Winners Announced for 2015 PhotoBook Awards

Five photographers and curators receive photobooks awards in Paris

The 2015 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards winners were announced in Paris, with Daniel Mayrit receiving the $10,000 top prize for First PhotoBook. Other winners included Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral, Thomas Mailaender and Will Steacy.

'Deadline': A Fascinating Look Behind the Scenes of a Struggling Philadelphia Newspaper - Feature Shoot

With the increased presence of large-scale media conglomerates and online news forums, the newspaper industry has taken a disastrous hit, yet over half of American citizens remain unaware of the trials now facing our trusted journalists and photographers.

With the increased presence of large-scale media conglomerates and online news forums, the newspaper industry has taken a disastrous hit, yet over half of American citizens remain unaware of the trials now facing our trusted journalists and photographers. For Deadline, photographer Will Steacy confronts the brutal truth of contemporary news by photographing the historic offices of The Philadelphia Inquirer, where his father worked for decades.

CENTER AWARDS: Project Launch Juror’s Award: Will Steacy

Verna Curtis, Curator of Photography at the Library of Congress selected Will Steacy's project Deadline for the Project Launch Juror's Award.  Will will recieve a $1,000 cash award, complimentary participation in Review Santa Fe, A workshop at the Santa F

It used to mean something when you told people you worked at The Philadelphia Inquirer," a reporter recently told me, “This place used to be a Pulitzer factory.” For the past four years I have been photographing the rapid transformation of The Philadelphia Inquirer as the paper emerges from bankruptcy and struggles to adapt to a digital era. Through a depiction of The Inquirer’s efforts to prevail despite depleted ad revenue, a steady decline in circulation, layoffs, buy-outs, and bankruptcy, my intent is to reveal the challenges and harsh realities that face the newspaper industry today. While many credit the advent of the Internet as the origin of newspapers’ current woes, the newspaper industry has faced tremendous battles for the past quarter-century

CENTER AWARDS: Project Launch Juror’s Award: Will Steacy

Verna Curtis, Curator of Photography at the Library of Congress selected Will Steacy's project Deadline for the Project Launch Juror's Award.  Will will recieve a $1,000 cash award, complimentary participation in Review Santa Fe, A workshop at the Santa F

It used to mean something when you told people you worked at The Philadelphia Inquirer," a reporter recently told me, “This place used to be a Pulitzer factory.” For the past four years I have been photographing the rapid transformation of The Philadelphia Inquirer as the paper emerges from bankruptcy and struggles to adapt to a digital era. Through a depiction of The Inquirer’s efforts to prevail despite depleted ad revenue, a steady decline in circulation, layoffs, buy-outs, and bankruptcy, my intent is to reveal the challenges and harsh realities that face the newspaper industry today. While many credit the advent of the Internet as the origin of newspapers’ current woes, the newspaper industry has faced tremendous battles for the past quarter-century

CENTER AWARDS: Project Launch Juror’s Award: Will Steacy

Verna Curtis, Curator of Photography at the Library of Congress selected Will Steacy's project Deadline for the Project Launch Juror's Award.  Will will recieve a $1,000 cash award, complimentary participation in Review Santa Fe, A workshop at the Santa F

It used to mean something when you told people you worked at The Philadelphia Inquirer," a reporter recently told me, “This place used to be a Pulitzer factory.” For the past four years I have been photographing the rapid transformation of The Philadelphia Inquirer as the paper emerges from bankruptcy and struggles to adapt to a digital era. Through a depiction of The Inquirer’s efforts to prevail despite depleted ad revenue, a steady decline in circulation, layoffs, buy-outs, and bankruptcy, my intent is to reveal the challenges and harsh realities that face the newspaper industry today. While many credit the advent of the Internet as the origin of newspapers’ current woes, the newspaper industry has faced tremendous battles for the past quarter-century

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A new book, Photographs Not Taken, conceived and edited by photographer Will Steacy compiles personal essays written by more than 60 photographers about a time when they didn’t or just couldn’t use their camera.

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For his project “A Product of Our Environment,” photographer Will Steacy documented how food is marketed and sold in New York City neighborhoods, many of which have reported high rates of poverty, obesity, diabetes and people living without health insurance.

Will Steacy – BOMBLog

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BOMBLog says:

Will Steacy is like the lovechild of Charles Bukowski and Dorothea Lange. I first saw his work when he won the Magenta Foundation Emerging Photographers Award. His writing drew me closer. The son of a Philadelphia reporter, he is the author of the first blog I was ever compelled to read in its entirety

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