The Humble Arts Foundation is accepting applications for its New Photography Grant until Thursday, December 30, 2010. The $1,000 grant is given twice annually (fall and spring) to recognize “the strongest new proposal in contemporary art photography” submitted to the foundation.
Previous winners include Kirsten Kay Thoen, Georg Parthen, and Christopher Colville, among others.
Contestants must submit exactly 10 images from either a new or ongoing project. Entry is free to foundation members, and $45 for non-members. For more details and an application, see the foundation’s grant guidelines page.
Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›