By Angela Lovely

Map showing location of gallery and surrounding streets
All photographs must be taken within a mile from the premises of Diemar / Noble Photography. Image courtesy of Diemar / Noble Photography.

Diemar / Noble Photography gallery have announced The Fitzrovia Photography Prize and is calling for entries from photographers who have taken pictures within a mile of their gallery in Wells Street. Deadline for entries is 25 June and the winners will be announced at a special event on Wednesday 20 July 2011.

Diemar / Noble want to celebrate the diversity of Fitzrovia, its many galleries and a vibrant community housing nationalities from all over the globe.

An exhibition will be held showing the best of the entries and each photograph location will be placed upon a map as a number. The map will available for visitors to the gallery or can be downloaded from the gallery website during the run of the exhibition to use as a guide to the local area. The competition is being sponsored by John Lewis, Oxford Street.

Gallery director Laura Noble told Fitzrovia News: “This is the first time we have organised the Fitzrovia Photography Prize and we are very please to have the support of John Lewis, Oxford Street. We hope this will become an annual event.”

See The Fitzrovia Photography Prize website for full details.