Female-only photo award highlights the positive power of photojournalism

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The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award 2019 is now open for entries, and newly sponsored by Nikon. 

The worldwide competitors was arrange by esteemed documentary photographer Marilyn Stafford in 2017 to have fun proficient feminine photographers and spotlight the constructive energy of photojournalism and documentary pictures. 

The competitors – which requires submissions from feminine photographers over the age of 18 – raises consciousness of essential but underneath reported social, environmental, financial and cultural points. 

Prize and sponsorship from Nikon

Offering photographers with the tools to inform their tales is on the coronary heart of what we do. It’s an honour to assist those that are following within the footsteps of Marilyn Stafford herself to drive actual change on this planet by way of inspiring imagery.

Rebecca Newton, Nikon

A £2,000 prize is on supply to the profitable venture to be put in direction of the completion of a documentary picture essay. 

The award gives a platform for feminine photographers to advertise their work within the historically male-dominated subject of photojournalism and Nikon’s sponsorship recognises its continued dedication to nurture feminine expertise within the pictures business.

Female-only photo award highlights the positive power of photojournalism

Find out how to enter (earlier than 15 November)

Purposes are actually open to feminine photographers at any stage of their profession and of any nationality, offering they’ve accomplished a minimum of one documentary picture essay which showcases constructive options to the world’s largest points at a neighborhood or world degree.

Submissions shall be reviewed by a panel of business specialists together with Marilyn Stafford and Rebecca Newton from Nikon. 

The winner shall be introduced in December and will obtain the grant in direction of their venture along with having their ultimate work screened on the Nikon Faculty in central London.

The competitors closes on 15 November. Go to the Marilyn Stafford or FotoDocument web site to learn the circumstances of entry and discover out extra.