TIME Exclusive: Magnum Emergency Fund Announces 2014 Grantees

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Link: TIME Exclusive: Magnum Emergency Fund Announces 2014 Grantees – LightBox

The Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund today announces, exclusively through LightBox, the winners of its 2014 grants. The fund, which began in 2009, awards annual grants to photographers from around the world to support anticipatory work that sheds light on under-reported issues and communities. The grants range from $4,000 to $7,500 for regional photographers who proposed covering stories near their homes, and $7,500 to $12,000 for photographers who proposed covering international stories.

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

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Link: Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I – In Focus – The Atlantic

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are set to be announced on April 30

Sebastián Liste Picks Up 2014 Alexia Foundation Grant

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Link: Sebastián Liste Picks Up 2014 Alexia Foundation Grant – LightBox

Sebastián Liste has picked up the The Alexia Foundation’s $20,000 professional grant for 2014 for his project “The New Culture of Violence in Latin America.” The work — part of which was commissioned by TIME — sees Liste investigate crime and security in Latin America. Finalists in this grant category included Pau Coll Sánchez and Stephen Dupont.