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.
‘We don’t have a limit’: Yasuyoshi Chiba – agency photographer of 2021
Yasuyoshi Chiba has been chosen by the picture desk as its agency photographer of the year. We hear from the AFP photojournalist
The Yunghi Grant Winner 2021
The Yunghi Grant is especially mindful of photojournalist’s growth: personally and professionally. The perseverance and resilience to take a story to its conclusion, or nearly so is well noted.
Photographing the Russian Occupation of Georgia
Robakidze's project "Creeping Borders" looks at the Russian presence in Georgia, and the effects of the installation of artificial barriers along the occupation line on the lives of both individuals and whole communities.
Tako Robakidze's project "Creeping Borders" looks at the Russian presence in Georgia, and the effects of the installation of artificial barriers along the occupation line on the lives of both individuals and whole communities.
Film Photo Award Fall 2021 Finalists - LENSCRATCH
Today we share the Student Project Finalists and the Visionary Project Finalists the in the Film Photo Award Fall 2021. The Film Photo Award Fall 2021 Juror, Larisa Leclair shares some remarks about the selections: In the 1990’s, just before the integrati
On the Depiction of Africans in Photo Contests - PhotoShelter Blog
As a child during the 1980s, I grew up with a weekly diet of TIME magazine and the evening news. The famine in Ethiopia during the decade generated an endless stream of news filled with images of Black bodies, so much so that my entire conception of the c
For many years, the photo contest industry has contended with accusations of racism and classism for awarding and promoting “poverty porn.” Although many contests have worked to diversify their juries and tried to attract a broader field of entrants, barely a year goes by without a major issue or scandal.
LOBA Winner 2021: Ana María Arévalo Gosen
The series by this year's Leica Oskar Barnack Award winner Ana María Arévalo Gosen is titled "Días Eternos", which translates as "Eternal Days". It addresses...
LOBA Winner Newcomer 2021: Emile Ducke
Kolyma - Along the Road of Bones: Thousands of gulag inmates from the Stalin era died while helping to build a high-speed road through the remote Kolyma regi...
Ralph Gibson - Leica Hall of Fame Award 2021 winner
Ralph Gibson, this year's winner of the Leica Hall of Fame Award, tells the story of his outstanding career as a photographer. In more than six decades, he h...
LOBA shortlist candidates 2021
The shortlist candidates of the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2021 and their submitted photo series.A detailed overview and more information on each series can b...
The Best Panoramic Photos of 2021: Epson International Pano Awards
The best panoramic photos of the year.
The Epson International Pano Awards is the largest competition for panoramic photography and has announced its 2021 winners, with a misty cypress tree panorama awarded the top prize.
The Foto Awards presented by Las Fotos Project: Smita Sharma in Conversation with Anna Grevenitis - LENSCRATCH
This week we are celebrating a wonderful organization in Los Angeles: the Las Fotos Project and The Foto Awards event taking place on October 23, 2021. Today we celebrate the Advocacy Award Winner (adult), Smita Sharma. The Advocacy Award is given for po
Smita Sharma is an award winning photojournalist and visual storyteller based in Delhi, reporting on critical human rights, gender and social issues in her own community as well as in the Global South on assignments for Human Rights Watch, National Geographic Magazine, and other publications.
Announcing the Series Winners of the Emerging Photography Awards 2021 - Feature Shoot
We’re delighted to announce the twelve winners of the 7th Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards, with the selected artists spanning genres as well as continents. Christian K. Lee, Maggie…
The Recipients of the 42nd W. Eugene Smith Fund Grant
The Award is being shared among Five Photographers covering stories from around the world. Each winner will receive $10,0000 to be used to continue their individual projects on a range of subjects.
Announcing the Winning Artists of the Creator Labs Photo Fund
Meet the twenty winning artists recognized by Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs for their exceptional photographic visions.
This summer, Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs teamed up to launch a new initiative, the Creator Labs Photo Fund, aimed at providing financial support to photographers in the wake of COVID-19. Selected by Aperture’s editors, the twenty winning artists are recognized for their exceptional vision as well as the strength and originality of their portfolios, and will be awarded a prize of $5,000 each to sustain their work and practice.
Much ado about nothing: 2021’s best minimalist photography – in pictures
A stranded tree trunk, an empty pool, the moon shining through bent railings … these images find a wealth of feeling in the smallest of things
Anonymous Photographer Wins Prestigious Photojournalism Award
He chose to remain anonymous as a protective measure.
This year, the top award for the News category was awarded to a photographer in Myanmar who wanted to remain anonymous for security reasons. Mikko Takkunen, the Asia photo editor for The New York Times, collected the award on his behalf.
Perspective | Here are the winners of this year’s Women Photograph Project grants
This year’s winners were chosen from 1,300 entries and include projects about identity and environmental issues.
Lenscratch Student Prize Second Place Winner: Dylan Hausthor - LENSCRATCH
It is with pleasure that the jurors announce the 2021 Lenscratch Student Prize Second Place Winner, Dylan Hausthor. Dylan was selected for their lyrical and haunting project, What the Rain Brought, and has graduated from Yale this Spring (2021) with an MF
The 2021 Lenscratch Student Prize: 26 to Watch - LENSCRATCH
Every year we seek to celebrate the next generation of photographic artists through our Student Prize Awards program. 2021 was a stellar year for photography, not only with a record number of excellent submissions, but the work itself reflected deep think