2014 PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards - less than one week left to enter
November 28, 2014 /Photography News/ The PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Awards identify outstanding work by photographers in collaboration with nonprofit organizations worldwide, with prizes ranging from $5,000-$15,000.
PhotoPhilanthropy believes in the power of photography to inspire hope and understanding and to connect people around the world. The Activist Awards have been established to emphasize the important role of high quality documentary photography and visual storytelling as a vehicle to create meaningful impact and social change.
Since the inception of the Activist Awards in 2009, PhotoPhilanthropy has received work from more than 600 photographers in 90 different countries in collaboration with more than 450 nonprofit organizations.
The contest is open to all professional and emerging photographers. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age as of the date of entry.
Categories and Prizes:
Photo essays must be entered into one of two categories:
- Professional Photographer – $15,000 Grand Prize: Any individual who earns the majority of their living from photography.
- Emerging Photographer – $5,000 Grand Prize: Any individual who does not earn the majority of their income from photography.
PhotoPhilanthropy also offers a unique opportunity for submitting photographers to have their work considered for the Library of Congress’ permanent photography collection. (If you are interested, make sure to select ‘yes’ on the Library of Congress portion of the submission form.)
Deadline: December 3, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. US Pacific Standard Time (PST)