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Challenge your view of the city

September 9th


Twelve hours
Six themes
Eighteen photos
Four checkpoints

Relax… No need to hurry, or maybe you do! Go against the clock and snap your way to the finish line. Take as many photos as you want but in the end, 18 is all you need.

A city to be explored… Find all the hidden corners and discover new places.

Remember, creativity is the key.


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On the road once again!

This year the race day is even closer to the summer break, so we expect it to be sunny! September 9th 2017 is our pick for the 3rd edition of the Urban Photo Race in Berlin.

From 10:00 till 22:00, the formula of 12 hours, 18 photos 6 themes and 4 checkpoints will keep your imagination sharp and push you to catch those unique images that represent this ever changing city.

While we keep the same rules, the themes and checkpoints will be brand new, so you can check our previous races to get an idea of how it works but be ready to be surprised and get challenged.

The tickets will be sold via our Website and Facebook page (note that there is ONE Facebook page grouping all Urban Photo Race events now) so don't miss the important dates:

Early bird ticket 13€ + 1,86€ (ended)
Normal ticket 18€ + 2,10€ (19 Jun - 20 Aug)
Late ticket 22€ + 2,30€ (21 Aug - 04 Sep)
Day ticket 28€ (09 Sep)

Don't hesitate to contact us with any questions and spread the word for more challengers to come!


Check out what we've been doing in Amsterdam for the last years!

We created the Urban Photo Race back in 2011 in Amsterdam and 2015 in Berlin, and although it's not that long ago we're very proud of the work that our participants have done since then, while participating in our race.

Showcasing our winning participants in a hall of fame is the least we could do.

Check out our previous events and winners, if for nothing else, take it as inspiration for the upcoming one. ;)

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Our newly formed team in Berlin comes full of energy to take the Urban Photo Race to the streets.

The Urban Photo Race has been challenging savvy photographer in the classic yet avant-garde city of Amsterdam for a while. A new city demands a new team and together with you we want to unravel the special details of Berlin and the vision of its trendy yet organic crowd.


Nutabi Camargo

Researcher and brain investigator with a big passion for creativity.

Marta Orlando

Marta is a researcher in neuroscience. She is passionate about contemporary and modern literature and art. Above all she likes to learn, travel and eat good food.

Mayur Vadhvani

Neuroscience researcher with a deep interest in photography. Enjoys traveling and networking with people.

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Philipp Wolfart

Project Manager and Engineer with deep-rooted passion for photography.

Brought together with the help of

These are the companies and entities that contribute and support our event. We are not only very grateful for their help but also honoured to have such distinguished brands associated to our event.

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