Master Photographer Gordon Parks at the High Museum in Atlanta starting November, 15. Of all the "master" photographers I think I have always admired Gordon Parks the most. I admire him for his images but also for the tremendous bandwidth of talent he was able to command. Master Photographer, Feature Filmmaker, Painter, Actor... Most people don't dare to dream of being even one of those. He is an inspiration. If you are in Atlanta go see his Segregation work at the High
The annual FotoEvidence Book Award will recognize a documentary photographer whose project demonstrates courage and commitment in addressing a violation of human rights, a significant injustice or an assault on human dignity. The selected project will be published in a book, as part of a series of FotoEvidence books dedicated to the work of photographers whose commitment and courage create an awareness of social injustice.
The Book Award winner and up to four other selected finalists will be exhibited on the FotoEvidence web site and at a gallery exhibition in New York City during the fall of 2015.
Submissions to the FotoEvidence Book Award are accepted all year up until the deadline of January 15th of the award year, i.e. submissions for the 2014 FotoEvidence Book Award must be received by midnight (E.S.T.) on January 15th, 2014. Submissions received after January 15th will be considered for the following year's Book Award.
The Nieman Fellowship program is the oldest and best-known study program for journalists in the world. More than 1,300 journalists from 91 countries and territories around the world have come to Harvard for a year of learning, exploration and fellowship.
The Alicia Patterson Foundation’s mission is to foster, promote, sustain and improve the best traditions of American journalism. The Foundation will provide support for journalists engaged in rigorous, probing, spirited, independent and skeptical work that will benefit the public. The Foundation will support journalism and will foster a community of journalists engaged in truthfully informing the public.
Photographers who have previously been awarded grants by the Foundation include Jon Anderson, Stephen Ferry and Teru Kuwayama (2007), Brenda Ann Kenneally (2008) and Alessandra Sanguinitti (2010). For more information please visit: http://aliciapatterson.org