these images, you can mirror yourself. Or you can also just look at them.


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