The 2014 Activist Awards
Categories and Prizes:
- Professional Photographer – $15,000 Grand Prize: Any individual who earns the majority of their living from photography.
- Emerging Photographer – $5,000 Grand Prize: Any individual who does not earn the majority of their income from photography.
The winners will be announced in March 2015.
Each photographer may enter up to two essays, and although they can be completed in collaboration with the same nonprofit, the subject matter must be different. For all submissions, collaboration with a nonprofit organization will need verification. Each submitted story must have 7-10 images total.Online submission of digital photographs via the website.
Image requirements: jpeg format (compression 8 or high-quality) with the image at minimum 3000 pixels in length. Embedded ICC profile is required, use Adobe RGB for color or Gamma 2.2 for black and white. No CMYK.
- Innovative and compelling storytelling
- Relevance in portraying the issues addressed by the organization
- Visual impact
- Technical execution