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The Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography

The award, a collaboration between PHOTO IS:RAEL and the Zvi and Ofra Meitar Family Fund, will take place for the fifth time this year to a photographer whose works demonstrate excellence in the field of photography. It aims to support excellent photographers and the stories they tell, which are now more important than ever. Find more information on the site of PHOTO IS:RAEL.

photo: Gloria Oyarzabal, 2019 Meitar Award Winner


An vier kompakten Tagen vermitteln renommierte, international vernetzte Expertinnen aus der Fotografie-Branche wichtiges Know-how zur Planung und Realisierung freier fotografischer Projekte. Workshops zu den Schwerpunkten Bücher machen, Editing von Bildstrecken für Print- und Onlinepublikationen, Honorare & Nutzungsrechte sowie Ausstellungskonzeption behandeln verschiedene Aspekte der Umsetzung freier fotografischer Projekte und sollen die Teilnehmenden dabei unterstützen, ihre eigenen Vorhaben erfolgreich zu verwirklichen. Tipps und Tricks für den beruflichen Alltag als freie*r Fotograf*in kommen auch nicht zu kurz!


Vonovia 2020 - photography award

Where is HOME? How does HOME feel? For the fourth time now, outstanding series of images are being sought that deal with the competition topic of HOME across the entire spectrum
of photographic approaches. Professional photographers and artists who work with the medium of photography and young photographers under the age of 26 are invited to take part.

For more information see Vonovia Award.

EXI(S)T - a photographic parcours

plainpicture photographers KUMI, Elodie Ledure and Joseph Charroy are part of the new Project EXI(S)T, a unique exhibition of contemporary Belgian photography in public space of Brussels. Images in a thousand cultural display spaces, with 100 different photos from 50 photographers, to discover as you go. At the time of physical distancing offers an alternative artistic experience within the heart of the city.

Lumix Festival 2020 - digital

Das Lumix Festival bietet einen fotografischen Blick auf die Welt und versteht sich als Ort des Austausches für Fotografen und Fotografinnen. Vom 19. bis zum 28.06.2020 präsentiert das Team des Lumix Festivals unter dem Titel „10 Tage – 10 Themen“ unter sowie auf Instagram und Facebook ein spannendes Programm aus Live Talks, Podcasts und Online-Portfoliosichtungen.

Foto: Nanna Heitmann - Hiding from Baba Yaga

Black Lives Matter

You can find an overview on anti-racism resources for the photography industry on the site of the British Journal Of Photography. The editorial staff compiled a growing list of books, articles, and initiatives to learn from and support.

Portrait of Britain 2020 / British Journal of Photography

Portrait of Britain is a photography exhibition run by British Journal of Photography, that celebrates the rich tapestry of people that make up Great Britain. How have photographers captured a year of turbulent politics and crisis? In decades to come, people will look to Portrait of Britain 2020 to see the face of the nation in a historic period.

Deadline: 16 June 2020

photo by Max Miechowski

Photographic Museum of Humanity - Mobile Photography Prize

The 2nd edition of the Mobile Photography Prize is dedicated to the theme: INSIDE - Home, Family, and Community in a Historical Collective Moment.
Mobile devices are the main vehicle through which to document everyday life. This call aims to explore the view on the current global crisis throughout these past few months.
Application deadline: 11 June 2020

AAP B&W Photography Contest

Unleash the power of black-and-white photography. The timelessness of black and white images focuses on its subjects, highlights contrasts, lines and enhances the power of light. The All About Photo B&W Contest is open to any photography interpretation, from photojournalism, street photography, artistic photography, portrait, nude, landscapes, nature, wildlife, urban, architecture, fashion, fine art or documentary photography.

Final Deadline is June 09, 2020

plainpicture Interview on French media

The covid-19 health crisis affects all areas of photography. Nora Zelnik plainpicture sales manager France has been interviewed by
"9 Lives magazine" that provides daily news on topics from the world of photography and images in France. She gives a short overview
of the consequences or the corona crisis on media and image business and the way plainpicture deals with this challenge.
See the whole interview online.