Awards & Competitions

Lauren Pond Wins CDS/Honickman First Book Prize for Project About Pentecostal Snake Handlers

January 31, 2017

By Conor Risch

Documentary photographer Lauren Pond has won the biennial First Book Prize in Photography for “Test of Faith,” her five-year project about a group of Pentecostal Christians who believe in snake handling as an act of faith. The prize, which is open to North American photographers who have not yet published a book-length work, is awarded by the Center for Documentary...

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