Winning Photojournalists Awarded Getty Images Latest Grants for Editorial Photography
Five Professional and Four Student Grants Are Awarded $120,000 Collectively, to Pursue Their Documentary Photography Projects
New York & Perpignan, France, September 5, 2010 /PN/ Getty Images, Inc. announced that the following five photojournalists have been selected to each receive $20,000 Grants, as well as collaborative editorial support from Getty Images, to pursue their documentary photography projects:
Getty Images also awarded the following four student winners, all of whom are studying photojournalism in the United States, who will each receive $5,000 and editorial support to develop their projects:
Aidan Sullivan, vice president of photo assignments, Getty Images, commented, “I am delighted that our editorial photography grants programme continues to empower photojournalists and enable them to bring these important visual essays to the world’s attention. This year’s judging panel carefully considered the 260 applications and proposals we received from professional photojournalists, along with the 48 student proposals, from around the world and we are thrilled with the winners selected for 2010, whose projects deal with a range of compelling and complex issues.”
The grant judges included:
The Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography was established in 2004, to enable emerging and established photojournalists to pursue projects of personal and editorial merit. Since 2004, Getty Images has provided Grants in excess of $600,000 through the Grants for Editorial Photography and the Grants for Good.
More information about the judges, the new grant winners and their projects, as well as galleries of their portfolio images, can be found at www.gettyimages.com/grants.
Summary of Photography projects: