CONTEST: Emerging Photographer Awards – Deadline Jan 21


The 3rd Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards is an international photography competition for up-and-coming image makers who are ready to kickstart their careers. Selected photographers will be provided with the resources they need to get their career off to a strong start. Prizes include 3 group exhibitions (two in NYC and one in Sydney), representation in Los Angeles and London, $$$, access to over 6,000 photo editors and book publishers and gear!

Photographers making work in all genres (fine art, landscape, documentary, portraits, still life, etc.), ages and backgrounds are welcome to submit up to 5 images per entry.


Prizes include:

-$750 (5 photographers selected by Alison Zavos, Feature Shoot Founder and Editor)

-A gallery show at United Photo Industries in Dumbo, Brooklyn (3-5 photographers selected by Sam Barzilay, Creative Director, United Photo Industries)

-Outdoor exhibition in New York City plus a project-budget-dependent stipend of $400-$1000(2-4 photographers selected by Stephen Pierson, Executive Director, ArtBridge)

-Exhibition at Head On Photo Festival in Sydney, Australia (3-5 photographers selected by Moshe Rosenzveig, Founder and Director of the Head On Photo Festival)

-Promotion and possible representation by Susan Spiritus Gallery (2-3 photographers chosen by Susan Spiritus, Owner)

-Representation by Nineteensixtyeight in London (2-4 photographers chosen by Elizabeth Breiner, Editor of Nineteensixtyeight)

-Access to 8000 emails of photo editors and book publishers and one hour of consultation (3 photographers selected by Jennifer Kilberg, Consultant at Agency Access)

-Solas Camera Bag (3 photographers selected by Emily Nathan, Founder, Publisher, Creative Director, Tiny Atlas Quarterly)

-Prints of work to be exhibited at United Photo Industries will be made by Ken Allen Studios on ChromaLuxe metal prints

-Announcement of all winners will be posted on Feature Shoot and through our social channels (Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter)

*It pays to apply early as the editors of Feature Shoot will be showcasing some of our favorite entries on the site, our blog, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and more.


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