Special Rumble: New York Around the World

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New York is more than just a city. It’s a feeling. When it gets its greasy hooks into you, it never lets go. Many New Yorkers can never leave, and the ones who do always take a part of the city with them. Because of this, New York is more than just a US city. It is a city for the world.

New York is more than just a city. It’s a feeling. When it gets its greasy hooks into you, it never lets go. Many New Yorkers can never leave, and the ones who do always take a part of the city with them. Because of this, New York is more than just a US city. It is a city for the world.

That’s why as part of the upcoming New York City MOMA Lomowall instillations, we’d like to see a part of New York in your world.

There is the iconic New York – the Statue of Liberty souvenir at the Pyramids, the yellow taxicab lumbering down some European street, or the Yankees’ cap on the head of a child in Tokyo.

But there is also the New York inspiration that you see in the architecture, street art, faces, signs, bridges, and in the multi-ethnic spirit of melting-pot cultures around the world.

Here’s what we’re looking for again:

Architecture, Street Art, Fashion, Bridges, Bars, Store fronts, Holiday lights and store windows, Faces, Police and Firemen, Churches, temples, & mosques…, Taxis, buses, and other traffic jammers, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Harlem, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, and every corner of this sprawling city! Freaks, geeks and clowns, Alligators in the subways, elephants coming through the midtown tunnel, black squirrels and other animals,… And everything else that makes New York NEW YORK!

And please do not forget to tag all the pix extensively so we can make things match at the LomoWalls.

We need your photos to be at least 1200×1800 pixels for 35mm shots, or 1500×1500 for square format. One thing you count on from New Yorkers is that they always keep it real. So please do the same and dump your Photoshop tricks in the East River, Capish?

  • Deadline for submissions is Wednesday December 3rd 2008, so don’t dilly-dally!
  • For your participation 5 piggy points will come your way if we include at least one picture taken by you. Winners are set to be announced in the middle of December!
  • No upload limit

Start the submissions now, and get your work shown at a world-renowned Museum of Modern Art location!

Good luck!

written by lucasjakobsson on 2008-11-26 in #competitions #moma #rumble #new-york #lomowall

22 Comments

  1. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    can we use the same images we uploaded in the NYC Rumble?

  2. ouroborosx
    ouroborosx ·

    yes! this is for a completely different lomowall!

    :)

  3. strangelilgirl
    strangelilgirl ·

    mantozaurus I really like your entries!

  4. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    Nice!

  5. anarchy
    anarchy ·

    Balls! I'm terribly sorry... totally forgot about the minimum size requirements...

  6. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    I'm sorry but way people are submiting New York shots here?
    the rules says: "we’d like to see a part of New York in your world"

  7. agaltier
    agaltier ·

    ok submited the pic of the statue of liberty .... in PARIS ...

  8. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    "And please do not forget to tag all the pix extensively so we can make things match at the LomoWalls"
    if we're uploading here, then how do we tag?

  9. ouroborosx
    ouroborosx ·

    you can tag the photos when they appear on your beta lomohome... this way the photos can be sorted easier for the wall... it really helps, so please do your best!

    thanks!

  10. anarchy
    anarchy ·

    @ paper_doll: you can tag 'em in your lab after uploading here... the pics can be found in your unsorted folder...

  11. ipdegirl
    ipdegirl ·

    Firehouses always remind me of NYC.

  12. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    so the pics can stay in the unsorted folder? or do they have to be in a public album?

  13. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    why do I only have some of my submitted shots in the unsorted folder? I submitted 60 but there are only 26 shots in the unsorted folder... can someone explain this for me please?

  14. maxpinckers
    maxpinckers ·

    submitted 25 !

  15. butter
    butter ·

    submitted! it would be quite the honor... I look forward to telling people I'm a part of an art collaboration at the MoMA!

  16. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    30 shots later,...i think im done now

    mayb i got a bit carried away with this one?!

  17. halgreen
    halgreen ·

    scootiepye, great shot #914! i love how the colors follow the shape of the ferriswheel. great composition.

  18. takezzo
    takezzo ·

    i just had 5 of mine uploaded.... it was a tough challenge.

  19. neja
    neja ·

    and if i don't have beta lomo home? how can i tag my pics then?

  20. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    38 pics sent! just one for the wall and ill be your slave!

  21. chuo104
    chuo104 ·

    Is it necessary to move the photos out of the lab and into an album?

  22. northwardnimbus
    northwardnimbus ·

    im your slave now lsi...haha.

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