Emma Elizabeth Tillman "Disco Ball Soul" - Exhibition London

Los Angeles, May 2012

Los Angeles, May 2012

Emma Elizabeth Tillman (b. 1986, Santa Barbara) is an American writer, director and photographer based in Los Angeles. Tillman works with analogue film photography, as well as moving image and has made her directorial debut with the short film The History of Caves in 2013. 

Left to right: p.37 Kingman, 2008, p.110 Iceland, 2010, p.50 Joshua Tree, 2011

Entitled Disco Ball Soul, her debut show features work created over a ten year period. Formed from fragments from her personal diaries it is an attempt to capture time in a series of beautiful analogue photographs and collages comprising handwritten extracts capturing the artist's life as it unfolds across various geographies, including France, Arizona, Iceland and California. Much of her never-seen-before work features intimate images of her life with her husband, Josh (the musician Father John Misty).  

p.87 New Orleans, 2014

If you are in London, don't miss to see the show. The show runs from 11. August till 30th August at  GALLERY 46, 46 Ashfield St, London (Tube: Whitechapel).

All images: © Emma Elizabeth Tillman, by courtesy of the artist

LensCulture Street Photography Award 2017 - Call for entries

The 3rd annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards call for entries and invites you to share your vision of the world’s streets!

In addition to international exposure, prizes and benefits include an exhibition in San Francisco, projections at international photo festivals, $22,000 in cash awards and much more.

The Deadline is Tuesday, August 1, 2017. You can find more information here.

Photography on a postcard 2017

Do something good and get the chance to exhibit alongside Martin Parr, Dougie Wallace, Simon Norfolk, Liz Collins and many more!

The Hepatitis C Trust’s fundraising arm, Art on a Postcard will transform into Photography on a Postcard for the month of October. They plan to replicate the success they’ve had in the art world with photography and looking for upcoming talents to show alongside Martin Parr, Dougie Wallace, Edmund Clark, Tom Hunter, Simon Norfolk, Chris Steele Perkins, Jenny Lewis, Homer Sykes, Eleanor Macnair, David Hoffman and many many more well known and loved photographers. 

They are looking for fashion, fine art, reportage and street photography. Liz Collins and Dougie Wallace will be sitting on the judging panel along with industry experts from Art on a Postcard and theprintspace

All the money raised will go to The Hepatitis C Trust’s campaign to eliminate hepatitis C from the UK by the year 2030. You can get more information here. Deadline is 31 July.

Zanele Muholi - Exhibition Amsterdam

South African photographer and visual activist Zanele Muholi investigates, documents and depicts the black LGBTQI identity in contemporary South Africa in her work. 

Her powerful, moving and intrusive portraits analyse and comment in a sensitive and often witty manner the stigmatising representations of black lesbian women.

If you are around in Amsterdam don't miss to visit this exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum. It is running from 08. July till 15 October.

Rennaissance Photography Prize - Call for entries!

The Renaissance Photography Prize is an international award that showcases outstanding photography from emerging and established photographers while raising funds to support young women with breast cancer.

This year the prize celebrates its 10th edition and invites entrants from anywhere in the world to enter by 26 June 2017. The exhibition of the selected finalists will take place in October in Central London. 

The prize is looking to discover talent and celebrate the best in photography, giving image makers access to new opportunities and international audience for their work. Entering gives photographers the chance to have their work seen by a panel of some of the industry’s most influential photography critics, as well as being exhibited and published.

Photographers can enter single images and/or series of work. The competition is open to everyone and welcomes entries from all countries. All profit from entry fees is donated to The Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care, UK, a charity that supports younger women affected by the disease. Currently, one third of the Lavender Trust’s annual funding comes from the Renaissance Photography Prize.

The Renaissance Photography Prize exhibition presents the judges’ selection of some of the best international photography today. The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony, late autumn 2017. The annual Portfolio Review will take place during the exhibition weeks, where anyone has the chance to get their work reviewed by gallery directors, curators, agents and editors.

Renaissance Photography Prize was founded in 2007 by Fiona Gifford following her diagnosis with breast cancer at the age of 34. Since then it has raised over £250,000 for the Lavender Trust at Breast Cancer Care.

The prize is now managed and curated by Monica Takvam with the help of a team of dedicated volunteers.

Click here to get more information.

ND AWARDS 2017 - PRESTIGE AND EXPOSURE - Save on entry fees!

The ND Awards aims to promote photography and photographers. The idea of the Award is to create new opportunities to present valuable work to audiences all over the world. The aim is to build a place where photographers can show different points of view and thrive through competition.

The winners of the Professional and Non-Professional sections will receive the titles: ND Photographer of the Year and ND Discovery of the Year and cash prizes. CLICK HERE to get more information. 

THE EARLY DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS MAY 14TH, 2017 - SAVE ON ENTRY FEES

Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation - Call for entries

The Magnum Foundation and the Inge Morath Foundation are pleased to announce the 16th annual Inge Morath Award, a $5,000 grant given to a female photographer under the age of 30 to support the completion of a long-term documentary project. One Awardee and up to two finalists are selected by a jury composed of Magnum photographers, the Executive Director of the Magnum Foundation, and Inge Morath Foundation.

Deadline is April 30th, 2017. You can find more details here.

Magnum Photography Award 2017 - Call for Entries

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LensCulture and legendary photography agency Magnum Photos are seeking the best in global contemporary photography for the second annual Magnum Photography Awards.

Photographers working at all levels are eligible to participate—professionals, emerging talents, students and passionate amateurs. Likewise, photographers of all ages and all cultures are encouraged to take part in this worldwide celebration of talented image-makers.

The Magnum Photography Award is open to all levels in these categories:
Documentary | Portrait | Street | Fine Art | Photojournalism | Open

The Deadline for your submission is the 16.05.2017! You get more infos here.

Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award – Call for Submissions

The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award – in association with FotoDocument – will be granted annually to a professional woman photographer towards the initiation or completion of a compelling and cohesive documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.

The work should, in part, showcase positive solutions to any issues it raises in order to contribute to constructive photojournalism, in line with the aims of FotoDocument and the wishes of Marilyn Stafford. The Award is reserved solely for documentary photographers working on projects which are intended to make the world a better place and which may be unreported or under-reported.

Women from any stage of their careers are welcome to apply, whether emerging, mid-career or established, but they must have completed at least one documentary photo essay to demonstrate track record. Entrants must be over 18, they may be any nationality and based anywhere in the world.

It is free to submit the initial application to FotoDocument. To be considered for the short-list, eligible applicants will be contacted and asked for a £10 entry fee. Concessions will be considered.

Submissions will be reviewed by an international panel of industry experts including Marilyn Stafford (www.marilynstaffordphotography.com), Nina Emett (www.fotodocument.org), Anna Fox (http://www.annafox.co.uk/), Dorothy Bohm (http://www.dorothybohm.com/), Donna de Cesare (www.donnadecesare.com), Melanie Friend (www.melaniefriend.com) and Celia Davies (https://photoworks.org.uk/author/celia-davies/). Marilyn Stafford’s daughter, Lina Clerke, will be an Honorary Judge.

There will be one overall winner who will receive The Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award of £1,000 towards their project. Their final work will be profiled on the FotoDocument website and via social media and they will receive mentoring support from Marilyn Stafford and FotoDocument during the course of their project. There will be two runners up who will each receive an Honourable Mention and whose work will be profiled on the FotoDocument website and via social media. Short-listed applicants will be named on the FotoDocument website and via social media.

Deadline is the 28th April 2017!

For more details click here.