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Call for Applications
2016 DGPh History of Photography Research Award

Since 1978, the History and Archives section of the German Photographic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie, DGPh) recognises scientific research in the history and theory of photography.

The DGPh History of Photography Research Award 2016 will be open for all elements of research into photography’s many aspects. Besides aspects of traditional history and theory of photography, topics will be considered that deal with photography’s social meaning, or the impact that the medium has had on society. The applicant’s work should represent an autonomous, innovative, and original contribution to these areas. The award is open to researchers from all fields.

Applications and manuscripts for the DGPh History of Photography Research Award may be submitted in either English or German. Applications should consist of a published or unpublished manuscript produced during the last two years before the deadline. Project outlines, or yet unfinished manuscripts etc. will not be accepted.

Allocation will be the decision of an expert jury. The jury will publish its reasons to reward the winning entry. The jury consists of the chairpersons of the History and Archives section of the DGPh, the previous prize winner plus one or a group of invited councellor(s).

The award is endowed with a total of 3,000 Euro. The jury holds the right to split the prize between two applicants in equal parts. The award will be handed over at a public event organized by the DGPh.

Submission requirements are the following pdf-files:

– A complete manuscript as electronic file form
– An abstract of the submitted work (approx. 300-500 words)
– A curriculum vitae (résumé)
– A list of publications.

The final date for submissions is the 30rd of September, 2016.

Submissions should be send online under:


More information about the German Photographic Society: www.dgph.de

ACCIONA Photography Award Environment and sostenibility. Deadline: July 10, 2016

ACCIONA Photography Award Environment and sostenibility (for residents in Latin America only)

ACCIONA junto a Trasatlántica PHotoEspaña lanzan en 2016 la primera edición del “Premio ACCIONA de fotografía Medio ambiente y sostenibilidad”. Un premio abierto a todos los fotógrafos que tengan la capacidad de descubrir fotográficamente, en los países latinoamericanos, aquellas realidades que reflejen el compromiso y los principios de sostenibilidad de los recursos así como la protección de la biodiversidad.

Un jurado de prestigio, formado por profesionales de la fotografía junto a un representante de ACCIONA -en su compromiso con la cultura y apoyo a la creación-, seleccionará el mejor porfolio, que recibirá un premio de 2.000 euros. Además, el trabajo ganador será publicado en la portada de la página web de PHotoEspaña http://www.phe.es y será expuesto en el contexto de PHotoEspaña 2017, formando parte de la exposición colectiva que el Festival organiza cada año con una selección de los trabajos que han participado en los visionados de porfolios que Trasatlántica organiza en América Latina.

El plazo de preinscripción finaliza el domingo 10 de julio, 2016 y consiste en una serie de un máximo de 15 imágenes, solo para residentes en América Latina. Para más info:


LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015. Deadline: December 21, 2015

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LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015 aim to discover and showcase the world’s best contemporary photographers — including all genres of photography, and from diverse cultures on every continent. In our 7th year for this competition, our focus continues to be on helping photographers of all levels to gain global recognition and move forward in their careers. Our international jury will select six top winners and 25 finalists. These are our largest and most prestigious awards of the year and you are invited to submit your best photographs to gain worldwide exposure.

More information here.

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Queremos descubrir las fotografías más interesantes del planeta. LensCulture Exposure Awards 2015 quiere descubrir y exhibir la obra de los mejores fotógrafos contemporáneos — en todos los géneros fotográficos, culturas y diversidades de cada continente. En nuestra séptima edición del concurso seguimos centrándonos en ayudar a los fotógrafos, sea cual sea su nivel, a conseguir reconocimiento internacional y seguir adelante en sus carreras. Nuestro jurado internacional seleccionará a 6 ganadores y 25 finalistas. Estos son nuestros premios insignia y los más prestigiosos del año, y tú estás invitado a participar con tus mejores obras para conseguir visibilidad internacional.

Fecha Límite: Lunes, 21 de Diciembre del 2015

Más información aquí.

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 .
See the rules here or visit www.encontrosdaimagem.com
For more information  ei2015@encontrosdaimagem.com

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 .

Consulte aqui as regras ou visite www.encontrosdaimagem.com
Para mais informações ei2015@encontrosdaimagem.com

Archive of Documentary Arts Collection Awards. Deadline: May 15, 2015

Organice: Duke University, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location: Durham, NC / Country: United States
Opportunity Type: Award/Fellowship
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015
The Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA) is part of Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Its mission is to collect, promote, preserve, and provide access to audio, moving images, photography, and text from around the world related to the documentary endeavor for the purpose of inspiring reflection, research, creative expression, and dialogue in this moment, and for generations to come.The ADA is committed to diversifying its collection in order to better reflect the multitude of viewpoints and communities from which work is being made in the documentary arts today. To this end, the ADA offers the following purchase awards to acquire photography in 2015:– Award for Documentarians of Color
– Award for Documentarians Working in North Carolina
– Award for Emerging Documentarians
– Award for Innovation in the Documentary Arts
– Award for Women DocumentariansSelected photographers will receive an honorarium of $4500 to print a body of work which will be acquired by the Archive of Documentary Arts. Selected work will be preserved in the non-circulating collections at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Duke University, and available for use by students, faculty, and independent researchers. The ADA also promotes collection material through exhibition and a variety of public programs.

Application Instructions
Lisa McCarty
Curator, Archive of Documentary Arts
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University


Landscapes with Chantel Paul. International Call for Entries at C4FAP. Deadline: February 11, 2015.

THEME | Landscapes
We welcome all artist interpretations on this theme. All capture types and photographic processes are welcome.

JUROR | Chantel Paul
Chantel Paul is the Assistant Curator at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) in San Diego, CA.

With selection for this exhibition, the artists are invited to join C4FAP on the reception weekend for review with the juror, Chantel Paul, and the Executive Director, Hamidah Glasgow. There will also be a group portfolio share and an artists’ lunch at C4FAP. An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition. In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and framed/mounted image for gallery exhibition.

Juror’s Selection: $500.00
Director’s Selection: $250.00
Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks
Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry at C4FAP.

Entries Due |  February 11th, 2015
Notice Of Acceptance | February 27th 2015
Exhibition Dates | June 5th – July 18th, 2015
Public + Artists’ Reception | June 5th, 6-8 pm

Visit: http://www.c4fap.org  |  Email: coordinator@c4fap.org 970.224.1010 | Closed Sunday and Monday

More Information:

Call for submission, The Terry O’Neill Photography Award 2013, Deadline: Nov 30, 2013

The Terry O’Neill Photography Award 2013

Winners will be showcased in Terry O’Neill exhibitions in London and overseas and also featured in the Sunday Times Magazine.

The overall winner receives £3000 and two runners-up £2000 and £1000 respectively. The winner of the mobile device category receives £500.


The Terry O’Neill Photography Award is in its 8th year and recognised as one of the world’s leading photographic awards attracting thousands of entries each year. This year we are taking the Award to the next level to make it the most innovative, accessible and valuable photography prize, providing the winners and runner-ups with unparalleled levels of publicity that set a new benchmark for other photography awards.

The Award launches with a fresh website and a mobile device category sponsored by The Royal Photographic Society. A new distinguished panel of judges from the arts and media are backed by an international publicity campaign to attract entries from Berlin to Beijing.

Deadline for entries is 30th November 2013. Images must have been shot between 30th November 2012 and 30th November 2013.

For further information on how to submit follow the link http://www.oneillaward.com/Rules-and-Entry.aspx

The line-up of judges this year introduces Award entrants’ work to a distinguished panel of figures from film, advertising, global image reproduction, publishing, academia and The Royal Society of Photography.

The judges are:

Terry O’Neill

Chair: Jon Jones, Director of Photography, Sunday Times Magazine

Lord Puttnam, film-maker and advertising industry pioneer

Aidan Sullivan, VP, Getty Images

Nina Berman, Associate Professor Columbia University, New York

Dr Michael Pritchard, Director-General, The Royal Photography Society

Bobbi Baker-Burrows, Director of Photography, Time-Life Books

Victoria Broakes, Victoria and Albert Museum (Curator, David Bowie Exhibition)

Rosie Arnold, Deputy Executive Creative Director, Bartle, Bogle Hegarty Advertising