Applicants upload work and submit payment online to from November 2, 2015, to February 16, 2016. Deadline extended to February 23. We do not accept submissions through postal services or email.

You will be asked to provide the following:

  • 15 film or digital photographs in JPEG format. SlideRoom will prompt you to label scans with title, year, and original format (for example, 35mm, 4x5, or 8x10).


  • 1-page statement in pdf format
    Please provide context for the photographic essay you are submitting, including the duration of your project and whether it is completed or ongoing (at least 5 of the photographs submitted from a long-term project should have been made in the last two years). Describe your intentions for the work. Also, if some of your images have been published together in essay form, please include information about where and when they appeared, and how the essay as submitted for the competition is different (or not).

  • 1-page biography or C.V. in pdf format
  • $35 entry fee


Application materials will be accepted between November 2, 2015, to
February 16, 2016. Deadline extended to February 23. (See note on multiple entries under FAQ’s.)  

The winner will be publicly announced in June 2016.

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