Organizers of the World Press Photo competition closed its exhibition of award-winning images in Beirut on Friday, May 20, when Lebanese authorities asked that images by an Israeli photographer be removed. The show was scheduled to be on display in Beirut until June 1. In a statement to the press, World Press Photo managing director Michiel Munneke said the organization...
June 15, 2017
Hard-charging male photojournalists dominate the ranks of Magnum Photos, but the agency supports emerging female talent by funding the annual Inge Morath Award. Administered in partnership with the Inge Morath Foundation, the award honors the memory of Magnum’s first female member, who died in 2002. Past winners include Ami Vitale, Jessica Dimmock, Isadora Kasofsky, Emily Schiffer, Daniella Zalcman, and others.... More »
May 19, 2017
Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg has been awarded the 2017 Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize for her 22-year project, Imperial Courts, which documents a predominantly African-American community in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. The announcement was made last night at The Photographer’s Gallery, London. The prize honors photographers who have made outstanding contributions to the medium in the previous year.... More »
May 9, 2017
Our latest issue of Emerging Photographer brings you fresh new work from rising photographers in the documentary, fine-art and portrait fields, juried by editors of Emerging, PDN and Rangefinder. Check out the work below and learn more about the magazine at emergingphotographer.com. Submissions are open for the Fall 2017 issue. More »