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Sunday, June 04, 2006

Photo Contest Available!!!!!!!

June 10 Deadline for Center for Documentary Studies/Duke University Photo Contest
The Center For Documentary Studies at Duke University has announced that Robert Frank will judge the 2006 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography competition. The contest is open to American photographers who have not published a book of their work. Winners will have a book of their images published, receive a grant for $3000 and be included in a traveling exhibit.

More information is available at: http://cds.aas.duke,edu/bp/index.html

June 16 Deadline for 2006 Golden Light Awards

The Golden Light Awards is an international competition for emerging photographers and professionals who have embarked on a personal project or have amassed a personal body of work. Entry is open to photographers everywhere.
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July 14 Deadline for the Observer Hodge Photographic Award Contest
Established in memory of photojournalist David Hodge, who was fatally injured at the age of 29, while covering the Brixton riots, the award has since helped launch the careers of many aspiring young photographers. Winners will receive a share of the £15,000 prize fund, and see their work displayed in an exhibition in central London in November. First prize is £5,000 plus an expenses-paid photo-assignment for The Observer Magazine.

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July 15 Deadline for W. Eugene Smith Grant Applications

The W. Eugene Smith Grant is now open for entries and the deadline for submissions is July 15, 2006, Helen Marcus, president of the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund announced. For 2006 grant will be $30,000 with an additional $5,000 in fellowship money to be awarded at the discretion of the jury, Marcus says. The grant program is independently administered by the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund and funded by Nikon Inc.
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July 15 Deadline for Women in Photojournalism Photo Contest
There are no categories, only your interpretation of the theme. Your photographs can represent your definition of the theme "Living the Moment" through people, place, action, or event milestone.

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July 15 Deadline for the Red Bull Image Quest Contest NEW LISTING
The Red Bull Illume Image Quest 2006 is an international photography competition that celebrates the world of action and adventure sports. The top 50 finalists will get their work exhibited in bigger-than-life outdoor venues across the globe. The Image of the Year winner will be commissioned for the "photo shoot of a lifetime" with one Red Bull athlete.

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July 21 Deadline for the National Portrait Gallery Portrait Prize (UK) NEW LISTING
Submissions are now being invited for this international photographic portrait competition, which celebrates and promotes the very best in contemporary portrait photography. Entry is open to photographers from around the world, aged 18 or over. The top prize is £12,000 with a total in cash prizes of £20,000.

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