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Magnum Photography Awards 2016

Call for Entries: Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards 2016

Magnum Photos and LensCulture have joined forces to create one of the best new opportunities for photographers to be recognized and rewarded for their talent.

2017 marks a significant year for Magnum as we celebrate 70 years since our founding photographers toasted the conception of an independent photo agency. Ahead of these anniversary celebrations, Magnum Photos and LensCulture invite submissions to the inaugural Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards, an international call to discover the best photographers from all over the world.

Our distinguished jury will select 12 Winners and 20 Finalists from Documentary, Street, Portrait, Fine Art, Photojournalism and Open categories. In addition, the jury will select 7 photographers as “Jurors’ Picks” and give out 5 “Student Spotlight” awards to young, up-and-coming talents. Winners, finalists and top-rated photographers will enjoy gain access to an unprecedented level of global exposure and recognition from two of the largest organizations in the photo industry, as well as cash funding and career support.

Fees:

Paid

Prizes:

Series Awards: – $2,000 for each winning Series in the following categories: Documentary, Portrait, Street, Photojournalism, Fine Art and Open
Single Image Awards: $1,000 for each winning Single Image in the following categories:
Documentary, Portrait, Street, Photojournalism, Fine Art and Open
Recognition Awards

Eligibility:

Open to all photographers worldwide.

Copyrights & Usage Rights:

All photographers retain full copyrights for their own work. Period. Winners and Finalists grant LensCulture and Magnum limited, restricted use of winning photos only to promote the photographers themselves and in connection with marketing the Awards competition itself.

Theme:

Documentary Photojournalism Street Fine Art People