Kevin Frayer, Diana Markosian Win Chris Hondros Fund Awards | TIME

Kevin Frayer, Diana Markosian Win Chris Hondros Fund Awards

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When photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed in Libya four years ago, he left behind a legacy of award-winning images that continue to inspire photographers today. “It’s the kind of work that so many of our generation of photographers would aspire to do,” says Kevin Frayer, a Canadian photojournalist. “He was prolific in his excellence.”

Kevin Frayer, Diana Markosian Win Chris Hondros Fund Awards | TIME

Photojournalist Moises Saman Receives Guggenheim Fellowship | TIME

Photojournalist Moises Saman Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

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Awarded annually since 1925 “to further the development of scholars and artists by assisting them to engage in research in any field of knowledge and creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions” the Guggenheim is one of the most prestigious awards of its kind.

Photojournalist Moises Saman Receives Guggenheim Fellowship | TIME

NPPA $6K Short Grant Winners Announced | NPPA

NPPA $6K Short Grant Winners Announced

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ATHENS, GA (April 7, 2015) – Today the National Press Photographers Association announced the winners of the NPPA’s Short Grants. This year’s winners are Preston Gannaway, Stephen Reiss, Brendan Hoffman, Michael Forster Rothbart, Pete Marovich, and Richard Tsong-Taatarii. The photographers will be awarded $6,000 USD to further or complete a community photography story.

NPPA $6K Short Grant Winners Announced | NPPA

Jahi Chikwendiu, Jerry Wolford Win NPPA’s Photojournalists Of The Year | NPPA

Jahi Chikwendiu, Jerry Wolford Win NPPA’s Photojournalists Of The Year

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ATHENS, OH (March 31, 2015) – Jahi Chikwendiu of The Washington Post was today named the National Press Photographers Association’s Best Of Photojournalism 2015 Photojournalist of the Year (Large Markets) and Jerry Wolford of the News & Record in Greensboro, NC, was selected as the Photojournalist of the Year (Small Markets). 

Jahi Chikwendiu, Jerry Wolford Win NPPA’s Photojournalists Of The Year | NPPA

Winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Revealed | TIME

Winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Revealed

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“I think it’s the highest honor I’ve ever experienced in my career,” says American photographer Heidi Levine, the first recipient of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award. “Yet, at the same time, I really feel heartbroken because of the circumstances in which this award was created.”

Winner of the Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award Revealed | TIME

Syngenta Photography Award – Scarcity-Waste: Facing Environmental Crisis Through Photography | LensCulture

Syngenta Photography Award – Scarcity-Waste: Facing Environmental Crisis Through Photography

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Something needs to change. In the past 50 years, the world’s demand for natural resources has doubled. If we continue to use resources and generate waste at the current rate, by 2030 we will need the equivalent of two planets. Of course, we only have one.

Syngenta Photography Award – Scarcity-Waste: Facing Environmental Crisis Through Photography | LensCulture

Tim Matsui, TIME Win Top Prizes in 2015 World Press Multimedia Contest

Tim Matsui, TIME Win Top Prizes in 2015 World Press Multimedia Contest

Time magazine has won first prize for short documentary in the World Press Photo contest for film titled Behind the Video of Eric Garner’s Deadly Confrontation With New York Police. In the long feature category, photographer Tim Matsui has won first prize for The Long Night, a documentary he produced in conjunction with MediaStorm about teenage prostitution in Seattle. Last month, Matsui won POYi’s Documentary Project of the Year for the film.

Tim Matsui, TIME Win Top Prizes in 2015 World Press Multimedia Contest