Stunning Art Residences for Photographers – Around The World

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Artist Residences offer time for reflection, research and inspiration. No two art residencies are the same but each offers you the opportunity to step out of your usual surroundings and daily routine and can have a profound impact on your life and career.  Take a look at this gorgeous art residences…

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Absolut Partners with The h. Club Foundation to support their Emerging Creatives Programme

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Absolut is proud to partner with the London’s hub for the creative industries The Hospital Club and the h.Club Foundation  an independent charitable entity established to use the Club’s membership, staff and resources to invest back into both the creative industries and the local community. As part of the Foundation’s ‘Emerging Creatives Programme’, Absolut will support and nurture emerging talent from the art and design world.

The first spirit brand to forge genuinely close ties with the creative community, Absolut has been active in the art world since 1986, when it invited Andy Warhol to create the first in a series of iconic advertisements inspired by the Absolut bottle. Since then, Absolut has collaborated with more than 1000 artists on over 800 commissioned projects.

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International Photography Grants – Get Your New Year Started! – Part 2

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Here’s Part 2 of our engaging International Photography Grants post to help you kick start the New Year. If you missed Part 1, please go here. Look out for Part 3, coming soon.

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International Photography Grants – Get Your New Year Started! – Part 1

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It’s the New Year and if you’re raring to go, or just thinking about it, then we have a fabulous list to help you kick start your good intentions. Originally published in fotograiamagazine, this list is aimed at professional photographers and photography students from all around the world. Take a look below, this is Part 1 we will publish subsequent parts of this throughout this week…

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The Royal Photographic Society Bursaries in Partnership with TheAppWhisperer

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I am truly delighted to be working closer with The Royal Photographic Society (The RPS). Founded in 1853, for more than a century The RPS has existed to promote photography and image-making and to support photographers in realising their potential, irrespective of their level of knowledge, equipment or skills.  The Society also acts as a public advocate for photography and photographers. The RPS produces a range of publications. The Journal (I have written in the past for this title) is the world’s oldest photography magazine and all members receive a free monthly copy of the latest issue.

The RPS have just announced four new bursaries to help students and other photographers to realise projects across the still and moving image. Recipients can use the funding for any aspect including travel, equipment, website or mounting an exhibition.

The bursaries consist of:

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Getty Images – Grants for Editorial Photography

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We all believe that photojournalism is a powerful tool for telling compelling social, political and cultural stories. We also understand that creating and managing world-class photography assignments requires time, freedom, support and considerable resources.

That is why Getty continue to offer the Grants for Editorial Photography, which in 2015 will provide five total grants of $10,000 each to photojournalists pursuing projects of personal and journalistic significance.

Since its launch in 2004, the Grants for Editorial Photography celebrate and support independent photojournalism, evidenced by the many dynamic and compelling projects completed over the years. You can view the works of previous grant winners here.

The Grants for Editorial Photography will be awarded through their annual application proposal process, with applications being accepted beginning April 1, 2015 and will require a 500 word summary of the project proposal, a short bio, and 20-25 images. Specific uploading instructions will be made available when the application portal is opened on April 1.

To find out more about Grants for Editorial Photography and the application process write to  grants@gettyimages.com.

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William Daniels Receives 2014 Tim Hetherington Grant – World Press Photo

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World Press Photo and Human Rights Watch are pleased to announce that the French photographer William Daniels has been awarded the fourth annual Tim Hetherington Grant. Daniels, represented by the London-based agency Panos Pictures, was selected for his work on the Central African Republic, a project entitled ‘Roots of Africa’s Unholy War’. He will receive a grant worth 20,000 euros to complete the project. The jury, meeting in New York on 10 December, selected the winner from among 198 applications.

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Call for Entries: The 2015 Alexia Foundation Grants

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The Alexia Foundation is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for its 2015 Professional and Student Grants. The deadline for submissions for the Professional Grant is 2 p.m. Jan. 29, 2015. The deadline for the Student Grant is 2 p.m. on Feb. 2, 2015.

The goal of The Alexia Foundation Grants is to give voice to those who go unheard, foster cultural understanding and expose social injustice. The strength of the proposal will be judged equally to photographic skills.

The grants go to those who clearly and concisely propose significant projects that share in the Foundation’s mission and who also submit photographic or motion materials that reflect the ability to execute the proposed project.

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Firecracker Photographic Grant 2014 – Applications Now Open

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The Firecracker Photographic Grant is an annual award providing funding for a female photographer, to aid in the completion of a documentary photographic project. Through a combination of self-initiated fundraising and with the generous support of Genesis Imaging, the Grant … Read more

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