Category: Contests

  • The Winners of the Malofiej International Infographics Awards for 2020
    In this edition, 162 media outlets from 34 different countries have sent in their works. Of the 1,000 entries in the competition, 400 correspond to printed graphics categories and 600 to digital infographics categories. The jury gave a total of 170 medals, 17 gold, 65 silver and 87 bronze medals in printed and digital media. From the 170 medals awarded by the jury, 58 went to the printed category (5 gold medals, 18 silver and 35 bronze) and 112 went to the online category (12 gold medals, 47 silver and 52 bronze).
  • Carmignac Photojournalism Award: 10 years of reportage – British Journal of Photography
    From human trafficking and warzones to the diminishing Arctic and Amazon, the award’s retrospective exhibition presents some of the most extensive coverage from the past decade, presented in an island gallery in the south of France
  • William Camargo: The 2020 Lenscratch Student Prize Third Place Winner | LENSCRATCH
    It is with so much pleasure that we announce the 2020 Lenscratch Student Prize 3rd Place Winner, William Camargo. He was selected for his outstanding project, Origins & Displacements: Making Sense of Place, Histories & Possibilities.  William has recently received his MFA from Claremont Graduate University. His awards include a feature on Lenscratch, a mini exhibition on the Curated Fridge, and a Lenscratch T-shirt and Tote.
  • Nadiya Nacorda: The 2020 Lenscratch Student Prize: 2nd Place Winner | LENSCRATCH
    It is with so much pleasure and excitement that we announce the 2020 Lenscratch Student Prize 2nd Place Winner, Nadiya Nacorda. She was selected for her outstanding project, A special kind of double. Nadiya will receive an MFA in Art Photography at Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts in 2021. Her awards include a feature on Lenscratch, a mini exhibition on the Curated Fridge, and a Lenscratch T-shirt and Tote.
  • Next Up: The 2020 Lenscratch Top 25 to Watch | LENSCRATCH
    Selected by our jurors from the record setting number of submissions this year, we believe these 25 artists truly encapsulate the future of image making. We asked each of the artists included to select an image that best represented their portfolio, and write a brief statement about their work. You can find more of their work by clicking their name
  • The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Two PhotoShelter Members Shortlisted – PhotoShelter Blog

    The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Two PhotoShelter Members Shortlisted
    Last week, the winners of the 11th annual Audubon Photography Awards competition were announced. The winning images are astonishingly impressive but the Top 100 images shortlisted also deserve their own recognition and celebration.
  • Women Photograph Grants 2020 – The Washington Post
    This year’s Women Photograph project grants have been announced. Five photographers have been awarded the $5,000 Women Photograph + Nikon Grants, and one is taking home the $10,000 Women Photograph + Getty Images Scholarship. Judges sifted through nearly 1,300 applicants from female and non-binary photographers around the world.
  • Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 10 July 2020 – Photojournalism Now

    Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – 10 July 2020
    This week on Photojournalism Now: Friday Round Up – the World.Report Award Documenting Humanity 2020 announces this year’s shortlisted photographers across five categories. And don’t forget to check out the first video interview in our new series Photojournalism Now: In Conversation with Robin Hammond.
  • World Press Photo Enters ‘New Phase’ as Managing Director Leaves
    On June 11th, the World Press Photo Foundation made an important announcement. Lars Boering—Managing Director of the foundation for the past 5 years—is leaving the organization as they prepare to enter “a new phase for connecting the world to the stories that matter.”
  • These are the Winners of the 2020 Sony World Photography Awards
    The World Photography Organization has revealed the winners of this year’s Sony World Photography Awards, one of the most prestigious competitions in the industry. Each image—from the overall winner, to the category winners, to the Open, Student, and Youth winners—demonstrate the power of photography to not only capture a meaningful moment, but to send a powerful message.
  • The 2020 All About Photo Awards | LENSCRATCH
    Today we share the winners of the prestigious photo competition, All About Photo Awards 2020, The Mind’s Eye, organized by All About Photo.
  • Announcing the Winners of the Feature Shoot Street Photography Awards – Feature Shoot

    Announcing the Winners of the Feature Shoot Street Photography Awards
    We’re thrilled to announce the winners of the inaugural Feature Shoot Street Photography Awards! This year’s ten winners–Melissa Breyer, Dimpy Bhalotia, Alexandre Silberman, Joaquín Luna, Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet, Shevaun Williams, Claude R. Beller, Sebastian Steveniers, Eric Davidove, and Lia Forslund and Franek Wardynski–will be part of a week-long poster run across six locations in New York, reaching an audience of hundreds of thousands. As the Grand Prize winner, Breyer will also receive $500.
  • Announcing the 2020 Aperture Summer Open Artists – Aperture Foundation NY

    Announcing the 2020 Aperture Summer Open Artists
    Aperture is pleased to announce the participating artists in the 2020 Aperture Summer Open, Information. At a moment when ideas about truth and power have been disrupted, these fourteen artists consider how photography portrays and charts our experiences of technology, politics, and the social landscape, from declassified military archives and CIA conspiracy theories, to encounters with race and memory, to the physical spaces where digital information is concealed from the public eye. Together, they broadcast new ways of viewing our present—and our future.
  • 2020 Infinity Award: Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism—Hannah Reyes Morales | International Center of Photography
    Hannah Reyes Morales documents tenderness amidst adversity. Her photography, both visceral and intimate, explores how resilience is embodied in daily life. She grew up in Manila, witnessing loved ones depart from home each year. These departures, along with the discovery of a shelf of dusty photographic magazines, stirred her interest in concerned photography. Morales has reported on forced marriages in Cambodia, documented women’s experiences with assault in the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, explored the long-term effects of colonization on women’s bodies in the Philippines, photographed the toll of Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, and documented the Filipino Diaspora. In 2019, she participated in the World Press Photo’s Joop Swart Masterclass and received the Tim Hetherington Visionary Award. She is a 2020 National Geographic Explorer and the World Economic Forum named her a cultural leader in its ASEAN forum. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and National Geographic Magazine, among others.
  • 2020 Infinity Award: Lifetime Achievement—Don McCullin | International Center of Photography
    Sir Don McCullin. He photographed his first open conflict essay about the civil war in Cyprus in 1964. In 1966 he began an eighteen-year affiliation with the London Sunday Times Magazine, covering major conflicts and battlefields — the Congo, Biafra, Israel, Vietnam, Cambodia, Northern Ireland, Bangladesh, Lebanon, El Salvador, Iraq, and Syria — and became recognized both as a master of black-and-white photography and as a legendary war photographer. He is the author of more than twenty books, including his acclaimed autobiography, Unreasonable Behaviour. Previous recognition includes two Premier Awards from World Press Photo, the 2006 ICP Infinity Awards Cornell Capa Award, and the 2016 Master of Photography at Photo London. He was made Commander of the British Empire in 1993, and was knighted in 2017. His work has been exhibited worldwide, including a full retrospective of his career presented by London’s Tate Britain in 2019.
  • The CENTER Awards: The Me & Eve Award: Ada Trillo | LENSCRATCH
    Congratulations to Ada Trillo for being selected for CENTER’s The Me & Eve Award recognizing her project, La Caravana Del Diablo. The Me & Eve Award is in partnership with photographer and alum, Dorie Hagler, and offers a new $5,000 award for a female photographer, 40 years of age and over, who uses their camera to address social justice. CENTER is pleased to offer $5,000 in project support to a female-identified photographer, 40 years of age and over, who use their camera to address social justice. This program is made possible by Review Santa Fe alumna, Dorie Hagler, whose project me&EVE amplifies the voices of women. Initiated in 2016 on International Women’s Day, this project was inspired after seeing the transformative effects of witnessing women share their stories.  The award includes $5,000 Cash Award, winners Exhibition at El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, complimentary participation and presentation in the Review Santa Fe Photo Festival, and an online exhibition at
  • Juxtapoz Magazine – The Palm Photo Prize Announces its Shortlist
    The Palm* Photo Prize, an annual submission based exhibition for a new generation of photographers has annouced its shortlist for the 2020 awards. Coinciding with a print sale, the 100 photographers selected will then be narrowed down by judges that include writer and artist David Campany, i-D Editor-In-Chief Alastair McKimm, Sarah Allen, the Assistant Curator at Tate Modern, and others.
  • 2020 Pulitzer Prizes Won by Photos of Protests in Hong Kong and Oppression in Kashmir
    The Pulitzer Prize has officially revealed the winners for 2020. The prize for Breaking News Photography went to the entire Reuters photography staff for their coverage of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, while the prize for Feature Photography was awarded to Channi Anand, Mukhtar Khan and Dar Yasin of the Associated Press for their striking documentary photos of life in Kashmir.
  • Channi Anand, Mukhtar Khan and Dar Yasin of Associated Press – The Pulitzer Prizes
    For striking images of life in the contested territory of Kashmir as India revoked its independence, executed through a communications blackout.
  • Photography Staff of Reuters – The Pulitzer Prizes
    For wide-ranging and illuminating photographs of Hong Kong as citizens protested infringement of their civil liberties and defended the region’s autonomy by the Chinese government.