Sharing a curated selection of the best photojournalism

        

DIGEST

Explore a hand-picked, non-algorithmic digest of readings on photojournalism, documentary photography and visual culture;
with a focus on migration, inequality, armed conflicts and environmental issues.

DIGEST

Explore a hand-picked, non-algorithmic digest of readings on photojournalism, documentary photography and visual culture; with a focus on migration, inequality, armed conflicts and environmental issues.

The Uncertain Future of Photojournalism

The New York Times

A pessimistic conversation between James Estrin, NY Times Staff Photographer and Lens Blog Co-Editor, and Donald R. Winslow, former editor of the NPPA’s News Photographer magazine and website: “Only the rich kids get to play at photojournalism today”

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34 Female Photographers to Follow

TIME Lightbox

Kira Pollack reached out globally to the most acclaimed female photojournalists, curators and directors of photography in the industry, asking them to select one female photojournalist that they believe is worthy of recognition.

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Inequality

The Treacherous Medium

Boston Review

“The undeniable limitations of the photograph, especially its inability to reveal relationships or explicate causes, don’t negate its distinctive essence: unlike a painting or a piece of writing, it is a document of the real.” A must-read by Susie Linfield.

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Denmark returns to Iraq

Politiken

After four bloody years, Denmark withdrew in 2007 from the Iraqi war. Now the Danes are back in the war-torn country with a mandate for both air and ground military operations, as part of the fight against the terrorist organization Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

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Content vs Technology

Salvatore Vitale

Defining the Contemporary Photographer: “The old order is about to end and a new era is ready to begin, actually, I don’t think this new era has really begun yet. We are in the midst of change and, as many of you have already found, it is all very complex.

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A Crude Awakening

Time Lightbox

A visual exploration of the DAPL & Keystone XL Pipeline controversy. Nine photographers explore the environmental consequences of oil production across the US and Canada.

In Pictures 

RESOURCES

Access a list of awards, grants and educational resources for both professional and aspiring photojournalists or documentary photographers.

RESOURCES

Access a list of awards, grants and educational resources for both professional and aspiring photojournalists or documentary photographers.

Felix Schoeller Photo Award 2017

€2,000 cash prize for the winner of the photojournalism category and €10,000 for overall winner. Deadline: May 31.

IAFOR DOCUMENTARY PHOTO AWARD

Open for submissions from photographers under 31 on the theme: “History, Story, Narrative”. Deadline June 1.

2017 CDS Lange-Taylor Prize

For artists involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that rely on the interplay of words and images. Deadline: May 15. 10,000$.

Canon Female Photojournalist Award 2017

For female photojournalists reporting on social, economic, political or cultural subjects. €8,000 award. Deadline: May 17.

APPLY TO THE CAMILLE LEPAGE AWARD 2017

€8,000 prize. Apply before May 16. For photojournalists reporting on a social, political or cultural story.

Getty Editorial Grant

5 available $10,000 prizes.
Deadline is May 15.

ARCHIVE

Browse a catalogue of the best news photographs published across the globe.

ARCHIVE

Browse a catalogue of the best news photographs.

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