Instead of stubbornly attempting to use surrealism for purposes of subversion, it is necessary to try to make of surrealism something as solid, complete and classic as the works of museums.
- Salvador Dali

  • The current photographs above are the ingress and egress of a story born when these two images meet, celebrating the synergy of words and images. Take the reader on an unexpected journey from the image on the left to the one on the right in 1000 words or less.

  • IMPORTANT:a story has the best chance to win if it is written specifically to bridge this gap.

  • Winning story receives $50 and publication in Camera Obscura Online Bridge the Gap Gallery and receive a subscription to the Camera Obscura print journal.

  • if no one successfully bridges the gap, the $50 will be rolled into the next bridge, which will be worth $100.

  • Select Bridge-the-gap as submission type.

  • Make sure to read the stories of the previous bridge winners (linked in the gallery below).


Bridge the Gap has closed.

Read the previous winners below.

Bridge the Gap Winners' Gallery

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