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DOT Announces Summer Streets Photo Competition

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Given the heretofore undiscovered perspectives it affords, Summer Streets presents its share of photo opportunities. Making the most of them, the Department of Transportation is holding a contest for amateur shutterbugs to show off their best shots. From the Summer Streets Photo Competition press release:

In addition to first prize and children'sprizes, awards will be given out in five categories, including streetscenes, portraiture, landscaping and architecture, reportage andsustainable transportation. The winning photos, determined by a jury ofprofessional photographers, photo editors, and curators, will beexhibited this fall at a photo gallery and at City bike shelters, andthey also will be used to help DOT document Summer Streets for futureplanning and to inspire cities around the world which are consideringsimilar events.

Pics from all three Summer Streets days are eligible. Participants may submit up to 10 images. Submissions are due by August 31, with winners to be announced mid-September. See the Summer Streets web site for submission specs.

Photo: Brad Aaron

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