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The Snider Prize Celebrates Graduate Students in Photography

Posted by on May 1, 2015 | Contests/Events

Karen, Hotchkiss, Colorado, © 2014 Trent Davis Bailey As part of an ongoing commitment to support new photographic talent, the Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) at Columbia College in Chicago has awarded California College of the Arts MFA candidate Trent Davis Bailey with the 2015 Snider Prize. This annual purchase award, sponsored by Lawrence K. and... More

Join the Eddie Adams Workshop Challenge

Posted by on April 23, 2015 | Contests/Events

Are you up for a real challenge? Then put your expectations on the line and submit your best work to the Eddie Adams Workshop. Attendees at this tuition-free boot camp spend four days working with the industry’s top photographers, directors, photo editors and industry professionals. Fifty emerging photographers and 50 talented students are picked each... More

The Curator Seeking Fine Art Photography Projects

Posted by on April 2, 2015 | Contests/Events

image © Patricia Vulgarism We’re on the hunt for outstanding fine art photographers for The Curator’s student category. We’ve extended the deadline to April 9, so you still have time to submit your best projects for a grand prize of $3,500 cash! Six photographers will also be selected for a group show that opens in New York... More

An Innovative Program Seeks Visual Storytellers on the Environment

Posted by on March 26, 2015 | Education

Those with a passion for both photography and environmental studies should put the Environmental Visual Communication (EVC) program at Toronto’s Fleming College on their radar. Led by conservation photographer and educator Neil Osborne, EVC has introduced a visual communication curriculum to universities across North America and assembled an impressive roster of associated industry professionals who... More

The First Sign of Spring

Posted by on March 4, 2015 | Media

We just received advance copies of PDNedu‘s Spring 2015 and we can’t wait to show off Tamara Lackey’s lovely cover. The magazine should arrive at your school sometime next week, when the issue will debut at the Society for Photographic Education’s (SPE) 52st national conference at the New Orleans Hyatt Regency, in the scenic Garden district.... More

Winter Blues? Enter our Contest!

Posted by on February 17, 2015 | Contests/Events

image © Julia Fullerton-Batten Have the record low temperatures and mounting snow banks given you the winter blues? Perhaps it’s time to hunker down in front of your computer screen, select your best work to enter it in PDN’s Photo Annual. This is our biggest opportunity of the year and offers both professionals and students... More

Graduate Students Need to Know about the 2015 Snider Prize

Posted by on January 8, 2015 | Student Photography

Image: 2014 Snider Prize award recipient Hyounsang Yoo, from Smoke and Mirrors, 2013 Next week, Columbia College Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP) will begin accepting submissions for the 2015 Snider Prize, a purchase award given to emerging artists as they leave graduate school. MoCP’s curatorial staff will select three artists for this award: one winner... More