GuruShots: Winning images from the latest Street Photography competition

GuruShots - Street Photography
(Image credit: Yana Raaga - Latvia)

One of the greatest photo games you will ever play,  GuruShots is a super fun and competitive online platform (and app) that provides photographers with not only a place to showcase their images, but a chance to gain unmatched global exposure for their work and bag themselves some prizes and bragging rights in the process. 

There's no harm in a little friendly competition, and Gurushots will allow you to compete in epic challenges and daily battles against millions of photographers worldwide, and you can even become part of a team, too, and take on other groups together while sharing skills and connecting with other photographers. 

The idea of the game is to gradually increase your ranking from a Newbie to a Master, and then finally achieve the ultimate status of becoming a Guru. There are opportunities for your work to be exhibited in a physical gallery, published in magazines, and of course - be featured here on Digital Camera World too. 

With the latest Street Photography Challenge, we wanted you to skillfully capture the soul of the bustling streets, with a focus on vibrant cultures and spontaneously captivating moments. The urban jungle is the place to be if you want to hone in on reality, and this challenge encouraged photographers to capture the raw energy of the streets and keep a lookout for the unexpected.  

It's fascinating to see how other photographers might interpret a photo theme differently from you. The idea of the timed challenges is to enter images that not only fit the brief but are also unique and might give you enough of an edge to earn a Guru Pick from the creator of the challenge and votes from other players.

Winners can be in with the chance to receive prizes from GuruShots' sponsors such as Adorama, Kodak, Lowepro, and Lensbaby. The highest-ranked images from this challenge will be published in Photography Week magazine, and we're pleased to showcase these images below, along with the rest of the top-featured photographs in the gallery that follows. Also, check out GuruShots’ newest app AI Art Master to compete against others with your own AI-generated images.

Top Photographer (Image credit: Bruno Ribeiro -Portugal)

Top Photo (Image credit: Sanja - Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Guru's Top Pick (Image credit: Hans-Jürgen Hinz -Germany)

#4 (Image credit: Justin Cole - United States)

#5 (Image credit: Olympiaeftm -Greece)

#6 (Image credit: Paula Goodrich -United States)

#7 (Image credit: Haim Berman -Israel)

#8 (Image credit: Unnamed (Colonel Mustard) - Belgium)

#9 (Image credit: Yana Raaga - Latvia)

#10 (Image credit: Dimi Sytnyk - Ukraine)

#11 (Image credit: Joo Young Lee - Republic of Korea)

#12 (Image credit: Busyv -United Kingdom)

#13 (Image credit: Olga Zeltser -United States)

#14 (Image credit: Ignacio Tejeda - Chile)

#15 (Image credit: Mark Gruen - United States)

#16 (Image credit: Sang Man Lee - United States)

#17 (Image credit: Vincent Sanchez -United States)

#18 (Image credit: Xan White - Switzerland)

#19 (Image credit: Agnes Brunner - Hungary)

#20 (Image credit: Simis Iliades - Greece)

#21 (Image credit: Hyuntae Kim - United States)

#22 (Image credit: Luca Sharabidze - United States)

#23 (Image credit: Edward H Cordes III - United States)

Here are the remaining images from the top entries in GuruShots' Street Photography contest – click on the arrows to scroll through the full gallery of entries.

To find out more about GuruShots, and to sign up and take part in the next exciting challenge, visit

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