NPPF Scholarships

The National Press Photographers Foundation has opened applications for their annual scholarship programs. Deadline is on December 2, but why wait that long?

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Reading the World Press Photo FInalists

Michael Shaw has an interesting take on the six World Press Photo finalists over at Reading the Pictures. There is not one photo that begins a dialogue, that poses a question, that does anything other than hit us upside the head. The question of what’s the purpose of an image is a long, deep one. […]

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White House News Photographer Association Student Contest

Tis the season to seek out fame and, possibly, fortune … the White House News Photographer Association’s Student Contest is accepting entries until February 1. There is a $25 fee to enter, but that can be applied towards a student membership … which is also $25. So, you can join and enter for the same […]

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Alexia Foundation Entries Now Being Accepted

The Alexia Foundation has opened their call for grant applications for both professional and student entries. The professional prize is worth $20,000, the student prize is a semester’s undergraduate tuition at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University – that’s worth about $21,000. Professional deadline is January 31, student deadline is February […]

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Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

Congratulations to Jessica Rinaldi of the Boston Globe who won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography today. Her story, about a young boy who survived being beaten nearly to death, is exactly the type of work that should be celebrated – it is heartbreaking and hopeful, it speaks to the need to slow down and […]

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