[fade]In a nutshell, we're a photo marathon... in a more creative way we're the ultimate challenge for any street photographer.

Participants are challenged to make photo series (3 photos per theme) within a given time limit while walking the city from checkpoint to checkpoint.

The themes are disclosed throughout the day at scheduled moments and different venues (checkpoints). The purpose is to give you, the participant, an opportunity to see and look at the city in a different way, to discover new places and to meet other street savvy photographers while using your creativity to interpret and translate different themes into photographs.[/fade]

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ALL SIZES[/fade]

[fade]From those who can't be out there the whole day and just want a taste of the UPR, to those who can't get enough, we got you all covered.

This year we're doing three events in one. S, M, L are the new UPR sizes and they go for 6h (3 themes), 12h (6 themes) and 24h (10 themes) respectively.

Which one are you? Pick your size and join us in this all new exciting race formats.[/fade]



[fade]We want to bring the UPR experience to more people and because not everyone can come to our events we're taking the event to them.

The Instagram Photo Contest is a monthly challenge where we ask our followers to take a set of 3 photos of a given theme.

The winners will be announced at the end of each month and they will not only get posted on our feed but also win awards.[/fade]

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We are thrilled to bring you the first Urban Photo Race in Paris this coming September! After Berlin and London, Paris is a long due international stop for the UPR.

In collaboration with Photo Club Paris Val-de-Bièvre we’re very excited to be organizing this first edition in such a photogenic location. We know how much fun it is to participate and explore new cities, so we invite you to participate in the ultimate street photography challenge.

Get yourself a ticket and join us in this street photography adventure and race to the finish line.

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It is a competition after all, so yes, we have rules. Please read them carefully.

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We get the same questions all the time, that's why we compiled some answers.


Doing an UPR for the first time can be quite challenging, here's some tips from the best players in the field.