Nikon has introduced that it’s sponsoring the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award in 2023. The competitors goals to rejoice the work of girls photographers whose work addresses social, environmental, financial and cultural points.
The competitors is free to enter and is now open to feminine photographers all over the world at any stage of their careers who’re over 18 and have accomplished a minimum of one documentary picture essay. Entries shut on 19 Might 2023.
The profitable work ought to, partially, showcase optimistic options to any points it raises in an effort to contribute to constructive photojournalism. Submissions will likely be judged by a panel of worldwide business consultants together with photojournalist Andrea Bruce, Nikon Ambassador and Co-owner of NOOR Picture Company Donna de Cesare, and FotoDocument Director and Supervisor of the Marilyn Stafford Archive Nina Emett.
Discover out extra concerning the competitors and methods to apply right here.
London, United Kingdom, twenty seventh March 2023: Nikon is happy to announce it’s sponsoring the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage award, for the fourth 12 months operating, in 2023. The worldwide competitors, facilitated by FotoDocument, supplies feminine photographers with a prestigious platform to rejoice their work, whereas additionally addressing the vital social, environmental, financial and cultural points completely different communities face. This 12 months’s prize will likely be awarded in reminiscence of Marilyn Stafford, who handed away in January 2023 on the age of 97 years outdated.
Recognised globally, Marilyn Stafford’s profession spans over 4 many years from engaged on excessive profile documentary tasks to picture essays on pre-civil warfare Lebanon. Immediately, Marilyn’s work continues to be the topic of main retrospective in museums all over the world. Marilyn launched the award in 2017 to spotlight ladies in photojournalism and to offer the popularity they deserved.
The prize of £2,500 will likely be awarded to a feminine photographer who is ready to showcase, by her documentary, a optimistic answer to international points. Nikon’s sponsorship recognises its continued dedication to foster feminine expertise within the images business.
Julian Harvie, Advertising Director, Nikon Northern Europe, says: “We’re delighted to be sponsoring the Marilyn Stafford FotoReportage Award as soon as once more in 2023. Marilyn’s legacy, although she is not with us, has by no means been stronger. It’s becoming that her distinctive work, pioneering ideas and unequivocal empowerment of others are embodied by this award and we sit up for seeing the expertise and creativity it reveals in her title.”
Nina Emett, Director, FotoDocument says: “Launching the 2023 FotoAward within the 12 months that Marilyn Stafford has died feels notably poignant. We made a promise to her to maintain supporting ladies photographers worldwide and due to the help of Nikon UK we will honour that pledge. We’re launching the Award on the date of Stafford’s public Memorial Celebration in her hometown of Shoreham-by-Sea and we want to create much more influence this 12 months with our attain to encourage photographers from each nook of the world to use. We’re very a lot trying ahead to reviewing their work.”
The competitors is free to enter and is now open to purposes from all feminine photographers, at any stage of their profession and of any nationality. Nevertheless, entrants have to be over 18 and are requested to have accomplished a minimum of one documentary picture essay, which shows optimistic options to the world’s largest points at an area or international degree. Whereas paper purposes can be found, for the primary time, purposes can now be made on-line on the FotoDocument web site.
Submissions will likely be reviewed and judged by a world panel of business consultants together with photojournalist, Andrea Bruce, Nikon Ambassador and Co-owner of NOOR Picture Company, Donna de Cesare, FotoDocument Director and Supervisor of the Marilyn Stafford Archive, Nina Emett, and Founding father of Neo Ntsoma Productions, Neo Ntsoma. Marilyn’s daughter, Lina Clerke, will even be on the panel as Honorary choose. Entries shut at 5pm on nineteenth Might 2023 and the winner introduced on twenty eighth June 2023.
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