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International Photography Award Braga, Portugal. Deadline: July 24, 2015

International Photography Award

Encontros da Imagem 2015

          In the year of celebration of its XXV edition, Encontros da Imagem Festival launches the  EI AWARD 2015  aiming to reward the best Contemporary Photography Portfolio of 2015.

Encontros da Imagem presents a unique opportunity for artists from around the world to highlight talented photographic projects and at the same time, gather international experts in the field of photography.
The  EI AWARD 2015  is assigned through a Portfolio Review that offers the photographer the opportunity to show their work to commissioners, gallery owners and expert editors and establishing solid foundations for the promotion of their work.

The winner will be invited to exhibit his/her work in an individual exhibition at the Festival Encontros da Imagem  2016, publish a zine in the Zine Collection from the Edition Bessard.

Encontros da Imagem Festival invites all the photographers to submit their application to the  EI AWARD 2015  until  24th of July of 2015 .
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ALEJANDRO CASTELLOTE – Independent curator. Founder of Photo España, | Madrid, SPAIN
ANDREJ POLIKANOV – Director of photography at Russian reporter Magazine | RUSSIA
DIETER NEUBERT – Co Founder and Director of the kassel Fotobook Festival and Founder of the Kassel Photobook and Dummy Awards |  Kessel, GERMANY
JOÃO BARBADO – Art Dealer and Owner of the Barbdo Gallery | Lisbon, PORTUGAL
KRZYSTOF CANDROWICZ – Founder and director of Lodz Fotofestival | Lodz, POLAND
LAURA SERANI – Critic, Consultant and Independent Curator | Paris, FRANCE
LOLA MAC DOUGALL – Artistic Director GOAPHOTO |  Goa, INDIA.
MAURO BEDONI – Freelance photographer and editor of Colors Magazine | Padua, ITALIA
MICHAELA BOKASOVA – Independent Curator of the Central House of Photography | Bratislava, SLOVAKIA
MIGUEL AMADO – Senior Curator of Midlesbrough Institute of Modern Art | Middlesbrough, REINO UNIDO
MORITZ NEUMULLER – Independent Curator and Captain of the Curator Ship | Barcelona, SPAIN.
NINA KASSINOU – Freelance Curator, editor and photography researcher | Athens, GREECE
PIERRE BESSARD – Director Éditions Bessard |  Paris, FRANCE.
TUULA ALAJOKI – Curator of Backlight – International Photographic Triennal | Tampere, FINLÂNDIA
YURI KOZYREV – Photojournalist NOOR | RUSSIA.

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Últimos dias para se candidatarem ao EI AWARD 2015

International Photography Award

Encontros da Imagem 2015


No ano da celebração da sua XXV edição, o Encontros da Imagem Festivallança o Prémio  EI AWARD 2015  que visa premiar o melhor portfólio de Fotografia Contemporânea 2015.

Os Encontros da Imagem Festival apresentam uma oportunidade única para artistas de todo o mundo, tendo em vista destacar projetos fotográficos  de talento e, ao mesmo tempo, reunir especialistas internacionais no campo da fotografia.
O prémio  EI AWARD 2015  é atribuído através da Leitura Crítica de Portfólios que oferece aos fotógrafos a oportunidade de apresentarem o seu trabalho a comissários, galeristas e editores especializados, constituindo um meio preferencial de promover a sua obra.

O Prémio consiste numa exposição individual no Festival Encontros da Imagem Festival 2016 e uma publicação na Zine Collection das Edition Bessard.

O Festival Encontros da Imagem Festival convida os autores a apresentarem a sua candidatura ao Prémio Internacional  EI AWARD 2015  até ao dia   24 de Julho de 2015 .

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Solas Photography Prize 2015. Deadline: 19 July, 2015

We are pleased to announce the Solas Photography Prize 2015.
This is an international award for contemporary photography and includes prizes of $11,500.
This is a new collaboration between Source Photographic Review and the Gallery of Photography Ireland.

The Prize will be judged by a panel of five curators / editors from leading photography institutions in Chicago, Salzburg, Rotterdam, Dublin and Belfast.

The deadline for submissions is 19 July.
The winner will be announced at the beginning of December.

The prizes consist of an individual first prize of $10,000, a second prize of $1,000 and a third prize of $500. The work selected for prizes will be exhibited in The Solas Awards Exhibition at the Gallery of Photography in Dublin and published and distributed worldwide in Source magazine with a commissioned essay. Additionally, 22 artists will be selected for an online exhibition and everyone submitting work will receive a free one-year digital subscription to Source.

Furthermore, work by Irish photographers, or work that was substantially made in Ireland is eligible for the Solas Ireland Awards. Three winners’ work will be included in The Solas Awards Exhibition and will each receive a 3-month artist’s residency at Gallery of Photography Ireland. Their work will be exhibited in a curated three-person show at Fotohof, Salzburg in 2016 for which they will receive a production and travel bursary.

The objective of the award is to discover new work.
Submissions are welcome from anywhere in the world and can include up to 12 images.

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To find out more visit the Solas Prize website.

Photography grant to promote social change and photojournalism. Deadline: July 15, 2015

In 1996 the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced a grant  to honor the memory of Howard Chapnick. The annual $5,000 grant may be used to finance any of a range of qualified undertakings, which might include a program of further education, research, a special long-term sabbatical project, or an internship to work with a noteworthy group or individual. According to the Fund’s Board of Trustees, special consideration will be given to projects that promote social change and/or serve significant concerns of photojournalism. The grant is not intended to be used for the production of photographs, which will continue to be funded by the main grant of the Smith Fund.

Recipients of the Howard Chapnick Grant will be selected by the Board of Trustees of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund in Humanistic Photography.

To apply or nominate someone fill out the Online Form.

Deadline: July 15, 2015.

New Asian Photography Grant 2015 Deadline: 31 July, 2015


Emaho Foundation has been set up to identify and highlight the works of outstanding photographers from Asia.The foundation is relentlessly formulating programmes and platforms for new and established Asian photographers to create a conducive environment for their photographic projects. Emaho Emerging Photography Grant is one of the pioneering efforts from Asia to provide financial support and international platform to an emerging photographer from within Asian boundaries.


Emaho Foundation is happy to announce its first grant towards honouring an emerging photographer from Asia. Along with a grant of US$ 5000, this programme will also provide the recipient photographer an international platform to showcase her/his ongoing photography project in Asia.

The grant will be awarded to a photographer selected by a reputed panel of international jury on the basis of her/his photographic brilliance, a distinct viewpoint, sincere engagement with the subject matter and a strong desire to establish the body of works internationally.

Deadline for submission is July 31, 2015 at 12 p.m. (Indian Standard Time)

The recipient’s name will be announced on or about September 1, 2015.


The maiden Emaho Emerging Asian Photography Grant 2015 jury comprises of five world-renowned photography experts:

Christian Caujolle: Founder of Agence VU, (France)

Kira Pollack: Director of Photography at Time Magazine, (USA)

Manik Katyal: Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Emaho Magazine, (India)

Naoko Ohta: President and CEO of Klee, Inc. (Japan)

Newsha Tavakolian: Award Winning Documentary Photographer, (Iran)


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