Posts Tagged ‘PhotoPhilanthropy’

Åsa Sjöström, Amirtharaj Stephen Win 6th Annual Activist Awards

Posted by on Wednesday April 15, 2015 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Åsa Sjöström has won the $15,000 Activist Award for professional photographers, while Amirtharaj Stephen has won the $5,000 award for emerging photographers, Catchlight has announced. Formerly known as PhotoPhilanthropy, Catchlight sponsors the Activist Awards to recognize photographic excellence in service of NGOs addressing a variety of social issues. Sjöström’s winning essay, called The Secret Camps,... More

Attention Photojournalists: Upcoming Grant and Prize Deadlines

Posted by on Wednesday October 15, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Looking for support for your visual journalism? Take note of these calls for entries. Tim Hetherington Grant A joint initiative of World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch, the Tim Hetherington Grant is a 20,000 euro prize awarded annually to a visual journalist. The grant is intended to help photographers and filmmakers finish ongoing projects... More

Liz Hingley Wins $15,000 PhotoPhilanthropy Prize

Posted by on Tuesday February 5, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism, Uncategorized

Photographer Liz Hingley has won the 2012 PhotoPhilanthropy Activist Award in the professional category, organizers of the competition announced last week. She will receive $15,000 for a story she shot for Save The Children about a UK family living in their first house after residing for three generations in caravans. “This series of photographs was... More