2019 Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded to 12 Photographers | PDNPulse

2019 Guggenheim Fellowships Awarded to 12 Photographers | PDNPulse Catherine Opie, Ron Jude, Jennifer Garza-Cuen and Barbara Davidson are among the 12 photographers named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows, according to an announcement from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The fellowships provide grants of undisclosed amounts to support projects by artists, scholars, scientists and writers. The foundation selected 168 […]

The Problem Isn’t the Photo Contest, It’s Us – PhotoShelter Blog

The Problem Isn’t the Photo Contest, It’s Us – PhotoShelter Blog Eye-rolls, shrugs, and barbs greeted the $120,000 Grand Prize winner of Dubai’s HIPA Photography Prize. Malaysian photographer Edwin Ong’s photo of a partially blind Vietnamese woman carrying her baby was derided for representing yet another “poverty porn” contest winner before it was suggested that […]

Announcing the 2019 James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship recipients | The GroundTruth Project – Announcing the 2019 James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship recipients – The GroundTruth Project

Announcing the 2019 James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship recipients | The GroundTruth Project – Announcing the 2019 James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship recipients – The GroundTruth Project BOSTON — The GroundTruth Project is pleased to announce that, for the first time, the James W. Foley Middle East Fellowship will be awarded to two journalists […]

Reuters relaunches photographers’ grant program in memory of colleague Yannis Behrakis | Reuters

Reuters relaunches photographers’ grant program in memory of colleague Yannis Behrakis | Reuters The program, which Yannis led, seeks to recruit and develop a diverse new generation of young photojournalists, something he was incredibly passionate about. It will relaunch for the 2020 grants under Yannis’s name with increased grants of $8k available to recipients.

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Jurors Withdraw in Protest of TD Bank Funding | PDNPulse

Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Jurors Withdraw in Protest of TD Bank Funding | PDNPulse Four jurors for this year’s Magenta Foundation Flash Forward emerging photographer competition have withdrawn in protest of the competition’s major sponsor, TD Bank Group. TD is one of several financial institutions that have provided financing for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the $3.8 […]

Patrick Brown Wins the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo for “No Place On Earth”.

Patrick Brown Wins the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo for “No Place On Earth”. Svetlana Bachevanova, publisher of FotoEvidence, announced that photojournalist Patrick Brown will receive the 2019 FotoEvidence Book Award with World Press Photo and that a book of his work, No Place On Earth will be published by FotoEvidence this […]

Winners of the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest – The Atlantic

Winners of the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest – The Atlantic Organizers of the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest announced the winning photographers and images for this year, and the photographer Richard Barnden, from the U.K., was named Underwater Photographer of the Year 2019. More than 5,000 images were submitted by photographers […]

The Film Photo Award | LENSCRATCH

The Film Photo Award | LENSCRATCH I am so excited to announce the brand-spanking-new Film Photo Award and so honored to be the inaugural juror for this first round of calls for entry. The award was created by photographer Eliot Dudik who has been a long time large format film shooter and his practice has […]