Category: Contests

  • THE CENTER AWARDS: ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD: JOHN TROTTER – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD: JOHN TROTTER – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD: JOHN TROTTER – LENSCRATCH The CENTER Awards recognize outstanding images, singular or part of a series, in three categories: Personal, Social, and Environmental. All submissions will become part of the CENTER archive serving as an ongoing mission-driven fine art and documentary imagery resource. Congratulations to John Trotter for being selected…

  • THE CENTER AWARDS: EXCELLENCE IN MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING AWARD: ROBERT PLUMA – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: EXCELLENCE IN MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING AWARD: ROBERT PLUMA – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: EXCELLENCE IN MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING AWARD: ROBERT PLUMA – LENSCRATCH Congratulations to Robert Pluma for being selected for CENTER’s Excellence in Multimedia Storytelling Award recognizing his project, Hidden Histories of San Antonio. The Excellence in Multimedia Storytelling Award recognizes outstanding storytellers using lens-based media to create narrative-driven projects. The award is open, but…

  • Here are the winners of the 2024 Pulitzer Prizes – Poynter

    Here are the winners of the 2024 Pulitzer Prizes – Poynter

    Here are the winners of the 2024 Pulitzer Prizes – Poynter A list of the winners of journalism’s top honor, including links to the winning stories. via Poynter: https://www.poynter.org/business-work/2024/2024-pulitzer-prize-winners/ The winners of the 2024 Pulitzer Prizes were announced from Columbia University Monday afternoon. https://www.poynter.org/business-work/2024/2024-pulitzer-prize-winners/

  • Reuters wins Pulitzer for Israel-Gaza photography – Poynter

    Reuters wins Pulitzer for Israel-Gaza photography – Poynter

    Reuters wins Pulitzer for Israel-Gaza photography – Poynter As misinformation flooded social media Oct. 7, Reuters delivered raw, impactful imagery documenting the start of the war between Israel and Hamas via Poynter: https://www.poynter.org/reporting-editing/2024/reuters-pulitzer-prize-breaking-news-photography-israel-hamas-gaza/ As misinformation flooded social media Oct. 7, Reuters delivered raw, impactful imagery documenting the start of the war between Israel and Hamas…

  • Associated Press wins Pulitzer for documenting arduous migration journeys – Poynter

    Associated Press wins Pulitzer for documenting arduous migration journeys – Poynter

    Associated Press wins Pulitzer for documenting arduous migration journeys – Poynter From person-to-person coaching and intensive hands-on seminars to interactive online courses and media reporting, Poynter helps journalists sharpen skills and elevate storytelling throughout their careers. via Poynter: https://www.poynter.org/reporting-editing/2024/associated-press-pulitzer-feature-photography/ The Pulitzer Board’s citation called the AP’s work “poignant photographs chronicling unprecedented masses of migrants and…

  • 2024 World Press Photo Winners Show Why Photojournalism Matters | PetaPixel

    2024 World Press Photo Winners Show Why Photojournalism Matters | PetaPixel

    2024 World Press Photo Winners Show Why Photojournalism Matters The world’s most important stories in photos. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2024/04/18/2024-world-press-photo-winners-show-why-photojournalism-matters/ Photographer Mohammed Salem with Reuters captured the arresting prize-winning image in Palestine. Captured just days after his wife gave birth, Salem’s image shows Inas Abu Maamar, age 36, holding the body of her niece, Saly, five,…

  • Heart-Wrenching Gaza Image Wins World Press Photo of the Year

    Heart-Wrenching Gaza Image Wins World Press Photo of the Year

    Heart-Wrenching Gaza Image Wins World Press Photo of the Year Photojournalist Mohammed Salem captured a Palestinian woman embracing the body of her niece, who was killed by an Israeli airstrike. via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/904257/mohammed-salem-heart-wrenching-gaza-image-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year/ Photojournalist Mohammed Salem captured a Palestinian woman embracing the body of her niece, who was killed by an Israeli airstrike. https://hyperallergic.com/904257/mohammed-salem-heart-wrenching-gaza-image-wins-world-press-photo-of-the-year/

  • Pictures of the Year Sparks Controversy, Awards ‘Disgusting’ War Photo Top Prize | PetaPixel

    Pictures of the Year Sparks Controversy, Awards ‘Disgusting’ War Photo Top Prize | PetaPixel

    Pictures of the Year Sparks Controversy, Awards ‘Disgusting’ War Photo Top Prize Should gruesome war photos win awards? via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2024/03/30/pictures-of-the-year-sparks-controversy-awards-disgusting-war-photo-top-prize/ One person who is not bothered by the winning photo is Shani Louk’s father, Nissim. He told Ynet News that it’s good that the image of his deceased daughter won the prize because it…

  • The Winner of This Year’s W. Eugene Smith $30,000 Photography Grant | PetaPixel

    The Winner of This Year’s W. Eugene Smith $30,000 Photography Grant | PetaPixel

    The Winner of This Year’s W. Eugene Smith $30,000 Photography Grant The grant will allow the completion of a photo project started in 2006. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2024/03/15/the-winner-of-this-years-w-eugene-smith-30000-photography-grant/ The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced that photographer Irina Werning from Argentina is this year’s recipient of its $30,000 grant for Humanistic Photography for her project Las…

  • Hasselblad Awards Acclaimed Photographer Ingrid Pollard $200,000 | PetaPixel

    Hasselblad Awards Acclaimed Photographer Ingrid Pollard $200,000 | PetaPixel

    Hasselblad Awards Acclaimed Photographer Ingrid Pollard $200,000 Pollard joins famous names in photography like Ansel Adams, Cindy Sherman, and Hiroshi Sugimoto. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2024/03/08/hasselblad-awards-acclaimed-photographer-ingrid-pollard-200000/ Guyana-born and England-raised photographer Ingrid Pollard is this year’s Hasselblad Award Recipient. Pollard, an internationally acclaimed photographer, receives a Hasselblad flagship camera and lenses, a unique gold medal, and SEK 2,000,000…

  • Leica Women Foto Project Award 2024 – The Leica camera Blog

    Leica Women Foto Project Award 2024 The winners of the fifth edition of the Leica Women Foto Project (LWFP) 2024 are Luvia Lazo, Camille Farrah Lenain, Stasia Schmidt and Dola Posh.

  • World Press Photo Partners with Fujifilm to Expand Annual Competition | PetaPixel

    World Press Photo Partners with Fujifilm to Expand Annual Competition | PetaPixel

    World Press Photo Partners with Fujifilm to Expand Annual Competition Fujifilm will now be a lot more visible in the World Press Photo Contest. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2024/01/22/world-press-photo-partners-with-fujifilm-to-expand-annual-competition/ The World Press Photo Foundation will also be able to offer photography printing services thanks to Fujifilm and the competition will now offer a Fujifilm GFX 100 II…

  • 2023 Winners | Yunghi Grant

    2023 Winners * Congratulations to the SIX photojournalists receiving The Yunghi Grant! * Russel Albert Daniels Tamir Kalifa Alejandra RajaL Simona Supino John Trotter Arin Yoon * We feel privileged to have read… via Yunghi Grant: https://yunghikim.wordpress.com/2023/12/25/2023-winners/ The Yunghi Grant judges are especially mindful of photojournalist’s growth: personally and professionally.  Many applicants have applied several…

  • Hard-hitting images from the winners of the Ian Parry photojournalism grant | Media | The Guardian

    Hard-hitting images from the winners of the Ian Parry photojournalism grant The Ian Parry photojournalism grant champions the work of rising photographers. Here we showcase the three recipients of this year’s awards via the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/media/gallery/2023/dec/12/hard-hitting-images-from-the-winners-of-the-ian-parry-photojournalism-grant The Ian Parry photojournalism grant champions the work of rising photographers. Here we showcase the three recipients of this…

  • Jaw-Dropping Climber Portrait Wins Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2023 | PetaPixel

    Jaw-Dropping Climber Portrait Wins Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2023 | PetaPixel

    Jaw-Dropping Climber Portrait Wins Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2023 Incredible action sports photos showcase the world’s most adventurous athletes. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2023/11/30/jaw-dropping-climber-portrait-wins-red-bull-illume-image-quest-2023/ A woman won the grand prize for the first time in the 17-year history of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest contest, the world’s largest action sports photo competition. Australian photographer Krystle…

  • World Press Photo contest reverses decision to allow AI-generated images after backlash | The Straits Times

    World Press Photo contest reverses decision to allow AI-generated images after backlash | The Straits Times

    World Press Photo contest reverses decision to allow AI-generated images after backlash An open letter was signed by over 100 photojournalists and photo editors. Read more at straitstimes.com. via The Straits Times: https://www.straitstimes.com/world/world-press-photo-contest-reverses-decision-to-allow-ai-generated-images-after-backlash The WPP’s Open Format category had allowed submissions of images partially created with a photo-editing tool known as generative fill, which automatically…

  • Leica Oskar Barnack Award: The 2023 shortlist, part 2 – The Leica camera Blog

    Link: Utilizing the latest cryptographic methods and decentralized web protocols, Reuters, Canon, and Starling Lab suggest that the pilot program can “ease concerns about content’s legitimacy.”

  • Golfer in the Clouds Wins the World Sports Photography Awards 2023 | PetaPixel

    Golfer in the Clouds Wins the World Sports Photography Awards 2023 | PetaPixel

    Golfer in the Clouds Wins the World Sports Photography Awards 2023 Athleticism and competitive spirit are on display in the winners of the World Sports Photography Awards. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2023/08/22/golfer-in-the-clouds-wins-the-world-sports-photography-awards-2023/ The World Sports Photography Awards celebrate the best in professional sports photography worldwide. This year’s 24 winners showcase the incredible athleticism and impactful stories that…

  • Jordi Ruiz Cirera / Leica Oskar Barnack Award

    Jordi Ruiz Cirera / Leica Oskar Barnack Award

    Jordi Ruiz Cirera / Leica Oskar Barnack Award via Jordi Ruiz Cirera / Leica Oskar Barnack Award: https://www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com/bildstrecken-finalisten/2023/jordi-ruiz-cirera.html

  • Rania Matar / Leica Oskar Barnack Award

    Rania Matar / Leica Oskar Barnack Award

    Rania Matar / Leica Oskar Barnack Award via Rania Matar / Leica Oskar Barnack Award: https://www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com/bildstrecken-finalisten/2023/rania-matar.html