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July 30, 2014

Your Shot: How Close Can You Get?

Ed Kashi (VII) was recently an editor for a National Geographic,  Your Shot assignment titled, “How Close Can You Get?” Ed explains his personal connection with this assignment, “ is particularly important to me, as it reflects my personal approach and, in a way, the human being I am. I...

March 26, 2014

CALL FOR ENTRIES – Narrative Documentary: Still & in Motion

SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) is now accepting entries for  “Narrative Documentary: Still & in Motion”. Submissions should “create a coherent documentary narrative, first with the images and then providing necessary context with text and optionally, sound and motion.” For the first time ever, SDN will be accepting multimedia entries, as “photography is...

March 14, 2014

PhotoPhilanthropy Announces Winners for 5th Annual Activist Awards

PhotoPhilanthropy has announced the winners of the 5th Annual Activist Awards. This award recognizes “outstanding documentary photography done on behalf of nonprofit organizations worldwide.” To determine the winners, PhotoPhilanthropy live-streamed the judging worldwide on March 8, 2014 in San Francisco, with Ed Kashi serving as the Master of Ceremonies....

March 04, 2014

Open Call for Entries: Head On Photo Festival

Head On is the largest photo festival in Australia featuring over 200 shows and events across Sydney through the month of May. The festival’s 2014 Head on Awards are now accepting entries for Portrait, Landscape, Phone, and Multimedia categories. For the first time ever, three categories: Landscape, Phone, and...

February 20, 2014

FotoEvidence Book Award 2014

It was announced today that the 2014 FotoEvidence Book Award will be awarded to Majid Saeedi for his work Afghanistan: Life in War. In the FotoEvidence press release his work is described as “an intimate, ironic, and luminous portrait of Afghan life in the midst of war. Life happens,...

November 25, 2013

Klaus Honnef on Photojournalism

Klaus Honnef, professor of the arts and photography is the chairman of the jury for the UNICEF 2013 Photo of the Year award. He shared some truly inspiring words about photojournalism in regards to the competition: While art photography seems to become ever more boring, oscillating somewhere between worthless...

September 10, 2013

Photo Philanthropy: Activist Awards

PhotoPhilanthropy will have a call for submissions for their annual Activist Awards starting October 1st and closing on November 15th, with prizes ranging from $2,000-$15,000. The Activist Awards are looking to identify outstanding work done by professional, amateur, and student photographers collaborating with non-profit organizations.  Photo essays should describe...

May 07, 2013

Berlin Fotofestival 2013

The Berlin Fotofestival of 2013 will take place this summer from June 13th – July 13th 2013. The annual festival features photo exhibitions with work from up-and-coming as well as world leading photographers. In addition to exhibitions, there is a professional week program that addresses global change in photography, media and culture...

April 29, 2013

Looking at Democracy

  Talking Eyes Media (TEM) is competing in the Looking@Democracy Challenge with their recent film, “Bring it to the Table.” This film is aimed at “bridging political divides and elevating the national conversation” by asking people from all over the country to sit down at their traveling table and openly...