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Professional Photo Contests

Deadline: November 30, 2020
The Prix Roger Pic 2021
LaScam rewards each year, in memory of Roger Pic,great French photographer director and dedicated defender of copyright, the author of a portfolio documenting reality and questioning our humanity with singularity. The jury, inspired by Roger Pic’s humanistic and generous approach, behind this Award, will consider the sensibility and originality of the authors. With The Prix Roger Pic, LaScam wishes to encourage photographers whose talent has not yet received appropriate recognition. The prize a
Deadline: November 30, 2020
The Aftermath Project - 2021 Conflict Photography Grant
It's always a pleasure to announce the opening of a new grant cycle for The Aftermath Project. This year it's a special privilege as we open for applications for our new granting focus, which begins with our 2021 grant: '1492/1619 American Aftermaths' As always, we will name one winner of our $25,000 grant, and four finalists. The 1492/1619 grant is open to wide interpretation of America's original sins – the 1492 "discovery" of this land by Christopher Columbus and the assault on i
Deadline: November 30, 2020
COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists
On the most difficult of times, journalism can play several roles in supporting communities around the globe. It can disseminate critical information to keep people safe and informed, it can illuminate stories that bring us hope and remind us of our shared human experience, and it can help us find and share solutions to wicked problems. As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact communities around the globe, the National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all o
Deadline: December 01, 2020
The Stanley Greene Legacy Prize & Fellowship
Stanley Greene went where he wasn't supposed to go. As a Black American man, he defied these expectations and photographed places, people, and stories he was not expected to; the early days of the West Coast punk scene, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the rebel takeover of Russia's parliament, the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Ukraine, and the conflict that defined his career, the decade-long war in Chechnya. It was a path he never would have taken, because he never could have ima
Deadline: December 01, 2020
2021 Photography and Social Justice Fellowship
Magnum Foundation's Photography and Social Justice Program builds capacity through critical explorations of photography and social change. Each year, the program supports a diverse, international group of Photography and Social Justice Fellows who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. The program provides space for interdisciplinary experimentation, mentored project development, and cross-cultural, critical discou
Deadline: December 04, 2020
Science Photographer of the Year
The Science Photographer of the Year Competition celebrates the many realms of science and the powerful role that photography has played in its development. We're looking for images that show science in action, telling stories behind scientific exploration and application, and illustrating the many ways that science impacts our lives, and our natural world, every day. New for 2020 is the category 'Climate Change' for images that address global environmental and ecological issues. Shortl
Deadline: December 05, 2020
Curatorial Research Fellowship
The Rencontres d'Arles is having a €20,000 curatorial research fellowship open to all the exhibition curators. The chosen project will unfold in two parts: -research -followed by an exhibition based on the results. The €20,000 grant includes: -€5,000 for research expense and fee. -€15,000 to produce the exhibition. The Rencontres d'Arles curatorial research fellowship is intended for curators wishing to produce an unprecedented exhibition project with a relationship to images/photog
Deadline: January 14, 2021
2021 Sony World Photography Awards
The Professional competition rewards and showcases the world’s most outstanding bodies of work. Judges are looking for series that are technically brilliant, exciting and offer a fresh perspective on what contemporary photography can do. They want to uncover work that would otherwise be unseen, and share it with a worldwide audience. The Awards can open doors to publishing deals, gallery representation and worldwide exhibitions. The Professional competition offers established photographers
Deadline: January 15, 2021
Prix HSBC pour la Photographie 2021
The rules are in French only. To participate, click on Register, complete the application form and then send us your portfolio by post to the address provided.Your application should contain the following documents :10-15 free, unframed, unmounted photos (paper, silver or digital prints) in A4 format maximum (Also indicating your usual print format)A short textual presentation of the work put forwardA biographyA pre-paid envelope to return your applicationA self-portraitA Curriculum Vitae1 CD in
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