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Various Photo Award Opportunities

(thanks, Len)

The Tracey Baran Award was established to honor the memory and achievement of Tracey Baran, a young photographer who died after a short illness in 2008. This annual award, with a fellowship grant of $5000, will be given to one emerging female photographer who is a citizen of the United States.

GRANT FOR EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHERS: [...]

Daylight magazine opportunities

NYC Cultural Innovation Fund Awards

New York City Cultural Innovation Fund Awards
SUBMIT YOUR IDEA BY FEBRUARY 8, 2010

Use online form
NYC Cultural Innovation Fund
www.rockefellerfoundation.org
Questions? CIFHelp@rockfound.org

Established in 2007, our New York City Cultural Innovation Fund competition is one of the ways the Foundation spurs creative endeavors that enrich the fabric of our city. I invite you to submit your idea for [...]

Updated: Deadline extended until September 15!

You’ll need the files in this zip to complete the nomination form: Archive
Dear En Foco supporters,
En Foco’s publication Nueva Luz needs your nomination to compete for a 2009 Lucie Award under the category of Photography Magazine of the Year.
Please take a few minutes to nominate us. A few sentences will do.
See below for instructions:
Help get [...]

Photo Competition

Welcome to the Aperture Portfolio Prize,
an international photography competition!
The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and specific artists whom we can help by bringing them to a wider audience. In choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, we are looking for work that is fresh and that [...]

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  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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    • Taking a Break November 11, 2011
      Site visitors will probably notice that I haven’t updated here frequently. I am taking a break from my site(s) for at least the summer. I’ve been working in this field for 25 years and I’m burned out on photography and art, the site(s) are in need of major updates/ revamping/ retooling, social media is exhausting, [...] […]
    • A New Mission for Aperture? November 11, 2011
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    • Mambu Badu’s Inaugural Magazine November 11, 2011
      Danielle was briefly a contributor to this site; I am very excited to hear about her latest venture, the collective and now journal Mambu Badu “that seek to find, expose, and nurture emerging female photographers of African descent.”  Congrats, Danielle! As you may (or may not) know, last fall, I co-founded Mambu Badu, a photography collective […]


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