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UPCOMING EVENTS

UPR AMSTERDAM

 

Get yourself a ticket while you can, early birds go out fast! You can now get tickets to just one event, both, or go crazy and do all the UPR cities at a discount. After you buy your first ticket you will receive a confirmation mail, in it you will find a discount code for your next ticket. Also... don't miss out on the opportunity to get an UPR t-shirt, you can add them to your ticket purchase when you checkout.

 
 

Awards

ALL THE GOODIES YOU CAN WIN

 

It's not all about the awards, but in case you need some extra motivation, there's about 2200€ worth of awards here.

 
 
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RACE INFO

TIME TO GET READY

Whether you're a veteran or a rookie be sure to study our previous events and practise some quick shooting, it will come in hand when you're racing against the clock. Please read our information documents for a good understanding of our event, specially if this is your first time.

On the race day you will receive a package with several items in it, they include:

  • Participant Badge / ID

  • Race info / City map

  • Theme card (with the first themes)

  • UPR wrist band

  • UPR goodies

If you have questions, check first the FAQ for answers, if you can't find what you are looking for, just write us an email.

 
 
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URBAN PHOTO RACE

JURY AMS

 

Our 2018 jury is handpicked for their keen eye and individual photographic background, they will go at your photos from all angles.

Our jury elements are a very photography active bunch, they are photographers, educators, gear geeks… you have it all!  Please check out their work and learn more about them.

 
 
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Bas Losekoot

Is a Dutch-born artist and photographer, concerned with socio-cultural issues in cities around the world. Working with cinematic apparatus, he is challenging our understanding of reality in everyday city-life as well as the limited narrative potential of representations of truth in documentary photography.

With an intuitive eye, he visualizes the human experience in modern megacities. His practice combines concepts of mobility, social geography and the cinematic. Bas Losekoot holds a BA in Fine Art Photography from the Royal Academy of the Arts in The Hague and recently graduated for an MA in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. His work has been exhibited widely in galleries and at festivals including New York Photo Festival, Voies-Off/Les Rencontres d’Arles and Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam. The Urban Millennium Project is published in a variety of international media including The New Yorker, Die Zeit, Volkskrant, CNN Editions, GUP, IMA Magazine and the British Journal of Photography.

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Kjell Leknes

He’s the manager of Amsterdam Photo Club; a fast growing local photography community with over 4.000 members.

As a stock photographer and former community leader at Shutterstock, his photography focuses on creating high quality images using the latest photography trends that are in demand.

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Marc Driessen

Studied portrait and documentary photography at the  Amsterdam Photo Academy, where he graduated with honors in 2008.  Since graduating, he’s been a steady freelance photographer for the  Dutch daily newspaper, Het Parool, and works for international titles such as El Pais and Le Monde, as well as a variety of commercial clients.

His photography distinguishes itself through an honest, straightforward way of working, always looking for an unforced combination of form and moment. In his subjects, Marc works from a connection with the street, looking for authentic people and their relation to their environment, sometimes at the edges of society but also with a deep interest in the multicultural aspects of our communities. Marc photographs his subjects with the ultimate goal of creating soulful, intimate and timeless images.

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Jaap van den Beukel

By origin a photographer, but since already a few years also working as a filmmaker.

He is mainly engaged into documentary and portraits. A recent project has been the outdoor exhibition ‘Our Grid’ in Amsterdam about groups of teenagers in IJburg.

 
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ABOUT US

UPR AMS TEAM

 

The Urban Photo Race is a joint venture from a group of friends with a common passion for Photography. Together we work hard to bring you the best and most exciting Street Photography event possible. 

As the UPR grows so does the team with the addition of local members, friends and collaborators.

 
 
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Luis Monteiro

Co-founder and chairman of the Stichting Urban Photo Race. Luis leads and oversees the organisation of all events and local teams.

He's an architect, photographer and videographer. Partner at Aware Media a video and photography production company, Ironman finisher and student of the martial art Shinkendo.

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Nutabi camargo

Co-founder and board member of the Stichting Urban Photo Race. Nutabi focus is on searching for venues and checkpoint locations as well as lead theme brainstormer.

She's a researcher and brain investigator with a big passion for creativity.

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TIAGO ROSADO

Co-founder and board member of the Stichting Urban Photo Race. Tiago searches for Jury members as well as designs and produces the UPR exhibitions.

He's a photographer and videographer. He’s also a trekking aficionado and partner at Aware Media a video and photography production company.

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Kashin Jeffrey Liu

Board member of the Stichting Urban Photo Race. Jeffrey focus is on all Sponsoring and promotion related topics.

He's an architectural Engineer, 3D Printing researcher and Co-founder of Stichting Xiao

 
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