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2018 CDS Documentary Essay Prize for Photography

The $3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). This year's prize is for photography. Please provide context for the photographic essay you are submitting, including the duration of your project and whether it is completed or ongoing. Describe your intentions for the work. Also, if some of your images have been published together in essay form, please include information about where and when they appeared and how the essay as submitted for the competition is different (or not). The winner’s work is also placed in the Archive of Documentary Arts at the Rubenstein Library, Duke University.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

The winner will win $3,000 and have their work placed in the Archive of Documentary Arts at the Rubenstein Library at Duke University.

Eligibility:

Anyone

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

Photographers retain all rights to work.

Theme:

Documentary