Deadline December 15th: FotoVisura Grant 2012

Call for Entries: FotoVisura Grant
Deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2012

“FotoVisura Inc. is delighted to announce the 2012 FotoVisura Grant—which aims to support personal photography projects and encourage the production and development of photography outside the commercial realm. The Grant is divided into two categories:

FotoVisura Grant for Outstanding Personal Photography Project

Spotlight Outstanding Student Photography Project

Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, CNN Digital
Whitney Johnson, Director of Photography, The New Yorker
Elizabeth Cheng Krist, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic Magazine
James Estrin, Co-Editor, New York Times Lens Blog and Senior Staff Photographer
Christina Cahill, Manager, Reportage by Getty Images
Patricia Nagy Travieso, Executive Editor, Elle Magazine International Editions
Adriana Teresa Letorney, Creative Director, Visura Magazine &
Claire O’Neill, Editor, NPR Picture Show Blog
Neil Harris, Associate Photo Editor, TIME
Jamie Goldenberg, Photo Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek Magazine
Amber Terranova, Photo Editor, PDN Magazine
Sam Barzilay, Creative Director, United Photo Industries
Michael Itkoff, Cofounder, Daylight Books
Graham Letorney, Editor, Visura Spotlight
Manik Katya, Photo Editor, Emaho Magazine

Read about them here.

Submission Guidelines
The FotoVisura Grant aims to support personal photography projects that are not initiated by an assignment or commission. To be eligible for the Student Grant you must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, or a recent graduate, having graduated after January 1st 2011. Additionally, the following requirements apply for both the Grant and the Student Grant:

• Submit a photography series, up to 35 images.
• Image size: minimum 1000px on the longest dimension (14 inches @ 72 dpi)
A written reflection, in first person, of at least 150 words
• All images and text to be uploaded through the website
• To enter you must read and agree to the contest Terms & Conditions
Only one Submission per photographer will be judged.
• You may enter either published or unpublished bodies of work

Entry Fee
Entry to the competition is free for current members of with a Standard or Plus account. Your Account must be active through June 15, 2013.

The fee for annual membership is:
$30 for a Standard Account
$60 for a Plus Account.”

For the full prospectus and to apply, click here.



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