The 2014 Activist Awards are now accepting entries. We invite all professional and emerging photographers who have collaborated with a nonprofit organization on a photographic project to participate in the 6th annual awards.
Sursa foto: Will Baxter/Human Rights Watch
Each photographer may enter up to two essays, and although they can be completed in collaboration with the same nonprofit, the subject matter must be different. For all submissions, collaboration with a nonprofit organization will need verification. Each submitted story must have 7-10 images total.Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
Image requirements: jpeg format (compression 8 or high-quality) with the image at minimum 3000 pixels in length. Embedded ICC profile is required, use Adobe RGB for color or Gamma 2.2 for black and white. No CMYK.
Before entering the Activist Awards, please review Submissions Guidelines.
Categories and Prizes:
Professional Photographer – $15,000 Grand Prize: Any individual who earns the majority of their living from photography.
Emerging Photographer – $5,000 Grand Prize: Any individual who does not earn the majority of their income from photography.
The winners will be announced in March 2015.
Entry deadline: 3 December 2014
Since the inception of the Activist Awards in 2009, PhotoPhilanthropy has received work from more than 600 photographers in 90 different countries in collaboration with more than 450 nonprofit organizations.
Read about the winners and finalists of the 2013 Activist Awards here.