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2014 Activist Awards Call for Entries

The 2014 Activist Awards are now accepting entries. We invite all professional and emerging photographers who have collaborated with a nonprofit organization on a photographic project to participate in the 6th annual awards. Since the Activist Award’s inception in 2009, PhotoPhilanthropy has received work from more than 600 photographers in 90 different countries in collaboration with more than 450 nonprofit …

Nathan Dalton2014 Activist Awards Call for Entries
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Guest Post: Kiva Media Fellowship

By Stephanie Skinner Kiva is an online lending platform that provides small loans for people who lack access to capital for small business endeavors. As a Kiva Media Fellow I have spent the last few months meeting borrowers of these small loans, learning about their challenges and successes, and translating those into visual stories. I have documented entrepreneurs representing a range …

Nathan DaltonGuest Post: Kiva Media Fellowship
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A look at the winners of POPCAP ’14

Piclet.org, the online directory for hand-picked photographers portfolios, recently announced the winners of POPCAP ’14. POPCAP is a prize for contemporary African photography awarded to photographic portfolios that are produced in an African country or deal with the African diaspora. The winning entries are exhibited internationally at a series of publicly accessible exhibitions. POPCAP aims to raise the profile of …

Nathan DaltonA look at the winners of POPCAP ’14
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See the Winning Photo from our African Instagram Photo Contest

Instagram user @makhulu_ is the winner of our latest Instagram photo contest. “Siphiuuo Soldaat is a tailor on the Skywalker Bridge at Philippe Train Station. He is a one man powerhouse who is quite busy so if you need an alternation done (while you wait) contact him on +27717395576 #plus27 #capetown #stitch #tailor” We asked photographers living and working in …

Nathan DaltonSee the Winning Photo from our African Instagram Photo Contest
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African Photographers: Enter the Faces of Trade Photo Contest

Submission period: August 21 – September 8, 2014 Grand Prize: $1,000 PhotoPhilanthropy launches the Faces of Trade Photo Contest on Instagram, open to professional and amateur photographers living and working on the African continent. Trade is an opportunity for small producers and artisans in Africa to access international markets and seek a way out of poverty. PhotoPhilanthropy invites photographers to capture the …

Nathan DaltonAfrican Photographers: Enter the Faces of Trade Photo Contest
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#WorldFightsAIDS Photo Contest Winner Announced

James Mackay (@enigmaimages) is the winner of the #WorldFightsAIDS Photo Contest, a collaboration between PhotoPhilanthropy and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF). His winning photo was taken in Myanmar, where Mackay is based. Twenty three year old Yin Yin Aye was diagnosed with HIV six months ago. She has been at the clinic for one week and has now started …

Nathan Dalton#WorldFightsAIDS Photo Contest Winner Announced
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Mobile Photography & Instagram Tips from @Koci

Richard Koci Hernandez is one of the most respected and admired photographers working in mobile photography. His Instagram feed is a gorgeous collection of black and white street photography paired with inspirational quotes by photographers, authors, philosophers, and artists. Earlier this year he was one of the judges for the 5th annual Activist Awards and we sat down with him …

Nathan DaltonMobile Photography & Instagram Tips from @Koci
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#WorldFightsAIDS Photo Contest

A partnership between the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) & PhotoPhilanthropy Submission period: July 14 – August 11, 2014 Grand Prize: $1,000 The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) and PhotoPhilanthropy are excited to announce the World Fights AIDS Photo Contest on Instagram. We are seeking photos from across the globe that resonate with the mission of EGPAF, the …

Nathan Dalton#WorldFightsAIDS Photo Contest
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Colors of Confinement

The Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles is currently holding an exhibition of color photographs taken by Bill Manbo while he was interned at the Heart Mountain concentration camp in Wyoming during World War II. The show, “Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II,” is a glimpse at the daily life of …

Nathan DaltonColors of Confinement
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A Look at the Finalists of the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year

Launched in 2007 by the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year competition honors the very best in environmental photography and film from around the world. The competition is an opportunity for photographers working on the front lines of environmental and social issues to share their work with international audiences and …

Nathan DaltonA Look at the Finalists of the Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year