Apply for Getty Editorial Grants 2008

Photographers have until November 15, 2007, to postmark applications for the next two $20,000 Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography, to be announced in February 2008.

Grant application and submission guidelines, plus additional information on previous winners, their projects and the judges can be found at Applican’ts must include a written proposal of 550 words or less explaining the scope, significance and journalistic merit of their chosen project, along with a supporting portfolio of between 30 and 60 images of their previous work.

Each year, Getty Images awards five grants totaling $100,000 to fund, inspire and support the best global talent in photojournalism. Two grants are awarded in February and three in September.

Each grant consists of $20,000 as well as project execution support from Getty Images photo editors.The following panel of independent judges will review all applications and select the two grant recipients:

· Simon Barnett, Director of Photography, Newsweek
· David Griffin, Director of Photography, National Geographic
· Alison Morely, Program Chair, International Center of Photography
· Rosanna Sguera, Photojournalism Editor, Vanity Fair

Good Luck everyone!

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By Laura

I started photography as a hobby in 2005, during college. My passion slowly became a more important part of my life since 2008. Because of using a combination of my photographic knowledge, with those of internet marketing, I like to call myself a "photomarketer".

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