Tough times can inspire lasting images, and the HuffPost's Eyes & Ears is compiling a photo album of our readers' most evocative recession pictures.
To submit a photo to the contest, click on the "participate" button below. You can also upload video at the bottom of this page.
And you can check out the entire collection of recession photos in our Capture the Recession Flickr group pool.
Vote below on the images you think best capture the changes brought on by the global recession.