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“The Howard Chapnick Grant was introduced in 1996 to encourage and support leadership in fields ancillary to photojournalism, such as editing research, education and management. The Grant was established to honor the memory of Howard Chapnick, and acknowledge the value of his enormous contribution to photography.
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.
The application form for the Howard Chapnick Grant can be downloaded in PDF form here (180 KB). Additional applications may be obtained by writing to:
The Howard Chapnick Grant
W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund
c/o International Center of Photography
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036 – USA”
View the full prospectus at: smithfund.org/howard-chapnick-grant.
“The W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography is presented annually to a photographer whose past work and proposed project, as judged by a panel of experts, follows the tradition of W. Eugene Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion exhibited during his 45-year career as a photographic essayist.
The Smith Grant was established in 1978 following the death of Gene Smith, the legendary American photo essayist. It is today the most prestigious honor in documentary photography. Every year it recognizes a photographer who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to documenting the human condition in the spirit of Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion.
The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund, INC., a not-for-profit corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, independently administers the grant program that provides photographers with the financial freedom to carry out or complete major photographic essays. For 2013, the amount of the grant will be $30,000. An additional $5,000 in fellowship money will be dispersed, at the discretion of the jury, to one or more finalists deemed worthy of special recognition. Awards will be presented in a ceremony held in New York City in early October.
Applicants will need to provide:
- Background in Photography: Formal education, workshops, apprenticeships, self-teaching, etc.
- Photographic Experience: Staff positions, freelance work, etc
- Awards, Grants, Other Qualifications and Distinctions
- Photographic Essays Previously Completed: Books (Title & publisher), Exhibitions (Title, location & city)
- Professional References: Include name, address, telephone number
- Title and Brief Summary of Smith Grant Project
- The applicant must affirm that the proposed project is ongoing.
- Applicants should include a written proposal that is concise, journalistically realizable, visually translatable, and humanistically driven. It should be no longer than 2 pages and submitted as a microsoft word document.
- Applicants should provide educational and professional qualifications.
- Up to 40 images, formatted as such:
- At least 1500 pixels on the long dimension
- Resolution: 72 dpi
- Name the files with your first and last names and use an underscore to separate the names. At the end of the file name add a sequence number starting with: 01. Example: John_Smith01.jpg, John_Smith02.jpg, John_Smith03.jpg.”
- Submit applications online or by mail.
For the full prospectus visit: smithfund.org/eugene-smith-grant.
“Our sense of wonder and fear is most palpable when our visions are fleeting…
In the forthcoming issue of Conveyor, we will be searching for moments when the properties of a spectre, that which dissolves from our sight, and a spectrum, a continuum or perfection of vision, overlap and counterbalance each other. The trespassing of these apparitions between the material and immaterial worlds can be equally thrilling and terrifying, amorphous and yet revealing.
We’re looking for absorbing and unexpected sights – phantom or prismatic images, atmospheric phenomena, news from a secret admirer or an absent friend – things that remind us of sidelong glances, illusory dreams, primal discoveries, and ghosts in the machine. They can appear abruptly or be gently delivered; they can range from electrified vision to muted whisper, from stark revelations to those that bleed together.
- 10 jpgs maximum (1000 pixels each on the longest side)
- List of Images (include Title, Year, Media, Dimensions for each image)
- Short statement (150 words) + Artist’s CV
- Email submission materials in a ZIP file to: SUBMISSIONS@CONVEYORMAGAZINE.ORG.
- Proposal (350 words) for an article or essay on the theme of Spectre//Spectrum
- CV and Bio
- Writing Sample
- Email proposals to: EDITORS@CONVEYORMAGAZINE.ORG.“
“The “Prix de la Photographie, Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are displayed in Paris and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.
Juried by leading editors, publishers, curators, gallery owners, consultants, creative directors, and art directors, Px3 brings the best of photography from across the globe to Paris. See the list of this year’s judges here.
Advertising, Photojournalism, Book, Book Proposals, Fine Art, Nature and Portraiture.
- Px3 Photographer of the Year
Both professional and non-professional photographers compete for the top award, the Px3 Photographer of the Year and 3,000 Euros. The winner’s work is publicized internationally, receives the spotlight at all events, is exhibited in Paris, and published in the Px3 Annual Book.
- Px3 Best New Talent (Non-Professionals and Students Only)
Non-professional photographers compete for the Px3 Best New Talent Award and 2,000 Euros. The winner’s work is publicized and exhibited in Paris and published in the Px3 Annual Book.
- Certificates in all Categories
All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners from both the professional and non-professional categories will receive a Px3 certificate, personalized press release, and a Px3 winner’s logo for professional purposes.
- Honorable Mentions
Px3 judges award several Certificates of Honorable Mention to both professional and non-professional entries to acknowledge talent as they deem fit.
- Public Choice Awards
39,481 votes were tallied in the first annual Prix de la Photographie Paris. The names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Subcategory Public Choice Winners are listed in the Px3 Annual Book.
- Paris Exhibition and International Publicity
Winning photographs from the 1st and 2nd place winners in each MAJOR category from both the professional and non-professional entries will be publicized and exhibited in Paris.
- Px3 Annual Book
The work of the 1st and 2nd place winners from both the professional and non-professional Subcategories will be published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book (includes Major Category winners). The names of the Honorable Mention recipients and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Subcategory Public Choice Winners will be included as well.
Entry fees cover the cost of prizes, exhibitions, administration and promotion. To make this photo competition globally accessible, Px3 discounts entry fees for certain countries.
- Professional Photographers
$30 for each photograph entered
$50 for each series (2-5 images with a unifying theme) or book
Same photograph or series, additional category: $25 per category
- Non-professional and Student Photographers
$20 per photograph entered
$40 for each series (2-5 images with a unifying theme)
Same photograph or series, additional category: $15 per category
Fill out the entry form and send it with your work to Px3. You can submit as many photographs in as many categories as you want. You may submit your images to our contest in any one of the following ways:
- ONLINE: Use the online entry form, upload your photographs and pay the fees. (JPG only, 72 dpi, each image must be 1000 pixels on the longest side)
- MAIL: Download the PDF entry form and mail it with a CD of digital images of your entries. If you are sending a book or a book proposal, please mail the physical book PLUS a CD of digital images: 4 spreads and 1 image of the book cover. (CD: JPG only, 72 dpi, each image must be 1000 pixels on the longest side). Send to:
550 North Larchmont
Los Angeles, CA, 90004″
To see the full prospectus and learn more about the competition, visit: px3.fr
Deadline: Saturday, June 15, 2013
The spring call for entries begins May 15 and closes June 15, 2013.
“TheDocumentaryProjectFund was founded to help make sure that photographers who want to tell the stories of their communities will be able to do so. We are here to encourage, through project support, photographers who have a community focus and a good story to tell. We believe that still photography, especially the documentary form, can be an incredibly powerful art. We can admire the beauty of each image, be challenged to think about the issues raised and come away with our biases tested.
TheDocumentaryProjectFund call-for-entry is open to emerging and established still photographers. All applicants must have the appropriate skill level necessary to plan and execute a documentary project. Selected artists will have six months to complete the photographic work.
Each call-for-entry is intended to fund one project and will award up to $5000. That project should be a future project and not one in progress. The fund may grant project support to photographers working in conjunction with another nonprofit, provided that group will match our funding.
Submission deadlines are December 15 and June 15. Each application must include:
Submit applications in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Your name(s), mailing address, email, phone number(s) and a web site (optional) should appear at the top of each page. All entries will be submitted electronically via email, in English, as an attachment to: email@example.com.
- Project Statement: 1 page maximum
- Budget: 1 page maximum
- Personal Statement: 1 page maximum
Think of this as your mission statement. In one page tell why your work is important. Detail your beliefs about community, the arts and education. Explain how you plan to complete the work in the time frame allowed by discussing how you’ve managed past projects. Page two will be your current resume. Include references.
- Images: 10-15 total
Provide a cohesive set of images that illustrate your photographic skills and your experience with the documentary form. You can use a previous project or you can put together a group of images that work well with each other and feel like a project. We want a sample of work that gives us a sense of your photographic and project management skills as well as your vision. Don’t send us an unrelated group of single images. Don’t send us your vacation snapshots.
There are two acceptable ways to submit your photographic work:
- Use an online email service such as YouSendIt or DropSend. This will allow you to email large, zipped files. The images should be:
- JPEG format and sized to 1024 pixels in width for horizontals, 768 pixels in height for verticals.
- Titled as such: Lastname_firstname_projecctimagenumber (ex: smith_john_barbershop1)
- Use your own professional website or a cloud service such as MediaFire, Windows Live, SkyDrive or Box. Do not send us a link to your Facebook page, your Flickr, Shutterfly or other similar accounts. Be sure we are linked directly to the image gallery you want us to evaluate. Include this link with the written portion of your submission.”
“The Foundation’s Individual Photographer’s Fellowship (IPF) program encourages and celebrates artistic achievement in contemporary photography by supporting the creative endeavors of artists working in photography and photo-based art media.
The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering a limited number of IPF grants of up to $10,000 each, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined by a panel of distinguished guest judges on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. The Foundation seeks to support artists/photographers who demonstrate a serious commitment to the field, who are professionally active or employed in the field.
Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents of the United States, who reside in the U.S., and who are at least 21 years of age. Recipients must provide legal proof of eligibility and a verifiable social security number.
Who May Not Apply: Students enrolled in a college degree program. Students who graduate before the 2013 application deadline are eligible to apply. Previous IPF recipients are not currently being considered for new awards. At this time, artists on temporary visas such as the O-1 visa are not eligible to apply.
Eligible Work: Still photography regardless of subject matter, genre, or process. Works submitted may be traditional photography projects or experimental works, but photographic techniques must be pivotal to the works submitted. The submission should consist of a mature, coherent body of work. Examples of Non-Eligible Work: Film, video, interactive multimedia.
- Applicant Profile: Name and contact information
- Work Samples: A portfolio of ten (10) digital images showing representative, recent work. If your work is best communicated visually by showing its physical or installed nature, or aspects of detail, use one or more of the ten images for that purpose.
- Exactly ten (10) images must be submitted. They will be projected for the panelists via high-definition digital projectors and viewed at roughly 30 x 40 inches per image. Images must be standard baseline JPEG files with the .jpg extension. The recommended color profile is sRGB. Maximum file size is 1.8 MB. Image size can be no larger than 1920 x 1920 pixels (smaller images will be shown against a 1920 x 1920 black background). Images should be 72 PPI; any higher will unnecessarily increase your file size.
- Text descriptors for each image: Title, Year Completed, Medium, Dimensions
Note: There are also fields for image “Value” and “Description” in the application. We don’t include this information in our review process. “Description” can be left blank. $0.00 can be entered for image “Value”. Whatever you enter in these fields — it will not be seen by jurors.
- Work Statement: (500 words maximum) The purpose of the Statement is to give the panel a better understanding of your work while they are viewing it. It should be very clear and concise, and relate to the specific works you are submitting.
- Career summary, artist resume/CV, or short bio (500 words maximum).”
Further details and to apply visit www.callforentry.org.
Photo Center NW
Call for Entries: Musings: 18th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition
Deadline: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Fee: $42 for 4 images.
“The Photo Center NW is pleased to announce Musings: 18th Annual Photo Competition Exhibition, and our esteemed juror, John Bennette. This year the theme is open and images from a cohesive body of work and an artist statement are encouraged in your entry. Selected entries will be exhibited in Seattle, WA at the Photo Center August – Mid September 2013. All photo processes are welcome. The competition is open to all photographers, including international.
John Bennette is a collector, curator and champion of artists. Bennette has written for a number of publications including 21st Journal of Photography. He has been a portfolio reviewer at events including Fotofest, Rhubarb-rhubarb, Photolucida and Atlanta Celebrates Photography. He works with the committees of a number of charity based photography groups including FWAB. Bennette was former Art Director and Art Editor for South by South East Photography Magazine.
First Place Award: $1000 cash & $75 Blurb Gift Certificate (sponsored by Blurb Inc.)
Second Place Award: $500 Glazer’s Gift Certificate & $75 Blurb Gift Certificate (sponsored by Glazer’s Camera)
Third Place Award: $250 cash & $75 Blurb Gift Certificate (sponsored by Panda Lab).”
For submission guidelines and to apply visit www.callforentry.org.
“Artists are invited to submit their original work for the main exhibition of the 1st International Photography Festival in Belo Horizonte (FIF), Brazil. Entries are free and will remain open until May 20, 2013. Selected works will be presented at the exhibition of the festival, to be held from July 12 to August 6, 2013, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
The works will be judged by the duo of curators Eduardo de Jesus, critic, essayist, board member of the Associação Cultural Videobrasil (São Paulo) and professor of PUC Minas (Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais), and Patricia Azevedo, artist and professor of EBA-UFMG (School of Fine Arts at the Federal University of Minas Gerais).
This international convocation is open to persons over the age of 18, from any country. Submitted works must be related to photography, in its many different aspects and experimental platforms, being involved with the universe of visual arts; these works may be subject to printing, projection or exhibition through electronic mediums (TVs and/or computer monitors).
The registration may be made exclusively through the official website of the Belo Horizonte International Photography Festival. For the online registration, it is necessary to:
- Fill in the personal information in the form
- Fill in the text box with a description of the submission (with no more than 1.000 characters)
- Upload the curriculum (PDF file)
- Upload the portfolio, with no more than 30 images (PDF file)
- Upload a series of 5 to 8 images of the submission. (The larger side must be 1024 Pixels, 72dpi, JPG file)
- Fill in the specifications for the images (dimensions, support, production date)
NOTE: All sent files, combined, may not exceed 10 MB.”
“Silver Eye Center for Photography announces a call for entries for our first 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY, a fabulous showcase and celebration of the photographer in all of us, on Friday, May 17, 2013, 7:00 – 11:00 pm.
This special event features an exhibition and sale of hundreds of 8 x 8 inch photographs submitted from around the world, great food and signature cocktails, DJs spinning all night, vintage photo booths, and much more. All proceeds directly benefit Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh’s nationally acclaimed non-profit space for contemporary photography. Visit us on Facebook (http://bit.ly/silvereye) after April 1 for event details and ticket information.
Free and Open to Everyone
- The 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY exhibition and sale is open to everyone regardless of age or skill level – professionals, amateurs, students, you!
- There are no entry fees to participate.
- Only one digital submission per person so select the photograph that best reflects your own creative spirit
- and unique take on the world.
- We welcome submissions taken with digital cameras, film cameras, or cell phone cameras.
- Fill out the registration form completely.
- Silver Eye Center for Photography will print all images to one consistent size, 7 3⁄4 x 7 3⁄4 inches with a 1⁄4
- inch white border on all sides.
- Your image must be square. If you do not have photo-‐editing software on your computer, we recommend Pixlr (http://pixlr.com/express/). For smartphone photo-‐editing software, we recommend Snapseed (http://www.snapseed.com/) or Camera+ (http://campl.us/).
- Your image should be at least 2,000 x 2,000 pixels and saved as a JPG, PNG, or GIF. Rename your image file with your First and Last Name.
- Submit your registration form and image file via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your First and Last Name in the subject line of the email.”
Click here to download the submission form and full prospectus (PDF).