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Photoville is taking over Brooklyn Bridge Plaza

Posted by on September 20, 2016 | Contests/Events

Join us at Brooklyn Bridge Park for one of our favorite events! Photoville opens the night of Wednesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 25 and is entirely free. Check out the modular shipping containers, featuring exhibitions such as “On the Street with Bill Cunningham,” presented by The New York Times; “Political Theater,” by Mark Peterson; “Bodies We... More

Andrew Renneisen Awarded 2016 Ian Parry Scholarship

Posted by on September 2, 2016 | Contests/Events

Photo © Andrew Renneisen
Photo © Andrew Renneisen

Photojournalist and Syracuse University alum Andrew Renneisen has been honored with the Ian Parry Scholarship Award for Achievement for his series “An American Dilemma, Revisited.” Renneisen was our “One to Watch” pick in the fall 2015 issue of PDNedu for both his photographic talent and his dedication to telling important stories. Now 24 years old, he has been documenting... More

Call For Submissions: PDN’s FACES Portrait Photography Contest

Posted by on August 31, 2016 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Photo © Irvin Rivera
Photo © Irvin Rivera

Faces is one of PDN’s biggest photo competitions of the year, and it has categories for both professional and amateur photographers. Prizes include cash prizes of $1,500 and $2,500, two one-page features in PDN, Impact lighting kits and B&H Photo gift cards. All winners are published in PDN and online, and all work will be viewed by judges... More

Emerging Photographer is Open For Submissions!

Posted by on August 10, 2016 | Contests/Events, Media

Photo © Driely S.
Photo © Driely S.

Our sister magazine, Emerging Photographer, is seeking fresh work for the Winter 2016 issue. All photographers with around five years or less of professional experience are eligible to enter. Perks include a feature in the print + online magazine, which is designed to focus on what matters: the work. The magazine is distributed to more than... More

Call for Entries: Syngenta Photography Award—$65k in Prizes

Posted by on July 8, 2016 | Contests/Events

  Professional, amateur and student photographers are invited to enter the third edition of the Syngenta Photography Award which includes a $15,000 prize in the Professional Commission category (open to professional photographers only) and a $5,000 prize for the Open Competition, which is open to all photographers who are 18 years or older. The deadline for entries is August 22,... More

Jess Richmond Wins The Curator’s Grand-Prize Award

Posted by on July 1, 2016 | Contests/Events

Jess Richmond, a recent graduate of Parsons School of Design, has been awarded Grand Prize in PDN‘s annual hunt for new fine-art photographers, The Curator. Her series, “The Madness of Many” brings her imaginary twin, “Connie,” to life. In each frame, Jess plays with spatial relationships, constructing in-camera illusions. Richmond’s work will exhibit alongside the work... More

Spotlight: The Look Student & Debut Winners

Posted by on June 17, 2016 | Contests/Events

The Look fashion and beauty photography contest will close for submissions on 6/16, and it’s one of PDN‘s competitions that has a category for students and recent grads. Take a look at some of the winning work from last year in the Student/Debut category. This year, prizes include up to $3,500, $500 to B&H Photo, a one-page... More

Award Opportunity: The 2016 Ian Parry Scholarship

Posted by on May 26, 2016 | Contests/Events

Geared toward: Students and emerging photojournalists Open to: Full-time BA, MA or MFA students (or graduates from the past year) from any age, as well as any photographer 24 years or younger. Open to residents of all countries. Criteria for application: A 12-image portfolio, essay or singles with clear captions for each image; a brief and... More

Apply for the Eddie Adams Workshop by June 3

Posted by on May 19, 2016 | Contests/Events

Don’t sleep on the deadline for the Eddie Adams Workshop—it’s one of the best opportunities for emerging storytellers to create new work under the close guidance of mentors, and to begin building a network of peers and potential colleagues. The annual photography workshop is a free four-day intensive, with all students selected based on the merit of... More

Award opportunity: Digital Silver Imaging Portfolio Awards

Posted by on May 12, 2016 | Contests/Events

Fund your print portfolio! Our friends at Digital Silver Imaging will award three emerging photographers with $1,250 in printing services (silver gelatin black-and-white prints and/or museum-quality color inkjet prints) to help further their work. To apply to the Digital Silver Imaging Portfolio Award, you must have graduated from an accredited college or university within the... More