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Just Announced: Finalists for The 2013 Clarence John Laughlin Award

New Orleans Photo Alliance
The 2013 Clarence John Laughlin Award

“The New Orleans Photo Alliance (NOPA) is pleased to announce the names of the 14 finalists for the 2013 Clarence John Laughlin Award.

The Clarence John Laughlin Award was instituted by the New Orleans Photo Alliance in 2010 to support the work of photographers who use the medium as a means of creative expression.  It honors the life and work of Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985), a New Orleans photographer best known for his surrealist images of the American South.  The Clarence John Laughlin Award grants one $5000 prize annually to a photographer whose work exhibits sustained artistic excellence and creative vision.

Russell Lord, the Freeman Family Curator of Photographs at the New Orleans Museum of Art, is the 2013 juror. The 134 submissions were prescreened by Arthur Roger, of Arthur Roger Gallery, Victoria Ryan, photographer, educator and NOPA Board Member, and Crista Dix of Wallspace Gallery, who narrowed the entries down to 100 portfolios. From these, Mr. Lord selected 14 finalists whose work he will review in print form to select a single winner. The New Orleans Photo Alliance will announce the 2013 CJL Award recipient on October 1, 2013.”

Deadline June 30th: Ian Parry Scholarship 2012

Ian Parry Scholarship
Deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2012
Entry fee: Free.

Ian Parry was a photojournalist who died while on assignment for The Sunday Times during the Romanian revolution in 1989. That was 20 years ago, he was just 24 years of age. The Ian Parry Scholarship was created by Aidan Sullivan, then picture editor and Ian’s friends and family in order to build something positive from such a tragic death.

Each year we hold an international photographic competition for young photographers who are either attending a full-time photographic course or are under 24. Entrants must submit examples of their work from their portfolio and a brief synopsis of a project they would undertake if they won. The prize consists of £3,500 towards their chosen assignment £500 to those awarded Highly Commended and Commended.

Submission Guidelines

  • Completed entry form.
  • A portfolio with no more than 12, low-resolution digital photographs, either a photo-essay or individual photos. (Please follow the instructions on our website carefully).  You must include a caption for each image in the metadata with your name, contact details.
  • A detailed written proposal of your chosen assignment.  It should be noted that this written section is considered extremely important.  The judges will need to be impressed by your ability to produce a convincing assignment proposal as well as your photography skills.”

Click here to download the application form.

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