Friday, 15 May 2009

National Geographic Magazine Grant

PDN brought us the news that Alessandra Sanguinetti is this year’s winner of the National Geographic Magazine Grant for Photography.

Wonderful, fascinating photography! As the news and her portfolio is not yet flagged on the NGM's website, see her work on Magnum's website. Yes, she is a nominee since 2007.

Any professional photographer whose primary source of income is his or her photography is eligible. Applications will be accepted from Nov. 1, 2008, through Feb. 15, 2009. The application process will require a written statement outlining a proposed or current project and examples of the applicant's photography. The work presented should demonstrate an ability to competently photograph the project being undertaken or proposed.

Grant for photography $ 50,000.
"We will be looking for a photographic project that improves our understanding and appreciation of the unique world in which we live”, said David Griffin.

Read all on the website and download the rules and application

Winner 2008 : Jonas Bendiksen, who is documenting the population explosion in Chongqing, a city in western China. View his portfolio.

Winner 2007 : Eugene Richards, has covered people profoundly affected by the conflict in Iraq. See portfolio.

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