Category: Contests

  • LensCulture’s Street Photography Awards Spark Questions of Bias | PetaPixel

    LensCulture’s Street Photography Awards Spark Questions of BiasIt raises questions of bias or impropriety.via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/09/01/lenscultures-street-photography-awards-spark-questions-of-bias/Last week, LensCulture revealed the winners of its 2022 Street Photography Awards, including the top three series and top three single image winners. The competition is widely seen as the most prestigious street photography competition in the world. But less […]

  • The Finalists of the W. Eugene Smith Fund’s $40,000 Photography Grant | PetaPixel

    The Finalists of the W. Eugene Smith Fund’s $40,000 Photography GrantOne photographer will be selected for a $40,000 grant.via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/09/09/the-finalists-of-the-w-eugene-smith-funds-40000-photography-grant/Finalists have also been named in the Smith Fund’s 5th annual Student category and 26th annual Howard Chapnick Grant, which is awarded to encourage leadership in any field ancillary to photojournalism, such as picture editing, […]

  • The 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize Honorable Mention Winner: Mackenzie Calle – LENSCRATCH

    The 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize Honorable Mention Winner: Mackenzie Calle – LENSCRATCHIt is with pleasure that the jurors announce the 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize Honorable Mention Winner, Mackenzie Calle. Calle was selected for her project, The Gay Space Agency, and is currently attending the Documentary Photography and Visual Journalism program at the International Center of […]

  • Getty Images Awards “Inclusion” Grants to Eight Photojournalists Worldwide

    Getty Images Awards “Inclusion” Grants to Eight Photojournalists WorldwideThe $5,000 grants are awarded to emerging photographers and videographers from historically underrepresented groups.via Hyperallergic: http://hyperallergic.com/751298/getty-images-awards-inclusion-grants-to-eight-photojournalists-worldwide/Those storytellers include Ivan McClellan, whose work documents Black cowboys in America; Lexi Parra, a photographer based in Caracas, Venezuela whose images examine youth culture and themes of inequality and violence; and […]

  • International Photo Contest – The Leica Oskar Barnack Award

    International Photo Contest – The Leica Oskar Barnack AwardThe Leica Oskar Barnack Award is an international photo contest for photographers. Awarded will contemporary, outstanding reportage photography.via International Photo Contest – The Leica Oskar Barnack Award: https://www.leica-oskar-barnack-award.com/en/The shortlisted candidates for the internationally-renowned Leica Oskar Barnack Award photo competition, that will be granted this year for the […]

  • The 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize: 25 to Watch – LENSCRATCH

    The 2022 Lenscratch Student Prize: 25 to Watch – LENSCRATCHEvery year we seek to celebrate the next generation of photographic artists through our Student Prize Awards program. 2022 was a stellar year for photography, not only with a record number of excellent submissions, but the work itself reflected deep thinking and profound subject matter that it made […]

  • Hearst Journalism Awards: Angelina Katsanis: 2022 First Place Photojournalism Winner – LENSCRATCH

    Hearst Journalism Awards: Angelina Katsanis: 2022 First Place Photojournalism Winner – LENSCRATCHThis week we are celebrating photographers who have received a 2022 Hearst National Championship Award. Today we focus on National Photojournalism Championship First Place Winner, Angelina Katsanis, from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who received a $10,000 award for her project, A […]

  • THE CENTER AWARDS: Excellence in Multimedia Storytelling Award: Dan Fenstermacher – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: Excellence in Multimedia Storytelling Award: Dan Fenstermacher – LENSCRATCHCongratulations to Dan Fenstermacher for being selected for CENTER’s Excellence in Multimedia Storytelling Award recognizing his project, Food Chain. The Excellence in Multimedia Storytelling Award recognizes outstanding storytellers using lens-based media to create narrative-driven projects. The award is open, but not limited to, photography, […]

  • THE CENTER AWARDS: Social Award: Debe Arlook – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: Social Award: Debe Arlook – LENSCRATCHDebe Arlook Congratulations to Debe Arlook for being selected for CENTER’s Social Award recognizing her project, one, one thousand…. The Social Awards recognize work engaged in social issues. All projects exploring social topics or themes were eligible. JUROR: Jess T. Dugan, Artist & Co-Founder, Strange Fire Collective […]

  • THE CENTER AWARDS: Social Award: Luis Corzo – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: Social Award: Luis Corzo – LENSCRATCHCongratulations to Luiz Corzo for being selected for CENTER’s Social Award recognizing his project, PASACO. The Social Awards recognize work engaged in social issues. All projects exploring social topics or themes were eligible. JUROR: Jess T. Dugan, Artist & Co-Founder, Strange Fire Collective shares their thoughts on […]

  • THE CENTER AWARDS: Environmental Award: Esha Chiocchio – LENSCRATCH

    THE CENTER AWARDS: Environmental Award: Esha Chiocchio – LENSCRATCHCongratulations to Esha Chiocchio for being selected for CENTER’s Environmental Award recognizing her project, Good Earth. The Environmental Awards recognize work focusing on the state of the ecological environment. Topics may include but are not limited to, conservation, biodiversity, ecology, climate change, or other issues concerning the […]

  • 2022 Pulitzer Prize: These photos by Marcus Yam won – Los Angeles Times

    Marcus Yam, Los Angeles Times foreign correspondent and photojournalist, wins PulitzerThe 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography goes to Marcus Yam, the sixth L.A. Times journalist to win a Pulitzer for photography categories.via Los Angeles Times: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2022-05-09/marcus-yam-los-angeles-times-foreign-correspondent-and-photojournalist-wins-pulitzerLos Angeles Times foreign correspondent and photojournalist Marcus Yam was awarded the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News […]

  • Getty Images Photojournalists Honored as Winners at the 2022 Pulitzer Prize | Getty Images Press Room | Latest company news, media announcements and information

    Link: Win McNamee, Drew Angerer, Spencer Platt, Samuel Corum and Jon Cherry have been named winners in the Breaking News Photography category for their extensive coverage documenting the January 6th attack of the U.S. Capitol.

  • Honoring the legacy of fallen AP photographer | Editor and Publisher

    Link: The 2022 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award, named for the Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer who was killed reporting in Afghanistan in 2014, has been awarded to Paula Bronstein, a freelance photojournalist currently working in Kyiv.

  • 2022 World Press Photo Contest Winners Announced — Blind Magazine

    2022 World Press Photo Contest Winners Announced — Blind MagazineThe World Press Photo Contest recognizes the best photojournalism and documentary photography of the previous year. This year, the winners were chosen out of 64,823 photographs and open format entries, by 4,066 photographers from 130 countries.  World Press Photo of the Year: Kamloops Residential SchoolAmber Bracken, […]

  • Winners of 2022 World Press Photo Contest

    Colonisation and environmental loss the focus of winning World Press PhotosThe contest recognises the best in photojournalism and documentary photography from around the world.via The Sydney Morning Herald: https://www.smh.com.au/culture/art-and-design/colonisation-and-environmental-loss-the-focus-of-winning-world-press-photos-20220407-p5abjl.htmlThe legacy of colonisation and environmental loss were the focus of the winning photographs in this year’s World Press Photo Contest.

  • Canadian Amber Bracken wins World Press Photo of the Year for residential school memorial photo – The Globe and Mail

    Canadian Amber Bracken wins World Press Photo of the Year for residential school memorial photoPhoto of a memorial on Tk’emlups te Secwepemc land just outside Kamloops, B.C., has been named the World Press Photo of the Yearvia The Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/art-and-architecture/article-canadian-photojournalist-amber-bracken-wins-world-press-photo-of-the/Canadian Amber Bracken wins World Press Photo of the Year for residential school memorial […]

  • The Regional Winners of the 2022 World Press Photography Competition | PetaPixel

    The Regional Winners of the 2022 World Press Photography CompetitionThe World Press Photo organization has announced the winners of its 2022 competition. Now in its 65th year, the competition recently switched to a newvia PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/03/24/the-regional-winners-of-the-2022-world-press-photography-competition/The World Press Photo organization switched to a new regional model for the 2022 competition, as it found that there […]

  • Leica Announces its Women Foto Project Award Winners | PetaPixel

    Leica Announces its Women Foto Project Award WinnersTo expand diverse representation in photography.via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/2022/03/09/leica-announces-leica-women-foto-project-award-winners-and-mentees/Leica Camera has announced the winners of the third annual Leica Women Foto Project Award in partnership with Fotografiska and VII Photo Agency, with the aim of expanding diverse representation in photography and empowering the female point of view.

  • Chris Johns Lifetime Achievement Award – The Photo Society

    Link: The Photo Society is proud to announce Chris Johns, former staff photographer and Executive Editor of National Geographic magazine is this years Lifetime Achievement winner.